Senior pole vaulter Kyle Brown cleared 5.07 meters in pole vault, a personal record by more than a centimeter. (Courtesy of James Lee/UCLA Athletics)
The Bruins landed several new records over the weekend.
UCLA track and field competed at the Rafer Johnson/Jackie Joyner-Kersee Invitational on Thursday and Friday at Drake Stadium.
After a hectic week during spring break, the Bruins participated in a much less busy weekend.
UCLA track and field traveled up north for the Stanford Invitational after competing in four competitions throughout Southern California last week.
It was a busy weekend across the country for the Bruins.
UCLA track and field kicked off its outdoor schedule at the Ben Brown Invitational, also sending a women’s relay team to the NCAA Indoor Championships in Arkansas to conclude the indoor portion of the schedule.
This post was updated Feb. 28 at 8:27 p.m.
UCLA Athletics dismissed former cross country and track student-athlete Chris Weiland on Feb. 22 after video and text messages emerged Feb.
This post was updated Aug. 18 at 5:16 p.m. to reflect a new illustration for the Swim & Dive team.
With the Pac-12’s recent cancellation of all athletic competitions for the rest of the 2020 calendar year, many UCLA sports will be waiting longer than usual to start their seasons.
In their first championship meet of the season, the Bruins set multiple program records.
UCLA track and field finished in the top five for both the men’s and women’s competitions at the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Championships over the weekend.
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Marks Stadium’s capacity is less than a fifth of the Los Angeles Tennis Center.
But despite the vast difference in the size of the venues, coach Stella Sampras Webster said the Bruins will have to mentally prepare for the hostile environment of the small, 1,000-seat home stadium of the Trojans.
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