Thursday, October 28

Track and field sets records at Pac-12 championships despite low overall finishes

This post was updated May 23 at 9:40 p.m. After a one-year postponement, the Bruins made their return to the Pac-12 championships meet. UCLA track and field traveled across town to USC’s Cromwell Field and Loker Track Stadium for the three-day meet after last season’s competition was canceled because of the pandemic. Read more...

Photo: Senior thrower Ilaria Casarotto set the program record in the javelin Friday as UCLA track and field participated in the Pac-12 championships. (Courtesy of John McGillen/USC Athletics)

Weekend Preview: May 13

BaseballOlivia Simons, Daily Bruin reporter In the countdown to the postseason, the Bruins will take on the Gauchos for a Southern California series. No. 23 UCLA baseball (28-15, 14-10 Pac-12) will take on UC Santa Barbara (30-16, 21-11 Big West) for a split series this weekend at Jackie Robinson Stadium on Friday and Sunday with a Saturday contest at Caesar Uyesaka Stadium. Read more...

Photo: No. 23 UCLA baseball begins its final nonconference series of the season Friday night when it welcomes UC Santa Barbara to Jackie Robinson Stadium for the first of a home-and-home three-game set. (Jeremy Chen/Daily Bruin)

Track and field ends regular season with losses to USC, sees multiple lifetime-bests

The Bruins ended their regular season with nine event wins. UCLA track and field hosted USC at Drake Stadium for a dual meet Sunday, with the women’s team falling 93-70 and the men’s losing 114-42. Read more...

Photo: Redshirt junior thrower Alyssa Wilson won in three individual events Sunday, including a meet record and the second-longest throw in the nation this season in women’s hammer throw. (Courtesy of Chuck Utash/DyeStat)

Track and field athletes set personal bests, school records at West Coast Classic

The milestones keep coming for the Bruins this season. UCLA track and field took part in a split-squad edition of the West Coast Classic, sending its distance runners and throwers to Eugene, and its jumpers, pole vaulters and sprinters to Tucson. Read more...

Photo: Coming off her second Pac-12 Women’s Track Athlete of the Week award of the season, redshirt junior sprinter Shae Anderson ran a career-best 22.96 in the 200-meter at the West Coast Classic, sprinting her way into seventh place all-time in UCLA track and field history. (Courtesy of Mike Mattina/Arizona Athletics)

UCLA track and field takes home several victories in Stanford Invitational

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. Read more...

Photo: Last week’s Pac-12 Women’s Field Athlete of the Week, redshirt junior Alyssa Wilson, picked up three event victories for UCLA track and field at the Stanford Invitational over the weekend. (Courtesy of Chuck Utash/DyeStat)

Track and field athletes see personal bests and event victories over busy weekend

The Bruins had a jam-packed weekend. UCLA track and field sprinters and field-event athletes competed at the Jim Bush Legends Invitational at Drake Stadium on Wednesday, the Aztec Invitational in San Diego on Thursday and Friday and the Bob Larsen Track Meet on Saturday at home, while the distance runners traveled to Irvine on Thursday for the Anteater Distance Twilight. Read more...

Photo: Redshirt junior Shae Anderson earned the nation’s third fastest time of the year in the women’s 400-meter race with a time of 51.84, the sixth fastest time in UCLA track and field history. She also added a personal-best win in the 200-meter race. (Courtesy of James Lee/UCLA Athletics)

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