March 20, 1988
Lesley Ball of USC won the 800 meters and 1,500 meters and anchored the 1,600-meter relay team to victory to lead the Trojan women to victories over San Diego State, 89-46, and Cal State Long Beach, 98-34, in a triangular track and field meet Saturday at Cromwell Field. Ball won the 800 in 2:11.42 and set a school record of 4:20.31 in the 1,500. Yvette Bates of USC won the triple jump with a wind-aided leap of 43 feet 7 3/4 inches and also won the 100-meter hurdles with a career-best 13.
March 8, 1987
Rodney Van of San Diego State won the invitational long jump with a leap of 24-feet 1 3/4-inches Saturday in the Bud Light Invitational on SDSU's Choc Sportsman Track. In the invitational high jump, Jim Cody and Alan Hodgert of SDSU leaped 6-9 1/2 to tie for first with Frank Eatmon of Cal State Los Angeles. Jennifer Sheflo had the best showing among SDSU's women's team, finishing third in the open 1,500-meter run with a time of 4 minutes 44.44 seconds.
March 11, 1990
Arkansas won its seventh consecutive men's title in the NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships Saturday night in Indianapolis, and Texas' Carlette Guidry and Wisconsin's Suzy Favor completed multi-event victories. Arkansas, the men's champion every year since 1984, took the title again by scoring in only four events--the mile, 3,000 meters, triple jump and 3,200-meter relay. The Razorbacks' seven team victories tied them for the all-time indoor lead with Texas El Paso.
March 12, 1988
UCLA's track and field athletes, men and women, will open their home season today against Cal State Long Beach, Azusa Pacific and Cal State Northridge at Drake Stadium. Women's field events begin at 11:30 a.m, men's field events at 1 p.m. UCLA freshman Kamy Keshmiri, the national high school record-holder in the discus, will be inactive for the next four weeks. He broke a small bone in his left leg.
February 7, 1988
Valerie Brisco, a triple gold medalist in the 1984 Olympics, heads a women's 400-meter field at the 29th annual Times/GTE Indoor Games, Feb. 19 at the Forum. Brisco, who won the 200- and 400-meter races at the Olympics and was on the winning 4x400 relay team, faces Olga Bryzgina of the Soviet Union, winner of the world 400-meter championship at Rome with a 1987-best of 49.38. Brisco's best clocking last year was an even 50.00.