Wyoming’s Sullivan And Mann In Third Place After First Day
Both University of Wyoming multi-event specialists Kyle Sullivan and Jenna Mann are in third place after the first day in the decathlon and heptathlon competitions at the 2014 Mountain West Outdoor Track and Field Championships.
Sullivan, a junior, compiled 3,590 points through the first five events. He achieved person bests in the 100 meters and high jump. He finished third and tied for third in those events, respectively. Sullivan's best finish was second place in the 400 meters.
Freshman Caleb Seeton began with three personal bests in the 100 meters, long jump and shot put, but struggled in the final two events. He is in sixth place with 3,249 points.
New Mexico's Richard York won four of the five events and leads the competition. After the first day, he amassed 3,798 points.
In the heptathlon, Mann, a senior, finished the first day with 3,201 points. She had one personal best that came in the shot put. Her top performances were runner-up finishes in the 100 hurdles and 200 meters.
Sophomore Sabina Sandberg opened the heptathlon with a personal record in the 100 hurdles, but struggled after that. She is in 11th place with 2,640 points.
San Diego State's Nicole Oudenaarden leads the 11 competitors with 3,339 points. She won two of the four events on day one.
The men's decathlon has its final five events today at noon. The women's heptathlon concludes with its last three events beginning at 12:30 p.m.
If you would like to see all the results of day one, click here.