SANTA BARBARA, Calif. — Cal Lutheran's trio of senior decathlon and heptathlon athletes are halfway through their events after day one at the Jim Klein Combined Events meet hosted by Westmont College.
Kelsey Rouse leads the way in seventh after the first four events of the heptathlon with 2,659 points. In order of the day's events, she finished ninth in the 100-meter hurdles (15.53m), sixth in the high jump (1.58m), 15th in the shotput (8.58m) and seventh in 200-meter dash (26.70 seconds). Her time in the 100-meter hurdles is just .01 seconds off her lifetime best set last year against Redlands.
In the decathlon, Josiah Le Doux-Hayes and Jordan Wiley sit in 15th and 16th, respectively. After the first five events, Le Doux-Hayes holds 2,669 points. He finished 18th in the 100-meter dash (12.10 seconds), 20th in the long jump (5.44m), 18th in the shotput (9.87m), 13th in the high jump (1.70m) and 17th in the 400-meter dash (56.31 seconds).
With 2,334 points, Wiley took 20th in the 100-meter dash (12.38 seconds), 19th in the long jump (5.49m), 21st in the shotput (9.02m), 18th in the high jump (1.5m2) and 18th I the 400-meter dash (59.04 seconds).
The three return to Thorrington Field tomorrow for their final events of the Jim Klein Combined Events. For live results, head to Jim Klein Combined Events.
Results: Jim Klein Combined Events Day One
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