April 3, 2014
BELLINGHAM, Wash. - Just 390 points separate the top five competitors in the decathlon and University of British Columbia's Britney Hearn holds a 429-point advantage in the heptathlon following the first day of the Western Washington University Combined Events Track & Field Meet on Thursday at Civic Stadium.
Olympic CC's Jayson Brocklesby leads the decathlon with 3,256 points after posting the top time or mark in three of the first five events. Central Washington's Justin Peterson is second at 3,178, followed by OCC's Hunter Keffer at 3,050.
WWU's Michael Stalser (Jr., Cheney) is fourth at 2,998 and UBC's Michael Przystupa is fifth at 2866.
Hearn had the best performance in three of the four heptathlon events. UBC's Madison Ladner is second at 1,646.
WWU's Emily Stralser (Sr., Cheney) suffered a leg injury during the long jump, the second event of the day, and had to withdraw.
Emily is Michael's sister.
Action continues Friday.
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Seven Vikings Earn USTFCCCA All-Region Recognition
Four WWU women, three WWU men honored with All-West Region accolades
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Sophomore Cordell Cummings wins 110m hurdles conference title among strong Saturday performances
WWU Men 3rd, Women 4th After Friday Events at GNAC Outdoor Championships
Junior Maddie Taylor becomes conference high jump champion during Friday's competition
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The GNAC Outdoor Championships will be held Friday and Saturday at Western Oregon University
Vikings Turn in Strong Performances at Ken Shannon Invite
WWU adds eight program top-10 marks in final meet before GNAC Outdoor Championships
WWU Travels to Ken Shannon Invitational on Friday and Saturday
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Emily Sytsma Named GNAC Women's Track Athlete of the Week
Sytsma won the 100m with a personal-best time, also competed in 200m and 4x400m relay last Saturday
WWU Has Strong Showing at 37th Annual Ralph Vernacchia Meet
Senior Brandon Pless records provisional-qualifying hammer throw mark, Vikings sweep team titles
WWU Hosts 37th Annual Ralph Vernacchia Meet on Saturday
The Vikings compete at Civic Stadium for the second of two meets in Bellingham during the season
Taylor Posts Provisional Qualifier at Beach Invitational
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