Bruin Decathletes Go 1-2 at UC Davis Multi-Events

March 28, 2003

Davis, CA - At the UC Davis Multi-Events (March 26-27), UCLA decathletes Andrew Phillips (Norwalk, CA/Cerritos JC, Mayfair HS) and Chris Staton (San Diego, CA/Patrick Henry HS) placed first and second, respectively, in Group B. Phillips scored a total of 6485 points and Staton scored 6480 points over the two-day event. After the first day, Phillips had scored 3330 points and Staton had 3459 points.

On the first day, Phillips' marks and times were 11.80 (100m, +1.9, 691 pts.), 22-0.25/6.71m (LJ, 745 pts.), 41-5.75/12.64m (SP, 645 pts.), 5-10.50/1.79m (HJ, 619 pts.) and 54.25 (400m, 629 pts.). On the second day, Phillips' marks were 15.99 (110mH, +3.2, 734 pts.), 120-9/36.81m (DT, 600 pts.), 14-1.25/4.30m (PV, 702 pts.), 160-9/48.99m (JT, 574 pts.) and 5:02.63 (1500m, 545 pts.).

Staton's first day marks were 11.63 (100m, +0.0, 725 pts.), 21-11.50/6.69m (LJ, nwi, 741 pts.), 38-3.25/11.66m (SP, 586 pts.), 6-6.75/2.00m (HJ, 803 pts.) and 54.86 (400m, 604 pts.). On the second day, Staton's marks were 15.23 (110mH, +3.6, 822 pts.), 120-0/36.59m (DT, 596 pts.), 11-1.75/3.40m (PV, 457 pts.), 180-10/55.11m (JT, 665 pts.) and 5:14.16 (1500m, 481 pts.).

At the meet, Phillips and Staton each set personal decathlon bests. Phillips had an event best 22-0.25 in the long jump. Staton set a personal best total point total (6480), first day total (3459) and second day total (3021). Staton also had even bests in the 100m (11.63), long jump (21-11.50), 400m (54.86), 110m hurdles (15.23) and javelin (180-10).

Former Bruin Octavious "Ali" Gillespie placed sixth in Group A with a total of 6767 points.

Next up for the Bruins is the first annual Rafer Johnson/Jackie Joyner-Kersee Invitational, held Friday and Saturday, April 4 and 5, at UCLA's Drake Stadium.


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