Richards Wins Inaugural Heptathlon Competition at RJ/JJK Invite

April 13, 2007

April 13, 2007

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Four Bruins finished in fourth, fifth, sixth and seventh-place on the final day of the inaugural decathlon competition at the fifth annual Rafer Johnson/Jackie Joyner-Kersee Invitational as freshman Casey DiCesare led the way with a fourth-place finish.

DiCesare moved up from sixth to fourth-place on the second day of the decathlon as he scored a UCLA-best 6,345 points. He started the day with a season-best run in the hurdles in a time of 17.85 (539 points), then followed up with two more season-bests in the discus (121-1/602 points) and pole vault (15-9/849 points). He picked up 509 points in the javelin (146-3) and ended the day with 571 points in the 1500m (571 points) for a second day point total of 3,070 points.

Reuter, who was battling shin problems throughout the meet, finished fifth with a lifetime-best score of 6,291 points. He opened up day two with a lifetime-best run in the hurdles (15.66) for 772 points. He picked up 541 points in the discus (111-1), and then picked up another lifetime-best in the pole vault with a mark of 14-1.25 (702 points). He added 451 points in the javelin (133-3) and 494 points in the 1500m (5:11.78) for a second day point total of 2,960 points.

Scott DiCesare moved from seventh to sixth on day two as he scored a UCLA-best 6,018 points. He ran 16.94 in the hurdles (631 points), threw 92-3 in the discus (428 points) and cleared a season-best 14-5.25 in the pole vault (731 points). In the javelin he threw 145-3 for 504 points and ended the meet with 541 points in the 1500m, running 5:03.35 for a second day score of 2,835 points.

Drbal made huge improvements in just his second decathlon ever as he finished seventh with a lifetime-best score of 5,881 points. He ran a season-best 15.99 in the high hurdles (734 points), threw a season-best 98-8 in the discus (466 points), cleared a season-high 12-1.50 in the pole vault (535 points), posted a javelin mark of 140-4 (482 points) and ran a season-best 4:58.83 in the 1500m (566 points) for a second day score of 2,783 points.

Competition continues on Friday with open/collegiate events and a distance carnival in the evening. Complete meet results will be posted later in the evening.


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Saturday, Feb 27
vs. MPSF Championships
Seattle, WA
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Friday, Mar 11
vs. NCAA Indoor ...
Birmingham, AL
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Saturday, Mar 12
vs. NCAA Indoor ...
Birmingham, AL
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Tuesday, Mar 22
vs. Jim Bush Collegiate ...
Los Angeles, CA
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Friday, Apr 01
vs. Bruin Legends of ...
Los Angeles, CA
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Friday, Apr 01
vs. The Legends Distance ...
Los Angeles, CA
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Saturday, Apr 02
vs. Bruin Legends of ...
Los Angeles, CA
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Saturday, Apr 09
vs. Rafer Johnson/Jackie ...
Los Angeles, CA
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vs. Mt. SAC Relays
Norwalk, CA
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Friday, Apr 15
vs. Mt. SAC Relays
Norwalk, CA
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vs. Mt. SAC Relays
Norwalk, CA
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Saturday, Apr 16
vs. Texas A&M
Los Angeles, CA
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vs. Olympic Training ...
Chula Vista, CA
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vs. Triton Invitational
San Diego, CA
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Saturday, Apr 23
vs. Triton Invitational
San Diego, CA
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Sunday, May 01
vs. USC
Los Angeles, CA
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Saturday, May 07
vs. Occidental ...
Eagle Rock, CA
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vs. Pac-12 Championships ...
Seattle, WA
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Sunday, May 08
vs. Pac-12 Championships ...
Seattle, WA
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Saturday, May 14
vs. Pac-12 Championships
Seattle, WA
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Sunday, May 15
vs. Pac-12 Championships
Seattle, WA
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Thursday, May 26
vs. NCAA Regionals ...
Lawrence, KS
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vs. NCAA Regionals ...
Lawrence, KS
Saturday, May 28 - All Day PST
vs. NCAA Regionals ...
Lawrence, KS
Wednesday, Jun 08 - All Day PST
vs. NCAA Outdoor ...
Eugene, OR
Thursday, Jun 09 - All Day PST
vs. NCAA Outdoor ...
Eugene, OR
Friday, Jun 10 - All Day PST
vs. NCAA Outdoor ...
Eugene, OR
Saturday, Jun 11 - All Day PST
vs. NCAA Outdoor ...
Eugene, OR
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