Nicholas Taylor Finishes Fifth At Pac-10 Decathlon Championship

May 8, 2005

Los Angeles, Ca - Nicholas Taylor produced a career-best 6,832 points to finish fifth at the 2005 Pacific-10 Decathlon Championship at UCLA's Drake Stadium.

Taylor's previous best was 6,501 set last year at the conference meet. Taylor enjoyed his best event of the day in the 110 meter hurdles with a time of 15.36, good for 807 points. In four of the five events during Sunday's competition, Taylor finished no lower than fourth.

Darion Powell of Washington State won the Pac-10 title with 7,531 points.

The regular portion of the Pac-10 Championships will be next weekend at UCLA.

For complete results, go to www.uclabruins.com

Men's Final Results
1. Darion Powell, Washington State, 7,531 points
2. Andy Young, Oregon, 7,165 points
3. Jonas Hallgrimsson, California, 7,002 points
4. Cody Fleming, Oregon, 6,980 points
5. Nicholas Taylor, Stanford, 6,832 points
6. Robert Arnold, Arizona, 6,617 points
7. David Murphy, UCLA, 5,606 points
8. Ryan Ehler, Arizona State, 5,211 points
9. Brandon Bornwell, Washington State, 2,811 points

Nicholas Taylor (first day, 3,493 points)
100 Meters - 5. 11.41 (771 points)
400 Meters - 4. 51.16 (762 points)
High Jump - 7. 5-10 3/4, 1.80m (627 points)
Long Jump - 7. 21-4 3/4, 6.52m (702 points)
Shot Put - 40.8 1/4 , 12.40m (631 points)

Nicholas Taylor (second day, 3,339 points)
1,500 Meters - 4. 4:44.96 (649 points)
110 Meter Hurdles - 3. 15.36 (807 points)
Discus - 6. 117-11, 35.94m (583 points)
Javelin - 4. 164-1, 49.70m (584 points)
Pole Vault - 4. 14-3 1/4, 4.35m (716 points)

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