Mills-Bunje Takes Seventh At the Pac-10 Multi-Event Championships
May 10, 2008
TEMPE, Ariz. - Redshirt freshman Kyle Mills-Bunje came in seventh in the decathlon with 6,673 points in the Pac-10 Multi-Event Championships today in Tempe, Ariz. Junior Tifani Grimes took ninth in the heptathlon with 4,863 points.
Mills-Bunje recorded a new personal best in the 1500 meters and in the javelin. He notched a mark of 166-00 (50.60m) in the javelin and crossed the finish line at 4:59.89 in the 1500. His mark in the javelin was the third best among all competitors. Mills-Bunje also clocked a 16.74 in the 110-meter hurdles, recorded a 101-10 (31.05m) in the discus and a 14-11 (4.55m) in the pole vault. Oregon's Ashton Eaton won the decathlon with 7,604 points.
Grimes recorded a mark of 112-09 (34.37m) in the javelin. She also clocked a time of 2:30.58 in the 800 meters and notched a 17-7 (5.36m) in the long jump. Arizona State's Jacquelyn Johnson took top honors in the heptathlon with 6,307 points.
Junior Kristin Holmes did not finish the heptathlon after earning a mark of 17-10.75 (5.54m) in the long jump.
California returns to Tempe, Ariz. next weekend for the 2008 Pac-10 Outdoor Championships from May 16-17.
Tifani Grimes 112-09 (34.37m)
Women's 800 Meters
Tifani Grimes 2:30.58
Men's 110-Meter Hurdles
Kyle Mills-Bunje 16.74
Kyle Mills-Bunje 101-10 (31.05m)
Men's Pole Vault
Kyle Mills-Bunje 14-11 (4.55m)
Kyle Mills-Bunje 166-00 (50.60m)
Men's 1500 Meters
Kyle Mills-Bunje 4:58.89
Men's 100 Meters
Kyle Mills-Bunje 11.39
Men's Long Jump
Kyle Mills-Bunje 22-11.25(6.99m)
Men's Shot Put
Kyle Mills-Bunje 39-05 (12.01m)
Men's High Jump
Kyle Mills-Bunje 6-2.5 (1.92m)
Men's 400 Meters
Kyle Mills-Bunje 53.21