Shelton Davis Scores Personal Best 7,290 Points To Capture Third In The Decathlon At The Pac-10 Championships
May 11, 2003
Los Angeles - USC senior Shelton Davis scored a personal-best 7,290 points to finish third in the decathlon and score six team points for the Trojan men's track and field team as the 2003 Pac-10 Multi-Event Championships concluded on Sunday at USC's Katherine B. Loker Stadium.
Davis' score puts him in fifth on the all-time USC decathlon chart. It's the highest point total by a Trojan in the decathlon since Daniel Haag scored 7,623 points in 1998.
Santiago Lorenzo of Oregon took home his second Pac-10 title with a score of 7,564 points, while Darion Powell of Washington State was second with 7,386 points.
Also for Oregon, Jason Slye was fourth (7,078) and Andy Young was fifth (7,017). Timi Wusu of Stanford was sixth (7,016), Jake Arnold of Arizona was seventh (6,834) and David Turpin of Washington State was eighth (6,826).
The team scoring in the men's Pac-10 Championships has Oregon out in front with 19 points, followed by Washington State with nine points, USC with six points, Stanford with three points and Arizona with two points.
In the women's heptathlon, Washington State's Ellannee Richardson captured her third-straight conference crown with a nation-leading score of 5,766. The women's side of the Pac-10 meet has Washington State leading with 16 points, followed by Stanford with 12 points, Oregon with six points, California with three points and Arizona with two points.
Complete results for all the events can be found on the Pac-10 Championships page on USCTrojans.com.
The rest of the 2003 Pac-10 Track and Field Championships will be held at Loker Stadium on May 17-18.
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