Timi Wusu Places Ninth At Mt. SAC Decathlon Championships

April 16, 2004

Walnut, Ca - Three Stanford athletes competed at the Mt. Sac Relays Decathlon Championships, and the California Invitational Decathlon and Heptathlon Championships with Nicholas Taylor producing the top effort.

At the California Invitational Decathlon Championships at Azusa Pacific College, Taylor tallied a career-high 6,326 points to place 14th among 28 competitiors. Taylor's previous best was 6,081 points set last year. Taylor's best effort during the two day competition was 823 points in the 110 meter hurdles with a time of 15.22. Octavious Gillespie of Guatemala won the two-day, ten-event competition with 7,364 points.

Timi Wusu chalked up a ninth place finish with 6,139 points at the Mt. Sac Relays Decathlon Championships. Wusu's top effort among ten events was 785 points in the high jump with a leap of 6-6 (1.98m). Phil McMullen, representing Nike, won the competition among nine other competitors with 7,937 points.

Ahimsa Hodari finished 13th among 21 heptathletes with 4,215 points at the California Invitational Championships. Hodari's best event in the seven-event competition was the first event of the competition, the 100 meter hurdles (16.30) with 678 points.

Men's Results (Mt. Sac Relays Decathlon Championships, 10 competitors)
1. Phil McMullen, Nike, 7,937 points
2. Chad Smith, OTC HP, 7,813
3. Travis Brandstatter, Minnesota, 7,677
4. Grant Dennis, Beach TC, 7,375
5. James Holder, Canada, 7,107
9. Timi Wusu, Stanford, 6,139
100 meters - 11.88, 675 points
Long Jump - 22-4 1/4 (6.81m), 769
Shot Put - 38-5 1/2 (11.72m), 589
High Jump - 6-6 (1.98m), 785
400 Meters - 55.89, 564
110 Hurdles - 15.72, 765
Discus - 108-1 (32.94m), 523
Pole Vault - 12-9 1/2 (3.90m), 590
Javelin - 133-3 (40.62m), 451
1500 Meters - 5:24.30, 428

Men's Results (California Invitational Decathlon Championships, 28 competitors)
1. Octavious Gillespie, Guatemala, 7264 points
2. Mike Marsh, Unattached, 7,208
3. Paul Tohill, Unattached, 7,099
4. Chris Staton, UCLA, 7,052
5. Ben Hazel, Great Britain, 7,003
14. Nicholas Taylor, Stanford, 6,326
100 Meters - 11.46, 761 points
Long Jump, 21-0 3/4 (6.42m), 679
Shot Put - 39-6 (12.04m), 609
High Jump - 5-10 3/4 (1.80m), 627
400 Meters - 50.74, 781
110 Hurdles - 15.22, 823
Discus - 103-10 (31.65m), 497
Pole Vault - 12-1 1/2 (3.70m), 535
Javelin - 149-7 (45.59m), 524
1500 Meters - 5:12.46, 490

Women's Results (California Invitational Heptathlon Championships, 21 competitors)
1. Anna Treisscheijn, Virginia Tech, 5,292 points
2. Miryea Beltran, Unattached, 5,173
3. Jan Polischuk, San Diego State, 5078
4. Grace Vela, Washington, 5,065
5. Sarah Provt, Nevada,
13. Ahimsa Hodari, Stanford, 4,215
100 Hurdles - 16.30, 678 points
High Jump - 4-7 (1.40m), 512
Shot Put - 37-8 (11.48m), 627
200 Meters - 28.01, 630
Long Jump - 16-11 1/4 (5.16m), 603
Javelin - 110-2 (33.70m), 547
800 Meters - 2:36.17, 618

For complete results, go to www.apu.edu/athletics

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