Nicholas Taylor Finishes Ninth at Pac-10 Decathlon Championships

May 8, 2004

Tucson, Az - Nicholas Taylor chalked up a career-best 6,501 points to finish in ninth place on Saturday at the 2004 Pacific-10 Decathlon Championships at the University of Arizona.

Taylor compiled 3,420 points after five events on Friday, and added another 3,081 during second day competition on Saturday. Taylor's point total is also ninth-best in school history.

Taylor's best event during the two-day competition was the 110 meter hurdles where he finished with 812 points (15.51).

Tommy Skipper of Oregon won the competition with 7,589 points.

Final Results
1. Tommy Skipper, Oregon, 7,589 points
1. Joshua Kinnaman, Arizona State, 7,484
3. Andy Young, Oregon, 7,372
3. Gabe LeMay, Oregon, 7,333
5. Ryan Voge, Oregon, 7,245
6. Scott Sobieralski, California, 7,215
7. Chris Staton, UCLA, 7,041
8. David Turpin, Washington State, 6,817
9. Nicholas Taylor, Stanford, 6,501 points
100 Meters - 8. 11.50, 753 points
400 Meters - 6. 51.33, 754 points
High Jump - 9. 5-11 1/2, 1.82m, 644 points
Long Jump - 8. 21-0, 6.40m, 675 points
Shot Put - 6. 38-8 1/4, 11.79m, 594 points
110 Meter Hurdles - 2. 15.51, 812 points
Discus - 9. 91-6, 27.89m, 423 points
Pole Vault - 9. 12-9 1/2, 3.90m, 590 points
Javelin - 6. 169-7, 51.70m, 614 points
1,500 Meters - 4. 4:46.19, 642 points

for complete results, go to www.arizonaathletics.com

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