Mills-Bunje Takes Second in Cal Multi Event, Holmes Third
April 3, 2008
California completed the second and final day of the Cal Multi Event today at Edwards Stadium, and had two Golden Bears finish in the top three. Redshirt freshman Kyle Mills-Bunje took second in the decathlon with 6,410 points. Junior Kristin Holmes took third in the heptathlon with 4,672 points. Also competing in the heptathlon was freshman Dantia Hudson who came in eighth overall (3,807 points).
In the heptathlon, Holmes led the way for the Bears. She recorded a long jump score of 18-4 (5.59m) and a javelin mark of 77-9.25 (23.70m). Yesterday in the 200 meters, Holmes came in second overall with a PR of 24.81. Holmes also took second in the shot put. Hudson notched a mark of 16-3.50 (4.97m) in the long jump.
Mills-Bunje took second in the pole vault, recording a mark of 14-7.25 (4.45m). Yesterday, he recorded a new personal best in the high jump, notching a 6-5.00 (1.96m), taking third in the event. He also took second in the long jump with a mark of 6.83 meters. Cal redshirt Kevin Kuechler, competing unattached, finished sixth overall with 5,599 points.
Mark Jellison (unattached) won the decathlon with 7,162 points. Michigan's Bettie Wade took top honors in the heptathlon with 5,395 points.
The Bears are also competing this week in the Texas Relays today through Saturday in Austin, Texas, and the Stanford Invitational from April 4-5.
Men's Decathlon Final Standings
1. Mark Jellison (unattached) 7,162 points2. Kyle Mills-Bunje (California) 6,410 points3. Corey Dysick (Stanford) 6,345 points4. Brian Beemman (Chico State) 6,092 points5. Robert Nooney (Chico State) 6,020 points6. Kevin Kuechler (unattached) 5,599 pointsDNF Dimitry Yakoushkin (unattached)DNF John Strang (Utah State)DNF Jake Nelson (Chico State)
Women's Heptathlon Final Standings
1. Bettie Wade (Michigan) 5,395 points2. Whitney Liehr (Stanford) 4,947 points3. Kristin Holmes (California) 4,672 points4. Kara Bennett (Stanford) 4,523 points5. Reba Moyneur (Chico State) 4,266 points6. Tiffany Fields (unattached) 3,838 points7. Kelly Clancey (Chico State) 3,819 points8. Dantia Hudson (California) 3,807 points9. Katrina Rodriquez (Chico State) 3,533 points10. Julianne Conrad (Chico State) 3,335 pointsDNF Sarah Morrison (California)
Men's 100 Meters
Kyle Mills-Bunje 11.71
Men's Long Jump
Kyle Mills-Bunje 6.83m
Men's Shot Put
Kyle Mills-Bunje 11.54m
Men's High Jump
Kyle Mills-Bunje 1.96m
Men's 400 Meters
Kyle Mills-Bunje 53.93
Men's 110-Meter Hurdles
Kyle Mills-Bunje 17.08
Kyle Mills-Bunje 105-11 (32.28m)
Men's Pole Vault
Kyle Mills-Bunje 14-7.25 (4.45m)
Kyle Mills-Bunje 152-3.5 (46.43m)
Men's 800 Meters
Kyle Mills-Bunje 5:04.88