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.

California Results
Women's Long Jump

Kristin Holmes 17-10.75 (5.45m), Tifani Grimes 17-7 (5.36m)

Women's Javelin
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

Men's Discus
Kyle Mills-Bunje 101-10 (31.05m)

Men's Pole Vault
Kyle Mills-Bunje 14-11 (4.55m)

Men's Javelin
Kyle Mills-Bunje 166-00 (50.60m)

Men's 1500 Meters
Kyle Mills-Bunje 4:58.89

California Results From Friday
Women's 100-Meter Hurdles

Tifani Grimes 14.97, Kristin Holmes 15.20

Women's High Jump
Tifani Grimes 5-5.25 (1.66m), Kristin Holmes 5-1.75 (1.57m)

Women's Shot Put
Tifani Grimes 37-5.75 (11.42m), Kristin Holmes 34-5.75 (10.51m)

Women's 200 Meters
Kristin Holmes 24.19, Tifani Grimes 27.36

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

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