Cal's Kuechler Competes in Heptathlon on Day 1 of UW Invitational

Jan. 30, 2009

SEATTLE - California freshman Kevin Kuechler compiled 2,629 points through four events of the men's heptathlon in the UW Invitational on Friday at the Dempsey Indoor Facility. Kuechler was the only Golden Bear to compete on the first day of the two-day meet.

Action on Saturday will feature several Bears, including the 2008 NCAA outdoor women's pole vault champion, senior Katie Morgan, senior All-American Ed Wright (high jump) and 2008 Croatian Olympian and Cal All-American Martin Maric (shot put), along with the conclusion of the men's heptathlon.

UW Invitational
California Results

Heptathlon Men's 60-Meter Dash
17. Kevin Kuechler 7.38 (752 points)

Heptathlon Men's Long Jump
12. Kevin Kuechler 6.61 meters (723 points)

Heptathlon Men's Shot Put
19. Kevin Kuechler 10.40 meters (510 points)

Heptathlon Men's High Jump
16t. Kevin Kuechler 1.82 meters (644 points)

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