Mills-Bunje Finishes in Fourth at Pac-10 Multis
May 10, 2009
EUGENE, Ore. -
Sophomore Kyle Mills-Bunje came in fourth place in the decathlon at the Pac-10 Multi Event Championships on Sunday at Hayward Field in Eugene Ore., with a personal-best 7,007 points. Redshirt freshman Kevin Kuechler came in 14th with a personal-best 5,362 points. Mills-Bunje's performance gave California five points towards its team total in the Pac-10 Championships.
Mills-Bunje recorded season bests in four of the five events. He also notched personal bests in the javelin and the 1500. He placed second among the decathletes in the javelin with a mark of 177-11 (54.22m).
Kuechler also notched personal bests in the javelin (145-11, 44.47m) and the discus (107-01, 32.64m).
In yesterday's action, Mills-Bunje clocked a personal best in the 400 at 52.21 and a season best in the 100 at 11.37. His best placing on the day came in the shot put where he took second with a season-best mark of 40-10.25 (12.45m).
Kuechler notched a collegiate best in the high jump with his mark of 5-9.75 (1.77m).
The Bears head to Eugene, Ore., next weekend for the Pac-10 Outdoor Championships.