Mills-Bunje Finishes in Fourth at Pac-10 Multis

May 10, 2009

EUGENE, Ore. -

Complete Results

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.

California Results
Men's 110-Meter Hurdles

Kyle Mills-Bunje 16.12, Kevin Kuechler 18.24

Men's Discus
Kyle Mills-Bunje 121-05 (37.01m), Kevin Kuechler 107-01 (32.64m)

Men's Pole Vault
Kyle Mills-Bunje 14-11.0 (4.55m), Kevin Kuechler 11-11.75 (3.65m)

Men's Javelin
Kyle Mills-Bunje 177-11 (54.22m), Kevin Kuechler 145-11 (44.47m)

Men's 1500 Meters
Kyle Mills-Bunje 4:50.34, Kevin Kuechler 5:14.84

Friday's California Results
Men's 100 Meters

Kyle Mills-Bunje 11.37, Kevin Kuechler 12.42

Men's Long Jump
Kyle Mills-Bunje 22-1.50 (6.74m), Kevin Kuechler 20-1.75 (6.14m)

Men's Shot Put
Kyle Mills-Bunje 40-10.25 (12.45m), Kevin Kuechler 36-0.0 (10.97m)

Men's High Jump
Kyle Mills-Bunje 6-4.75 (1.95m), Kevin Kuechler 5-9.75 (1.77m)

Men's 400 Meters
Kyle Mills-Bunje 52.21, Kevin Kuechler 57.44

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