Steven Bastien
Steven  Bastien

RS Senior

Saline, Mich.

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Comeback Win for Bastien Headlines Day Two at Big Tens

Bastien Grabs Men's B1G Decathlon Title in Come-From-Behind Fashion


Bastien Breaks U-M Heptathlon Record

Bastien Breaks Men's Heptathlon Record


Awards & Honors: Bastien's School Record Earns BIG Athlete of the Week Award

Bastien's School Record Earns Big Ten Men's Field Athlete of the Week Award


Bastien Finishes 12th in Decathlon at U.S. Olympic Trials

Bastien Finishes 12th in Decathlon at U.S. Olympic Trials


One Second Separates Bastien as All-American

Bastien Claims All-America Honor in Men's Decathlon

Last Updated: May 15, 2017

At Michigan
• Three-time USTFCCCA First-Team All-American (2015, '16, Indoor, Heptathlon; 2016, Decathlon)
• USTFCCCA Second-Team All-American (2017, Indoor, Heptathlon)
• U.S. Olympic Trials Qualifier in 2016 (Decathlon; 7,917 points)
• Became U-M's first-ever All-American in the Heptathlon (2015) and Decathlon (2016)
• Big Ten Champion (Heptathlon, 2016 indoor; Decathlon 2017 outdoor)
• Set (and has since re-set) the U-M indoor program record in the Heptathlon (5,843 points) and Decathlon (7,917 points)
• Along with his father, Gary, a four-time NCAA Qualifier and two-time All-American at Eastern Michigan from 1977-80, owns the American Father/Son Decathlon record with a combined total over 15,000 points
• Academic All-Big Ten (2016)
• U-M Athletic Academic Achievement (2016)

Senior (Indoor/Outdoor) (2017)

• Won the Big Ten title with a score of 7,713 points in the Decathlon to win the event title at the Big Ten Outdoor Championships (May 12-14). Among his top event performances was a 55.88m (183-4) toss in the javelin.
• Cleared 4.60m (15-1) in the Pole Vault to finish 8th at the Longhorn Invitational (Apr. 28-29), and also threw 52.47m (172-2) to finish 8th in the javelin and ran 14.92w (+3.1m/s) to finish 9th in the 110-meter hurdles.
• Threw 47.87m (157-1) in the javelin to finish 12th at the Pac-12 vs. Big Ten Challenge (Mar. 24-25)

• Earned USTFCCCA second-team All-America honors with a mark of 4119 points in the Heptathlon to finish 15th at the NCAA Indoor Championships (Mar. 10-11).
• Scored a school-record 5843 points in the Heptathlon to win at the Akron Invitational (Feb. 3-4). En route, he posted career bests in the 60m (6.84) and 60mH (8.17).
• Jumped a career-best 7.57m (24-10) in the Long Jump to win at the Notre Dame Invitational (Jan 21). Also ran 8.24 to finish fifth in the 60m hurdles.
• Ran a career-best 8.22 in the 60m hurdles prelims at the Simmons-Harvey Invitational (January 14) and came within eight centimeters of his career-best in the pole vault at 15-7.

Junior (Indoor/Outdoor) (2016)
• Earned All-America honors in the deepest field in NCAA history with an eighth-place finish in the Decathlon, setting a new PR and program-record of 7,917 points at the NCAA Outdoor Championships (June 8 and 9)
• Set a day-one personal-best with 4,162 points on the first day of competition during the NCAA Outdoor Championships (June 8), and set PRs in the 400-meter run, 110-meter hurdles and 1,500-meter run on the weekend to aid his new school record, including a move from ninth to eighth place on the final event of the competition
• Competed in the long jump at the NCAA East Preliminary Round (May 26), with his best jump measuring 7.05 meters (23-1.75 ft.)
• Totaled a PR of 7,636 points in the decathlon to earn a silver medal at the Big Ten Outdoor Championships (May 13-14) in his first outdoor conference meet at the Big Ten level, aided by PRs in the 100 and 400-meter dashes and the 1,500-meter run
• Set PRs in the discus (41.01 meters; 134-6 ft.) and long jump (7.51 meters; 24-7.75 ft.) at Texas State's Bobcat Classic (April 30), and also competed in the javelin (45.33 meters; 148-9 ft.)
• In his U-M decathlon debut, broke the program record by five points, totaling 7,417 points at Georgia's Bulldog Decathlon/Heptathlon

• At the NCAA Indoor Championships (March 11-12), totaled 5,810 points for his second career All-America honor and eighth-place finish
• At the Big Ten Championships, won his first conference title in the Heptathlon and broke his own program record, totaling 5,810 points with PRs in four of seven events, and also competed in the long jump
• Set a new personal record in the pole vault at the SPIRE NCAA D1 Invitational (Feb. 13), clearing a height of 4.73 meters (15-6.25 ft.)
• Finished third in his first Heptathlon of the season at the Akron Invitational (Feb. 5-6), setting a pair of new PR's to total 5,514 points over the weekend
• Finished second in the long jump with a jump of 7.24 meters at the Notre Dame Invitational (Jan. 23)
• Competed in three events at the Doug Raymond Invitational (Jan. 16), finished fifth in the shot put with a personal best 12.25 meters (40-02.25 ft.), finished fifth in the pole vault (4.45m, 14-07.25 ft.) and third in 60m hurdles (8.70)

Sophomore/Junior (I/O) (2015)

Outdoor (Junior)
• Redshirted

Indoor (Sophomore)
• Placed eighth at the NCAA Indoor Championships (March 13-14), totaling 5,664 points
• Made his Big Ten Championships debut, finishing fifth in the heptathlon with 5,525 points while setting PR's in two events
• Set a shot put PR and finished sixth (39-8 ft.; 12.09m) at U-M's Silverston Invitational (Feb. 21)
• Broke (then) indoor program record in his Wolverine heptathlon debut, finishing with 5,576 points at the Akron Invitational (Feb. 7)
• Won the long jump at 23-7.5 ft. (7.20m) and finished third in the 60m hurdles (8.53 seconds) at the Dual Meet vs. Michigan State (Jan. 31)
• Made his Wolverine debut at the Simmons-Harvey Invitational (Jan. 17)

Prior to Michigan
• Competed at Samford University (2013-14)
• Joins U-M as a junior
• Member of Southern Conference Champion Team (2014)
• Conference Most Valuable Athlete (2014; outdoor) and Field Athlete (2013; indoor)
• Conference Freshman of the Year (2013; indoor)
• Southern Conference Champion in heptathlon 2013 (indoor), long jump in 2013 (indoor) and in 2014 (indoor/outdoor), and decathlon

Prep ... Graduated from Saline High School ... Track and Field ... 2012 New Balance All-American (4th) ... "Mr. Track and Field" in the State of Michigan (2012) ... Finished 4th in 2013 Junior Track and Field Championships (Decathlon; 7,185 points) ... State Champion in long jump (2012) ... Two-time All-State as member of 4x200-meter and 4x400-meter relay teams ... Two-time Washtenaw County Field Athlete of the Year (2011-12) ... Set school records in pole vault and long jump, and as member of 4x110-meter and 4x200-meter relay teams.

Personal ... Enrolled in the School of Literature, Science and the Arts... General Studies Major ... Born March 4, 1994 ... Son of Gary and Kathy Bastien, both competed at Eastern Michigan University ... Father, Gary was ranked top-25 worldwide and top-3 in the United States and competed at 1984 U.S. Olympic Trials.

High School Personal Bests

60-meter dash -- 7.08
60-meter hurdles -- 8.57
1,000 meters -- 2:56.82
Pole Vault -- 15-0.75 (4.59m)
Long Jump -- 23-7.25 (7.19m)
High Jump -- 6-1.5 (1.87m)
Shot Put -- 33-6.5 (10.22m)
Heptathlon -- 4,916

100-meter dash -- 10.85
Long Jump -- 24-1 (7.34m)
High Jump -- 6-2 (1.88m)
Shot Put -- 32-2.25 (9.81m)
Decathlon -- 6,823

Event Time Date
Heptathlon (I)58432-4-17
60m (I)6.842-3-17
60m Hurdles (I)8.172-4-17
1,000m race (I) H 2:36.85 3-14-15
Pole Vault (I) 15-10 ft. (4.83m) 2-27-16
High Jump (I) H 6-9.5 ft. (2.07m) 2-26-16
Long Jump (I) 7.57m (24-10) 1-21-17
Shot Put (I) H 42-1.75 ft. (12.85m) 2-5-16
Decathlon (O) 7,917 points 6-8/9-16
100m dash (O) 10.62 5-13-16
110m hurdles (O) D 14.86 6-9-16
400 m (O) D 48.89 6-8-16
1,500m race (O) D 4:29.82 5-9-16
Pole Vault (O) D 15-9 ft. (4.80m) 6-9-16
High Jump (O) D 6-6 ft. (1.98m) 4-26/27-14
Long Jump (O) D 24-7.75 ft. (7.51m) 4-30-16
Shot Put (O) D 37-3.75 ft. (11.37m) 2-5-16
Javelin Throw (O)55.88m (183-4)5-13-17
Discus (O) D 134-6 ft. (41.01m) 4-30-16