Reichenbach Takes Seventh in Decathlon, Day One at Mt. SAC Concludes
MGOBLUE Kurt Reichenbach
Kurt Reichenbach

April 19, 2013

Site: Azusa, Calif. (Cougar Stadium)/Walnut, Calif. (Hilmer Lodge Stadium)
Event: California Invitational Decathlon (Day 2)/Mt. SAC Relays (Day 1)
U-M Team Result: No team scoring

Next U-M Event
Friday, April 19 -- at Mt. SAC Relays - Day 2 (Walnut, Calif.), 10 a.m. PDT
Live Results
Friday, April 19 -- at EMU Invitational (Ypsilanti, Mich.), 2 p.m.
Meet Information

ASUZA, Calif. -- Fifth-year senior Kurt Reichenbach (Brighton, Mich./Pinckney Community) of the University of Michigan men's track and field team finished seventh at the California Invitational/Mt. SAC Decathlon on Thursday (April 18) at Azusa Pacific's Cougar Stadium.

In his first decathlon of the season, Reichenbach tallied 6,183 points. His top events proved to be the long jump (21-11, 6.68m) and 1,500-meter run (4:41.91), where he finished sixth in each.

The Wolverines will be back in action for the second day of the Mt. SAC Relays and begin competition at the EMU Invitational tomorrow (Friday, April 19).

California Invitational

Decathlon (Through 10 Events)
 1. Andy Lillejord, North Dakota St.              7,397
 7. Kurt Reichenbach, U-M                         6,183
     110m Hurdles (15.72) 765 (9)
     Discus (117-2, 35.71m) 578 (7)
     Pole Vault (14-1.25, 4.30m) 702 (8)
     Javelin (FOUL)
     1,500m (4:41.91) 668 (6)

Event Winners/U-M Finishers (Day One)

1,500-meter Run (Open) 
 1. Christopher Antonio Sand, Mexico-FMAA       3:44.83
18. Brendon Blacklaws, U-M                      3:47.27
42. Nathan Karr, U-M                            3:50.71
50. James Yau, U-M                              3:51.21
86. Scotty Albaugh, U-M                         3:54.52
98. Jeff Sattler, U-M                           3:55.22
3,000-meter Steeplechase (Olympic Dev. Elite) 
 1. Michael Jordan, Southern Indiana            8:50.49
17. Nick Kern, U-M                              9:30.06
10,000-meter Run (Olympic Dev. Elite) 
 1. Taylor Farnsworth, BYU                     29:33.65
19. Zach Ornelas, U-M                          30:28.63
10,000-meter Run (Open A) 
 1. Jovanny Godinez, Adams State               29:34.50
 3. Mark Beams, U-M                            29:36.49
24. August Pappas, U-M                         30:34.34

Decathlon Day 1

Personal Bests
Mark Beams -- 10,000m (29:36.49)

Contact: Whitney Dixon (734) 763-4423


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