Indoor Track
Gourdin Wins Heptathlon Title

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Colorado State junior Cristina Gourdin won the Schiemenz Heptathlon hosted by the University of Northern Colorado with 5136 points to provisionally qualify for the NCAA Championship, while freshman Katie Lloyd was right behind her in second place with 4,875 points and freshman Tonya Cure finished fourth with 4,537 points.

Freshman Kevin Johnson placed third in the Bennett Decathlon, totaling 6,091 points.

At the Texas Relays in Austin, senior John Woods finished third in the second heat of the 100 meters with a time of 10.57, which is 15th overall.

Gourdin started the day with a long jump of 18-2.5 to finish third and then placed third in the javelin with a toss of 104-10. She finished the day by winning the 800 meters in a time of 2:22.91.

Lloyd was second in the long jump after leaping 18-6, then won the javelin with her throw of 118-3 and ran a 2:33.45 in the 800 meters to cross the tape sixth.

Cure leaped 17-10.25 in the long jump to place fourth then was fifth in the javelin with her throw of 98-6 and capped the day off by running a 2:25.63 to finish second in the 800 meters.

In the second day of the decathlon, Johnson ran a 16.11 in the 110 meter hurdles to finish fourth, then finished third in the discus with a throw of 110-0 and cleared 10-8 in the pole vault to finish third. In the javelin, Johnson threw 126-5 to place fourth and closed out the day running a 5:21.00 in the 1500 meters to place fourth.

Colorado State will compete tomorrow in the Tom Benich Classic, also hosted by the UNC Bears at Nottingham Field in Greeley. Complete Decathlon Results Complete Heptathlon Results