Colorado State senior Crissy Gourdin leads the Glenn Morris Heptathlon after the first day of competition on the campus of Colorado State with 3,180 points. Sophomore Katie Lloyd is in second, Emily Pearson is third and Ashleigh Morton is in fourth for the Rams.
Gourdin started the day with a 14.96 in the 100 meter hurdles -- a personal best time. She then cleared 5-6.5 in the high jump, put the shot a career-best 39-7 and ran a 25.67 in the 200 meters to finish the day with 3,180 points.
Lloyd, competing in her second heptathlon in as many weeks, is in second with 3,116 points. She started the day winning the 100 hurdles in 14.67, then cleared a personal best 5-6.75 in the high jump. She followed that with a shot put of 37-6.75 and closed the day running a 26.40 in the 200 meters.
Pearson, also competing in her second-straight heptathlon, sits in third place with 2,874 points. The freshman began the day with a 15.25 in the 100 hurdles, then cleared 4-11.5 in the high jump, threw the shot 35-11.25 and ran a 25.51 to win the 200 meters.
Morton began the day wit ha time of 16.28 in the 100 hurdles, cleared 5-0.5 in the high jump, threw a personal-best 36-8.5 in the shot put and finished the day running a 27.57 in the 200 meters.
Wyoming’s Phillip Thomas leads the decathlon with 3,109 points after the conclusion of day one. Both Colorado State sophomore Kevin Johnson and Wyoming senior Bret Zowada withdrew from the competition after the shot put. The pair both competed in decathlons last weekend.
The Glenn Morris Multi Meet concludes tomorrow. The decathlon will begin at 10:30 with the 110 meter hurdles, while the heptathlon start time has been moved up to 11:00 a.m. with the long jump. Colorado State will host the seventh annual Jack Christiansen Invitational on Saturday.Results in pdf format