Gobert Finishes 11th at NCAA DIvision III Decathlon
From Sports Information Director, May 27, 2011 | Men's Track & Field
by Dan Lukes, firstname.lastname@example.org, (920) 403-4077
Gobert, who was 17th out of 19 entrants after the first day of competition, scored well on the second day to finish with a total of 6,385 points. Gobert was 54 points out of eighth place, which would have accorded him All-America honors. Central College's Ethan Miller was the national champion with 7,170 points.
Gobert started the day with 775 points with a 15.98 seconds showing in the 110-meter high hurdles. He then flung the discus 114 feet 7 inches for 562 points. Gobert cleared 14-9 on the pole vault for 760 points, and then tossed the javelin 155-5 for 550 points. His final event was a 4:48.54 in the 1,500-meter run for 627 points.
Gobert was the first St. Norbert thinclad to ever compete in the decathlon at the NCAA Division III Track and Field Championship.