Sisler in Fifth Place in Decathlon After Day 1
From Sports Information Director, May 22, 2014 | Men's Track & Field
by Dan Lukes, email@example.com, (920) 403-4077
Sisler totaled 3,590 points heading into the final five events Friday. UW-Eau Claire's Brandon Zarnoth is the first-day leader with 3,737 points.
Sisler won the shot put among the 20 decathletes with a toss of 44 feet 11 inches for 709 points. Sisler's highest-scoring event was the 100-meter dash, collecting 744 points with a time of 11.54 seconds. He picked up 723 points in the 400-meter dash with a time of 52.05 seconds. Sisler added 714 points in the high jump with a height of 6-2 3/4, and 700 points in the long jump with a distance of 21-4 1/4.
Sisler is the only decathlete to post a minimum of 700 points in all five of the first-day events.
The decathlon continues at Noon CDT Friday.