Sisler Ends Ninth in Decathlon; Pasterski 17th in 400
From Sports Information Director, May 23, 2014 | Men's Track & Field
by Dan Lukes, firstname.lastname@example.org, (920) 403-4077
DELAWARE, Ohio - St. Norbert College junior Dan Sisler narrowly missed All-American honors with a ninth-place finish in the decathlon at the NCAA Division III Outdoor Track and Field Championship at Ohio Wesleyan University's Selby Stadium.
Sisler finished with 6,581 points. He was 98 points behind Ohio Wesleyan's Matt Hunter, who claimed the final All-America spot with an eighth-place finish of 6,679 points. Christopher Newport's Richard Roethel won the national title with 7.086 points.
Sisler, who was the last qualifier among the 20 entrants, started the second day strong with 711 points in the 110-meter hurdles in 16.19 seconds. He then picked up 674 points with a heave of 132 feet 8 inches in the discus, the highest point total in the event. Sisler then pole vaulted 11-1 3/4 to record 457 points and had 546 points in the javelin with a throw of 154-6. He finished with a time of 4:52.65 in the 1,500-meter run to claim 603 points.
Junior sprinter Taylor Pasterski entered the 400-meter run as the field's No. 3 seeding but finished 17th in preliminary heats. He finished with a time of 49.01 seconds.