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Boockmeier Fifth, Sisler 11th at NCAA Decathlon Championship

From Sports Information Director, May 22, 2015 | Men's Track & Field
by Dan Lukes, dan.lukes@snc.edu, (920) 403-4077

CANTON, N.Y. - St. Norbert College's Brad Boockmeier and Dan Sisler finished fifth and 11th, respectively, in the decathlon at the NCAA Division III Outdoor Track and Field Championship at St. Lawrence University's Merrick-Picard Track and Field Complex.

Boockmeier totaled 6,709 points to earn All-America status in the event for the second time in his career, and setting a St. Norbert-record point total. Sisler, competing for the third time at the championship in the decathlon, totaled 6,417 points. UW-Eau Claire's Brandon Zarnoth was the national decathlon champion with 7,279 points.

Boockmeier, whose first All-America performance was an eighth-place showing in 2013, turned in a second-day best total of 782 points with a time of 15.57 seconds in the 110-meter hurdles. He also passed the 700-point mark with 710 points in the discus, firing 138 feet 6 inches. He also recorded 630 points in the javelin with a toss of 173-2.

Sisler posted 746 points in the 110-meter hurdles for his second-day best, finishing in 15.88 seconds. He also gained 610 points in the 1,500-meter run with a time of 4:51.39, and added 578 points in the javelin with a distance of 161-9.