Gobert 17th After Decathlon's First Day, Schneider Misses Long Jump Cut
From Sports Information Director, May 26, 2011 | Men's Track & Field
by Dan Lukes, email@example.com, (920) 403-4077
St. Norbert's Jordan Gobert is sitting in 17th place in the decathlon through five events. Dann Schneider missed the cut to the nine-man finals in the long jump with a top jump of 21 feet 7 1/4 inches. Schneider was seventh in his flight.
Gobert started the decathlon strong piling up 774 points in the 100-meter dash with a sprint of 11.40 seconds. He then put up totals of 593 points (19-9 1/2) in the long jump, 572 points (37-6) in the shot put and 536 points (5-6 1/2) in the high jump. Gobert's last event of the day gave him 676 points with a 53.12 seconds in the 400 meters.
Gobert will finish the decathlon with the 110-meter high hurdles, discus, pole vault, javelin throw and the 1,500-meter run starting at 1 p.m. EDT Friday.