UCCS Track Kicks Off the RMAC Outdoor Championships
The Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference (RMAC) Outdoor Championships began this afternoon in Gunnison. After the first four events of the women's heptathlon, Josienne Heer was in sixth place overall, and Carl Lum competed in the first five events of the men's decathlon.
Heer started the women's heptathlon placing fourth in the first two events. The first event was the 100 meter hurdles, and she finished with a time of 16.61 seconds. In the high jump, Heer tied for fourth place with a height of 1.47 meters. She threw for a distance of 8.13 in the shot put. The final heptathlon event of the day was the 200-meter dash, and Heer finished with a time of 27.78.
Lum began the men's decathlon placing fifth in the 100-meter dash with a time of 11.77. In the long jump, he had a distance of 5.83, and he threw for a distance of 8.91 in the shot put. Lum's final height in the high jump was 1.61. The last decathlon event of the day was the 400-meter dash, and Lum finished in fifth place with a time of 55.21.
The remaining events of the heptathlon and the decathlon are scheduled for the morning of May 5. The RMAC Championships will continue through May 6th.
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