ESU's Babb Leads after first day of D-II Challenge Decathlon

April 12, 2007-Emporia State's Cameron Babb is leading the competition
after the first day of the decathlon at the Papa John's D-II Challenge
Multi-events. The defending MIAA champion in the decathlon, Babb hit a
career best mark in the long jump for his only event win of the day.
Due to the forecast of rain and strong winds, the second day of the
decathlon will be contested in Manhattan, Kan. at K-State's Christiansen
Track & Field Complex to take advantage of the indoor pool vault area.
The women's heptathlon was completed in one day with Chadron State's
Amanda Owens winning in a provisional qualifying mark of 4,681 points.
ESU's Audrey Folk finished 17th and Ryan Green 20th in the seven event
competition. After the first event Pittsburg State leads the D-II
Challenge with 14 points while Chadron State is in second with ten
points. The main portion of the meet will be contested on Sunday
beginning at 12 noon in Welch Stadium/Witten Track.

2007 Papa John’s D-II Challenge
Emporia State University
Fran Welch Stadium/Zola Witten Track
Revised Time Schedule
Sunday, April 14
Field Events
12:00 pm Hammer M North Cage
1:00 pm Pole Vault M,W
1:00 pm Discus (Unseeded/Seeded) W South&West Cages
1:30 pm LJ W,M W-East M-West; HJ M,W
2:00 pm Javelin M,W
2:30 pm TJ W,M W-East M-West
2:30 pm Hammer W North Cage
2:30 pm Discus (Unseeded/Seeded) M South & West Cages
5:00 pm Shot W,M W-East M-West
Running Events
12:00 pm 10,000m W & M Combined Finals
12:45 pm 100H W Prelims
12:55 pm 110H M Prelims
1:05 pm 100m W Prelims
1:15 pm 100m M Prelims
1:35 pm 5,000m W Finals
2:00 pm 3,000m Steeple Chase M
2:20 pm 3,000m Steele Chase W
2:40 pm 4x100m Relay W
2:45 pm 4x100m Relay M
2:50 pm 1500m W
3:05 pm 1500m M
3:20 pm 110H M
3:25 pm 100H W
3:35 pm 400m W
3:45 pm 400m M
4:00 pm 100m W
4:05 pm 100m M
4:15 pm 800m W
4:20 pm 800m M
4:30 pm 400H W
4:40 pm 400H M
4:55 pm 200m W
5:05 pm 200m M
5:15 pm 3,000m W
5:25 pm 5,000m M
5:50 pm 4x400m Relay W
6:00 pm 4x400m Relay M


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