Two Hoosiers Complete Decathlon at Day Two of Alabama Relays
March 28, 2008
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. - Two Hoosiers wrapped up competition in the decathlon at the 2008 Alabama Relays on Saturday, March 28.
Sackmann recorded four career bests out of the final five events in the decathlon. He recorded a time of 15.85 in the 110-meter hurdles and career bests in the discus throw (26.39m), pole vault (3.05m), javelin throw (47.45m) and in the 1,500-meters (4:57.10). Schmitz also had a career day with bests in the 110-meter hurdles (17.37), discus throw (28.99m), pole vault (3.65m), javelin throw (39.62m) and in the 1,500-meters (4:27.83).
Assistant coach Jake Wiseman took seventh in the decathlon as he competed unattached and recorded a score of 5,906 points. Wiseman recorded marks of 16.02 in the 110-meter hurdles, 32.82m in the discus throw, 57.65m in the javelin throw and a time of 5:38.64 in the 1,500-meter run. He did not record a height in the pole vault.
The Hoosiers open tomorrow's competition in the men's hammer throw at 8 a.m. For complete results of the 2008 Alabama Relays, visit IUHoosiers.com.
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