The Mount's D.J. Workcuff Leads the Decathlon after First Day at Penn Relays

The Mount's D.J. Workcuff Leads the Decathlon after First Day at Penn Relays

Philadelphia, Pa. (April 25, 2017)--Mount St. Mary's junior D.J. Workcuff leads the decathlon after the first day of competition at the Penn Relays.  Workcuff is trying to become the 11th Mountaineer to win the decathlon at the prestigious event.

Workcuff tallied 3,479 points in the 100m dash, the long jump, the shot put, the high jump and the 400m dash today.  He leads Alex Bonitto of Franklin Pierce by 402 points, followed by Laval's Phillippe Baril (3,065) and Peter Nsaka Malonge (3,040) and Tobias Kaiser of Queens (3,038).

Workcuff had the top marks in the field in the 100m (11.09), the long jump (6.70, 21' 11.75"_ and the 400m dash (51.84).  He was tied for first in the high jump, clearing 1.84m (6' 0.5") while he had a mark of 10.28m (33' 8.75") in the shot put.

The last Mountaineer to win the Penn Relays decathlon was Tom FitzSimons in 2010.  The second day of the competition starts at 10:00 a.m. tomorrow.

FIRST DAY RESULTS

PL

Athlete Points 100m LJ SP HJ 400 110H DT PV JT 1500m
1 Darryl WORKCUFF
Mount St. Mary's [JR]
3479

11.09 (1)
 -3.9
841
[841]
wa -3.9
6.70 (1)
21-11¾ -0.2
743
[1584]
wa -2.0
10.28 (4)
33-8¾ 
502
[2086]
-
1.84 (2)
6-½ 
661
[2747]
-
51.84 (1)
 
732
[3479]
-





2 Alex BONITTO
Franklin Pierce [SR]
3077
-402

12.11 (5)
 -3.9
629
[629]
wa -3.9
6.18 (5)
20-3½ -0.8
626
[1255]
wa -2.3
12.01 (1)
39-5 
607
[1862]
-
1.66 (5)
5-5¼ 
512
[2374]
-
52.49 (2)
 
703
[3077]
-





3 Philippe BARIL
Laval [SR]
3065
-414

11.79 (2)
 -3.9
693
[693]
wa -3.9
6.28 (4)
20-7¼ +1.7
648
[1341]
wa -1.1
10.42 (3)
34-2¼ 
511
[1852]
-
1.69 (3)
5-6½ 
536
[2388]
-
53.11 (3)
 
677
[3065]
-





4 Peter NSAKA MALONGE
Laval
3040
-439

11.93 (4)
 -3.9
665
[665]
wa -3.9
6.48 (2)
21-3¼ +2.0
693
[1358]
wa -0.9
10.12 (5)
33-2½ 
493
[1851]
-
1.84 (1)
6-½ 
661
[2512]
-
56.81 (5)
 
528
[3040]
-





5 Tobias KAISER
Queens [SO]
3038
-441

11.93 (3)
 -3.9
665
[665]
wa -3.9
6.47 (3)
21-2¾ +1.4
691
[1356]
wa -1.2
11.21 (2)
36-9½ 
559
[1915]
-
1.66 (4)
5-5¼ 
512
[2427]
-
54.70 (4)
 
611
[3038]
-