The University of Arizona Wildcat men's and women's track and field teams competed in the Jim Click Multis on Thursday afternoon at Roy P. Drachman Stadium. Five of the ten events of the decathlon were completed on Thursday while four of the seven heptathlon events were completed. After the first day, freshman Tiana Bonds leads the Wildcats with a third-place standing in the heptathlon. Junior Pau Tonnesen sits in second place overall and first among Wildcat decathlon competitors. Competition resumes on Friday at 10 a.m. MST.
Redshirt junior Pau Tonnesen is in second place after day one with 4,078 points. Tonnesen clocked a time of 11.32 in the 100-meter spring and scored 791 points. Tonnesen then posted a personal-best mark of 23-11 (7.29m, 0.0 wind) in the long jump, good for 883 points. Tonnesen tallied 778 points in the shot put with a personal-best mark of 48-7.25 (14.81m). He high jumped 6-8.75 (2.05m) and scored 850 points. Tonnesen then ran the 400-meter sprint in 50.85, good for 776 points. Kurt Felix, a professional athlete, is the leader with a score of 4,131 after the first day.
Junior Harrison Ivie finished the day with a score of 3,859, sitting in third place. He posted a personal-best time of 11.17 (+0.2 wind) in the 100-meter dash, good for 823 points. In the long jump, Ivie also had a personal-best mark, going 23-1.75 (7.05m, 0.0 wind) and tallying 826 points. Ivie scored 640 points in the shot put with a toss of 41-2.5 (12.56m). Ivie posted a personal-best clearance in the high jump at 6-7.5 (2.02m), adding 822 points to his score. Ivie also posted a personal best in the 400 meters at 51.48, good for 748 points.
Freshman Myles Hawkins has 3,414 points in fourth place and freshman Erik Mensendiek has 3,409 points in fifth place.
Bonds scored 3,154 points on the first day and is in third place after four events. She began the day with a personal best in the 100-meter hurdles, running 13.83 (0.0 wind). Bonds then high jumped 5-3.75 (1.62m), scoring 759 points. She threw 33-4 (10.16m) in the shot put, a personal-best toss that was good for 540 points. Akela Jones of Kansas State is the leader with 3,731 points.
Sophomore Alyssa Thompson is in a tie for fourth place after tallying 3,070 points on the first day. Thompson posted a time of 15.08 (0.0 wind) in the 100-meter hurdles. She cleared 5-3.75 (1.62m) in the high jump and added 759 points to her total. Thompson then posted a personal-best mark of 34-9 (10.59m) in the shot put, scoring 568 points.
Sophomore Aleah Hurst has 2,957 points after the first day and is in sixth place. She ran the 100-meter hurdles in 15.81 (0.0 wind) and scored 738 points. Hurst then posted a big personal-best mark in the high jump at 5-8.5 (1.74m), good for 903 points. Hurst also set a personal best in the shot put, throwing 34-0 (10.36m).