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Sage Watson and Pau Tonnesen excel for Arizona

TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

EUGENE, Ore. –  Arizona had two athletes competing along with the women’s relay team today at the NCAA Championships in Eugene, Oregon.

Pau Tonnesen took home First-Team All-American honors finishing fourth in the decathlon. He finished day two with 8,103 points which was a season-best, running a time of 14.39 seconds in the 110-meter hurdle, a mark of 150 ft. - 8 in. (45.93m) in the discus, a personal record mark of 17 ft. - 4.5 in. (5.30m) in the pole vault, another personal record mark of 198 ft. - 3 in. (60.44m) in the javelin, and and another personal record time of 4:38.20 in the 1,500-meter race.

Sage Watson qualified for the 400-meter hurdle final with a time of 55.80, the second-best time in the field.

The women’s relay team of Gia Trevisan, Katelin Warren, Jasper Gray, and Sage Watson ran a time of 3:33.56, but unfortunately did not qualify. The good news was they receive Second-Team All-American honors.

Tomorrow Alyssa Thompson will begin her heptathlon and Gerhard De Beer will compete in the discus final.

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