UW's Zowada in Second After Day One of Bennett/Schiemenz Multi-Events

April 1, 2004

LARAMIE, Wyo. -

The University of Wyoming trackand field teams got off to a great start at day one of the day MikeBennett Decathlon/Kim Schiemenz Heptathlon held at Nottingham Field,in Greeley, Colo.

Leading the Cowboys on Thursday was junior Bret Zowada, who is in 2ndplace after the first day of competition with 3,503 points. Zowada'sbest performance came in the 100 meter dash where he finished firstwith a time of 11.09. He also tied for the top spot in the high jump,clearing the bar at 6' 2 3/4".

UW's Eric Suter is in third place with 3,081 points. CSU's KevinJohnson lead's the men's competition with 3,552.

Junior Leah Burke is in seventh place with 2,562 points for theCowgirls. Sophomore Ingvild Carstens is in eighth with 2,470 points.

Nike's Heather Sterlin leads the women's competition with 3,198points. Colorado State's Crissy Gourdin is in second place with3,123 points.

MIKE BENNETT DECATHLON SCORING (THRU 5 EVENTS)1. Kevin Johnson (CSU) 3,5522. Bret Zowada (WYO) 3,5033. Eric Suter (WYO) 3,0814. Ron Jett (UNC) 3,0065. Matt Miller (UNC) 2,5516. Adam Johnson (UNC) 2,400

KIM SCHIEMENZ HEPTATHLON (THRU 4 EVENTS)1. Heather Sterlin (NIKE) 3,1982. Crissty Gourdin (CSU) 3,1233. Felicia Wacker (UNC) 2,9654. Katie Lloyd (CSU) 2,8925. Tonya Cure (CSU) 2,6286. Cindy McCarroll (UNC) 2,6007. Leah Burke (WYO) 2,5628. Ingvild Carstens (WYO) 2,4709. Jeri Polowchena (UNC) 2,34110. Megan McKinnie (UNC) 2,336

MIKE BENNETT DECATHLON SCORING (THRU 5 EVENTS)1. Kevin Johnson (CSU) 3,5522. Bret Zowada (WYO) 3,5033. Eric Suter (WYO) 3,0814. Ron Jett (UNC) 3,0065. Matt Miller (UNC) 2,5516. Adam Johnson (UNC) 2,400

KIM SCHIEMENZ HEPTATHLON (THRU 4 EVENTS)1. Heather Sterlin (NIKE) 3,1982. Crissty Gourdin (CSU) 3,1233. Felicia Wacker (UNC) 2,9654. Katie Lloyd (CSU) 2,8925. Tonya Cure (CSU) 2,6286. Cindy McCarroll (UNC) 2,6007. Leah Burke (WYO) 2,5628. Ingvild Carstens (WYO) 2,4709. Jeri Polowchena (UNC) 2,34110. Megan McKinnie (UNC) 2,336