Wessling is Fifth in Decathlon after Day 1 of IIAC Outdoor Championships

Wessling is Fifth in Decathlon after Day 1 of IIAC Outdoor Championships

Buena Vista senior Kyle Wessling was Buena Vista's lone participant on the opening day of the Iowa Conference Outdoor Track and Field Championships, and he's in fifth after the first five events of the men's decathlon which will conclude on Friday morning.

Wessling totaled 3,169 points on the day.  He was third in both the long jump at 6.14m and the high jump (1.88m) while going fourth in the shot put (11.47m) to highlight the day. 

A total of 10 individuals are competing in the event.  Wessling entered the championships ranked fifth.

The final five events take place Friday morning, beginning with the 110m hurdles at 9:00am.

Field events are scheduled to get underway at 1:00pm with the first running event of the championships set to go off at 2:30pm.