Fretwell Tenth After Day One of Roger Cox Multis

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. In a competition that features four of the top-12 heptathletes in the nation, Kansas State sophomore Adam Fretwell is currently 10th after the first day of the Roger Cox Multis.


The product of Houston, Texas, tallied 2,857 points through the first four events in his season debut in the heptathlon. Fretwell carded personal season-bests in three events: the 60-meter dash (7.14; 833 points), the long jump (22-05.75; 778) and the high jump (6-01.50; 687). Fretwell has a personal career-high of 5,177 points during the 2006 Wildcat Heptathlon on Jan. 27-28.


The day one leader is Donovan Kilmartin of Texas with 3,272 points, followed by Joshua Kinnaman of Arizona State with 3,181 points and Jake Arnold of Arizona with 3,066 points. Kilmartin entered the weekend ranked second in the nation, while Arnold is fourth and Kinnaman is sixth.

Fretwell will conclude action in the Roger Cox Multis on Friday afternoon. As a team, K-State will begin competition in the Dan DeHart Invitational Friday evening in the Albuquerque Convention Center.