Moore Leads Decathlon After Day One at Texas Relays

AUSTIN, Texas – Arkansas’ Gabe Moore wrapped up day one action at the Texas Relays leading the field with 4,150-pts. through five events at Mike A. Myers Stadium Wednesday afternoon.

Moore started the day by running a brisk 10.81 that was fourth in his heat and fourth overall in the 20 person field.

He returned to jump 7.10m (23-3.50) in the long jump that finished as the eighth-best in the field.

In the shot put, Moore posted a best throw of 14.47m (47-5.75) that was the third-best in the competition.

High jump once again saw Moore finish with the third-best mark in the field after clearing 2.01m (6-7).

The senior capped day one action by running 49.47 in the 400-meters to move to the lead in the competition.

Moore holds a 95-point lead over Texas A&M’s Nathan Hite, with Kennesaw State’s Paris Williams in third at 3,932-pts.