CU freshman Isaiah Oliver, in his decathlon debut, sits just one point out of the lead in Section B after the first day of the California Invitational combined event Wednesday in Azusa, Calif.

Oliver, who finished with 3,580 points, recorded four top-five finishes, including a win in the 400 meters in 49.32 seconds and a runner-up finish in the 100 in 11.12. He took third in both the long jump and shot put.

"Isaiah is doing great for being one day out of football," assistant coach Lindsay Malone said. "His prospects look fantastic and I'm really excited to get to work with him for the next few weeks to see what we can come up with. He had a huge long jump today, but it was a foul, which is how it goes sometimes. Overall, he is going to be great. His goal tomorrow is to win his section. We are at the point where this is a practice competition for him. He's been out of it for a while, but he is such a talented athlete that he is going to be able to put this together pretty quick.

Sophomore Andrew Ghizzone, who is competing in Section A, is 14th with 3,432 points.

2016 California Invitational

Women's Heptathlon

Day 1 Scores: 1. Nia Ali, Nike, 3,712; 8. Abrianna Torres, 3,264; 18. Maja Wichhart-Donzo, 3,035; 46. Lauren Sharpe, 2,375; 47. Rachel Sharpe, 2,310

100-Meter Hurdles: 1. Nia Ali, Nike, 13.14; 12. Wichhart-Donzo, 14.68; 16. Torres, 14.75; 45. L. Sharpe, 17.11; 49. R. Sharpe, 18.48

High Jump: 1. Nia Ali, Nike, 5-11.25; t6. Torres, 5-7.75/1.72; t25. Wichhart-Donzo, 5-3/1.60; t28. L. Sharpe, 5-1.75/1.57; t46. R. Sharpe, 4-10.25/1.48

Shot Put: 1. Annie Kunz, Texas A&M, 43-8.75/13.33; 2. Torres, 42-7.50/12.99; 33. Wichhart-Donzo, 33-1.75/10.10; 41. R. Sharpe, 30-3/9.22; 48. L. Sharpe, 27-1.25/8.26


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200-Meters: 1. Rose Jackson, NDSU, 24.01; 8. Wichhart-Donzo, 25.09; 32. R. Sharpe, 26.06; 33. Torres. 26.16; 46. L. Sharpe, 27.46

Men's Decathlon (Section B)

Day 1 Scores: 1. Calvin Berstler, Air Force, 3,581; 2. Isaiah Oliver, 3,580; 13. Joseph Martinez, 3,026; 18. Nate Gravelding, 2,719

100-Meters: 1. Jacob Rickman, Cal Poly, 11.08; 2. Oliver, 11.12; 14. Gravelding, 11.91; 15. Martinez, 11.92

Long Jump: 1. Hunter Dittbenner, Chadron State, 21-9.50; 3. Oliver, 21-6.75/6.57; 17. Gravelding, 17-8.25/5.39; 18. Martinez, 17-7.50/5.37

Shot Put: 1. Ryan Enerson, NDSU, 47-6.25/14.48; 3. Oliver, 38-2.25/11.64; 16. Gravelding, 30-5.50/9.28; 17. Martinez, 29-9.50/9.08

High Jump: 1. Winston Lawson, Vanguard, 6-6; 8. Martinez, 6-2.25/1.89; t11. Oliver, 5-9.75/1.77; t17. Gravelding, 5-6/1.68

400-Meters: 1. Oliver, 49.32; 5. Martinez, 51.02; 13. Gravelding, 54.47

Men's Decathlon (Section A)

Day 1 Scores: 1. Victor Lindon, Texas A&M, 4,092; 14. Andrew Ghizzone, 3,432

100-Meters: 1. Chaz Hawkins, Duke, 10.82; 16. Ghizzone, 11.54

Long Jump: 1. Hunter Dittbenner, Chadron State, 21-9.50; Ghizzone, 21-3.50/6.49

Shot Put: 1. Victor Lindon, Texas A&M, 50-2.50 16. Ghizzone, 35-2.50/10.73

High Jump: 1. Triston Sisneros, CSM, 6-6.75/2.00; t8. Ghizzone, 5-11.50/1.82

400-Meters: 1. Tom Hopkins, Santa Barbara TC, 47.31; 7. Ghizzone, 49.90