Day 1: Leo Neugebauer and Jenelle Rogers lead 2024 Texas Relays multi-events

Leo Neugebauer and Jenelle Rogers are the leaders on Day 1 at the 2024 Texas Relays multi-events on Wednesday (27). See the complete list and score entering day 2.

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Leo Neugebauer of Texas and Ball State’s Jenelle Rogers led the multi-events on the first day of competition at the 2024 Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays at Mike A. Myers Stadium and Soccer Field in Austin.

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Leo Neugebauer Leads Men’s Competition

After five events on the men’s side, senior and defending champion Neugebauer is off to a great start and leads the men’s decathlon competition with 4,620 points, while another senior, Rogers, heads the women’s heptathlon with 3,633 points.

On the men’s side, Neugebauer, the 2023 NCAA decathlon champion, won four of the five opening events, including the last four, after starting the day running the 100-meter in 10.74 seconds for the third-fastest of the morning.

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The German went on to leap 7.81m in the long jump, heaved 17.26m in the shot put before clearing 2.05m in the high jump. Neugebauer closed out the first day with an impressive 47.99 seconds for the 400m to take a lead of 645 points into Day 2 of the competition.

Neugebauer is not only the current leader, but his score ranks as the third-highest day one total in NCAA history. He is also 29 points ahead of when he set his collegiate record.

Denim Rogers, competing unattached, sits second with 3,975 points, Lee Walburn of Washington State is third with 3,930 points, while Joel McFarlane (TCU) with 3,851 and Kyle Sieracki (Incarnate Word) with 3,816 points, rounded out the top five.

Jenelle Rogers Heads Women’s Heptathlon

Meanwhile, Jenelle Rogers leads the women’s heptathlon with 3,633 points after winning two of the first four events on Day 1. The Ball State senior collected 993 points in the 100m hurdles after running 13.90 seconds for second, before clearing 1.71m in the high jump for 867 points.

She ended the first day with a pair of performances that propelled her into the lead — after throwing 14.32m to win the shot put and running 24.24 seconds for second place overall in the 200m.

Charity Hufnagel of Kentucky finished the day with 3,386 points in second place, while Lydia Bottelier of Pittsburgh is sitting third on 3,386 points.

Day Two at the 2024 Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays resumes on Thursday with the conclusion of the multi-events, starting at 11:00 a.m. ET. The open events will also join the schedule today, starting with the Women’s Hammer Final at 12:00 p.m. ET.

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