Wolverine Steven Bastien Earns All-America Honors at NCAA Nationals

 06/09/2017 - 00:23
Steven Bastien, a 2012 Saline graduate, throws javelin for the University of Michigan track and field team. (Photo credit to Zach Sanderson).
University of Michigan decathlete Steven Bastien (Saline HS) earned first-team All-America honors in the decathlon at the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships.
  • 4th place with 8,015 points to break his own University of Michigan record by 98 points
  • 56th man in college history to score at least 8,000 points in the decathlon
  • Back-to-back first-team All-American, best-ever finish in the event for Michigan
  • Fourth alum of a high school in the state of Michigan to ever break 8,000 points (source: /http://michtrack.org/ATL-men%20outdoor.pdf)
  • Set five career-best marks in the 10-event competition

Bastien is a 2012 graduate of Saline High School, where he was named Mr. Track and Field in his senior year.

 

If you ever want to score 8,000 points in a decathlon, here's one way you can do it.

The final breakdown for @Steven_Bastien's 8015pt score pic.twitter.com/EeCIW9KmXH

— Michigan Track&Field (@UMichTrack) June 9, 2017

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