Sims Wraps Up Heptathlon At California Invitational Combined

Sims is in her first season with the Spartans out of Eagle (Idaho) High School.
April 14, 2016

Azusa, Calif. --- Kolbi Sims completed her first heptathlon in a Spartan uniform Thursday, finishing with 4,491 points for a 37th place result at the California Invitational Combined meet.
Sims leaped 5.22 meters in the long jump to begin the day. She threw the javelin 24.10 meters and clocked a 2:33.96 in the 800 to conclude the two-day heptathlon.
The freshman from Eagle, Idaho finished in 37th place.
The week is nowhere near done for Sims and the Spartans. The rest of the team with be competing in a full slate of events the next two days at the Mt. SAC Relays, Bryan Clay Invitational and Long Beach State Invitational.
Event Results
Long Jump
1. Chari Hawkins, Santa Barbara TC, 6.18m; 2. Abrianna Torres, Colorado, 6.01m; 3. Samantha Bowe, New Mexico, 5.92m; 4. Annie Kutz, Texas A&M, 5.85m; 5. Maddie Buttinger, Altis, 5.80m; 30. Kolbi Sims, San José State, 5.22m.
Javelin Throw
1. Lucija Cvitanovic, SMY, 46.96m; 2. Abrianna Torres, Colorado, 37.95m; 3. Chari Hawkins, Santa Barbara TC, 37.88m; 4. Kendal Gustafson, UCLA, 37.74m; 5. Nia Ali, Nike, 37.67m; 44. Kolbi Sims, San José State, 24.10m.
800 Meters
1. Annie Kunz, Texas A&M, 2:14.90; 2. Maddie Buddinger, Altis, 2:14.93; 3. Shelby Bozner, Chadron State, 2:15.41; 4. Rose Jackson, North Dakota State, 2:15.86; 5. Riley Brandon, Liberty University, 2:15.95; 43. Kolbi Sims, San José State, 2:33.96.
Final Heptathlon Results
1. 5904 - Annie Kunz, Texas A&M
2. 5878 - Chari Hawkins, Santa Barbara TC
3. 5870 - Nia Ali, Nike
4. 5586 - Maddie Buttinger, Altis
5. 5528 - Abrianna Torres, Colorado
37. 4491 - Kolbi Sims, San José State