DRAKE RELAYS: Decathlon, Heptathlon Events

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The greatest all-around athletes kick-off Drake Relays events held in Drake Stadium, but they do it in front of the smallest crowds.

In the decathlon defending champion Daniel Gooris of Northern Iowa has some catching up to do. He is sitting in 7th place after 5 events.

In the heptathlon former Des Moines Christian star Lindsey Lettow of Urbandale leads the women’s pack after day 1, while Northern Iowa’s Paige Knodle is tied for 7th.