Warrensburg, Mo. -- Missouri Southern sophomore Jayce Thomas is in third place after day one of the 2013 heptathlon at the MIAA Indoor Track and Field Championships.
Thomas concluded the day with a win in the high jump, clearing 6-7 in the event. He placed fourth in the long jump with a distance of 21-11.75 and has 2806 points after day one, just 209 points behind the leader.
Thomas will have the 60m hurdles, the pole vault and the 1000m tomorrow to finish up the event.
The Lions will continue with day two of the meet tomorrow with the conclusion of the heptathlon and the start of the regular meet.