University of Texas senior Trey Hardee rewrote the NCAA record books with a dominant day-two performance in the heptathlon at the New Mexico Multi-Events Meet at the Albuquerque Convention Center.
After winning three of four heptathlon components on day one, Hardee claimed the 60-meter hurdles and the pole vault and took second in the 1000 meters for a final heptathlon score of 6208 points, eclipsing the NCAA record of 6136 points set at the 2004 NCAA Championships by Donovan Kilmartin. Hardee needed merely 5650 points to automatically qualify for the 2006 NCAA Championships - he surpassed the mark by nearly 600 points.
Kilmartin also automatically qualified for the 2006 NCAA Championships with a final score of 5870 points.
Hardee's serie: 6,73 - 7.73 - 14.31 - 1.95 - 7,87 - 5.30 - 2.55,16.