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Bates' Miley, Born score well in decathlon at Tufts

John Miley '08

Erik Born '10

MEDFORD, Mass. -- Bates College junior John Miley finished second overall at Sunday's conclusion of the Bates-Tufts decathlon competition hosted by Tufts University.

Miley (Hanson, Mass.) scored 5,880 points, qualifying to compete at the New England Division III and ECAC Division III outdoor championships later this season. Tufts' Skip Pagel won with 5,906 points.

Competing in his first decathlon, Bates first-year Erik Born (Westbrook, Maine) finished fifth with 5,350 points, putting him at No. 7 on Bates' all-time performance list.