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The Finishing Kick With Nick Pfeiffer (GoHuskies.com; April 23, 2015)
2015: The top decathlete on the squad once again, setting new PRs in both the decathlon and the heptathlon in his final season … finished his final decathlon as a Husky with a PR at the Pac-12 Championships, scoring 6,943 points to finish ninth … set several event PRs in his final decathlon, running the 100m in a career-best 11.37, clocking 50.39 in the 400m, throwing the javelin 163-2, and running the 1,500-meters in 4:31.62 … also completed a decathlon at the California Invitational, scoring a then-PR of 6,907 points including a pole vault PR of 15-9 and a wind-aided long jump best of 22-10 ½ … at the UW-WSU Dual, he took second in the long jump at 22-1 ¾ … scored at the MPSF Championships in the heptathlon with a career-best 5,281 points, which ranks third in UW history … tied for first in the MPSF heptathlon in the pole vault at 15-9, and was fourth in the long jump at 22-4 ¼ and also had PRs of 7.19 seconds in the 60-meters, 6-0 ¾ in the high jump, and 8.79 in the 60m hurdles … was named to the Pac-12 All-Academic Second Team ... a USTFCCCA All-Academic Team selection for the second time.
2014: The top decathlete on the squad, completing two decathlons outdoors and two heptathlons indoors, scoring at the MPSF Championships … outdoors, he placed 10th at the Pac-12 Multi-Event Championships with a decathlon total of 6,711 points … best finish in the Pac-12 decathlon was a tie for second in the pole vault at 14-9, followed by a fourth-place finish in the 1,500-meters in 4:40.27 … set his decathlon PR at the Mt. SAC Relays, as he scored 6,840 points helped by a pole vault PR of 15-5, a 100-meters best of 11.40 seconds, and a long jump PR of 22-6 ¼ … took fourth in the pole vault at the UW-WSU Dual at 15-0 and fourth in the long jump at 20-8 … indoors, he finished eighth in the heptathlon at MPSFs with a career-best 5,147 points which moved him to No. 3 on the school’s top-10 list … first figured out the vault at MPSFs, clearing 15-3, a PR by more than a foot at the time … also had a 60m hurdles best of 8.87 at MPSFs and a long jump of 22-3 that was fourth overall … finished another heptathlon at the UW Invitational, scoring 4,807 to take sixth overall … earned a spot on the Pac-12 All-Academic Second Team.
2013: Redshirted the season to preserve a year of eligibility … competed unattached throughout the indoor season in multiple events and the heptathlon … completed a heptathlon at the UW Invitational, where he finished eighth overall with 4,989 points, a score which would have placed him fifth on the Husky top-10 if done in uniform … best individual event finish in the UW Invite heptathlon was fifth in the long jump, as he went 22-4 ¼.
2011-12 (At Monterey Peninsula College): A two-time All-American in the decathlon at the junior college level ... as a sophomore, he ranked second in the nation in the decathlon with a personal-best score of 6,675 points, set in a second-place finish at the 2012 Junior College State Meet ... third at state his freshman year with a decathlon score of 6,457 ... named 2011 MPC Athlete of the Year ... also ran 400m hurdles, winning the Nor-Cal Championship Trials in 2011 with a time of 54.88 seconds.
High School and Personal: Born in Monterey, California ... parents are Abby and Jerry Pfeiffer ... has one older brother, Gabe ... won a pair of league titles in the long jump as a junior and senior as well as the league title in the 300m hurdles his senior season ... sixth in the long jump at the Central Coast Section finals in 2009, going 21-8 ½ ... fifth in the 300m hurdles finals at the CCS meet in 2010 and ninth in the long jump ... lettered three years in soccer ... graduated with a 3.81 GPA.
2014 MPSF - 8th, Heptathlon
2014 Pac-12 - 10th, Decathlon
2015 MPSF - 6th, Heptathlon
2015 Pac-12 - 9th, Decathlon | NH, Pole Vault
High Jump.......6-0 1/2
Long Jump.......22-10 1/2w / 22-6 1/4
High Jump.......6-0 3/4
Long Jump.......22-5 1/4
Shot Put.......39-11 1/4
2015 USTFCCCA All-Academic Team
2015 Pac-12 All-Academic Second Team
2014 USTFCCCA All-Academic Team
2014 Pac-12 All-Academic 2nd Team