Lawrence, Kan. -- Missouri Southern sophomore Jayce Thomas is in third place overall after day one of the decathlon at the 2013 Kansas Relays.
Thomas sits just 43 points out of the lead with 3347 points. Thomas won the high jump and finished second in the long jump en route to a third place finish after day one.
He hit a height of 6-05.50 in the high jump and had a distance of 21-03 in the long jump.
Thomas will finish up the event tomorrow with the final five events beginning at 8:30 in the morning.