Archive for March, 2008

2008 ASU Invitational

Monday, March 31st, 2008

The Arizona State University Track and Field program hosted its second meet of the 2008 outdoor season, the ASU Invitational. The meet produced 17 NCAA regional qualifying marks for the Sun Devils. It was also a homecoming of sorts for several former Arizona high school state champions, including Kristin Phillips, Tara Erdmann, and Natalie Johnson, who were competing for their respective out-of-state schools.

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Former Arizona high school champions Kristin Phillips and Tara Erdmann competing in the women's 1500

Former Xavier College Prep star Natalie Johnson, now competing for the University of Notre Dame

2008 Baldy Castillo Invitational

Monday, March 24th, 2008

One week after sweeping the men’s and women’s team titles at the 2008 NCAA Indoor Track & Field Championships, the Arizona State University Track and Field teams hosted the Baldy Castillo Invitational in Tempe, AZ. Jordan Fife of Team Indiana Elite established a new meet and stadium record in the 3,000 meter run; Renee Metivier Baillie established a new meet record in the women’s 3,000 meter run.

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Joey Heller in the Men's 1500

Kari Hardt wins the Women's 800

Quest Club at the 2008 Myomed Ragnar Relay Del Sol

Sunday, March 2nd, 2008

On February 29 at 2:00 PM, twelve runners, two drivers, and two assistant drivers from Quest Club embarked on a 26 hour journey, taking a circuitous 182 mile route from downtown Wickenburg to Mesa Riverview Park as part of the 2008 Myomed Ragnar Relay Del Sol. The team completed the course in 26:05:57, 55th overall, and 3rd among teams in the Mixed Sub Masters division.

Van #1
Helice Agria
Mary Orr
David Daer
Ann Marie Hubbard
Steve Lindstrom
Julie Egea

Driver: Fred Moore
Assistant Driver: Nikki Simmons

Van #2
Jennifer Jensen
Inge Harper
Susan Williams
Patty Beckman
Theresa Tornquist
Lee Williams

Driver: Steve Tornquist
Assistant Driver: Pat O’Donnell

Kay Martin
Lyle Langlois
Keith Orr

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Ann Marie relaxes along the shoulder of the Bush Highway