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2009 ASU Invitational

Wednesday, April 1st, 2009

On March 28, the Arizona State University Track and Field program hosted its second meet of the 2009 outdoor season, the ASU Invitational. The meet produced 17 NCAA regional qualifying marks for the Sun Devils, 120 total NCAA regional qualifying marks, seven meet records, and one stadium record. Kara Patterson, the 2008 US Olympic Trials champion competing for Purdue, established the new stadium record when she tossed the javelin 58.41m to win the women’s competition. Local track fans also had a chance to see former Arizona high school state champions Kristin Phillips and Natalie Johnson compete for their respective out-of-state schools.

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Kara Patterson set a new stadium record for the women's javelin

ASU freshman Mason McHenry recorded the sixth best time in school history, 1:48.25, in his outdoor 800 meter debut with the Sun Devils

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