ASU track and field captures 15 top-five finishes at Championships at the Peak

Jamar Marshall Jr. and Kentre Patterson finished in the top two spots in both the qualifiers and the finals of the men's 60-meter hurdles

ASU track and field competed in the Championships at the Peak meet in Air Force Academy, Colorado on Friday and Saturday in its last competition before the NCAA Indoor Championships. 

The Sun Devils secured 15 top-five finishes at the meet.

Day one

Senior Antonio Mitchell II qualified for the men's 60 meters finals with a time of 6.75 seconds. 

Junior Dubem Nwachukwu qualified for the men's 400 meters finals with a time of 48.22 seconds, good for sixth place.

The Sun Devils shined in the men's 60-meter hurdles qualifiers, as senior Kentre Patterson and freshman Jamar Marshall Jr. took first and second place, respectively, to qualify for the finals. Patterson finished with a time of 7.82 seconds and Marshall Jr. finished with a time of 7.87 seconds. 

Sophomore Keira Christie-Galloway secured third place for the Sun Devils in the women's 60-meter hurdles qualifiers with a time of 8.35 seconds.

In the women's 200 meters, sophomore Taryn Hankins qualified for the finals after finishing with a time of 25.33 seconds. Junior Ta'nalya Gordon secured eighth place and was the last to qualify, finishing with a time of 25.43 seconds in the event. 

Junior Hayley Rayburn secured first place in the women's pole vault after clearing four different heights, including the 4.20-meter height. 

Sophomore Sevanna Hanson secured second place in the event after failing to clear the 4.20-meter height, and senior Tommi Hintnaus secured fourth place after clearing the 4.10-meter height on her final attempt and failing to clear the 4.20-meter height. 

Gordon secured fourth place in the women's long jump by jumping 5.90 meters. In the men's long jump, freshman Dylan James secured third place by jumping 7.34 meters.

Day two

The Sun Devils started off the second day of the meet with redshirt junior Turner Washington securing first place in the men's shot put, throwing for a distance of 21.43 meters. 

In the women's shot put, graduate student Jorinde van Klinken secured second place, throwing for a distance of 17.76 meters.  

Christie-Galloway earned fourth place in the women's 60-meter hurdles finals, finishing with a time of 8.37 seconds.

Marshall Jr. and Patterson took first and second place, respectively, in the men's 60-meter hurdles finals, with the former finishing in 7.59 seconds and the latter finishing in 7.66 seconds. 

Sophomore Christina Warren finished in seventh place in the women's triple jump, earning a mark of 12.21 meters in the event. James took home second place in the men's triple jump by leaping 15.46 meters.

Nwachukwu finished in fourth place in the men's 400 meters finals with a time of 48.04 seconds.

In the men's 60 meters finals, Mitchell II secured fifth place with a time of 6.74 seconds. 

In the men's pole vault, redshirt junior Cole Riddle secured fourth place, clearing the 5.10 and 5.20-meter heights but failing to clear the 5.37-meter height. 

In the women's 200 meters finals, Hankins secured sixth place while Gordon placed seventh, finishing with times of 25.02 and 25.16 seconds, respectively. 

In the last event of the day, redshirt sophomore Austin Kratz secured fourth place in the men's 200 meters finals, finishing with a time of 21.93 seconds after qualifying in second place. 

ASU track and field will compete as individuals next at the NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships in Fayetteville, Arkansas, on March 11-13.


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