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Chaney shines again to lead track & field in NM Classic

February 08, 2011

RESULTS: New Mexico Classic & Multis (pdf) | NAU Team Challenge (pdf)

The Arizona State University track and field team sent athletes to a pair of meets over the weekend and, once again, returned to the Valley of the Sun with numerous marks recorded that rank among the best in the nation as well as the best in school history. The Sun Devils competed at the New Mexico Classic and Multis on Friday and Saturday in Albuquerque, N.M., while a handful of throwers competed in the NAU Team Challenge in Flagstaff, Ariz., on Saturday.

Jasmine Chaney once again made a statement as she ran 23.22 in the 200m dash and 53.37 in the 400m dash, both of which are personal-bests and ranks second and third, respectively, in ASU history. Those times also currently rank her seventh and fifth, respectively, in the NCAA so far this year.

Also for the women, Keia Pinnick and Samantha Henderson went 1-2 in the pentathlon with both setting personal bests. Pinnick won the event with 3,908 points to rank 14th in the nation right now and second all-time in ASU history. Henderson scored 3,785 points to take second and post the third-best total in ASU history.

On the men’s side, rookie Bryan McBride recorded a best of 2.14m (7-00.25) to move into a tie for fifth on the all-time Sun Devil high jump list and become the seventh different ASU man to clear 7-feet in competition.

For full results of the weekend, click on the links above.

Next weekend, a majority of the Sun Devils will travel to College Station, Texas, on Saturday to compete in the Texas A&M Conference Challenge inside Gilliam Indoor Track Stadium, the host site of the 2011 NCAA Indoor Championships. Several Sun Devils will head to Flagstaff on Friday and Saturday for the Mountain ‘T’ Invitational.

Weekend Review - Week 2
Top 10 Marks in ASU History Recorded this Weekend
New Mexico Classic & Multis (Friday-Saturday)
Jasmine Chaney - 23.22 (first place) in the 200m dash (#2 in ASU history) & 53.37 (second) in 400m dash (#3 in ASU history)
Samantha Henderson - 3,785 points (second place) in pentathlon (#3 in ASU history)
Dominique’ Maloy - 7.48 (third place) in 60m dash final (#5 in ASU history)
Keia Pinnick - 3,908 points (first place) in pentathlon (#2 in ASU history)

John Kline - 1:17.38 (first place) in 600m run (national leader/non-NCAA event)
Bryan McBride - 2.14m/7-00.25 (third place) in high jump (t-#5 in ASU history/7th man to clear 7-feet in program history)
Austin Prince - 4,900 points (fifth place) in heptathlon (#4 in ASU history)

Northern Arizona Team Challenge (Saturday)
Anna Jelmini - 15.89m/52-01.75 (second place) in shot put (#5 in ASU history)
Ashley Lampley - 17.21m/56-05.75 (third place) in weight throw (#6 in ASU history)
Cj Navarro - 16.83m/55-02.75 (fourth place) in weight throw (#7 in ASU history)

Jordan Clarke - 18.76m/61-06.75 (second place) in weight throw (#5 in ASU history)