Three crowns, 10 medals won at Pac-12 Championships

EUGENE, Oregon – Arizona State Athletics returns to Tempe with plenty of gear in tow! ASU won ten medals in three days of competition at Oregon’s Hayward Field in the Pac-12 Championships. Jorinde van Klinken won gold medals in the shot put and discus, while Jamar Marshall Jr. won the 110m hurdles with a program best of 13.39. Ralford Mullings won silver in men’s discus, Dayton Carlson stunned Hayward Field with its second-place finish in the 800m, and the men’s 4x100m team also won silver with a season-best 39.28. Dylan James won two bronze medals in the triple jump and the long jump, Shelby Moran won bronze in the women’s hammer and the men’s 4×400 m team also won bronze. The ASU men finished in fifth place with 88 points and the women in eighth place with 57 points.

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Van Klinken continues to forge her name as one of the greatest women to ever compete in the Pac-12. She now has three conference titles with this week’s wins and remains ahead of the NCAA West Region in both events heading into the western prelims though none of her final conference grades are the best of the season. She threw 60.87m/199-08 in discus and 18.31m/60-1.00 in shooting this week in Eugene.

Marshall Jr. is officially the king of the Pac-12 110H. It’s back-to-back crowns in the event for Sun Devil’s second year, and he broke his own program record with today’s finish – previously 13.49 set at least at the Pac-12 Championships. year. He is the fastest 110 hurdler in the west with today’s result.

Dayton Carlson, the freshman phenom from good old Arizona. He ran the 800m six times in his short college career and only won it twice before this week, but none of that mattered as he took on Elliott Cook of Oregon. on the final lap of the track, crossing in 1:48.98 to Cook’s 1:48.81. earn money. Carlson was also within milliseconds of his college best (1:48.92). Carlson heads into the western prelims ranked 31st in the west.

Ralford Mullings is a name that everyone should write. The freshman holds the second-best drive mark in the West Region at 65.39m / 214-6 and won silver with a throw 23 feet farther than the best of Iffy Joyner (Cal) . Mulling threw 63.47m/208-3 for his first Pac-12 medal.

Dylan James now has three Pac-12 bronze medals under his belt after reaching the podium in the triple jump and long jump. He hit a PR in the TJ at 15.84m/51-11.75 which puts him 16th in the west region. His best 7.70 m/25-3.25 of the season in the LJ places him 15th in the West region.

Shelby Moran did not better her season record with third place in the hammer, mainly due to heavy showers on the first day of competition in Eugene, but it put her on the podium for the second time in her career.

The relays were shooting for ASU but they were just slightly ahead. The 4×100 crew clocked a season best 39.28 to take silver and move up to 19th on the West Region descending list, while the 4×400 crew took third place in 3:05.53. The best men’s time in the 4×400 places them 12th in descending order.