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Small Group of Track Cats to Compete at ASU Invitational
By: Arizona Athletics
Release: March 22, 2013
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TUCSON - The University of Arizona Wildcat No. 20 men's and No. 3 women's track and field teams are sending a group of sprinters, distance runners and throwers to compete in the ASU Invitational on Friday and Saturday. The meet will be held at Sun Angel Stadium in Tempe, Ariz.

On Friday, the only event to occur is the men's hammer throw at 1 p.m. MST and immediately following is the women's hammer throw. Senior Taylor Freeman and sophomore Baillie Gibson will compete in the women's hammer throw. On Saturday, the men's discus starts at 10 a.m. followed by the women's discus throw. Freeman, Gibson and senior Alyssa Hasslen will throw the disc for Arizona. Also on Saturday for the throwers, the men's shot put starts at 5 p.m. followed by the women. Freeman, Gibson, junior Omotayo Talabi and Hasslen will all compete for Arizona in the women's shot put.

On the track for the women on Saturday, freshman Azia Walker will compete in the 400-meter run at 7:12 p.m. and the 200-meter dash at 8:27 p.m. Freshman Hanna Peterson will run 1,500 meters at 6:05 p.m. Sophomore Molly Callahan and junior Erin Menefee will compete in the women's 3,000-meter steeplechase at 6:45 p.m.

For the men's side, sophomore Mohammad Alhasan will run the 100-meter dash at 7:33 p.m. Freshman Siraaj Ghori will run 400 meters at 7:20 p.m. and 200 meters at 8:40 p.m. Junior Braden Timpe will compete in the 1,500-meter race at 6:20 p.m.