Six Sun Devils Accepted To Compete At 2002 NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships

March 4, 2002

TEMPE, Ariz. - Four men and two women have been selected to represent Arizona State University at the 2002 NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships held at the University of Arkansas March 8-9, the NCAA announced Monday evening.

Accepted to compete were junior Lisa Aguilera (women's 3,000m), senior Tony Galaviz (men's 60m hurdles), junior Tiffany Greer (women's long jump), freshman Trevell Quinley (men's long jump), senior Brandon Strong (men's mile) and senior David Wood (men's shot put).

Aguilera ranks third in the nation in the women's 3,000m with her school record time of 9:16.23. Also competing for the ASU women will be Greer, who ranks seventh in the nation in the long jump with her season-best effort of 20 feet, 9.75 inches. Greer will seek her third straight All-America honors in the event and fifth overall.

Representing the ASU men, Strong ranks fourth in the mile with his school record time of 3:59.59 set just last weekend at the Husky Last Chance Qualifier in Seattle. Strong is the only Sun Devil to run under four minutes in the men's indoor mile.

Quinley also ranks fourth in the long jump with his season-best mark of 25 feet, 10 inches. Galaviz owns the fifth-fastest 60m hurdle time in the nation with his school record time of 7.75 (altitude adjusted), while Wood is 10th in the shot put with his personal best mark 63 feet, four inches.

The 2002 NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships will be hosted by the University of Arkansas, Friday, March 8, through Saturday, March 9, in Fayetteville, Ark.

Arizona State NCAA Indoor Qualifiers
Name, Event, Mark, National Ranking
Lisa Aguilera, Jr., 3,000m, 9:16.23, 3rd
Tony Galaviz, Sr., 60mH, 7.75a, 5th
Tiffany Greer, Jr., LJ, 20-9.75, 7th
Brandon Strong, Sr., Mile, 3:59.59, 4th
Trevell Quinley, Fr., LJ, 25-10, 4th
David Wood, Sr., SP, 63-4, 10th

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