Sun Devil Harrier Hastings Places Third, Earns Junior USA Spot

Feb. 15, 2003Feb. 14, 2003

TEMPE, Ariz. - Amy Hastings (Leavenworth, Kan.), a freshman on the Arizona State cross country and track and field teams, placed third at the United State's 2003 Junior World Cross Country Team Trials Saturday, placing third in the six kilometer event. The race, competed at Houston's Buffalo Bayou Park and hosted by the USA Track and Field Association, featured 43 runners with the Top 6 claiming the right to represent their country in March at the IAAF World Cross Country Championships in Lausanne, Switzerland.

Hastings clocked a 24:19.00 to finish two seconds ahead of the next athlete, Rebecca Walter of Michigan. Ahead of the Sun Devil harrier was first-place winner Clara Horowitz, a freshman at Duke who ran a 23:24.00, and runner-up Laura Hodgson, a freshman at Washington who crossed the line at 24:10.00. The final members of the team are fifth-place finisher Julia Lucas, a freshman at NC State, and Angela Homan, a freshman at Auburn.

The Sun Devil track and field team returns to action Feb. 28-March 1 in Seattle, Wash., for the Pac-10 Invitational.

Results of the 2003 Junior World Cross Country Team TrialsHouston, Texas - Buffalo Bayou Park1.	Clara Horowitz	Fr.	Duke	23:34.002.	Laura Hodgson	Fr.	Washington	24:10.003.	Amy Hastings	Fr.	Arizona State	24:19.004.	Rebecca Walter	Fr.	Michigan	24:21.005.	Julia Lucas	Fr.	NC State	24:25.006.	Angela Homan	Fr.	Auburn	24:39.00
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