ASU T&F picks up pair of wins in Flagstaff

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The Arizona state track and field teams picked up a pair of wins to open up the weekend's competition on Friday at the Mountain T Invite at NAU's Walkup Skydome.

Redshirt junior Ryan Leslie won the weight throw with a toss of 17.85m, a new personal best. The mark moves Leslie from 10th to eighth in ASU's all-time list. Redshirt junior Kyle Lillie threw 16.04m for fourth, and redshirt freshman Kyle Long took 10th with a toss of 14.26m.

In men's pole vault action, redshirt senior Derick Hinch picked up his second win of the indoor season, clearing 5.15m to tie for first. Redshirt sophomore Tanner Greeley set a new personal best with a clearance of 4.90m, while freshman Dillon Groener and redshirt senior Chris Manuele each cleared 4.75m to tie for ninth.

Redshirt junior Alex Hartig took third in the women's shot put with a toss of 14.81m, and redshirt freshman Ashley Weber took sixth with a mark of 14.44m 

Rounding out the Sun Devil competitors on Friday was junior Edmond Baker, who cleared 2.00m in the high jump for fourth.

Competition continues on Saturday for ASU, with the second day of action at Mountain T for the rest of the throwers and pole vaulters, while the track side of the squad will be competing in College Station, Texas, for the Texas A&M Aggie Invite.

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