National championships will be on the line in Eugene, Ore., this weekend as the Sun Devil track and field team wraps up the 2012-13 ASU competition calendar.
The ASU track and field team added five qualifications on the final day of the NCAA West Prelims
Chelsea Cassulo and Christabel Nettey will each advance to the NCAA Championships following solid performances in Austin.
The Sun Devil men and No. 9 women will take part in the NCAA West Preliminaries in Austin, Texas, this weekend.
The Sun Devils will have 40 entries total in Austin next week, 20 on the men's side and 20 on the women's.
Arizona State: Opened her career with ASU as one of the top up-and-coming all-around athletes on the team and recorded several marks that rank highly in school history... indoors, she ranks second in the pentathlon (3,989 points) and sixth in the 60m hurdles (8.65aa) while also helping the indoor 4x400m relay run 3:33.72 to record the No. 3 time in school history... holds the third place all-time heptathlon score of 5,761 while taking over the heptathlon 800m record by running 2:09.29, bettering the previous of 2:14.56 run in 1990 by Gea Johnson... also has run 57.97 to be seventh on the all-time 400m hurdles list... 2012 Outdoor: Earned All-American honors in the heptathlon...competed in the heptathlon, 4x400m relay and the 4x100m relay at the NCAA Division I Champiobship placing fifth in the heptathlon with a career best record of 5,761 points while earning a first place finish in the 800m with a time of 2:09.29 a time the broke her previous seventh best outdoor heptathlon individual event record, third place finishes in the 200 and 100m hurdles and sixth place finish in the long jump... set a career fastest time in her third place finish at the NCAA Division I Championships in the 200m with a time of 24.00 as well as a career best toss in the shot put with a mark of 11.37m (37-03.75)... jumped a career best in the long jump at the NCAA Preliminaries with a wind-aided mark of 6.14 (20-01.75)... placed fourth at the Pac-12 Championships in the 400m hurdles with a career best time of 57.51 while placing third in the heptathlon with a score of 5,703 placing in the top eight of each individual event... was a member of the 4x100m and 4x400m relays at the Pac-12 Championships finishing fourth and third respectively... set a personal record in the 400m hurdles at the 54th Annual Mt. SAC Relays while setting a career best of 57.34... threw a 34.74m (113-11) in the javelin at the 33rd Sun Angel classic for a career best... 2012 Indoor: Competed in the pentathlon at the MPSF Championships to finish first with a score of 3,975 and a first place finish in the long jump (5.89m or 19-04), two secon place finishesin the 60m hurdles (8.59) and 800m (2:19.45) and a third place finish in th high jump (1.64m or 5-04.25)... was a member of the 4x400m relay at the MPSF Championships that finished fourth with a time of 3:37.95... placed second in the pentathlon at the Texas A&M Challenge with a season best score of 3,981, finishing within the top six of each of the five events... competed as a memeber of the 4x400m relay team at the Texas A&M Challenge and finished third with a time of 3:37.65... 2011 Outdoor: Finished 21st overall in the heptathalon at the NCAA Division I Championships... Competed in the heptathalon at the PAC-10 Championships where she finished with a score of 5,385 to earn second place... set a winning career-best of 24.07 in the heptathon 200m, finished third in the heptathlon 100m hurdles with a career record of 13.87 and finished fourth in the high jump with a career record of 5-04.25 (1.63m)... competed in the 400m hurdles (seventh) and as a member of the 4x400m relay squad (fourth) in addition to her scoring performance in the heptathlon... was a key component in the 4x400m relay at the 32nd Sun Angel Track Classic to place second...set a career record in the heptathalon of 5,455 at the Jim Click Combined events to finish second overal... Her time of 57.97 in the 400m hurdles at the Mt. SAC Relays is good for seventh all-time in ASU history...2011 Indoor: Advanced to the finals as a member of the 4x400m relay team in the NCAA Division I Indoor Championships where the squad finished in 12th place... finished second in the pentathlon at the MPSF Indoor Track & Field Championships with a score of 3,821... won the pentathalon at the New Mexico Collegiate Classic & Combined while also setting her career-best pentathalon score of 3,908... set a career-record in the 400m at the Texas A&M Preliminaries with a time of 53.73... 2010 Outdoor: Advanced to the NCAA Championships in the 400m hurdles in her rookie season... reached the semifinals at the NCAA meet... finished third at the USA Junior Championships... ran a then-personal-best time of 58.86 to finish fourth at the Pac-10 Championships... lowered that time to 58.03 (sixth-best all-time at ASU) to finish ninth at the NCAA Preliminary Round to reach the national meet... finished third at the Pac-10 Championships in the heptathlon with 5,219 points, which is the fourth-best score all-time at ASU... in that event, ran 2:13.99 to break the heptathlon 800m run record... scored over 5,000 points in both heptathlons she entered... clocked a time of 24.14 a the Baldy Castillo Invitational to set a personal best... ran on the Pac-10 runner-up 4x400m relay that qualified to compete in the NCAA Preliminary Round meet... group won the Sun Devil Open and Double Dual races as well... 2010 Indoor: Scored 3,753 points to take third in the pentathlon at the MPSF Championships, recording the second-best score in ASU history at the same time... recorded a personal-best leap of 18-10.50 (5.75m) at the NAU Team Challenge... ran on a trio of victorious 4x400m relay teams, including the 2010 MPSF Champions... relays also won at the Friday Night Challenge and the NAU Team Challenge.
High School: A 2009 graduate of Waubonsie Valley High School (Aurora, Ill.)... lettered four times each in track & field and cross country... won seven state titles, including a sweep of the 100m hurdles and 300m hurdles in her senior year... also collected state titles indoors in the 55m hurdles, 200m dash, 400m dash (twice) and 800m run... state runner-up three times in the 300m hurdles while also taking second once in the 55m hurdles indoors... named the 2007 state athlete of the meet after entering four events with two wins and two runner-up finishes... has captured numerous national titles at the AAU National Championships, including two heptathlon crowns and one each in the 400m hurdles and the 800m run... ranked among the Top 10 nationally in the 300m and 400m hurdle events.
Personal: Majoring in elementary education... parents are Roderick and Deidre Pinnick... has three siblings: Jacquise, Christopher and Jaki... born January 23, 1991, in Detroit... hobbies include hanging out with friends, listening to music and writing poetry... full name is ShaKeia Lavon Pinnick.
Personal Bests Heptathlon: 5,761 200: 24.00 400: 53.73 100H: 13.34 400H: 57.34 800: 2:09.29 High Jump: 5-5 Long Jump: 20-01.50 Javelin: 113-11
In NCAA Championship Meets
2012 OTF * Heptathlon * 5,761* 5th
2012 OTF 4x400m Relay 3:38.18 19th
2012 OTF 4x100m Relay 44.84 16th
2010 OTF 400m Hurdles (s) 59.47 20th
* Indicates All-America honors attained