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 Sun Devil men and No. 9 women will take part in the NCAA West Preliminaries in Austin, Texas, this weekend.
Cassulo and Nettey set meet records while Clarke makes history in Los Angeles.
The Sun Devils will take part in the 2013 Pac-12 Track and Field Championships this weekend in Los Angeles with two Territorial Cup points up for grabs.
The Arizona State men and women will look to keep their winning streaks against their in-state rivals alive this weekend.
Arizona State: One of the most well-round student-athletes in the nation... twice has been named the USTFCCCA Scholar-Athlete of the Year (2007 indoor and 2008 outdoor)... has won two national titles (2007 indoor shot put and 2008 outdoor discus)... has earned 10 All-America honors in her career, including four as a junior, the most in school history... ranks among the Top 3 at ASU in most all throwing events (except javelin)... school record holder in the indoor shot put (59-07.00/18.16m), second in the hammer (218-03/66.52m), weight throw (69-05.25/21.16m) and outdoor shot put (60-04.50/18.40m) and third in the discus (189-05/57.73m)... is one of only 13 women to have recorded a shot put mark over 18.00m in college... earned 2007 USTFCCCA West Region Athlete of the Year and 2007 MPSF Female Athlete of the Year for the indoor season... outdoors, earned several honors, including USTFCCCA West District and West Region Co-Field Athlete of the Year, Pac-10 Women's Field Athlete of the Year and was a finalist for the Honda Sports Award for Track & Field... 2008 Outdoor: Earned All-America honors in three events at the NCAA Championships... won the national title in the discus, was third in the hammer and sixth in the shot put... won the discus title on her second-to-last throw with a mark of 184-02 (56.14m)... won the hammer throw at the Pac-10 Championships and finished second in both the shot put and discus... set the school record in the hammer at 218-03 (66.52m) to win the Sun Angel Classic before it was reset by teammate Jessica Pressley later in the year... finished 11th at the U.S. Olympic Team Trials - Track & Field... earned USTFCCC All-Academic honors and was selected the 2008 USTFCCCA Women's Division I Field Scholar-Athlete of the Year... ESPN The Magazine Academic All-America Second Team selection after earning First Team ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District VIII honors... Academic All-Pac-10 Honorable Mention selection... following the season, competed at the NACAC Under-23 Championships and won the shot put and discus crowns... 2008 Indoor: Took national runner-up honors in the shot put (57-10.50) and ninth in the weight (66-08.00), just missing All-America honors in the latter... swept the shot put and weight throw at the MPSF Championships for the second year in a row... won the shot put three of the four times she competed... 2007 Outdoor: Earned All-America honors in the shot put and hammer after placing third and fourth, respectively, at the NCAA Championships to help the team to its second national title of the year... also finished 21st in the discus... one of only three women to compete in all three events at the national level... set two school records during the year... set the mark in the shot put with a toss of 18.40m (60-04.50) to place second at the Triton Invitational... finished second at the NCAA West Region meet with a school-record throw of 66.34m (217-08) in the hammer... won the shot put and discus on the same day at the Pac-10 Championships... also finished third in the hammer to help ASU to its second Pac-10 title in a row... set the school record in the shot put while winning that event and the discus and placing second at the Sun Angel Classic to earn Pac-10 Field Athlete of the Week... earned the same honor the next week after breaking her own record in the shot put and taking the national lead... selected as one of five finalists for the Honda Sports Award in Track & Field... also named the USTFCCCA's West District and West Region Co-Field Athlete of the Year... Pac-10 Women's Field Athlete of the Year... placed third at the USA Championships in the shot put (18.02m) to earn a berth to the IAAF World Championships in Osaka, Japan... placed 22nd at the World Championships... academically, selected USTFCCCA All-Academic and USTFCCCA National Indoor Scholar-Athlete of the Year... ESPN The Magazine Second Team Academic All-District VIII... Honorable Mention Academic All-Pac-10... 2007 Indoor: Won the NCAA title in the shot put, hitting a mark of 18.16m (59-07.00) on her final throw to claim her first national title while helping the team win its first national title... earned All-America honors in both the shot put (first place) and weight throw (third)... swept the MPSF Championships with wins in the shot put (17.72m) and weight throw (21.16m)... also won the weight throw at the Southwest Invitational... added a victory in the shot put at the Dan DeHart Invitational to open the year... selected the USTFCCCA West Region Athlete of the Year... named the MPSF Female Athlete of the Year... earned Academic All-MPSF honors... 2006 Outdoor: Earned All-America honors by finishing fourth in the shot put with a toss of 17.09m... was one of only three women to qualify and compete in three events at the NCAA Championships (shot put, hammer and discus)... shined in her top event, the shot put, winning the Pac-10 Championships with a school-record toss of 17.42m before winning the NCAA West Region Championships with a school-record toss of 17.46m... her top mark broke the school record of 17.19m set earlier in the year by teammate Jessica Pressley... also won the Double Dual... scored 21 points at the Pac-10 Championships (the second-most on the team) to help the women win their first Pac-10 title... set the school record in the hammer (65.69m) by placing third at the Pac-10 Championships... competed in the USA Championships, placing 11th in the shot put and 16th in the hammer... earned Academic All-Pac-10 Second Team honors as well as USTFCCCA Academic All-America honors... 2006 Indoor: Earned her first career All-America honor by finishing third overall in the shot put at the NCAA Championships... her mark of 17.91m (58-09.25) not only set a school record, it also ranks third all-time (indoor and outdoor) on the Pac-10 lists... her top mark broke a 23-year-old school record of 17.03m held by Leslie Deniz... won the MPSF Championships in the shot put and took sixth in the weight toss... also won the shot put at the Arizona-California Challenge and the Air Force Invitational... selected Academic All-MPSF... 2005 Track: Redshirted...competed in the 2005 Pan-American Games in Windsor, Canada, winning gold in the shot put with a toss of 16.10m...at the 2005 USATF Junior Championships, competed in three events, placing among the Top 4 in all three...won the shot put with a toss of 16.90m (55-5.5)...also placed third in the hammer (176-11) and fourth in the discus (163-9)...those marks alone would be good enough to rank among the Top 10 in ASU history, including No. 3 in the shot put.
High School: A 2004 graduate of Fort Collins High School (Fort Collins, Colo.)...four-time state champion in both the shot put and the discus...undefeated in both as a senior...2004 Heisman High School and Steinmark Athlete of the Year Finalist...in 2004, ranked as No. 1 shot putter in the nation and No. 2 in the discus...Top 5 in nation in both as a junior...All-America in both events twice (2003, 2004)...selected all-state, all-conference all four years...track athlete of the year (2003, 2004)...competed at the high school level as an eighth grader allowing her to place among the Top 5 at state championship meets for five years in a row (third in shot put)...holds several school records, including shot put and discus at Hot Springs HS in Hot Springs, S.D., and FCHS...other records include conference, region, South Dakota state records, all-time Colorado discus and 5A state meet and AAU Jr. Olympic shot put record (2000)...Golden West Champion in 2004...was an all-state selection for basketball (2003, 2004) and volleyball (2001) as well as all-conference in basketball (2000, 2001, 2004) and volleyball (2001)...hoops went to state Final 4 in 2004, Elite 8 in 2002, 2003...South Dakota volleyball state champions in 2000 and 2001...captained the track and field and basketball teams as a junior and senior.
Personal: Graduate from Arizona State in May 2008 with a B.A. in Kinesiology... is currently working toward her Master's of Education in Elementary Education...mother Brenda...two sisters: Heather and J'Nai...born April 2, 1986, in Hot Springs, S.D....hobbies include sports, shopping and scrap booking...is a Pat Tillman Scholar (2007-08) and current president of the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (2007-08 and 2008-09)...full name is Sarah Elizabeth Stevens.
Personal Best Shot: 60-04.50 Hammer: 218-03 Discus: 189-05 Weight: 69-05.25
In NCAA Championship Meets
2008 OTF - Discus (f) - 184-02 - 1st - All-American
2008 OTF - Hammer (f) - 217-09 - 3rd - All-American
2008 OTF - Shot Put (f) - 56-05.75 - 6th - All-American
2008 ITF - Shot Put (f) - 57-10.50 - 2nd - All-American
2008 ITF - Weight Throw (f) - 66-08.00 - 9th
2007 OTF - Shot Put (f) - 57-01.00 - 3rd - All-American
2007 OTF - Hammer (f) - 215-08 - 4th - All-American
2007 OTF - Discus (q) - 159-10 - 21st
2007 ITF - Shot Put (f) - 59-07.00 - 1st - All-American
2007 ITF - Weight Throw (f) - 67-09.00 - 5th - All-American
2006 OTF - Shot Put (f) - 56-01.00 - 4th - All-American
2006 OTF - Discus (p) - 152-06 - 12th
2006 OTF - Hammer (q) - 189-05 - 19th
2006 ITF - Shot Put (f) - 58-09.25 - 3rd - All-American