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 Arizona State men and women will look to keep their winning streaks against their in-state rivals alive this weekend.
The No. 8 ASU women and No. 17 men will take part in the Battle on the Bayou in Baton Rouge.
The Sun Devils will welcome Texas A&M, Kansas State and Minnesota to the 2013 Baldy Castillo Invitational in Tempe, Ariz., this weekend.
The Arizona State track and field team will compete in the NCAA Indoor Championships this weekend in Arkansas.
Arizona State: 2012 Outdoor: Set a career fastet time in the 1500m of 3:51.36 at the 33rd Sun Angel Classec... finished top 8 three out of the five races he ran in... 2011 Indoor: Ran in the mile at the NAU Tune-Up to set a career fastest time of 4:32.48... 2011 Outdoor: Set a carreer best in the 1500m with a time of 3:53.01 at the 53rd Annual Mt. SAC Relays... was a member of the 4x400m that placed fourth at the 2011 Baldy Castillo Invitational... 2010 Outdoor: Raced in the 800m run five times... ran a personal-best 1:56.26 to finish ninth at the Double Dual in Tucson... ran below 1:57.00 (his previous personal best) three times on the year... 2010 Indoor: Did not compete... 2009 Track: Redshirted.
High School: A 2008 graduate of Corona del Sol High School (Tempe)... lettered in track & field and cross country three times each... captained the cross country team once... selected as the track & field team's Most Valuable in 2008 and was the Most Improved in 2006... finished third in the 800m run at the Chandler Rotary meet as a senior.
Personal: Majoring in engineering... parents are John and Janice Walker... has one sister: Jennifer... born January 6, 1990, in Kansas... full name is Joshua David Walker.
Bests 800: 1:56.26 1500: 3:51.36 Mile: 4:32.48