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.
Arizona State: Returning NCAA champion after capturing the 2009 weight throw title with a school-record toss of 22.88m (75-00.75) on his fifth throw... competed in five throwing events at the national meets in 2009 and earned his first four All-America honors... along with this weight throw school record, ranks fifth in the indoor shot put (19.30m/63-04.00), second outdoors in the hammer (68.15m/223-07) and fifth in the discus (58.62m/192-04)... enters the 2010 season ranked No. 10 in the discus according to Track & Field News' American Top 10 list... ranked among the Top 26 in all three weight events among American throwers (all ages), including 15th in the hammer (68.15m/223-7), 22nd in the shot put (19.30m/63-04.00) and 26th in the discus (58.62m/192-4)... 2009 Outdoor: Earned All-America honors in the hammer and discus... lone man to qualify and compete in all three weight events (shot put, hammer, discus)... finished sixth in the hammer and sixth in the discus while taking 22nd in the shot put... regionally qualified in every event every time he competed... big scorer for the team at the Pac-10 meet by placing second in the hammer, fourth in the shot put and third in the discus... in the hammer, moved into second on the ASU all-time hammer list with his toss of 68.15m (223-7) to finish second at the Sun Angel Track Classic... placed second in the hammer at the Pac-10 Championships and was seventh in the West Region... threw a personal-best 58.62m (192-04) in the discus at the Triton Invitational, which stands as the fifth-best toss in school history... hit a personal-best toss of 18.55m (60-10.50) in his first shot put competition (Sun Angel Track Classic)... competed at the USA Championships in all three events... finished 13th in the hammer... selected as an ESPN The Magazine Second Team Academic All-American and Academic All-District VIII First Team honoree... USTFCCCA All-Academic selection... also earned Academic All-Pac-10 First Team honors... 2009 Indoor: Was the only man to qualify to compete in both the shot put and weight throw at the NCAA Indoor Championships and did so with automatic qualifying marks in both events... collected All-America honors in both the weight throw and shot put by claiming the national title in the weight and taking fourth in the shot... smashed the school record in the weight throw with his title-winning mark of 22.88m (75-00.75) in the fifth round of throws at nationals... automatically qualified for the NCAA meet in back-to-back weekends with tosses of 22.04m (72-03.75) in the weight throw and 19.30m (63-04.00) in the shot put... won the weight throw in four of the five meets he entered, including the MPSF Championships... the MPSF win gave him his first conference title... added two shot put wins as well... threw a mark of 19.71m (62-10.75) to finish four at the NCAA meet... contributed 15 points toward the team's 25 total indoor points (fifth place as a team)... provisionally or automatically qualified in both events every time he competed... named the USTFCCCA Men's Division I National Field Scholar-Athlete of the Year... earned Academic All-MPSF honors... 2008 Outdoor: Scored at the Pac-10 Championships with his eighth-place finish in the hammer... regionally qualified in the hammer and the shot put... placed 16th and 17th, respectively, at the regional competition... became only the fifth Sun Devil to throw the hammer past 200 feet with a mark of 202-03 (61.65m) at the Drake Relays... hit a personal-best mark of 17.87m (58-07.50) in the shot put to finish fourth at the Double Dual... took second in the hammer and fourth in the discus to score in three events at the Double Dual... earned USTFCCCA All-Academic honors... garnered ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District VIII Second Team honors... First Team Academic All-Pac-10 honoree... 2008 Indoor: Broke a 12-year record in the weight throw with a heave of 68-08.50 (20.94m) to finish third at the Bronco Invitational... won the Friday Night Challenge to open the season... finished 15th at the NCAA Championships... also competed in the shot put... won the shot put at the Friday Night Challenge to sweep the two throws at the meet... also took second in the shot at the Bronco meet... 2007 Outdoor: Regionally qualified in the shot put with a toss of 17.84m (58-06.50) at the Pac-10 Championships (ninth place)... opened his outdoor career with a mark of 59.02m (193-08) to finish third in the hammer... that mark ranks fifth all-time at ASU... won the hammer at the Arizona International... took second at the Double Dual and 12th at the Pac-10 meet... threw a personal-best discus mark of 56.77m (186-03) to place third at the Tucson Elite... that mark ranks eighth all-time at ASU... placed 13th in the regional meet... selected to the Academic All-Pac-10 Second Team... 2007 Indoor: Scored in a pair of events at the MPSF Championships, finishing third in the weight throw and seventh in the shot put... his throw of 19.21m (63-00.25) in the weight throw at the Mountain `T' Invitational ranks second all-time in ASU history... won the weight throw at the TCR Race Invitational... earned USTFCCCA All-Academic and Academic All-MPSF honors... 2006 Track: Redshirted... competed in several events unattached to Arizona State... placed third in the shot put at the 2006 USA Outdoor Track & Field Championships with a personal best 61-04.25 (junior implement)... also placed ninth in the discus at the same event... in the junior shot put, ended the year ranked No. 28 in the world rankings while sitting No. 22 in the junior discus world ranks.
High School: A 2005 graduate of Mountain Pointe High School (Phoenix)... state champion in the shot put in 2004 and 2005...earned all-state honors in discus and shot put... lettered in track and field three times.
Personal: Major is history... parents are James and Tammy Lewis... one brother: Josh... born February 6, 1987, in Atlanta, Ga.... hobbies include exploring... full name is Jason Dale Lewis.
Personal Bests Shot Put: 62-10.75 (indoor) & 60-10.50 (outdoor) Discus: 192-4 Weight: 75-00.75 Hammer: 223-7
In NCAA Championship Meets
2009 OTF Hammer (f) 220-06 * 6th
2009 OTF Discus (f) 189-09 * 6th
2009 OTF Shot Put (q) 58-06.00 22nd
2009 ITF Weight Throw (f) 75-00.75 * 1st
2009 ITF Shot Put (f) 62-10.75 * 4th
2008 ITF Weight Throw (p) 64-06.00 15th
* Indicates All-America honors attained