Arizona State: Five-time All-American following four honors in 2004 (two each in the 400m dash and 4x400m relay)...holds the school record in the indoor 400m dash (45.56) and is third in the outdoor quarter (44.82)...one of six Sun Devils to break the 45-second mark in the 400m...member of the collegiate record-holding indoor 4x400m relay team (3:03.43)... 2004 Outdoor: For the second time in 2004, he ended with All-America honors in the 400m dash and 4x400m relay...finished among the Top 5 in all nine of his 400m races, including wins in the preliminary rounds of the conference and region races...finished fifth at the NCAA Championships after placing third in the region and second at the Pac-10 meet...competed in all seven of the 4x400m relay's races on the year...team won the conference title for the fourth year in a row and set the school and Pac-10 meet record at the same time (3:01.26)... 2004 Indoor: Capped season with a pair of All-America honors as he placed third in the 400m dash and third in the 4x400m relay...his 45.56 time at the national meet is a school-record, bettering the 45.80 he recorded earlier in the season...a relay specialist, he is a member of the four-fastest relays in school history, including the NCAA record-holders at 3:03.43... 2003 Outdoor: Won the NCAA West Region Championship 400m race (46.32) for his third win on the season...finished 21st at the national meet and fourth at the Pac-10 Championships...in 10 400m races, finished in the Top 3 six times...also competed once in the 200m dash...was the leadoff leg on the 4x400m relay that placed ninth at the national meet...won his second conference title in the 4x400m relay (first was in 2001)...helped ASU to relay wins at the Sun Angel Classic and Drake Relays... 2003 Indoor: Earned his first All-America honors with the 4x400m relay team placing fifth at the NCAA Championships...team ended the season undefeated in six races...won the 400m dash in two of the four races he ran...victories came at the Double Dual and the Pac-10 Invitational...also placed second and third in 400m races... 2002 Outdoor: Redshirted... 2002 Indoor: Redshirted... 2001 Outdoor: Competed in the 400m seven times, always finishing in the Top 6...captured the Mt. SAC Relay title...saved his top time for the end of the year when he took fourth at the Pac-10 Championships with a 46.40...joined the record-setting quartet of Campbell, Lopez and Berrian to capture the Pac-10 and Drake Relay titles as well... 2001 Indoor: Joined Michael Campbell, Pete Lopez and Tony Berrian in setting the school record for the 4x400m relay (3:07.02)...competed in the 400m twice...finished fourth at the NAU Invitational and sixth at the Iowa State Classic...also ran once in the 200m, taking fourth at the Double Dual.
High School: 2000 graduate of Westwood High School (Mesa, Ariz.)...earned three letters in track and field...won the state title in the 400m as a junior in 1999...followed that with a runner-up finish as a senior...also was named First-Team All-East Valley as a junior and senior...was a member of the state and school record-setting 4x400m relay team (3:14.33)...team also won state titles in 1998 and 1999...took fifth at the USTF Junior Nationals in the 400m in 1999.
Personal: Major is business...mother is Tina Marie Burton...three siblings: Ebonie and Mikhail Burton and Donald Hamilton...born in Phoenix...full name is Jason Michael Barton.
In NCAA Championship Meets
2004 Outdoor - 4x400m (finals) - 3:03.60 - 4th *
2004 Outdoor - 4x400m (prelims) - 3:02.73 - 3rd
2004 Outdoor - 400m (finals) - 45.23 - 5th *
2004 Outdoor - 400m (prelims) - 45.48 - 5th
2004 Indoor - 4x400m (finals) - 3:04.49 - 3rd *
2004 Indoor - 400m (finals) - 45.56 - 3rd *
2004 Indoor - 400m (prelims) - 46.11 - 3rd
2003 Outdoor - 4x400m (semis) - 3:05.85 - 9th
2003 Outdoor - 400m (prelims) - 46.66 - 21st
2003 Indoor - 4x400m (finals) - 3:07.41 - 5th *
* Indicates All-America honors attained