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Photo Gallery: Lobo Track at 2012 Olympic Trials 6/20/2012
13 UNM track athletes past and present are heading to their respective country's Olympic Trials as they aim for London.
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    Carolyn Boosey

    A former steeplechase standout, Carolyn Boosey is looking to return home for the Olympics. A London product, Boosey comes into the trials with a season best of 10:38.57 in the 3000-meter steeplechase. She was a three-time Academic All-MWC honoree and two-time MWC Scholar-Athlete Award winner during her time at UNM and also is the seventh fastest steeplechase athlete in Lobo history. (Photo by Josh Duplechian/NCAA Photos)

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    David Bishop, UK

    Hailing from Chippenham, England, David Bishop is another former Lobo looking to land in London. Bishop, who holds a personal record of 3:37.51 in the 1500, competed at the 2011 NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships and currently holds the fifth fastest 1500-meter run time in UNM history. He also maintains the fastest time for New Mexico in the event since Emanuel in 2009. (Photo by Josh Duplechian/NCAA Photos)

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    Django Lovett, Canada

    The youngest Lobo to attend the Trials, Django Lovett is also the only Canadian currently on the roster. A junior from Surrey, British Columbia, Lovett owns a PR of 7 feet, 2 inches (2.18m) in the high jump. He also owns considerable postseason experience for a junior, having competed at the 2011 and 2012 NCAA Outdoor Championships. Lovett was also nominated for the Canadian Youth Athlete of the Year in 2009 and is the Canadian youth high jump record hold 211153889 New Mexico Athletics

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    Floyd Ross, US

    About as clutch as can be, Floyd Ross is the only other Lobo looking represent the US in London. A transfer from Barton County CC in Great Bend, Kan., Ross is a man of last jumps. The Memphis, Tenn., productâ?TMs personal best of 54 feet, 6 inches (16.61m) was recorded on his last jump at the 2012 NCAA Outdoor Championships and he just made it to the finals on his final preliminary-round jump. The UNM senior is second all-time at New Mexico in t 211153890 New Mexico Athletics

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    Imogen Ainsworth, UK

    Ranking third-all time in New Mexico history, Imogen Ainsworth has made quite the splash in the 3000-meter steeplechase during her first year as a Lobo. Hailing from the host city of the 2012 Summer Olympics, London, Ainsworth has a personal record of 10:34.81 (altitude adjusted; 10:51.72 raw) in the steeplechase that was good enough to earn a bid to Birmingham. She also competed at the first round of the 2012 NCAA Outdoor Championship in the 1500. (Photo 211153891 New Mexico Athletics

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    Jarrin Solomon, Trinidad and Tobago

    The only Albuquerque native on this list, Jarrin Solomon is looking to duplicate his father, Michael Solomon, who competed at the 1976 Montreal games and 1980 Moscow Olympics for his native Trinidad and Tobago. Jarrin holds a personal record of 45.68 in the 400, and was part of the Trinidad and Tobago team that won the bronze medal in the 4x400m relay at the 2012 IAAF World Indoor Championships. The La Cueva High School grad is also the firs 211153892 New Mexico Athletics

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    Keith Gerrard, UK

    A cross country specialist, Keith Gerrard is the fourth former British Lobo to aim for the Summer Olympics. A native of the Isle of Man in the United Kingdom, Gerrard competed with the British national team at the IAAF World Cross Country Championships in 2009 and competed for UNM at the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships in 2011. A first-team All-American in 2011, Gerrard heads to Birmingham with a personal record of 13:50.06 in the 5K. (Photo by Ste 211153893 New Mexico Athletics

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    Kendall Spencer, US

    UNMâ?TMs most recent national champion, Kendall Spencer is one of the most decorated Lobo long jumpers in over fifty years. A redshirt junior from San Mateo, Calif., Spencer claimed the 2012 NCAA indoor long jump crown and led the NCAA in the long jump for over a month in April. He heads to Hayward Field with a personal record of 26 feet, 8.25 inches (8.13-meters), which is the Mountain West record and only an inch less than the UNM record. 211153894 New Mexico Athletics

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    Lee Emanuel, UK

    Arguably one of New Mexicoâ?TMs best middle distance runners ever, Lee Emanuel is heading to Birmingham to clinch a place in the Summer Olympics. A two-time NCAA Champion in the indoor mile (having won in 2009 and 2010), the Hastings, England, product is the only Lobo to have won back-to-back national titles. He also owns school record in the outdoor 5000-meter run (13.31.56), the 1500 (3.37.25), and the mile (3.57.62) and takes in a season bes 211154037 New Mexico Athletics

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    Rory Fraser, UK

    Another UK import, Rory Fraser owns a wealth of high-stakes experience having competed for the Lobos at four NCAA Championships. The Leicester, England, native participated in the 5000-meter run at two outdoor championships as well as two indoor championships, and comes into the trials with a personal record of 13:27.70. He also holds three of the ten fastest 5000 times in UNM history. (Photo by Stephen Nowland/NCAA Photos)

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    Ross Millington, UK

    One of two current Lobo men to compete at the UK trials, Ross Millington is another Brit who has excelled at New Mexico. The owner of the school and conference record in the 3000-meter run, the senior from Stockport, England, has a PR of 13:36.39 in the 5000. He also has participated at three NCAA championships, including two indoors (2011-12) and one outdoors (2011). A two-time All-American, Millington was one of the best distance runners in the NCAA in 20 211154039 New Mexico Athletics

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    Sam Evans, UK

    The other Lobo try out for the United Kingdom in Birmingham, Sam Evans is the latest in a storied, if young, line UNM milers. A senior from Stafford, England, Evans clocked a personal best of 3:43.95 in the 1500 that ranks ninth all-time at New Mexico. A three-time participant at the preliminary round of NCAA Outdoor Championships, Evans is the reigning Mountain West champion in the 1500. (Photo by Brett Wilhelm/NCAA Photos)

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    Sarah Waldron, UK

    The school-record holder in the two longest outdoor races (the 5000- and 10000-meter run), Sarah Waldron was sensational in her last year as a Lobo. A recent graduate from UNM, Waldron owns a personal record of 15:37.49 in the 5000, which is ten seconds faster than the second-fastest time in Lobo history. The Puddleston, England, native also competed at both the indoor and outdoor national championships in 2012, where she was recognized as first-team All-Amer 211154041 New Mexico Athletics

Tuesday, September 16
All Day - 
Women's Golf
vs. Lobos vs. Field
Friday, September 19
All Day - 
Men's Tennis
at NMSU Invitational
9:00 AM - 
at College of Charleston
2:00 PM - 
Men's Soccer
at Bakersfield vs. VCU
3:00 PM - 
at Houston Baptist
4:00 PM - 
Women's Tennis
vs. USTA Jr. Fed Cup Team
4:00 PM - 
Men's Tennis
vs. Jr. Davis Cup Match
5:00 PM - 
Women's Soccer
vs. New Mexico State
7:00 PM - 
Men's Soccer
vs. Drexel
Saturday, September 20
1:30 PM - 
at SMU
6:00 PM - 
at New Mexico State
Sunday, September 21
12:00 PM - 
Men's Soccer
at Bakersfield vs. Drexel
6:00 PM - 
Men's Soccer
vs. VCU
Monday, September 22
All Day - 
Women's Golf
at Lobos vs. Field
Tuesday, September 23
All Day - 
Men's Golf
at Husky Invitational/University of Washington