at NCAA Division I West Preliminary Round
at NCAA Division I Outdoor Track & Field Championships
2014 Indoors: Competed a four meets for New Mexico, all in the sprints … Opened at the Lobo Collegiate Invitational with a time of 1:02.83* in the 400 … Placed third in the 400 hurdles at the New Mexico Classic … Ran a season-best time of 1:00.9* in the 400 at the Don Kirby Elite Invitational … Helped with the Lobos' 4x400 relay teams, including a sub-minute split at the New Mexico Classic.
2014 Outdoors: Ran at three meets, largely in the 400 hurdles … Improved at each meet, starting with a 1:10.81* time in the 400 hurdles at the Texas Tech Open, before running a 1:08.77 at the Jim Click Shootout and a 1:08.15* at the Don Kirby Tailwind Invitational (which was good for fourth place) … Also ran a leg of one of the Lobos' 4x400 teams at the Don Kirby Tailwind Invitational, helping the squad to third place.
2013 Indoors: Competed at four meets ... Opened at the Cherry & Silver Invitational with times of 28.03* in the 200-meter dash and 1:02.76* in the 400 ... Posted a 1:02.38* in the quartermile at the New Mexico Invitational, placing 23rd ... Ran the 200 and 400 at the New Mexico Classic, finishing in 27.51* and 1:01.84*, respectively ... Clocked a 1:02.48* in the 400 at the Don Kirby Open.
2013 Outdoor: Ran at three meets ... Placed 19th in the 400 at the UTEP Springtime Invitational, while placing seventh in the 400 at the Don Kirby Tailwind Invitational ... Competed in the 400 hurdles at the Air Force Triangular, placing fourth with a 1:07.97* time.
A hurdler and cross-country runner from La Cueva HS in Albuquerque ... Was named Scholar Athlete of the Year and earned Big Bear Award, the top sports letter for girls ...Has considerable experience in the 300 hurdles ... Placed seventh at the 2012 New Mexico 3A-5A State Championships, running a 48.35 time ... Took third-place honors at the Buddy Robertson Invitational in 2012 with a 49.04 time ... Ran a personal best of 47.83 in the 300 hurdles at the 2011 New Mexico 3A-5A State meet, finishing second in the preliminary round and seventh overall ... Part of the 1600-meter relay team that set a school at state record in 2011 with a time of 3:56.65.
Full names is Christina Marie Clark ... Daughter of Bob and Felicia Clark ... Has two brothers, Chad and Chase ... Brother Chad competed in track at UNM ... Her grandfather, George Friberg, was a football player for the Lobos, as well ... Lists sports, reading and friends as hobbies ... Favorite foods are steak and ribs ... Majoring in nutrition and psychology.
TRACK & FIELD HONORS
• Mountain West Scholar-Athlete, 2013-14
* indicates a performance that has been adjusted based on the NCAA altitude conversion protocol