at NCAA Division I Indoor Track & Field Championships *
vs. Don Kirby Tailwind Invitational
The men's and women's track & field team were honors both at the team and individual levels.
Joe Franklin's Lobos advance six athletes to the NCAA Championships after a superlative performance at the NCAA West Preliminary round.
18 New Mexico track & field athletes looks to advance to the NCAA Championships this weekend
Joe Franklin's Lobos are sending their best athletes to fight for a chance to compete at the NCAA Outdoor Championships
The Lobo women racked up 145.5 team points over the four-day meet, while the men combined for 149
2013 Indoor: Competed in the pole vault at six meets ... Opened with a tie for fifth at the Lumberjack Team Challenge, clearing 15-9 3/4 (4.82m) ... Claimed third at the Cherry & Silver Invitational with a leap of 16-2 3/4 (4.95m) ... At the New Mexico Invitational, placed fifth with mark of 15-9 (4.80m) ... Took seventh at the Don Kirby Elite Invitational with a height of 15-7 (4.75m) ... Scored at the Mountain West Championships, placing sixth with a mark of 16-6 3/4 (5.05m).
2013 Outdoor: Saw action in the pole vault at six meets ... Opened at 15-5 (4.70m) at the UTEP Springtime Invitational to take 10th ... Nabbed third at the Don Kirby Tailwind Invitational with clearance of 16-1 (4.90m) ... Claimed second at the Brutus Hamilton Invitational, leaping 15-7 1/4 (4.76m) ... Vaulted to fourth at the Mountain West Championships with a strong mark of 16-8 3/4 (5.10m) ... Qualified to the NCAA West Preliminary championships.
2012 Indoor: Competed at five meets in the pole vault, clearing 16 feet three times ... Posted a 15-7 3/4 vault to open his collegiate career, tying for sixth at the Cherry & Silver Invitational ... Notched a career-best 16-7 1/2 at the New Mexico Invitational, placing third ... Registered identical marks at back-to-back meets, clearing 16-2 3/4 at the New Mexico Classic (placing eighth) and the Don Kirby Elite Invitational (tying for ninth).
2012 Outdoor: Vaulted at three meets ... Claimed a tie for fourth with a season-best 16 3/4 at the UTEP Springtime Invitational ... Vaulted 15-1 at the Mt. SAC Relays to place 13th.
Vaulted a 15-1 at the England Athletics U20/U17/U15 Championships for a personal best ... Named a sports ambassador.
Son of Katarina and Per-Axel ... Has two siblings, Johan and Hanna ... Father was a professional footballer in Sweden ... Hobbies include long walks on the beach, sports, and chilling with his mates ... Majoring in economics.
TRACK & FIELD HONORS
Mountain West Scholar-Athlete, 2013
* indicates a performance that has been adjusted based on the NCAA altitude conversion protocol