The men's and women's track & field team were honors both at the team and individual levels.
132 UNM student-athletes earn Scholar-Athlete distinction
Joe Franklin's cross country and track & field teams showed some talent as they racked up the honors and the championships in the 2012-13 season.
Floyd Ross goes four-for-four in scoring at NCAAs, while Luke Caldwell captures school's first-ever
Charlotte Arter and Chloe Anderson shine in women's 1500, but don't advance to the finals.
The UNM track and field team takes on the MW at the conference championships in Colorado Springs, Colo., May 9-12.
2013 Indoor: Competed at three meets, breaking school records twice ... Snapped the UNM standard in the 3000-meter run at her season opener, the UW Invitational, with a stellar ninth-place time of 9:06.35 ... Broke the school's mile record at the Husky Classic, finishing 11th with a time of 4:36.59 ... Claimed two conference crowns at the Mountain West Championships, finishing the 800 in 2:09.75 and the mile in 4:42.33.
2013 Outdoor: Ran at five meets, including the NCAA Championships ... Opened in the 5000, finishing in 15:57.17 at the Mt. SAC Relays ... Ran to a new school record in the 1500 at the Payton Jordan Invitational, finishing fifth at the meet with a 4:14.44 time ... Claimed two titles at the MW Championships once again, winning the 800 in 2:07.54 and the the 1500 in 4:26.25 ... Seized eighth in the 1500 at the NCAA West Preliminary championships, clocking in at 4:19.03 ... Battled allergies at the NCAA Championships en route to a 24th-place finish of 4:31.86.
2012 Indoor: Competed at six meets for the Lobos, breaking various school records a total of five times ... Opened the season with a 1:34.68 time in the 600-meter run, good for second ... Smashed two school records at her second meet, taking down the 600 record with a meet-best time of 1:33.21 and breaking the 800 record with a first-place time of 2:09.27* ... Obliterated her third record in three runs at the Washington Husky Classic, as she took down the standard in the mile run with a 16th-place clocking of 4:42.30 ... Performed superlatively at the Mountain West Championships, earning second-place in the 800 (with a 2:08.55* time to break her own school record) and a title in the mile (5:01.09*) ... Snapped the school record in the mile at the Alex Wilson Invite, clocking a 4:38.87 time to both place second and qualify to the NCAAs ... Bothed a 4:49.56 time at the NCAA Indoor Championships, placing 14th overall but missng out on a finals berth.
2012 Outdoor: Ran for New Mexico at six meets, qualifying to the first round of the national championships ... Posted an eighth-place time in the 800 of 2:07.55 at the Sun Angel Classic to open the season ... Registered solid 1500 times at the Mt. SAC Relays (4:27.54) and the Beach Invitational (4:44.86) to place 15th and 60th, respectively ... Notched a 35th-place clocking of 2:10.61 at the Payton Jordan Invite, placing 35th ... took eighth in the 800 and seventh in the 1500 at the MW Outdoor Championships, with respective times of 2:18.69* and 4:36.69* ... Tallied a 2:10.80 time in the 800 at the First Round of the NCAA Outdoor Championships, but could not advance after placing 38th.
A talented middle distance runner from Scotland ... Claimed runner-up honors in the 1500 at the 2011 Scottish U20/Senior Loughborough Trials (4:18.58) and the 2011 British Universities & Colleges Sport Championships (4:26.21) ... Earned a third-place finish in the metric mile at the 2011Aviva U20/U23 Championships, finishing in 4:26.55 ... Won the 800 and the 1500 at the 2012 Scottish U20/U23 Championships.
Daughter of George, an accountant, and Annette, a high school technical teacher ... Has two siblings, Nicola and Hannah... Favorite athlete is Haile Gebrselassie ... Favorite food is chocolate ... Hobbies include spending time with friends, shopping, salsa dancing, Spanish lessons, nail painting and casting spells ... Majoring in sports engineering.
TRACK & FIELD HONORS
USTFCCCA Second Team Indoor All-American, 2012 & 2013
* indicates a performance that has been adjusted based on the NCAA altitude conversion protocol