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Winnegar Leads Lobo Sweep Of NMSU In Duel In The Desert
Courtesy: New Mexico Athletics  
Release:  10/13/2009
Courtesy: New Mexico Athletics

Oct. 13, 2009

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ELEPHANT BUTTE, N.M. -- Several University of New Mexico runners got some extra work in as the Lobos took on Rio Grande rival New Mexico State in a rare split squad dual meet dubbed the "Duel In The Desert." The Lobos and Aggies met on an isolated dirt course near Elephant Butte, N.M. - roughly midway between Albuquerque and Las Cruces - for women's 5K and men's 8K races.

New Mexico freshman transfer Shawna Winnegar won the women's event (19:38) and senior Jacob Kirwa cruised to a second place finish (28:09), behind redshirting teammate Brock Hagerman (28:08), in a surprise appearance in the men's run. Kirwa was the lone member of the Lobos' regular starting seven to compete on either side.

UNM swept the Duel, winning the women's event, 17-38, and taking the men's title, 20-35.

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