March 10, 2011
The University of New Mexico's Track and Field team is set to compete at the NCAA Indoor Track & Field Championships in College Station, Texas.
The Lobos will send four individuals and a men's distance medley team to compete in the two-day meet, which will begin on Friday, March 11, at the Gilliam Indoor Track Stadium on the campus of Texas A&M.
Deanna Young recorded the 7th longest triple jump distance by Division I athlete this indoor season at the Mountain West Conference championships. She qualified for NCAA's with a distance of 13.17 meters. Triple jump action begins at 2:30 p.m. on Saturday.
The men's distance medley team qualified for championships at the Notre Dame Last Chance meet last weekend with a time of 9:31.95. Gabe Aragon, David Bishop, Sam Evans and Richard York will represent the Lobos in the event at 7:40 p.m. Friday.
Two Lobos will be competing in the women's 5,000-meter run on Friday. Natalie Grey currently holds the 6th fastest time to be recorded in Division I this season. Grey ran the event in a school-record time of 15:54.29 at the Washington Husky Classic in February. Ruth Senior will join Grey in the event, which takes place at 6:05 p.m.
Ross Millington will represent UNM in the men's 3,000-meter run which is scheduled to begin at 5:55 p.m. on Saturday. Millington holds the second-fastest time in Lobo history in the event (7:54.08).
Live video of running events can be found at ESPN3.com starting at 2:55 p.m. on Friday and 3:55 p.m. on Saturday.