Franklin's Lobos throw out another season of titles, accomplishments and classroom success
The Lobo sophomore is hot off setting a new personal record at the 2012 NCAA Outdoor Championships
Floyd Ross earned USTFCCCA First-Team All-American status after his silver in the men's triple jump
Richard York injured in decathlon and is done for the meet.
UNM senior was First Team All-American indoor and could duplicate that lofty status Thursday at NCAA outdoor finals
The UNM track and field team takes on the MW at the conference championships in Colorado Springs, Colo., May 9-12.
The Lobos played host to some of the premier institutions across the nation at the Don Kirby Invite, Feb. 10, 2012.
The Lobos start to 2012 year by travelling to the NAU Open and hosting the Cherry & Silver and the New Mexico Invite.
2012 Indoor: Competed at six meets, all in the sprints...Smashed the school record in the 60 at the Don Kirby Eilte Invitational placing fifth with a 6.69* time...Opened the season with a seventh-place showing in the 200 at the NAU Lumberjack Open, finishing in 22.42*...Won the 60 at the New Mexico Invitational with a 6.83* time after tallying runner-up honors in the 200 with a time of 21.93*...Took sixth in the 60 at the New Mexico Classic...At the Mountain West Championships, claimed second place in both the 60 (6.80*) and 200 (21.57*).
2012 Outdoor: Ran at eight meets in the 100 and the 200...Placed top-ten in the 100 at four regular-season meets, including the UTEP Springtime Invitational (8th, 10.66*), the Don Kirby Tailwind (5th, 10.59*), the Beach Invitational (8th, 10.49) and the Texas Tech Red Raider Open (5th, 10.58*)...Ran in the 200 at the Beach Invitational and Brutus Hamilton Open, placing ninth (21.09) and second (21.83), respectively...Won the 200 at the MW Championships with a 21.16* time (breaking a six-year streak of TCU championships in the event), while also claiming second in the 100 with a 10.55* time...Qualified to the quarterfinals of the 100 at the First Round of the NCAA Championships with a stellar time of 10.26, a personal best...Advanced to the NCAA Championships and placed 20th overall in the 100 with a 10.28 time...Also competed in the 200 at the First Round of the NCAAs.
Lettered in track and field for coaches Mike Maggiore and Frank Gonzalez...Also lettered in football...All-Area All Purpose...1st-team CIF running back...CIF Hacienda League Southern Section Champion...Hacienda League Champion in the 100/200 sophomore year to senior year, running 10.96 in the 100m and a 21.9 in the 200m sophomore year, 10.60 in the 100m and 21.20 in the 200m junior year and 10.36 in the 100m and 20.96 in the 200m senior year...3rd place at State in the 200m...Hacienda League All-Academics.
Full name is Bernard Robert Lee, Jr., but goes by Beejay...Son of Bernard and Karen Lee...Father is a warehouse supervisor and mother is WIC Nutrionist...Has four siblings Eric, Damon, Cameron, and Andrea...Hobbiesinclude resting, hanging with family and friends, and listening to music...Favorite food is a home cooked meal...Favorite athlete is Michael Jordan...Major is Communications and Journalism.
TRACK & FIELD HONORS
Honorable Mention All-American: 2012
* indicates a performance that has been adjusted based on the NCAA altitude conversion protocol