at NCAA Division I Outdoor Track & Field Championships
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.
The Lobos are heading to the MW Championships with high expectations as the men aim to back up their indoor title.
Paced by Charlotte Arter's new school record, the Lobos shined in their trip to California.
The Lobos are aiming from strong times as they travel to the Mt. SAC Relays, the Bryan Clay Invitational and the Beach Invitational.
2013 Indoor: Competed at three meets, mostly in the mile ... Opened with a 4:52.80* mile at the New Mexico Invitational, placing second ... Took 17th place in the mile at the Husky Classic, finishing in 4:54.99 ... Placed fifth in the mile at the Mountain West Championships with a time of 4:54.66, but earned All-MW honors in the 3000 with a third-place finish of 9:41.29.
2013 Outdoor: Ran four times, twice in the 1500 and twice in the 5000 ... Ran 5Ks at the Stanford Invitational (16:45.91) and Mt. SAC Relays (16:52.66) with section finishes of 25th and 19th, respectively ... Rank a 1500 at the Air Force Triangular, placing third with a 4:40.71 time ... Finished 14th in the metric mile at the conference championships, finishing in 4:42.40.
2012 Indoor: Redshirted the 2011 indoor season.
2012 Outdoor: Competed at five meets in three different events ... Opened with a 19th-place time of 2:22.02* in the 800-meter run at the Don Kirby Tailwind Invitational ... Took 79th in the 800 at the Beach Invitational and 32nd in the 1500 at the Bryan Clay Invitational ... Notched an 11th-place mark of 4:41.11 at the Brutus Hamilton Open ... Ran an 18:06.22* time in the 5000 at the Mountain West Outdoor Championships, placing 20th.
2011 Indoor: 10:26.95 time in the 3k at the Cherry and Silver Invitational, good for a 5th place finish
2011 Outdoor: 11th-place finish in the 1500m at the UTEP Invitational, with a time of 5:01.73.
A 2010 graduate of Fort Collins High School, Fort Collins, Colo ... .Coached by Chris Suppes ... Colorado 5A State Champions in 2008 and 2009 ... named to Colorado Cross Country All State 2008 and 2009, Track All State 2008 and 2009, Cross Country All Conference 2008 and 2009, and Track All Conference 2010.
Born in Fort Collins, Colo ... .Daughter of Kevin and Karen Follet ... Has two sisters, Katie and Kelsey ... Sister Katie ran for University of Washington and is now sponsored by Brooks ... Favorite athletes are Rory Fraser and Katie Follet ... Hobbies are art and music ... Major is Architecture.
TRACK & FIELD HONORS
All-Mountain West Indoor Team, 2013 (3000)
* indicates a performance that has been adjusted based on the NCAA altitude conversion protocol