vs. Mountain West Indoor Track & Field Championships *
at NCAA Division I Indoor Track & Field Championships *
The men's and women's track & field team were honors both at the team and individual levels.
The Lobo women racked up 145.5 team points over the four-day meet, while the men combined for 149
Samantha Bowe and Holly Van Grinsven both set new personal records and earned UNM seven team points in the heptathlon.
The Lobos are heading to the MW Championships with high expectations as the men aim to back up their indoor title.
Out at UC Berkeley, New Mexico posted 35 top-10 finishes and multiple season bests.
UNM hosts the New Mexico Invitational, their second of four home meets, Jan. 25-26 at the Albuquerque Convention Center.
The Lobos played host to some of the premier institutions across the nation at the Don Kirby Invite, Feb. 10, 2012.
2013 Indoor: Competed at six meets, including the pentathlon twice ... Opened at the Lumberjack Team Challenge, placing 12th in the 60 hurdles (9.34*), 16th in the shot put (34-9 3/4) and running a 1:01.7 split in the 4x400 relay ... Placed eighth in the high jump (5-6), 26th in the long jump (16-8) and 16th in the shot put (39-9 3/4) at the Cherry & Silver Invitational ... Ran to a 10th-place time of 9.04* in the 60 hurdles at the New Mexico Invitational, while also placing second in the long jump (18-3 1/4) ... Took sixth in her first pentathlon at the Frank Sevigne Husker Invitational, scoring 3614 points with strong finishes in the high jump (T-1st), shot put (5th) and long jump (5th) ... Did not finish the pentathlon at the Mountain West Championships, but did place sixth in the high jump (5-6).
2013 Outdoor: Participated at five meets, including the conference championships ... Placed eigth in the javelin (108-4) at the Don Kirby Tailwind Invitational to open the season ... Claimed second in the high jump (5-5) and third in the shot put (36-5 3/4) at the Air Force Triangular ... Tied for 15th in the long jump at the Beach Invitational with a 17-11 1/4 distance ... Placed third in the 100 hurdles at the Brutus Hamilton Invitational (14.99), while also earning fourth in the high jump(5-6 1/2) ... Took home fourth in the heptathlon at the MW Championships, scoring 5004 points with strong marks in the high jump (T-1st), long jump (2nd) and shot put (3rd).
2012 Indoor: Competed at six meets in eight different events...Opened the season at the NAU Lumberjack Invitational, and competed in the prelims of the 60-meter hurldes (14th), the 200 (23rd), the shot put (21st) and the the long jump (15th)...Also competed at the Cherry & Silver Invitational in Albuquerque...First taste of the pentathlon at the Air Force Combined Events, where she placed 15th with a score of 2923 points...Placed third in the long jump at the New Mexico Classic with a 17-4 3/4 mark...Took bronze in the pentathlon at the Mountain West Indoor Championships, scoring 3482 points as she placed top-10 in every event.
2012 Outdoor: Redshirted the 2012 Outdoor season.
Attended La Cueva High School and graduated in 2011... Coached by Jim Ciccarello and was a member of an impressive track team that took first place at District, Metro, City, and State in 2011...Received 2 Academic Letters and also lettered in Sports Medicine.
Born in Albuquerque, New Mexico to Sam and Pam Bowe... Has three siblings Jake, Gus, and Val...Comes from an athletic family background with father playing footballfor the Broncos in the 70's and older brother playing football for the Lobos in 2004-2009...Majoring in Exercise Science and enjoys swimming, shopping, dancing.
TRACK & FIELD HONORS
All Mountain West Indoor Team, 2012
* indicates a performance that has been adjusted based on the NCAA altitude conversion protocol