at NCAA Division I Indoor Track & Field Championships *
vs. Don Kirby Tailwind Invitational
The Lobo women racked up 145.5 team points over the four-day meet, while the men combined for 149
The Lobo women are in second place while the men sit in third after the third day of action at the MW Track Championships.
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' women pole vaulter claimed the top five finishes as UNM closes out its regular season.
UNM hosts the New Mexico Invitational, their second of four home meets, Jan. 25-26 at the Albuquerque Convention Center.
2013 Indoor: Competed twice in the mile, running to times of 5:12.34* at the New Mexico Invitational (ninth place) and 5:14.61* at the Don Kirby Open (fifth).
2013 Outdoor: Competed at three meets in three meets ... Opened in the 1500 at the Don Kirby Tailwind Invitational with a 4:45.92* time that placed 13th ... Ran the 3000 steeplechase at the Beach Invitational, earning fourth with a 10:59.32 clocking ... Scored in the steeplechase at the Mountain West Championships, placing sixth with a 11:00.47 time ... Also ran in the 5000 at the conference meet, placing 12th with a time of 18:15.75.
2012 Indoor & Outdoor: Redshirted both seasons whilst recovering from an Achilles injury.
2011 Indoor: Finished eleventh place, unattached,in the 1 mile run at the New Mexico Invitational with a time of 5:13.59 ... Fifth-place unattached finish in the mile at the New Mexico Classic and Multis, posting a time of 5:08.10.
2011 Outdoor: Recorded a sixth-place finish in the 3000 meter steeplechase at the Stanford Invitational with a time of 10:33.57 ... At the New Mexico Tailwind Invitational, Hood registered a 6th-place finish in the 1500m with a 4:46.56 time and a 14th-place finish in the 800 meter run with a 2:25.19 time.
A 2008 graduate of Dumfries High School in Dumfries, Scotland ... Broke the Scottish senior record for steeplechase at age 18.
Born in Dumfries, Scotland ... Daughter of David, a court clerk, and Janice, a bank manager ... Has two sibilings, Jillian and Ben ... Hobbies include running, music, shopping, traveling, and meeting new people ... Favorite athletes are Rory Fraser and Mo Farah ... Favorite food is anything Italian ... Majoring in public relations.
TRACK & FIELD HONORS
Mountain West Scholar-Athlete, 2013
* indicates a performance that has been adjusted based on the NCAA altitude conversion protocol