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Elmar Engholm
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Stockholm, Sweden
High School: Blackebergs Gymnasium
Experience: High School

NEW MEXICO

2013: Competed five times for New Mexico, scoring three times ... Opened at the Notre Dame Invitational, placing 140th over in the five-mile course in 26:14.7 ... Scored at back-to-back-to-back meets, all as the team's No. 5 runner ... Kicked off his scoring streak at the Wisconsin Invitational, placing 111th in 24:25 ... Raced to 15th overall at the Mountain West Championships, touring the eight-kilomete course in 24:42.13 ... Claimed 25th at the NCAA Mountain Region Championships as he completed the 10K course in 30:07.1 ... Placed 186th at the NCAA Championships, with a time of 32:10.2 over 10K. 

2012: Ran five times for the Lobos -- scoring three times -- including at Mountain West Freshman of the Year-worthy performance ... Started off his season with a 98th-place time of 24:58 at the Notre Dame Invitational ... Scored at the Wisconsin adidas Invitational (140th overall, fifth on the team) with a 24:27 time on the 8-kilometer course ... Claimed MW Freshman of the Year with a stellar fourth-place run of 24:39.76 over 8K ... Snagged 57th (31:52.6) at the NCAA Mountain Regional Championships before scoring as the team's No. 2 at the NCAA Championships (85th-place time of 30:36.7).

PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE

Prior to New Mexico, had personal bests of 1:49.69 in the 800m; 3:44.33 in the 1500; 8:37.79 in the 3000.

PERSONAL

Has one sister, Emelinda ... Previously attended Blackeberg Gymnasium in Sweden and prior to that, Plymouth HS in Canton, Mich. ... Lists soccer, camping, sleeping, hanging out, FIFA, rock music, fishing, and ice hockey.

HONORS

• First-Team All-Mountain West, 2012 
• Mountain West Freshman of the Year, 2012
• USTFCCCA All-Mountain Region Team, 2013
• Academic All-Mountain West, 2012 & 2013
• Mountain West Scholar-Athlete, 2014

Saturday, November 22
10:00 AM - 
Cross Country
at NCAA Division I Cross Country Championships
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