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.
A total of 97 Lobo earn recognition for classroom work
Joe Franklin's Lobos advance six athletes to Drake University for the NCAA Championships
Distance standout Sarah Waldron was one of three Lobos to advance through the first day of the NCAA Preliminary Round
Joe Franklin's track and field squad looks to advance in the NCAA Championships this weekend
2013 Indoor & Outdoor: Did not compete
2012 Indoor: Ran at two meets ... Opened with a ninth-place time of 5:06.40* in the mile at the the New Mexico Classic ... Posted a time of 16:44.01 in the 5K at the Washington Husky Classic, placing 21st ... At the Mountain West Indoor Championships, placed seventh in the 3000 (9:47.97*) and third in the 5000 (16:39.27*), earning All-MW honors in the 5K.
2012 Outdoor: Competed at four meets, twice in the 5K and thrice in the 10K ... Opened with a fourth-place time in the 5000 at the Stanford Invitational, finishing in 16:28.59 ... Clocked a winning time in the 10000 of 34:27.53 at the Mt. SAC Relays ... At the MW Outdoor Championships, notched a ninth-place finish in the 5000 (17:51.41*) and fifth-place finish in the 10000 (35:30.47*) ... Qualified to the First Round of the NCAA Championships in Austin, Texas, and finished 30th with a 36:18.53 time.
2011 Indoor: Was unable to compete due to a broken foot ... This injury held her out for the entire cross country season as well.
2011 Outdoor: Continued to deal with the injury to her foor for the entire season, but made an incredible comeback at the end of the season ... Ran her very first meet at the MWC Championships in the 10,000m ... She placed third in an extremely competitive field with a time of 36:24.13 ... That time sent her to the West Regional in Eugene, Oregon.
2010 Indoor: Ran at four competitions ... Opened at the New Mexico Invitational, picking up third place in the 3,000m run with a time of 10:18.25 ... Nabbed a sixth-place finish in the mile at the New Mexico Classic & Multis, clocking in with her personal best of 5:10.93 ... At the Mountain West Conference Indoor Championships,finished eighth in the 3,000m runwith a time of10:02.17 (her personal best) and sixth in the 5,000m run with a time of 17:31.05.
2010 Outdoor: Competed at four meets ... Clocked her personal best in the 5,000m run at the 52nd Annual Mt. SAC Relays, finishing in 16:45.58 ... Scored at the MWC Championships in the 10,000-meters with a raw time of 37:44.31, breaking the stadium record with a 2nd place finish after having been sick with the stomach flu for the previous four days ... Qualified for the NCAA Preliminaries in the 10K where she ran a time of 36:11.18 ... Added a point to the New Mexico women's score with a time of 18:00.02 in the 5,000-meters at the MWC Championships for 8th place.
2009 Indoor and Outdoor: Redshirted both seasons ... Did run one race, the 3,000m run at the Cherry & Silver Invitational, finishing unattached in second place.
A 2008 graduate of Jasper (Ind.) High School ... named an Indiana Cross Country All-Star after finishing seventh at the state finals as a senior ... 2007 sectional champion and a two-time regional and semi-state cross country winner ... earned class 3A all-state honors as a junior and senior, and was a four-time all-Big 8 Conference honoree for XC coach Kevin Schipp ... helped the Wildcats advance to the state XC meet from 2004-06 ... set school records in the 3,200, 1,600 and 3,200 relay ... swept sectional titles in the 1,600 and 3,200 as a senior ... also won the 3,200 at the sectional meet as a junior ... helped JHS win sectional team titles from 2006-08 ... 3-time all-Big 8 on the track for coach Joan Schaeffer ... also a four-year letterwinner on the swim team ... graduated in the top-10 percent of her class.
Born in Jasper, Ind ... full name is Lacey Korinne Oeding ... daughter of Luke and Anna Oeding ... has a younger brother, Jake ... plans to major in Dietetics and Exercise Science and would like a career as a sports nutritionist.
TRACK & FIELD HONORS
All-Mountain West Indoor Team, 2012 (5000)
* indicates a performance that has been adjusted based on the NCAA altitude conversion protocol