vs. NCAA Division I Indoor Track & Field Championships *
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 MW Champion men's track and field team received 15 all-conference honors, while the women earned eight.
The Lobo men are in first place while the women sit in second after the second day of action at the MW Track Championships.
After seeing the freshmen shine two weeks ago and the seniors last week, the entire Lobo squad came together for a strong performance.
Nicola Hood wins her heat of the women's mile while Django Lovett emerges victorious from the men's high jump.
UNM hosts the New Mexico Invitational, their second of four home meets, Jan. 25-26 at the Albuquerque Convention Center.
The Lobos open their 2013 track & field campaign hosting the Cherry & Silver Invite in the Albuquerque Convention Center.
2013 Indoor: Ran at five meets, including the conference championships ... Opened with a runner-up finish in the 800 at the Lumberjack Team Challenge, finishing in 2:17.80* ... At UNM's home meets, ran to a fifth-place time in the mile at the Cherry & Silver Invitational, an eigth-place time in the 600 at the New Mexico Invitational and an 11th-place time in the 800 at the Don Kirby Elite ... Also helped the women's distance medley relay team to All-Mountain West status with her 3:40.2 split in the 1200-meter leg.
2012 Outdoor: Competed at two meets, both in the 800-meter run ... Opened at the UTEP Springtime Invitational, placing 19th with a 2:30.65* mark ... Finished 25th at the Don Kirby/Tailwind Invitational with a 2:26.71* clocking.
2011 Indoor: 9th-place finish in the 400 meter dash at the Lobo Open, running in 1:02.42 ... Part of the 4x400 meter relay team that took seventh at the Cherry and Silver Invitational ... Also finished ninth place in the 600 meter run at the Cherry and Silver Invitational, with a mark of 1:39.47 ... Notched a sixth-place finish at the New Mexico Invi9tational in the 800 meter run, finishing in 2:19.69.
2011 Outdoor: 23rd-place finish in the 400 meter dash at the Arizona State Invitational, running it in 1:03.06 ... Finished eighth in the 800-meter run at the UNM Tailwind Invitiational, with a mark of 2:20.75 ... 8th-place finish at the UTEP Invitational 2:22.46.
TRACK & FIELD HONORS
All-Mountain West Indoor Team, 2013 (DMR)
* indicates a performance that has been adjusted based on the NCAA altitude conversion protocol