at Air Force Twilight Invitational
at Mountain West Outdoor Track & Field Championships
at NCAA Division I West Preliminary Round
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 Lobo women racked up 145.5 team points over the four-day meet, while the men combined for 149
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.
Paced by Charlotte Arter's new school record, the Lobos shined in their trip to California.
UNM hosts the New Mexico Invitational, their second of four home meets, Jan. 25-26 at the Albuquerque Convention Center.
2013 Indoor: Competed at six meets, mostly in the horizontal jumps ... Opened her season in the sprints at the Lumberjack Team Challenge, placing 12th in the 60-meter dash (7.84*) and ninth in the 200 (25.57*) ... Took 18th in the long jump at the Cherry & Silver Invitational, leaping 17-3 1/4 (5.26m) ... Tripled jumped at both the New Mexico Invitational and Don Kirby Open, with distances of 37-5 3/4 (11.42m) and 37-2 1/4 (11.34m), respectively ... Leaped 17-9 3/4 (5.43m) at the Don Kirby Elite Invitational, placing 21st ... At the Mountain West Championships, earned All-MW honors with a third-place leap of 19-5 1/2 (5.93m), while scoring the triple jump with a seventh-place mark of 38-11 (11.86m).
2013 Outdoor: Participated at five meets, including the conference championships ... Started her season at the UTEP Springtime Invitational with a wind-aided (+3.1) time in the 100, clocking in at 12.35* ... Competed in the long jump at the Don Kirby Tailwind Invitational (19-1 1/4) and Brutus Hamilton Invitational (18-1 1/2), placing fifth and sixth, respectively ... Tallied marks of 17-9 1/2 (5.42m) in the long jump and 38-3 1/2 (11.67m) in the triple jump at the Air Force Triangular, placing third in both ... Scored in the triple jump at the MW Championships with a seventh-place and personal-record distance of 40-feet (12.19m) ... Claimed ninth at the conference meet with a 19-1 1/2 (5.83m) leap in the long jump.
A talented jumper coached by Kellie Redmond atThomas S. Wootton HS in Rockville, Md ... Took first place in the long jump at the 4A West Regional three times during four years (2009, 2010 and 2012) ... Claimed runner up honors in the long jump at the 2012 New Balance Indoor Nationals, leaping 17-11 ... Also earned second place at the 4A State Championships in 2012, jumping a personal-best 18-10 ... Won the MCPS Championships in the long jump with an 18-foot mark ... Also competed in the triple jump, winning the 4A West Region with a 36-9 3/4 leap ... Was on her school's honor roll, while also earning the AP Scholar Award.
Daughter of Glenn, a U.S. Navy physician, and Kelly Dowling ... Has one brother, Chase, who competing in rowing at the University of Maryland ... Lists spinach salad and kale as her favorite foods ... Majoring in history.
TRACK & FIELD HONORS
All-Mountain West Indoor Team, 2013 (LJ)
* indicates a performance that has been adjusted based on the NCAA altitude conversion protocol