at NCAA Division I Indoor Track & Field Championships *
vs. Don Kirby Tailwind Invitational
The men's and women's track & field team were honors both at the team and individual levels.
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.
All three are eligible for Academic All-America honors as they become UNM's 13th, 14th and 15th All-District recipients of 2012-13.
Joe Franklin's Lobos advance six athletes to the NCAA Championships after a superlative performance at the NCAA West Preliminary round.
A seven-hour weather delay turned day two of the NCAA West Preliminary Round into a marathon.
UNM hosts the New Mexico Invitational, their second of four home meets, Jan. 25-26 at the Albuquerque Convention Center.
The UNM track and field team takes on the MW at the conference championships in Colorado Springs, Colo., May 9-12.
2013 Indoor: Ran at three meets for the Lobos, including the Mountain West Championships ... Opened at the New Mexico Invitationa, winning the mile with a 4:48.65* time ... Also competed in the mile at the Husky Classic, placing 12th with a clocking of 4:54.19 ... Made the finals of the mile at the MW Championships, taking fourth with a 4:53.34 mark ... Also claimed sixth in the 3000 meters at the conference championships, finishing in 9:46.37.
2013 Outdoor: Participated a five meets, qualifying to the opening round of the NCAA Championships ... Kicked off her campaign at the Stanford Invitational, taking 13th in her heat with a 16:27.01 time ... Claimed runner-up honors in both the 1500 (4:40.49*) and 3000 (10:14.65*) at the Air Force Triangular ... Raced to a personal record in the 3000 steeplechase at the Payton Jordan Invitational, placing 24th with a 10:27.13 time ... Was triple-entered at the conference meet, scoring in both the 5000 (eighth, 17:25.71) and steeplechase (fourth, 10:42.64), while clocking a time of 5:07.39 in the 1500 ... At the NCAA West Preliminary championships, placed 33rd in the 3000 steeplechase with a 10:33.73 time.
2012 Indoor: Competed a four meets, including the conference championships ... Placed second in the mile run at the New Mexico Invitational ... Took third in the 3000-meter run at the prestigous Washington Husky Classic with a career-best time of 9:40.52 ... Claimed runner-up honors in the mile (5:04.10 adjusted) and fourth in the 3K (9:39.69 adjusted) at the Mountain West Indoor Championships, good for a spot on the All-MW Women's Indoor Team.
2012 Outdoor: Ran at six meets for the Lobos, primarily in the 3000-meter steeplechase and the 1500 ... Opened the season with a second-place mark in the steeplechase of 10:34.81 (adjusted) ... Registered a career-best and team-high time of 4:25.24 in the 1500 at the Bryan Clay Invitational, finishing third ... Notched a fifth-place clocking of 10:57.86 (adjusted) at the MW Outdoor Championships ... Competed for UNM in the 1500 at the First Round of the NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships, placing 38th overall with a 4:37.45 time.
Has one brother, Benny, and one sister, Livy ... Grandfather was a professional cricketeer ... Favorite athlete is Mo Farah ... Majoring in Geography.
TRACK & FIELD HONORS
Capital One Academic All-District VII, 2013
* indicates a performance that has been adjusted based on the NCAA altitude conversion protocol