vs. NCAA Division I Indoor Track & Field Championships *
The men's and women's track & field team were honors both at the team and individual levels.
Luke Caldwell placed 5th in the 5000 at European U23 Championships, while Elmar Engholm placed 17th in the 1500.
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.
For the fourth straight year, UNM has finished in the USTFCCCA Program of the Year standings, which recognize the best DI cross country and track & field program
Joe Franklin's Lobos advance six athletes to the NCAA Championships after a superlative performance at the NCAA West Preliminary round.
2013 Indoor: Redshirted the indoor campaign and did not compete
2013 Outdoor: Competed at six meets, including the conference championships and the NCAA preliminaries ... Opened at the Stanford Invitational, taking home a fourth-place time of 3:49.29 in his section of the 1500-meter run ... Nabbed third in the 800 at the Air Force Triangular, finishing in 1:52.02* ... Claimed sixth in the metric mile at the Bryan Clay Invitational, clocking in at 3:45.43 ... Ran his first 3000 steeplechase at the Payton Jordan Invitational, placing 14th in his section with a 9:09.98 time ... Won the steeplechase at the Mountain West Championships in 8:59.16, while also earning all-conference honors in the 1500 with a time of 3:46.69 ... Tallied a superlative time of 8:49.66 in the steeplechase at the NCAA West Preliminary championships, placing 18th in a non-qualifying effort.
As a member of the Sweden National Team, ran a personal-record of 4:09.30 in the mile at the Folksam Challenge 3, placing fourth ... Notched a third-place mark in the 1500 at the 47th Palio Citta della Quercia in 2012, clocking a 3:45.60 time ... At the Folksam Challenge 2 in 2011, ran career marks in the 800 and 3000, placing ninth in the 800 (1:50.30) and eighth in the 3000 (8:46.17) ... Won the 1500 at the KBC Night of Athletics, finishing in 3:49.55.
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 as hobbies.
TRACK & FIELD HONORS
All-Mountain West Outdoor Team, 2013 (1500, 3000 steeplechase)
* indicates a performance that has been adjusted based on the NCAA altitude conversion protocol