18 New Mexico track & field athletes looks to advance to the NCAA Championships this weekend
Joe Franklin's Lobos are sending their best athletes to fight for a chance to compete at the NCAA Outdoor Championships
For the men, seven individuals claimed 10 total honors, while nine women and a relay team scored 12 total selections.
The Lobo women racked up 145.5 team points over the four-day meet, while the men combined for 149
The Lobo women are in second place while the men sit in third after the third day of action at the MW Track Championships.
The Lobos hosted a preeminent field of teams at the Don Kirby Elite Invitational at the Albuquerque Convention Center.
2012 Indoor: Ran once, at the New Mexico Classic, finishing 28th in the 400 with a 51.92* time.
2012 Outdoor: Competed a six meets, either in the 800 or 1500...Posted a 19th-place time in the 800 at the UTEP Springtime Invitational, finishing in 2:09.38*...Posted nearly identical times at consecutive meets, clocking a 1:56.26* at the Don Kirby Tailwind Invite and 1:56.92 at the Beach Invitational...Claimed seventh in the 800 at the Brutus Hamilton Open, crossing the finish line in 1:58.34.
2011 Indoor & Outdoor: Redshirted both seasons.
Coached by Adam Kedge at Albuquerque Academy...Ran for a team that finished fifth at the Nike Cross Nationals...Ran a 4:10 mile at the Nike Cross Nationals...Lettered in six sports.
Full name is Edwin Alexander Herring...Son of Denny, a teacher, and Tonya, a lawyer...Has two siblings, David and Kelly...Hobbies include running, video games, and watching movies...Favorite food is mint chocolate chip ice cream...Majoring in education.
* indicates a performance that has been adjusted based on the NCAA altitude conversion protocol