All three are eligible for Academic All-America honors as they become UNM's 13th, 14th and 15th All-District recipients of 2012-13.
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 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.
The Lobos played host to some of the premier institutions across the nation at the Don Kirby Invite, Feb. 10, 2012.
2012 Indoor: Competed at six meets, primarily in the 800...Placed top-three in five 800-meter races at four meets, including victories at the Mountain West Indoor Championships, Cherry & Silver Invitational and New Mexico Classic...Took second in the 800 at the highly-competitive Don Kirby Elite Invitational...Claimed 13th at the Alex Wilson Invitational at Notre Dame.
2012 Outdoor: Redshirt season, making up for his redshirt indoor season his freshman year in 2010...Competed only once, at the New Mexico Tailwind Invitational, placing sixth overall in the 1,500.
2011 Indoor: At the Lobo Open, Aragonnotched a 2nd-place finish in the 800 meter run (finishing in 1:51.86), as well as being part of the first-place 4x400 meter relay team...Finished the 400 meter dash in 49.85s at the Cherry and Silver, good for 14th, while also running with the 4x400 meter relay team, finishing 6th...At the New Mexico Invite, Aragon won the 800 meter run with a 1:50.30 time while helping the 4x400 meter relay team finish seventh...Ran a 4:20.91 mile at the New Mexico Classic and Multis, good for tenth...At the Don Kirby Invitational, finished first in the 800 meter run (1:50:10), while running with the 4x400 meter relay team on route to a 4th-place finish...Posted a 5th-place finish in the 800m run at the MWC Championships, finishing in 1:51.28...Named anNCAA Indoor All-American in track and field (800m leg of the distance medley relay).
2011 Outdoor: Paced the 4x400 meter relay team to a third-place finish at the New Mexico Tailwind Invitiational...Recorded an 8th-place finish in the 800 meter run at the Brutus Hamilton Invitational, finishing in 1:51.64...Placed 7th in the 800 meter run at the MWC Championships in Ft. Collins with a time of 1:51.70...Qualified to the West Regional for track in the 800m.
2010 Indoor: Redshirt season...Competed at four meets, all in Albuquerque...Ran a season-best time of 1:52.55 time in the 800 at the New Mexico Invitational.
2010 Outdoor: Competed at six meets, including the conference championships...Opened at the UTEP Springtime Invitational, clocking a 1:53.51 time in the 800...Ran a 49.84 time in the 400 at the UTEP Invitational...Posted a 1:52.38 and a 1:52.87 time in the 800 at the Mt. SAC Relays and Brutus Hamilton Invitational, respectively...Placed ninth in the 800 at the MWC Championships with a 1:51.29 time, a season-best.
Four-year letterman for Valley HS coach Chuck Clark in track and cross country ... two-year letterman in swimming ... 2008 and 2009 5A 800m State Champion in New Mexico ... Ran school records in the 800m (1:53 time) and 1600m (4:24 time) as a senior in 2009.
Full name is Gabriel Adam Aragon ... Son of Baron, a building maintenance manager, and Yolanda, a retired administrative assistant ... Valley High School's 2009 Graduating Class salutatorian with a 4.52 weighted GPA ... Has maintained a 3.96 GPA at UNM ... Hobbies include running and collecting Hotwheel Corvettes ... Majoring in Business (Accounting).
TRACK & FIELD HONORS
First Team All-American, 2011 (DMR)
* indicates a performance that has been adjusted based on the NCAA altitude conversion protocol