Joe Franklin's Lobos tallied 55 top-10 finishes at the Great Friends of UNM Track & Field Stadium on Saturday.
The Lobos' women pole vaulter claimed the top five finishes as UNM closes out its regular season.
After turning another stellar indoor campaign in 2012, Joe Franklin and his Lobos are looking to continue onwards and upwards
Joe Franklin's track and field squad can use MW Championships for momentum to NCAA's
Joe Franklin's track squad picked up some strong marks as its readies for next week's MW Championships
2012 Indoor: Competed at five meets, including the conference championships...Opened with an 11-5 1/2 vault at the NAU Lumberjack Invitational, tying for third...Reached 11-9 3/4 at the Cherry & Silver Invitational to place seventh...Tied for 16th at the New Mexico Classic, with a clearance of 11-3 1/2...Vaulted a season-best 11-10 1/2 at the Don Kirby Elite Invitational to tied for 12th...Closed out the season with a 13th-place mark of 11-5 3/4 at the Mountain West Indoor Championships.
2012 Outdoor: Participated five times, registering marks three times...Posted a season-high of 11-7 at the Don Kirby Tailwind Invitational to tie for seventh...Cleared 10-10 3/4 at the Beach Invitational, tying for 28th...Notched a seventh-place vault of 11-5 3/4 at the Front Range Classic.
2011 Indoor: Vaulted11-1 3/4 for a third-place finish at the Lobo Open...Sixth-place finish of 11-1 3/4at the Cherry and Silver Invitational...Finsihed sixth at the New Mexico Invitational, vaulting 11-3 3/4...Posted a 12th-place finish at the New Mexico Classic & Multis, reaching 11-3 3/4...10th-place finish at the Don Kirby Invitational, with a mark of 11-10".
2011 Outdoor: Finished 6th at the Arizona State Invitational, posting a 11-3 3/4 mark...7th-place at the UNM Tailwind Invitational, vaulting 11-7...Finished seventh at the UTEP Invitational with a mark of 12-2...Registered a vault of 12-2 at the Brutus Invitational for a sixth-place finish...Vaulted 11-7 at the MWC Outdoor Championships for a 13th place finish...Fidelity Investment All-Academic Award...MWC All-Academic Award...Deans List from 2009 to 2011.
2010 Indoor and Outdoor: Redshirted both seasons.
Lettered in track and field for all four years for coach Tim Johnson...2007 Sectional Champion and 2007 IHSAA State Qualifier...Pole vaulted 8-4" her freshman, 11-1 her sophomore year, 12-0 her juniors and seniors years...Went undefeated her first three years...Ran unattached her senior year...Summa Cum Laude.
Daughter of John, a engineer, and Ruth, a nurse...Has three siblings, Adam, Stephan and Lauren...Hobbies include dancing...Favorite food is frozen yogurt...Favorite Athlete is Yelena Isinbayeva.
TRACK & FIELD HONORS
Academic All-Conference, 2010-12
* indicates a performance that has been adjusted based on the NCAA altitude conversion protocol