Former Lobos Floyd Ross and Alesha Walker will compete in the USA Outdoor Championships, while current Lobo Django Lovett takes aim in Canada.
Floyd Ross goes four-for-four in scoring at NCAAs, while Luke Caldwell captures school's first-ever
Django Lovett tied for 21st in the men's high jump at the NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships.
New Mexico's track & field team is sending six athletes to historic Hayward Field for the NCAA Outdoor Championships.
Joe Franklin's Lobos advance six athletes to the NCAA Championships after a superlative performance at the NCAA West Preliminary round.
The Lobos hosted a preeminent field of teams at the Don Kirby Elite Invitational at the Albuquerque Convention Center.
UNM hosts the New Mexico Invitational, their second of four home meets, Jan. 25-26 at the Albuquerque Convention Center.
2012 Indoor: Did not participate during the indoor season.
2012 Outdoor: Competed four times in the long jump, coming back after missing all of the indoor season and half of the outdoor campaign...In his first meet of 2012, lept 6-11 3/4 at the Mt. SAC Relays, claiming fifth overall and third collegiately...Claimed 6th at the Brutus Hamilton Invitational, clearing 6-7...Took runner-up honors at the Mountain West Outdoor Championships, leaping 6-10 1/4 to nab All-MW honors...Qualified to the First Round of the NCAA Outdoor Championships, clearing 7-1 1/2 to place 11th and come within a quarter inch of a personal best (7-1 3/4)...Advanced to the NCAA Championships for a second-straight year and placed 19th with a clearance of 7 1/2.
2011 Indoor: Won the high jump at the New Mexico Invitational at the end of January, notching a 7'-0.25" (2.14 meters) mark...Finished in a seven-way tie for fifth at the UW Husky Classic, posting a 6'-9.5" (2.07m) jump...3rd place at the 2011Mountain West ConferenceIndoor Championships, registering a 6'-8.25" (2.04m) mark.
2011 Outdoor: Runner-up in the high jump at UTEP Invitational with a jump of 6'-11.75" (2.13m)...Fourth place in the high jump at the Brutus Hamilton Invitational, reaching 6'-9.5" (2.07m)...2011 Mountain West Conference Outdoor Champion in the high jump, with a 7'-1.75" (2.18) mark...Participated in the 2011 NCAA Outdoor Track & Field National Championship, with mark of 6'-8.75" in the high jump, placing 22nd.
Nominated for the Canadian Youth Athlete of the Year in 2009...2009 British Columbia Youth Athlete of the Year...Jumped a personal best 7'-1.4" his senior year...3-time provincial champion...Head of the Class...Canadian youth high jump record holder.
Son of Catherine and John...Name is pronounced jang-o; the "d" is silent...Has two siblings, Tay and Isaiah...Hobbies include hanging out with friends, laughing and watching movies...Favorite food is Chinese food...Favorite athlete is Javier Sotomayor...Majoring in business.
TRACK & FIELD HONORS
Honorable Mention Outdoor All-American: 2012
* indicates a performance that has been adjusted based on the NCAA altitude conversion protocol