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
The Lobo women racked up 145.5 team points over the four-day meet, while the men combined for 149
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.
2012 Indoor: Competed at five meets in the pole vault, clearing 16 feet three times...Posted a 15-7 3/4 vault to open his collegiate career, tying for sixth at the Cherry & Silver Invitational...Notched a career-best 16-7 1/2 at the New Mexico Invitational, placing third...Registered identical marks at back-to-back meets, clearing 16-2 3/4 at the New Mexico Classic (placing eighth) and the Don Kirby Elite Invitational (tying for ninth).
2012 Outdoor: Vaulted at three meets...Claimed a tie for fourth with a season-best 16 3/4 at the UTEP Springtime Invitational...Vaulted 15-1 at the Mt. SAC Relays to place 13th.
Vaulted a 15-1 at the England Athletics U20/U17/U15 Championships for a personal best...Named a sports ambassador.
Son of Katarina and Per-Axel...Has two siblings, Johan and Hanna...Father was a professional footballer in Sweden...Hobbies include long walks on the beach, sports, and chilling with his mates...Majoring in economics.
* indicates a performance that has been adjusted based on the NCAA altitude conversion protocol