Joe Franklin's Lobos advance six athletes to the NCAA Championships after a superlative performance at the NCAA West Preliminary round.
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
2012 Indoor: Competed at one meet, the New Mexico Invitational, in the mile...Finished seventh with a 4:57* time.
2011 Indoor: Participated in three meets...Second-place finish in the mile run at the Cherry and Silver Invitational with a mark of 5:14.89...Finished 11th at the New Mexico Invitational in the 3000 meter run with a time of 10:19.82...At the Mountain West Conference Indoor Championships, Winnegar picked up a 16th-place in the 3000 meter run, finishing in 10:26.40, an 11th-place finish in the 5,000m run, finishing in 18:02.66.
2011 Outdoor: Competed at four meets in the 1,500m run and 5,000m run...Finished 23rd at the Stanford Invitational with a time of 17:15.76...First place in the 1500 meter run at the New Mexico Tailwind Invitational, finishing in 4:42.33...Picked up 14th place in the 1,500m run at the MWC Championships, clocking in at 4:48.18.
2010 Indoor: Ran in five meets...Started the season with a first-place victory at the Lobo Opener, finishing the 3,000m run in 10:45.38...Clocked a 10:42.73 time in the 3,000m run at the Lobo Challenge, finishing sixth behind three other Lobos...Notched another sixth-place finish in the mile run at the Lobo Invitational, racing it in 5:19.67...Claimed a pair of top-25 finishes at the MWC Indoor Championships, including a 18:28.92 5,000m run, earning 14th.
2010 Outdoor: Competed at three meets in the 800-meters, 1500-meters and the 5,000-meters...Recorded personal-bests in both the 800m (2:24.78) and the 1500m (4:50.99) at the UTEP Invitational...Ran a personal-best 17:42.96 in the 5,000m run at the Brutus Hamilton Invitational.
UNIVERSITY OF SAN FRANCISCO
As a member of the University of San Francisco track and field team, Winnegar clocked a 5:02.38 time in the 1,500m run at the San Francisco State Distance Carnival, picking up 15th, as well as a 12th-place finish in the 800m run at the SFSU Johnny Mathis Invitational, finishing in 2:25.26.
Born in Santa Fe, N.M...full name is Shawna Michelle Winnegar...daughter of Andy and Judy Winnegar...has an older brother, Randy...majoring in Exercise Science. Hobbies are playing board games and eating. Favorite food is chocolate.
* indicates a performance that has been adjusted based on the NCAA altitude conversion protocol