ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.-The New Mexico State University track and field team finished day one at the Western Athletic Conference Indoor Championships in second place as junior Zoe Meade claimed first place in the pentathlon
After the pentathlon,
which was the only women's event held on the first day of competition, the
Texas State lead with 13 points, followed by NM State in second place with 12
points and Idaho in third with eight points.
Meade beat out Idaho sophomore Johanna Hocketstaller by two points for the pentathlon gold, 3,735-3,733. Meade's mark is a new all-time school record. The previous record, which was also set by Meade in 2012, stood at 3,612 points.
Meade finished in the top five overall in the high jump, shot put, long jump and the 800m. Meade finished best in the 800m where she finished first overall with a time of 2:21.60.
Senior Deserae Cota also competed in the pentathlon.