LAS CRUCES, N.M.—New Mexico State track and field athlete Jenna Banegas was named the Western Athletic Conference track athlete of the week for the week of March 17-23. This marks the first time Banegas has won this award.
Banegas, a graduate of Mayfield High School in Las Cruces, N.M., recently competed at the UTEP Springtime (March 22), where she set a personal best in both the 100-and-200-meter dash.
In the 100-meter dash, she finished fourth overall with a time of 11.76, which marks the best time posted in the WAC.
Banegas finished eighth in the 400-meter dash with a time of 24.39. She was also a part of the 4x100-meter relay team and she helped them finish second with a time of 46.23.
The Aggies will be in action on Thursday, March 27-29, when they travel to San Marcos, Texas to compete at the Bobcat Invitational.