Aggies Still in the Hunt at WAC Indoor Track and Field Championships
Courtesy: New Mexico State University  
Release:  02/25/2011

NAMPA, IDAHO - After two days of competition at the Western Athletic Conference (WAC) Indoor Track and Field Championships, the NM State women are still in the hunt for a conference title.

Freshman Zoe Meade placed third in the women's pentathlon on Thursday with a total of 3,560 points. Alexi Morton of Boise State University won the event with a score of 3,761, while Utah State University's Chari Hawkins placed second with 3,719.

The pentathlon was the only women's event held Thursday.

On Friday Meade continued her success by placing fourth in the high jump with a jump of 1.67m (5-05.75) and earning the Aggies four and a half points.

Other events on Friday were prelims, where the Aggies qualified for the finals on Saturday in several events. NM State qualified for the finals in the 60m dash and 200m with Leah Benton running a 7.65 and 24.70 respectively. Also qualifying for the Aggies was Jndia Cleveland in the 60m hurdles (8.84), LaSasha Aldredge in the 400m (56.45), and Melanie Clay in the 800m (2:16.25).

Total scores for the WAC Championships as of Friday morning had the Aggies tied for third with the University of Nevada with seven points. Utah State led overall with 11 points while Boise State was second with 10.

The women's 5,000m and distance medley were yet to be run on Friday as of press release time, the results of those races will be available tomorrow.

The WAC Championships wrap up tomorrow and will be held all day. Check back on www.nmstatesports.com for complete results.

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