LAS CRUCES, N.M. - New Mexico State junior Jndia Cleveland was named the Western Athletic Conference (WAC) Track Athlete of the week today after her performance at the Willie Williams Classic in Tucson, Ariz., this past weekend.
Cleveland broke the NM State outdoor all-time record and placed first in the 400m hurdles by running a 1:00.60, beating the previous record time set by Marla Spencer in 1998 after she ran a 1:01.27. Cleveland also placed first in the 100m hurdles with a time of 14.29 and third in the long jump with a leap of 5.59m or 18-04.25. Cleveland was also a member of the 4x100m relay team of Leah Benton, Alishia Perkins, and Zoe Meade that finished second with a time of 46.74 and the 4x400m relay team of Benton, Meade, and LaSasha Aldredge that finished fourth with a time of 3:48.54.
The Aggie track and field squad is back in action this weekend at the UTEP Springtime Invite in EL Paso, TX. The action begins this Sat, at 10 a.m. (MT).