MOSCOW, IDAHO-Sophomore Zoe Meade notched the first win for the New Mexico State track and field team at the Western Athletic Conference Outdoor Championships by winning the heptathlon.
Meade finished with a total of 5,109 points, finishing almost 30 points ahead of second place. The event lasted two days, starting on Tuesday, May 8, and concluding on Wednesday, May 9.
Meade finished day one in first place with a total of 3,171 points. Meade finished first in the 200m with a time of 24.67. Meade's finish in the event is a new school record, shattering the previous school record by over 100 points.
Meade wrapped up the title on Wednesday with the long jump, javelin throw and the 800m. Meade grabbed the title in the final event when she overtook the lead from Idaho's Joha Hocketstaller in the 800m by finishing first overall with a time of 2:25.70.
Junior Deserae Cota also competed in the heptathlon, finishing in sixth place overall with a total of 4,297 points.
The WAC Outdoor Championships continue Thursday with the finals for field events and preliminaries and finals for the running events.