LAS CRUCES, N.M.-Jonah RuyablidandSarabel Bojorquez
of the New Mexico State University cross country teams have been named the
Western Athletic Conference men's and women's Cross Country Athletes of the
Week, respectively, for Oct. 1-7.
Ruybalid, a senior from Los Lunas, N.M. (Los Lunas HS), continued his
winning streak for NM State when he finished first for the Aggies and third
overall with a time of 24:59.9 in the Grand Canyon Invitational. Ruybalid has
finished first for NM State in every event he has competed in this season. His
time helped earn the Aggies a dominating win at the meet, the first win for the
men's team this season.
Bojorquez, a junior from Phoenix, Ariz. (Central Arizona College), earned
her top finish for NM State this past weekend when she finished first for NM
State and fourth overall with a time of 18:36.0 at the Grand Canyon
Invitational. Bojorquez helped the Aggies finish second as a team, defeating
Arizona State and Northern Arizona University, regionally ranked No. 9 in the
This is the first time Ruybalid and Bojorquez have earned the award in their
careers at NM State.
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