New Mexico State University cross country teams concluded their season when
they finished fourth in both the men's and women's event at the Western
Athletic Conference Championships on Saturday, Oct. 27.
The men's team finished fourth with a team score of
101. The University of Texas-Arlington
finished first, Utah State University finished second and Seattle University
finished third in the men's event. The
women's team finished fourth with a time of 83.
University of Idaho finished first, University of Texas-San Antonio
finished second and Utah State finished third in the women's event.
Seniors Courtney and Camille Schultz were each named to the
first team All-WAC when Courtney finished second overall with a time of
17:25.81 and Camille finished sixth overall with a time of 17:42.22 in the
women's 5K. This is the fourth year the
Schultz twins have received first team All-WAC honors. Junior Sarabel Bojorquez finished third for
NM State and 22nd overall with a time of 18:24.20. Sophomore Diana Hawk followed closely behind
Bojorquez and finished fourth for NM State and 24th overall with a time of
18:26.74. Sophomore Caroline Lewiecki
rounded out the top five for NM State when she finished fifth for NM State and
30th overall with a time of 18:43.68.
Juniors Gael Sanchez and Rylie Hightower finished sixth and
seventh overall for NM State respectively.
Sanchez finished with a time of 18:51.83 and Hightower finished with a time
of 18:51.93. Freshman Mayra Chavez
finished eighth for NM State with a time of 19:07.17 and junior Jenna Padilla
finished ninth for NM State with a time of 19:39.87.
Senior Jonah Ruybalid was named to the second team All-WAC
when he finished first for NM State and 10th overall with a time of 24:52.28 in
the men's 8K. Freshman Paul Raymond
followed up by finishing second for NM State and 16th overall with a time of
25:08.45. Seniors Robert Selph and
Anthony Ellis finished third and fourth overall for NM State respectively. Selph placed 23rd overall with a time of
25:17.11 and Ellis finished 24th overall with a time of 25:19.59. Senior Ian Ruybalid rounded out the top five
for NM State when he finished fifth for NM State and 28th overall with a time
Two more Aggies finished behind Rubalid to claim 29th and 30th
overall. Senior Ryan Fenton finished
sixth for NM State with a time of 25:33.96 and junior Kevin Palmer finished
seventh for NM State with a time of 25:34.21.
Senior Kevin Hemphill finished eighth for NM State with a time of
25:44.45 and senior Terry Williams finished ninth for NM State with a time of
The NCAA Regional Championships will take place on Friday, Nov.
9, in Fort Collins, Colo.
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