Lobos Head to California for Stanford and Fresno State Meets
STANFORD, Calif./FRESNO, Calif. – The University of New Mexico track & field team is set to compete in two meets in the Golden State this weekend. Three Lobos will head to Stanford, Calif., to compete in the Payton Jordan Invitational on Friday, while more of the squad will head to Fresno, Calif., to compete in the Fresno State Invitational on Saturday.
At the Payton Jordan Invitational on Friday, Adva Cohen and Elise Thorner will compete in the 3000m steeplechase at 7:27 p.m. (PT). Cohen will also compete alongside Amelia Mazza-Downie in the 5000m invite at 9:16 p.m.
On Saturday at the Fresno State Invitational, the women’s squad will begin competition with Kiara Quezada-Arzate opening the meet up as she competes in pole vault at 10 a.m. (PT). Victoria Plummer will begin high jump shortly after that at 11 a.m. Plummer will also participate in javelin at 10 a.m., 100m hurdles at 1:25 p.m., and shot put at 6 p.m.
Tianna Holmes and Ryan Little are set to compete in the women’s 400m dash at 2:05 p.m. Holmes and Little are also entered to participate in the 200m dash at 4:15 p.m., alongside Mikyla Harkley and Tatyanah Wiley. Harkley is also scheduled for triple jump at 4 p.m. Sarah Eckel, Semira Mebrahtu Firezghi, Abbe Goldstein, Gracelyn Larkin and Stefanie Parsons will run in the 1500 meter run at 6:30 p.m. Samantha Valentine will run in the 3000m steeplechase at 7:45 p.m. Parsons is also set to compete in the 5000m run with Juanita Johnson at 9:45 p.m.
From the men’s squad, Camillo Dunninger is set to open competition with the javelin throw at noon (PT). Dunninger is also competing in 110m hurdles at 1:50 p.m., pole vault at 4 p.m., and shot put at 8 p.m. Darryl Thomas will compete in long jump at 1 p.m. Adam Giron will participate in high jump at 3 p.m. Gavin Sleeter is set to compete in the 800m run at 3:20 p.m.
The sprinting trio of Rivaldo Leacock, Jevon O’Bryant and Jovahn Williamson will run in the 200m dash at 4:30 p.m. The quartet of Victor Akhalu, Leacock, O’Bryant, and Williamson are set to run the 4x400m relay at 5:30 p.m. Aidan Quinn, along with Thomas, are competing in triple jump at 6 p.m. In the 1500m run at 7:05 p.m., Ethan Brouw, Iolo Hughes, Abdirizak Ibrahim and Matthew Larkin are all set to compete. Awet Yohannes will compete in the 3000m steeplechase at 8:15 p.m. Kevin Mulcaire will run in the 5000m run at 10:05 p.m.
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