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Ali Upshaw - Cross Country - University of New Mexico Lobos Athletics

Ali Upshaw



Previous School

St. Michael Indian School


Fort Defiance, Ariz.

2020 XC: 
Finished 54th at the Battle Born Collegiate Cross Country Challenge with a time of 21:10.6… ran a time of 21:32.8 to finish 38th at the MW Championship.

Gradated from St. Michael Indian School in 2020 … became a two-time individual state champion after winning the 2019 Arizona AIA Cross Country State Championships in 17:49.5, with her team winning the team title as well … won the 2018 Division 4 girls title at the Arizona AIA State Championships,  leading her school to its fourth state title … became the first St. Michael individual runner from its girls and boys teams to win a cross-country state title since 2006… lettered in cross country and basketball … 2017 1A Arizona basketball state champions … 2018 1A Arizona basketball state champions … 2018-19 Triple Crown State Champion … valedictorian with a 3.9 GPA … Gallup Rotary Senior of the Year … three-time Navajo Times Runner of the Year … ran for the Four Mountain Foot-racers USATF club team.

Born Sept. 11 in Fort Collins, Colo. … parents are Kelly Upshaw-Bia and Terry Bia … has two siblings, Shandiin and Isaiah … majoring in biology.