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Laini Cota




Indio, Calif.

Previous School

Sylvan Hills High School



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Cross Country (Freshman): As a true freshman competed in one meet during the 2022 fall season…made collegiate debut on Oct. 21 at the Colorado Springs Open…ran a 6k time of 26:17.4 minutes and placed 59th.

Sylvan Hills High School (Class of 2022)

Four-year letterwinner in cross country and track and field…state champion in the indoor 3,200 meters in 2022 and runner-up in the 1,600 meters…named all-state in cross country in 2021…earned Cross Country Runner of the Year honors in 2020 and won a conference title in the 1,600 meters…named the 2018 Iron Woman of the Year…at time of graduation was school record holder in the 5k, 800 meters, 1,600 meters, and 3,200 meters.

Cota on choosing UNM: “I chose UNM for the location, coaches, and friendly team atmosphere.”