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University of New Mexico Lobos athletics

Abbi Rael

Class

Jr.

Hometown

Rio Rancho, N.M.

Previous School

V. Sue Cleveland High School

2019-20
2020 Indoors:  
Finished the 400-meter at the Mountain West Indoor Championships in a personal-best 59.04 … ran 26.43 in the 200-meter at the Mountain West Indoor Championships … completed the 400-meter unseeded race at the Don Kirby Elite Invitational in 59.67 … ran the first leg of the 4×400 relay at the Don Kirby Elite Invitational that finished in 3:55.53 … finished 15th in the unseeded 200-meter dash at the Collegiate Classic with a personal-best time of 26.20 … ran a personal-best 8.10 in the 60-meter dash qualifying round at the Collegiate Classic … ran the final leg of the 4×400 relay at the Collegiate Classic that finished in 3:55.81 … finished the 60-meter dash in 8.11 to finish 24th at the UNM Team Open.

2018-19
2019 Indoors: Competed in five meets during the season …  set a season-best 200-meter time of 26.79 seconds at the Don Kirby Elite on Feb. 8 … had a season-best 400-meter time of 1:00.87 seconds and a season-best 400-meter relay split time of 1:00.2 seconds at the UNM Team Invitational on Jan. 26.
2019 Outdoors: Competed in four meets … ran 60.29 in the 400-meter dash at the Titan Team Challenge … ran the 200-meter dash at the Titan Team Challenge in 26.75 … finished third in the 400-meter dash at the Don Kirby with 1:00.51 … ran the last leg of the 4×400 relay that placed second at the Don Kirby in 4:01.71 … ran 59.57 in the 400-meter dash at the Bryan Clay Invitational … ran the 200-meter dash at the Bryan Clay Invitational in 26.93 … ran 59.69 in the 400-meter dash at the Brutus Hamilton Invitational … ran the first leg of the 4×400 meter relay that finished second in 4:03.48 at the Brutus Hamilton Invitational.

HIGH SCHOOL
Graduated from V. Sue Cleveland High School in 2017… set the 4×200 relay state record in 2016… named the V. Sue Cleveland High School Female Athlete of the Year… three-time state champions (2015, 2016, 2017) and district champions (2015, 2016, 2017)… metro champions in 2016 and 2017… 2017 New Mexico Athletic Directors’ Association Scholar-Athlete… also played soccer.

PERSONAL
Born July 3 in Albuquerque… parents are Jerome and Paula… has one brother, Noah… undecided on major.