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University of New Mexico Lobos athletics

Abigail Bendle

Class

Fr.

Hometown

Austin, Texas

Previous School

Rouse High School

2019-20
2020 Indoor:  
Ran the second leg of the DMR at the Mountain West Indoor Championships that won in 11:02.10 … DMR time was the fourth-fastest time in school history … earned Mountain West All-Conference in the DMR … qualified for the NCAA Indoor Championships in the DMR … ran the third leg of the 4×400 relay at the Mountain West Indoor Championships that finished in 3:55.08 … ran 58.54 in the 400-meter at the Mountain West Indoor Championships … completed the 400-meter unseeded race at the Don Kirby Elite Invitational in 59.34 … ran the final leg of the 4×400 relay at the Don Kirby Elite Invitational that finished in 3:55.31 … completed the 200-meter dash at the Don Kirby Elite Invitational in a time of 27.24 … finished 21st in the unseeded 400-meter dash at the Collegiate Classic with a time of 58.91 … ran the third leg of the 4×400 relay at the Collegiate Classic that finished in 3:55.81 … finished 15th in the 400-meter dash at the UNM Team Open after running 59.10.

HIGH SCHOOL
Attended Amador Valley High School and Rouse High School … member of the district and area champions in 2017, 2018 and 2019 in the 100m hurdles and 300m hurdles … region champion in the 300m hurdles in 2017 and 2019 …state qualifier in 2017 and 2019 … placed third in the Texas 5A state 300m hurdles in 2019 … set the school record in the 100m hurdles and the 300m hurdles at Rouse High School … won the Rookie of the Year in 2016 … 2018 Sprinter of the Year … won the 2019 MVP award … AP Scholar … graduated top 10% of high school class … member of the National Honor Society.

PERSONAL
Born June 26 in Austin, Texas … parents are James and Heather Bendle … has three siblings: Caitlyn, Alex and Coen … majoring in bioengineering.

TRACK AND FIELD HONORS

  • MW Champion: 2020 (DMR)
  • MW All-Conference: 2020 (DMR)
  • All-American: 2020 (DMR)