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University of New Mexico Lobos athletics

Carlos Salcido

Class

Sr.

Hometown

Rock Springs, Wyo.

Previous School

Rock Springs HS

Currently holds three of the top-10 fastest times recorded in program history i n the 400-meter.

2019-20
2020 Indoors:
 Won the 400-meter at the Mountain West Indoor Championships after a time of 47.18 … ran the final leg of the 4×400 relay at the Mountain West Indoor Championships that won in a time of 3:12.12,  the third-fastest time recorded in program history … earned Mountain West All-Conference in the 400-meter and the 4×400 relay … finished second in the 400-meter at the Don Kirby Elite Invitational with a time of 46.76, the fourth-fastest time recorded in program history … ran the final leg of the 4×400 relay at the Collegiate Classic that finished second in 3:12.79 … ran the 200-meter dash in 21.64 at the Collegiate Classic … ran the first leg of the 4×400 relay at the UNM Team Open that finished second in 3:18.51 … finished second in the 400-meter at the UNM Team Open after running 47.41 (altitude converted) … completed the anchor leg of the 4×400 meter relay for the team finishing first at the Dr. Martin Luther King Collegiate Invitational with a time of 3:12.97 (3:13.41)… finished 15th in the 200 meter dash with a time of 21.75 (21.82) at the Dr. Martin Luther King Collegiate Invitational.

2018-19
2019 Indoors:
Competed in three different meets during the season…  Set the second-best 200-meter dash time in UNM program history with a 21.35-second sprint at the UNM Team Invitational on Jan. 26 … Was part of the 400-meter relay in which the team won with a time of 3:12.36 to rank fourth in UNM program history at the MLK invitational on Jan. 19 … His 46.9-second time in that relay marked his season-best 400-meter split … Won the 400-meter dash at the Sharon Colyear-Danville Season Opener in Boston with 47.36 to mark a season-best time … Had a season-best time of 6.94 seconds at the UNM Team Invitational.

2017-18
2018 Indoors:
Competed in five meets… Set a UNM record in the 200 at the New Mexico Team Invitational, coming in first with a time of 21.36*… helped his team finish first and set a UNM in the DMR (9:24.73*) at the Mountain West Championships, running the 400-meter leg in 47.0 seconds.
2018 Outdoors: Saw action in eight meets… competed in both the 200 and the 4×100 at the Mountain West Championships, placing first in the 200 (21.06) and helped his team finish first in the 4×100 (40:62)… placed eighth in the 400 at the NCAA West Preliminary Round with a time of 46.04 seconds.

2016-17
2017 Indoors
: Competed at five meets … made his season debut at the Cherry & Silver Invitational, running the 200 (22.18*) and the 400 (49.33*) … Ran a season-best time of 48.69* in the 400 at the New Mexico Team Invitational, placing 10th … clocked a time of 22.06* in the 200 at the New Mexico Classic, and then lowered that to 21.86* a week later at the Don Kirby Invitational … Took fifth in the 200 at the Mountain West Championships, running a season-best 21.70* … Also contributed to the Lobos’ 4×400 meter relay team, helping the team break the school record at back-to-back meets, including the Don Kirby Invitational (48.2 split, 3:12.10* relay time) and the Mountain West Championships (47.8, 3:10.79*), where the squad placed second overall.
2017 Outdoors: Saw action at six meets … Opened with a time of 22.21* in the 200 at the Don Kirby Tailwind Invitational … Ran a 200-meter time of 21.86 at the Sun Angel Classic … Competed in the 400 at the Bryan Clay Invitational, running 47.76 for fifth place … Zoomed to third in the 200 at the Cardinal Classic, running 21.31 … Set a wind-aided 200-meter PR of 21.07 at the Longhorn Invitational before lowing that time to 21.01* in a fifth-place and scoring performance at the Mountain West Championships … Also contributed to the Lobos’ 4×100 and 4×400 teams throughout the season … Helped New Mexico’s 4×100 to a win at the Don Kirby Tailwind, second at the Sun Angel Classic and fourth at the MW Championships … Also powered the 4×400 to a win at the Bryan Clay Invite and fourth at the MW Championships

2015-16
2016 Indoors
: Did not compete after redshirting the indoor season … Competed unattached at three meets … Highlights include times of 49.83 in the 400 and 7.18 in the 60 the Don Kirby Elite Invitational.
2016 Outdoors: Competed at seven meets, including the preliminary round of the national championships … Made his UNM debut at the Don Kirby Tailwind Open, running a ninth-place time of 21.99* in the 200 … Ran 11.09 in the 100 and 22.12 in the 200 at the Sun Angel Classic … Broke barriers at the Bryan Clay Invitational, running 10.94 in the 100 and 21.81 in the 200 … Kept lowering his season bests in both short sprints at the Brutus Hamilton Challenge, running 10.82 in the 100 and a fifth-place time of 21.63 in the 200 … Ran his first 400 at the Payton Jordan Invitational, clocking in at 48.65 for third place … Also helped set the school record in the 4×100 relay at the Payton Jordan Invite, as the Lobo quartet finished in 40.20 … Earned All-Mountain West honors in both relays, helped the 4×400 to second place (team time of 3:12.89) and the 4×100 to third place (40.38).

HIGH SCHOOL
Sprinter from Rock Springs High School in Rock Springs, Wy. … As a seniors, won the 400-meter dash (47.96 seconds) and took second in the 100 (11.08) and 200 (21.94) at the 2015 Wyoming State Championships … Took second in all three sprints at the 2015 Wyoming 4A West Regional Championships … Swept all three sprints at the Wyoming Track Classic … State champ in the indoor 55-meter dash and 400 and runner up in the 200 a the 2015 Wyoming State Indoor Track & Field Championships … During his junior year, won the 100, 200, 400 and took second in the 300 hurdles at the 2014 Wyoming State Track and Field Championship … District champion in the 100, 200 and 400 at the 2014 Wyoming 4A North Regional Championships

TRACK & FIELD HONORS

  • All-Mountain West Indoor Team, 2017 (4×400), 2020 (400m, 4×400)
  • All-Mountain West Outdoor Team, 2016 (4×100/4×400)
  • Mountain West Champion: 2020 (400m indoor, 4×400 indoor)

* indicates a performance that has been adjusted based on the NCAA altitude conversion protocol