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University of New Mexico Lobos athletics

Lauren Chafins

Class

So.

Hometown

Santa Fe, N.M.

Previous School

St. Michael’s High School

2019-20
2020 Indoor: 
Ran a personal-best 58.54 in the 400-meter at the Mountain West Indoor Championships … ran the first leg of the 4×400 relay at the Mountain West Indoor Championships that finished in 3:55.08 … ran the first 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 26.52 … finished 18th in the 400-meter dash unseeded at the Collegiate Classic with a time of 58.58 … ran 8.19 in the 60-meter dash qualifying round at the Collegiate Classic … ran the first leg of the 4×400 relay at the Collegiate Classic that finished in 3:55.81 … finished 12th in the 400-meter dash after running 58.59 (altitude converted) at the UNM Team Open … ran the first leg of the 4×400 relay at the UNM Team Open that ran in 3:59.67 to finish fifth … completed the first leg of the 4×400 Meter Relay that finished ninth at the Dr. Martin Luther King Collegiate Invitational with a time of 3:54.86 (3:55.30) … ran a season-best 26.43 in the 200-meter at the Dr. Martin Luther King Collegiate Invitational.

2018-19
2019 Indoors:
Competed in the UNM Collegiate Classic and the Don Kirby Elite… posted a season-best 400-meter time of 1:02.23 at the New Mexico Classic on Feb. 1.

HIGH SCHOOL
Was the 400m dash state champion in 2016 and 2018…part of the 4×400 relay state championship team in 2016 and 2017…was a 16-time district champion in track and a 14-time state medalist with four state championships…  holds four records at my high school for track for the 400m,the 4x200m relay, medley relay, and the 4x400m relay… member of the National Honor Society and National Spanish Honor Society… named Scholar Athlete of Year and Athlete of the Year.

PERSONAL
Born in Santa Fe, N.M… Parents are Shawn and Karen… father and cousins attended UNM… majoring in exercise science.