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University of New Mexico Lobos athletics

Nakala Watson

Class

Jr.

Hometown

Rio Rancho, N.M.

Previous School

Rio Rancho HS

2019-20
2020 Indoor:  
Finished the 400-meter at the Mountain West Indoor Championships in a personal-best 59.48 … ran a personal-best 26.16 in the 200-meter at the Mountain West Indoor Championship ran the third leg of the 4×400 relay at the Don Kirby Elite Invitational that finished in 3:55.53 … completed the 400-meter unseeded race at the Don Kirby Elite Invitational in 1:00.75 … finished 28th in the unseeded 400-meter dash at the Collegiate Classic with a time of 1:00.83 … ran the first leg of the 4×400 relay at the Collegiate Classic that finished in 3:59.69 … completed the second leg of the 4×400 Meter Relay that finished ninth at the Dr. Martin Luther King Collegiate Invitational with a time of 4:01.05 (4:01.49).

2018-19
2019 Indoors:
Competed in five meets during the season …  marked a career-best 400-meter dash time of 1:01.89 seconds at the New Mexico Classic on Feb. 1 … set a career-best 400-meter relay split time of 1:01.3 seconds at the MLK Invitational on Jan. 19 … had a season-best 200-meter time of 26.86 seconds at the MLK Invitational.
2019 Outdoors: 
Competed in one meet … ran 14.27 in the 100-meter dash at the Brutus Hamilton Invitational … ran 28.28 in the 200-meter dash at the Brutus Hamilton Invitational.

2017-18
2018 Indoors:
Competed in the 4×400 (3rd leg) at the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Invitational she ran a 1:02.7 and helped her team (4:14.14*).
2018 Outdoors: Did not compete.

PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE
2017 graduate of Rio Rancho High School in Rio Rancho, New Mexico … took third in the 400 at the 2017 APS Metro Championships … won the 400 at the 2017 Buddy Robertson Invitational, running a personal-record time of 58.86.