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University of New Mexico Lobos athletics

Gavin Sleeter




Albuquerque, N.M.

Previous School

Eldorado HS

2020 Indoors:
 Won the Mountain West Indoor 800-meter with a time of 1:52.42 … ran the third 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 800 and the 4×400 relay … runner-up in the 800-meter at the Don Kirby Elite Invitational with a personal-best time of 1:49.86 … ran the first leg of the 4×400 relay that finished ninth at the Collegiate Classic in 3:20.19 … finished seventh in the unseeded 400-meter dash at the Collegiate Classic after running 49.57 … ran the second leg of the 4×400 relay at the UNM Team Open that finished second in 3:18.51 … ran 1:51.58 (altitude converted) in the 800-meter run at the UNM Team Open to finish runner-up … completed the second leg of the 4×400 meter relay for the team finishing third at the Dr. Martin Luther King Collegiate Invitational with a time of 3:18.25 (3:18.69)… finished fourth in the 600 meter run at the Dr. Martin Luther King Collegiate Invitational with a personal-best time of 1:20.34, the 10th-fastest time in program history.

2019 Indoors:
Saw action in five meets during the season…  recorded his season-best 600-meter time of 1:21.88 at the UNM Team Invitational on Jan. 26 … ran a season-best 800-meter time of 1:51.80 at the Don Kirby Elite on Feb. 9 and a season-high mile time of 4:16.06 at the MLK Invitational on Jan. 19.
2019 Outdoors: 
Competed in five meets with one event win … ran 1:54.27 in the 800-meter run at the Titan Team Challenge to finish third … ran the first leg of the 4×400 relay that won at the Don Kirby with a time of 3:17.91 … ran 51.42 in the 400-meter dash at the Don Kirby … ran 1:52.76 in the 800-meter at the Bryan Clay Invitational … finished fifth in the 800-meter run at the Brutus Hamilton Invitational with a 1:52.25 time … finished sixth in the 800-meter at the MW Championships after finishing in 1:50.75.

2017:  Competed once, placing 12th overall and fifth on the team at the Lobo Invitational, running 16:38.20.
2018 Indoors: Did not compete.
2018 Outdoors: Did not compete.

Did not compete.
2017 Indoors
: Competed at four meets … made his season debut at the Cherry & Silver Invitational, running 1:20.36 to place fifth in the 600-meter run … clocked a time of 1:53.58* in the the 800 at the New Mexico Team Invitational, placing second … won the 800 at the Don Kirby Invitational with a time of 1:50.47* … scored at the Mountain West Championships, running 1:50.67* for fifth.
2017 Outdoors: Competed at four meets … opened at the Don Kirby Tailwind Open, placing seventh in the 400 with a time 50.69* … ran an 800-meter time of 1:51.61 at the Bryan Clay Invitational, lowering that to 1:51.26 at the Cardinal Classic … scored in the 800 at the Mountain West Championships, running 1:51.89* for sixth place.

Multi-sport athlete from Eldorado High School … lettered in Soccer (2), Track (3), Cross Country (1), Dive (1) for the Eagles … as a junior, named 800-meter district champ, and placed second in that event in state … during his senior year, named All-City, First-Team All-District and district runner up … won the metro and state championships in the 800 as a senior … owns a share of the metro 800 record at 1:51.80 … ran on the sprint medley relay team that won state and holds the state record … holds the 400 and 800 meter records at Eldorado (48.7, 1:51.8). … named Eldorado’s Athlete of the Year in 2016 … in soccer, named first-team all-district, honorable mention all-state and second-team all-metro as a senior.

Full name is Gavin Paul Sleeter … born in Albuquerque to Rick and Debbie Sleeter… has one sibling, Kyle … lists running, playing soccer, playing basketball, swimming, hiking and hanging out with friends as hobbies … favorite food is pizza … favorite movie is Step Brothers … favorite athletes are  David Beckham, J.J. Reddick, and Usain Bolt.




  • All-Mountain West Indoor Team: 2019 (DMR), 2020 (4×400)
  • Mountain West Champion: 2020 (800m, 4×400)