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Abdirizak  Ibrahim - Track & Field - University of New Mexico Lobos Athletics

Abdirizak Ibrahim

Position

Distance

Height

5-11

Class

Jr.

Hometown

Amarillo, Texas

Previous School

Palo Duro High School/South Plains College

Major

International Studies

EXP

2V(XC)/1V(I)/2V(O)

Abdirizak Ibrahim TFRRS Results
Abdirizak Ibrahim World Athletics Profile

Awards
All-American – Cross Country – 2021
All-American – Cross Country – 2020
All-American – Distance Medley Relay – Indoor Track & Field – 2020*
All-American – Cross Country – 2019*
All-Region – Cross Country – 2022
All-Region – Cross Country – 2021
Mountain West All-Conference – First Team – Cross Country – 2021
Mountain West All-Conference – 5,000-Meters – Outdoor Track & Field – 2021
Mountain West All-Conference – 1,500-Meters – Outdoor Track & Field – 2021
Mountain West All-Conference – Second Team – Cross Country – 2020
Mountain West Academic All-Conference – Track & Field – 2022
Mountain West Academic All-Conference – Track & Field – 2021

 *-Indicates award was achieved during career at South Plains College (2019-20).


2022-23

Cross Country (Junior): USTFCCCA all-region for the second straight season, finishing 18th at the NCAA Mountain Region Championships on Nov. 11 with a 10k time of 28:19.0 minutes…finished 84th at the NCAA Championships on Nov. 19 with a 10k time of 30:05.8 minutes…finished 32nd at the Mountain West Championships on Oct. 28 with an 8k time of 24:45.9 minutes…participated in five meets during the fall season.

2021-22

Outdoor Track & Field (Sophomore): Pulled up with an injury in the 1,500-meters at the Mountain West Championships…participated in three meets during outdoor season…academic all-conference for the second straight season.

Indoor Track & Field (Sophomore): Finished 10th in the mile at the Mountain West Championships, running a time of 4:13.78 minutes on Feb. 26…finished 20th in the 3,000-meters at the MW Championships, running a time of 8:29.16 minutes…ran a season-best mile time of 3:57.85 minutes on Feb. 18 at the Arkansas Qualifier…ran a season-best 3,000-meters time of 7:48.71 minutes on Feb. 12 at the Husky Classic…ran a season-best 800-meters time of 1:54.42 minutes on Jan. 29 at the New Mexico Team Open…ran a season-best 5,000-meters time of 13:32.78 minutes on Dec. 4 at the Sharon Colyear-Danville Season Opener…participated in five meets.

Cross Country (Sophomore): All-American for the second straight season…finished 33rd at the NCAA Championships with a 10k time of 29:28.2 minutes on Nov. 20…USTFCCCA all-region, finishing 12th at the NCAA Mountain Region Championships on Nov. 12 with a 10k time of 30:10.9 minutes…first-team all-Mountain West Conference, finishing fifth at the MW Championships on Oct. 29 with an 8k time of 23:37.3 minutes…competed in four meets.

2020-21

Outdoor Track & Field (Freshman): Mountain West all-conference in the 5,000-meters and the 1,500-meters…finished as the runner-up at the Mountain West Championships in the 5,000-meters with a time of 13:51.87 minutes…finished as the runner-up at the MW Championships in the 1,500-meters with a season-best time of 3:41.35 minutes…placed 16th in the preliminary round of the NCAA West Preliminary meet in the 5,000-meters with a time of 14:02.40 minutes on May 26…won the 1,500-meters at the Don Kirby Tailwind Open on April 22 with a time of 3:46.26 minutes…won the 1,500-meters at the Texas Tech Masked Rider Open on April 10 with a time of 3:55.30 minutes…participated in six meets during the outdoor season…academic all-conference selection.

Indoor Track & Field (Canceled-COVID-19): Did not compete.

Cross Country (COVID-Sophomore): All-American, finishing 35th at the NCAA Championships on March 15 with a time of 30:42.0 minutes in the 10k…second-team all-Mountain West Conference, finishing 10th at the MW Championships on March 5 with an 8k time of 23:58.5 minutes…won the Silver State Collegiate Challenge on Feb. 1 with an 8k time of 23:58.9 minutes…competed in three meets during the modified spring season.

South Plains College (2019-20)
2019-20

Outdoor Track & Field (Canceled-COVID-19): Did not compete.

Indoor Track & Field (Freshman): NJCAA All-American in the distance medley relay…helped team to a seventh-place finish at the NJCAA Championships with a time of 10:29.26 minutes on March 7…placed 22nd at the NJCAA Championships in the mile with a time of 4:30.97 minutes…won the 3,000-meters at the Texas Tech Matador Qualifier on Feb. 21, with a time of 8:57.76 minutes…competed in six meets during the indoor season.

Cross Country (Freshman): NJCAA All-American…placed 24th at the NJCAA Championships with an 8k time of 25:24.3 minutes on Nov. 9…placed 11th at the NJCAA Region V Championships on Oct. 26 with an 8k time of 28:00.0 minutes…participated in six meets during freshman season.

Palo Duro High School (Class of 2019)

Three-time district champion…qualified for regionals and state…participated in track and cross country…also ran for Spartans Track Club.

Ibrahim on choosing UNM: “I chose UNM for the team and coaches, and also because we can train at altitude all year round.”