T&F competes at Oxy Invitational
T&F closes regular season in L.A.
Henderson wins at Penn Relays
T&F wins at Penn Relays, in Irvine
T&F competes coast-to-coast this weekend
Women's Track & Field opens up it's outdoor season at the San Diego Collegiate Challenge
800 Meters (Outdoor): 2:17.51 (May 15, 2015 at MW Championships - San Diego, Calif.)
1,500 Meters (Outdoor): 4:36.86 (April 24, 2015 at UCSD Triton Invitational - La Jolla, Calif.)
Mile (Indoor): 5:06.54 (Feb. 13, 2015 at Don Kirby Elite - Albuquerque, N.M.)
3,000 Meters (Indoor): 10:06.55 (Jan. 31, 2015 at Armory Track Invitational - New York, N.Y.)
3,000 Meters (Outdoor): 10:05.21 (March 25, 2016 at Aztec Invitational - San Diego, Calif.)
3,000-Meter Steeplechase: 11:02.71 (April 23 at Triton Invitational - La Jolla, Calif.)
5,000 Meters (Outdoor): 17:39.75 (April 14, 2016 at Bryan Clay Invitational - Azusa, Calif.)
5,000 Meters (Cross Country): 17:31.7 (Oct. 17, 2015 at Highlander Invitational - Riverside, Calif.)
6,000 Meters (Cross Country): 21:05.3 (Sept. 12, 2015 at UC Riverside Invitational)
Mountain West Outdoor Championships
2016: 14th (11:21.80 - 3,000-Meter Steeplechase) | 17th (17:44.75 - 5,000 Meters)
2015: 17th (2:17.51 - 800) | 18th (11:29.81 - 3,000-Meter Steeplechase
Mountain West Indoor Championships
2016: 14th (5:08.74 - Mile)
2015: 9th (12:14.49 - Distance Medley Relay) | 28th (10:49.46 - 3,000 Meters)
NCAA West Regional Cross Country Championships
2016: 165th (22:35.4 – 6K)
2015: 87th (22:15.1 - 6K)
2014: 150th (22:48.9 - 6K)
2013: 182nd (22:29.0 - 6K)
Mountain West Cross Country Championships
2016: 65th (22:39.1 – 6K)
2015: -- (Competed - 6K)
2014: 39th (22:02.3 - 6K)
2013: 60th (24:02.74 - 6K)
Cross Country: Competed in all seven of the Aztecs’ races … Was among the team’s top two finishers in the first four races of the season, opening the year with a second-place finish at the Mark Covert Classic (18:06.00 – 5K), taking 23rd at the UC Riverside Invitational (21:22.5 – 6K), winning the Aztec Invitational for the second consecutive season with her 18:31.6 time, and running the program’s then-sixth fastest 6K time (21:22.3) at the Capital Cross Challenge, which the team’s top finish … Finished the year with a 14th-place finish at the Highlander Invitational (18:02.93 – 6K), 65th at the MW Championships (22:39.1 – 6K) and 165th at the NCAA West Regional (22:35.4 – 6K).
Outdoor Track and Field: Competed in four events on the year, including the 1,500, 3K, 5K and 3,000-meter steeplechase ... season bests were 4:40.29 in the 1,500 (April 2), 10:05.21 in the 3,000 (March 25), 17:39.75 in the 5,000 (April 14) and 11:02.76 in the steeplechase (April 23) ... the 11:02.76, which came at the Triton Invitational, was the fourth-fastest time in school history ... came in 14th in the steeplechase at the MW Championships on May 13 in 11:21.80 and 17th in the 5K (17:44.76) ... altogether logged five top-10 finishes on the year ... was fourth in the 5K (17:39.75) at the Bryan Clay Invitational on April 14 and in the steeplechase (11:09.49) at the adidas/Steve Scott Invitational on April 29 ... also added fifth-place finishes in the 1,500 (4:40.29) at the California Collegiate Invite on April 2 and in the 3K (10:05.21) at the Aztec Invitational on March 25.
Indoor Track and Field: Ran the mile, 3,000 and the mile leg of the distance medley relay during the indoor season ... anchored the DMR to a seventh-place finish at the UW Invitational on Jan. 29 in 12:06.14, the second-fastest time in program history ... was 14th in the mile at the MW Championships on Feb. 26, clocking a time of 5:08.74 at elevation ... also came in 24th in the 3K in 10:08.74 at the UW Invitational on Jan. 30 and 10th in the mile (5:08.94) at elevation at the Don Kirby Elite on Feb. 13.
Cross Country: Was the team's No. 1 runner in all six races she completed, only failing to finish the 6K race at the Mountain West Championships on Oct. 30 ... rebounded to take 87th at the NCAA West Regional on Nov. 13 in 22:15.1 over the 6K course ... was terrific over her first five races, taking second at the Mark Covert Classic on Sept. 5 in 17:48.49 (5K), 12th at the UC Riverside Invitational on Sept. 12 in 21:05.3 (6K), first in the Aztec Invitational on Sept. 18 in 18:09.74 (5K), first in the UNLV Invitational on Oct. 3 in 17:44.7 (5K) and third in the Highlander Invitational on Oct. 17 in 17:31.70 (5K) ... was named the Mountain West Women’s Cross Country Athlete of the Week on Sept. 22 for her win at the Aztec Invitational.
Outdoor Track and Field: Competed at the Mountain West Outdoor Championships in a pair of events, taking 17th in the 800 prelims (2:17.51) and 18th in the 3,000-meter steeplechase (11:29.81) ... ran in five different events on the season, including the 800, 1,500, 5K, 3K steeplechase and the 4x400 ... best event was arguably the steeplechase, where she ran the then fourth-fastest time in program history of 11:03.61 at the Bryan Clay Invitational on April 17 ... came in second in the steeple at the Aztec Invitational (March 27) in 11:19.15 ... broke 4:40 in both 1,500's on the year, taking fifth at the UCLA Legends Invitational on April 4 in 4:39.10 and coming in ninth at the UCSD Triton Invitational on April 24 in 4:36.86 ... lone 5K was in 18:24.90 on March 14 at the San Diego Collegiate Challenge on March 14.
Indoor Track and Field: Had a terrific indoor campaign, culminating with a ninth-place team showing in the distance medley relay at the MW Championships in 12:14.49 on Feb. 27, which was the fourth-fastest time in program history ... also was 28th in the 3K in 10:49.46 ... also posted solid showings in the mile and 3K across different meets ... ran the second-fastest 3K in program history (10:06.55) en route to a 34th-place showing at the Armory Track Invitational on Jan. 31 ... also ran the third-fastest mile (5:06.54) at the Don Kirby Elite Invitational on Feb. 13, which was good enough for third place ... took second in the mile in 5:21.97 at the NAU Friday Night Duels on Jan. 16.
Cross Country: Was the team's top runner during the cross country, leading the Aztecs in five of the six races she finished ... ended the season in 150th at the NCAA West Regional 6K on Nov. 14 in 22:48.9 ... took 39th at the Mountain West Championships 6K (Oct. 31) in 22:02.3 ... also added a pair of sixth-place showings, and a 17th-place finish on the year ... the sixth-place finishes came out of 82 runners at the Highlander Invitational on Oct. 18 in 17:54 (5K) and out of 94 competitors at the Mark Covert Classic 5K on Aug. 30 in 18:25.6 ... the 17th-place effort came at the UC Riverside Invitational (Sept. 13) came out of 172 runners over the 6K in 21:42.6 ... other completed race on the year came at the Stanford Invitational on Sept. 27, taking 44th out of 330 in 22:10.0.
Outdoor Track and Field: Ran in five races over the outdoor season, competing three times in the 1,500 meters and twice in the 5K ... opened with a 27th-place showing in the open 1,500 in 4:58.33 at the Aztec Invitational on March 28 ... was 24th in the 5K in 18:40.12 at the Cal/Nevada Championships on April 4 ... PR'd in the 1,500 in 4:47.66 on April 18 at the Bryan Clay Invitational and followed with a 15th-place finish in 4:48.09 on April 26 at the Triton Invitational ... ended her freshman campaign with a PR in the 5K of 18:12.55 at the Oxy Invitational on May 10, where she was 35th.
Indoor Track and Field: Did not compete during the indoor season.
Cross Country: Competed in all eight races during her first season on The Mesa, where she was in the top five four times and in the top seven on four occasions ... opened her collegiate career with a 52nd-place finish out of 147 runners at the Mark Covert Classic on Aug. 31 in 20:04.1 ... took 20th (of 134) on Sept. 7 at the adidas/UCI Invitational in 19:21.2 ... was 21st of 85 in 19:23.0 at the Aztec Invitational on Sept. 21 ... came in 104th (of 156) at the NCAA Inter-Regional on Oct. 4 in 18:47.0 ... was 31st out of 91 runners in 18:34.7 at the Highlander Invitational on Oct. 19 ... came in 23rd of 95 at the Titan Invitational (Oct. 25) in 18:29.5 ... ran her first 6K at the Mountain West Championships on Nov. 1, taking 60th of 86 in 24:02.7 ... ended her first season in 182nd (of 225) at the NCAA West Regional Championships on Nov. 15 in 22:29.0.
A four-year letterwinner and local recruit out of Helix High School in La Mesa, Calif. ... was twice named to the all-Grossmont Hills League cross country team (2009, 2011) and once to the all-CIF cross country team (2011) ... owns track PR's of 2:21.53 in the 800 (2013), 4:50.67 in the 1,500 (2013), 5:03.12 in the 1,600 (2012) and 11:36.80 in the 3,200 (2013) ... ran at the CIF cross country state championships in 2009 and 2011 ... had a cross country personal-best time of 19:40 in the 5K at the 2011 championships.
Elaine Bomfim Ribeiro was born June 16, 1995, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil ... daughter of Eliane and Sergio Ribeiro ... majoring in biology with an emphasis in zoology.