Christine Spence qualifies for World Championships after third-place finish in 400m hurdles at USA Outdoor Championships.
UNLV track & field plays host the conference outdoor championships for the first time since 2004.
Trio of Rebels named to USTFCCCA All-Academic Team.
Christine Lowe, Kelsey Williamson named to both Mountain West academic lists.
Rebel senior breaks her own school record - again - en route to finishing first at the NCAA West Preliminary.
UNLV: A two-time Academic All-Mountain West Team member (2010-11) ... Earned the conference's scholar-athlete award twice (2009-10 and 2010-11).
2011: Ran in nine outdoor meets ... Participated in the 200m (once), 400m (twice), 400m hurdles (seven times) and 4x400m relay (four times) ... Ran the 200m in a time of 26.09 at the Pomona-Pitzer Invitational ... Fastest 400m time was 57.74 at the Pomona-Pitzer Invitational ... Fastest 400m hurdles time was 1:01.98 at the Beach Invitational ... Fastest 4x400m relay time was 3:46.74 at the UNLV Classic ...Ran in four indoor meets ... Participated in the 400m (twice), 800m (once), 4x400m relay (three times) and distance medley (twice) ... Fastest 400m time was 59.65 at the Jacksons Invite ... Ran the 800m in 2:23.19 at the NAU Team Challenge ... Fastest 4x400m relay time was 3:49.64 at the Jacksons Invite ... Fastest distance medley time was 12:30.99 at the MWC Indoor Championships ... Helped the 4x400m relay team to two first-place finishes: Jacksons Invite (3:49.64) and NAU Open (3:50.78).
2010: Ran in six outdoor meets ... Participated in the 200m (once), 400m hurdles (five times) and 4x400m relay (twice) ... Ran the 200m in 27.04 at the Sun Angel Track Classic ... Fastest 400m hurdles time was 1:03.08 at the UNLV Classic ... Fastest 4x400m relay time was 3:47.69 at the Sun Angel Track Classic ... Ran in one indoor meet ... Participated in the 400m (once) and 4x400m relay (once) ... Ran the 400m in 59.99 at the Lumberjack Invitational ... Ran the 4x400m relay in 4:02.92 in the Lumberjack Invitational.
2009: Competed in four indoor meets and 10 outdoor meets ... Collegiate debut was at the indoor Lumberjack Invitational and posted a second-place finish in the 400m (58.88) and ran a leg on the 4x400m relay team that placed second with a time of 3:56.63 ... Turned in a season-best time of 57.41 in the 400m at the Husky Classic ... Finished 10th in the event at the 2009 Mountain West Conference Indoor Championships with a time of 58.07 ... Also part of the 4x400m relay team that finished fifth at the league meet with a time of 3:56.53 ... Opened the outdoor season with a second-place finish in the 400m hurdles (1:03.76) and seventh in the 100m hurdles (15.59) at the UNLV Classic ... Followed that by finishing third in the 400m hurdles (1:01.52) and fourth in the 400m (57.42) at the Willie Williams Classic ... Posted a time of 1:00.63 in the 400m hurdles to finish fourth at the Cal-Nevada Championships ... Clocked a season-best time of 57.22 in the 400m at the Long Beach Invitational ... Ran a season-best time of 1:00.49 in the 400m hurdles and finished fourth at the MWC Outdoor Championships ... Competed in the event at the NCAA West Regional, running a time of 1:01.01.
High School: A 2008 graduate of Port Moody Secondary School in Port Moody, British Columbia ... Won the 400-meter hurdles high school championship in 2008 and was ranked fourth overall in Canada in the event ... Earned a bronze medal in the event in the Canadian Junior Championships and made it to the finals in the Canadian Senior Championships ... As a sophomore in 2006, won the British Columbia high school championship in the 400 meters and was the Canadian juvenile champion in the 400-meter hurdle ... Personal-best times include a 55.84 in the 400 meters, a 1:00.21 in the 400-meter hurdles and a 25.27 in the 200 meters.
Personal: Christine Anne Lowe was born on May 8, 1990, in New Westminister, British Columbia ... The daughter of Jean and Jim Lowe ... Has an older brother, Kevin ... Majoring in hospitality.