UNLV track & field scored 55 points Saturday to finish fifth overall at the Mountain West Outdoor Championships.
UNLV track & field's Kylee Vandenberg moved up three spots to finish sixth in the heptathlon.
UNLV track & field's Kylee Vandenberg sits in ninth place after heptathlon's first day.
UNLV track & field's Kylee Vandenberg gets things started in the heptathlon Wednesday and Thursday.
UNLV track & field will participate at the Mt. SAC Relays and Beach Invitational.
2014 Indoor: Participated in five meets, including the Mountain West Indoor Championships ... Ran in three events: 200m, 400m and 4x400m relay ... Ran a season-best time of 25.16 in the 200m at the MW Indoors (prelims) ... Ran a season-best time of 57.59 in the 400m at the Mountain T's Invitational ... Ran a season-best time of 3:47.00 in the 4x400m relay at the Husky Classic.
2014: Outdoor: Participated in six meets ... Ran in three events: 200m, 400m and 4x400m relay ... Ran a season-best time of 24.94 in the 200m at the Randall Cunningham Invitational ... Ran a season-best time of 55.99 at the Bulldog Invitational ... Ran a season-best time of 3:39.43 in the 4x400m relay at the Mondo Mid-Major Challenge.
High School: A 2013 graduate of South Pasadena HS in South Pasadena, Calif. ... Lettered four years in track & field ... Competed in the 200m, 400m, relays and long jump ... Ran a 400m time of 55.33 at the 2013 Mt. SAC Relays ... Finished first in the 400m (56.13) and third in the 200m (24.60) at the CIF South Section Division 3 Finals ... Qualified for the 2013 CIF State Championships and finished seventh in the 400m (55.37) ... Broke the South Pasadena HS record in both the 200m and 400m ... Once held the California 400m record ... Earned the Tim Howland Award and was named the team's sprinter of the year.
Personal: Laura Oluchi Anuakpado was born on Jan. 22, 1995, in Los Angeles ... The daughter of Sam and Love Anuakpado ... Has three younger siblings: Sam Jr., Julie and Erin ... Majoring in political science.