UNLV cross country makes its second trip to the Land of Enchantment for the Mountain West Championships.
UNLV cross country had five of its own run 5K personal bests at the Highlander Invitational, including Spencer Moore with a time of 17:49.9.
UNLV cross country will be one of 12 teams running in the women's 5K hosted by UC Riverside.
UNLV cross country's Spencer Moore crossed the line in 11th place in 5K held in North Las Vegas.
UNLV Cross Country will compete at the NCAA West Region Cross Country Championship in Northern California Friday.
High School: A 2016 graduate of Buchanan HS in Clovis, Calif. ... Participated in cross country, track & field and soccer for the Bears ... Ran track and field for four years and helped the Bears to three Valley Championships and three top-nine finishes at the state meet ... Won Central Valley titles in the 100m, 4x100m relay and 4x400m relay ... Broke the school's relay -- 4x100m and 4x400m -- records ... At the state meet in the 4x100m relay, took fourth in 2015 and eighth in 2016 ... Earned the Coaches Award ... Has personal bests of 12.17 in the 100m, 24.85 in the 200m and 56.9 in the 400m ... Helped the soccer team to the 2015 Central Valley championship and a fourth-place finish at the state tournament ... In soccer, played for the Crossfire of Clovis, Calif., and helped them to one tournament title.
Personal: Yamilet Emilee Biggers was born in Clovis, Calif. ... The daughter of Russell and Yamilet Biggers ... Has two siblings, Remy and Natalie ... Majoring in criminal justice.