Friday , April 28 2017
Home | Sports | UTEP | UTEP XCountry runner Rotich named to C-USA All-Academic Team
UTEP's Anthony Rotich
UTEP's Anthony Rotich

UTEP XCountry runner Rotich named to C-USA All-Academic Team

Irving, Texas- UTEP’s Anthony Rotich was voted to the Conference USA Cross Country All-Academic team on Friday morning. Rotich was awarded for his work ethic in the classroom and exceptional athletic ability.

This is the third time Rotich has been named to the C-USA All-Academic team. The senior holds a 3.21 GPA and is majoring in multidisciplinary studies. The four-time national champion is coming off his fourth straight individual title at the C-USA Championships; he completed his 8K in 24:44.1 to lead the men’s team to its first conference team title since 2009.

The UTEP men’s cross country team will be in action this afternoon at 1 p.m. MT in the NCAA Mountain Regionals looking to secure a berth in the NCAA Championships. Live results will be available at LiveRunningResults.com.

A total of 12 athletes (six male and six female) were named to the 2015 C-USA Cross All-Academic teams. The all-academic teams are made up of athletes who are able to maintain a 3.2 GPA or higher, and play an influential role on their team’s success.

For the full list of all-academic recipients, visit conferenceusa.com

Author: UTEP Athletics

About Staff Report

Staff Reports are just that, Staff Reporting the news. No skew, no opinion just the news. We pride ourselves on making sure that we bring you the news as soon as it is published, submitted or sent to us. No need to have a reporter rewrite or give their opinion. The facts nothing more.

Check Also

Julia Head Shot

UTEP Softball Announces the Addition of Pitcher Julia Wright

UTEP softball head coach Tobin Echo-Hawk announced on Wednesday that pitcher Julia Wright will join …

Sizzler 728