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Junior Winny Koech garnered Conference USA Female Outdoor Track Athlete of the Week honors, the league announced on Tuesday.
The distance runner registered a personal-best time of 33:35.68 in the 10K at the highly-competitive MT. SAC Relays. Koech currently ranks 26th nationally and first in C-USA in the 10K. The junior also checks in fourth all-time in program history.
This is Koech’s first athlete of the week honor this season.
The Miners will be back in action on Saturday at the Desert Heat Classic in Tucson, Az.