• November 27, 2021
 Koech Named C-USA Athlete of the Week

Koech Named C-USA Athlete of the Week

Senior Lilian Koech was named the Conference USA Track Athlete of the Week the league announced on Tuesday.

The distance runner registered a personal-best time of 2:06.29 in the 800m at the Music City Challenge on Saturday.

The Eldoret, Kenya, native won the event and now rates fourth all time in the UTEP record book. Koech also earned a spot in the national rankings, checking in at 19th and second in C-USA in the 800m.

This is Koech’s first C-USA Indoor Track Athlete of the Week honor this season.

The Miners head to Birmingham, Ala., to compete at the C-USA Indoor Championships on Saturday and Sunday.

UT El Paso

While the initial information was provided by either UTEP or UTEP Athletics, it has been reviewed and copy-checked by a Herald-Post editor. In some cases, the text has been reformatted for better readability.

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