UTEP cross country standouts Linda Cheruiyot and Boaz Ronoh were named Conference USA Athletes of the Week, the league announced on Tuesday.
Cheruiyot was named Female Athlete of the Week after taking the top spot in the 5K at the Joe Piane Invitational.
The junior posted a personal-best time of 16:51.54 in the women’s gold division, which featured 140 runners and 18 total teams.
Ronoh was the Miners’ top finisher in the men’s gold division at the Joe Piane Invitational hosted by Notre Dame.
The freshman clocked in a personal-best time of 24:37.18 in the five mile. He finished third overall in a field of 113 runners.
The UTEP cross country teams will be back in action on October 13 at the Santa Clara Bronco Invitational in Sunnyvale, California.