Michael Saruni was named Conference USA Athlete of the Week for his performance in the 400m at the Don Kirby Tailwind, the league announced Tuesday afternoon.
The All-American notched a first-place finish in the 400m by clocking a personal-best time of 45.52, ranking him first in the league and third in the nation.
Saruni was also a member of the 4x400m relay team that finished first overall with a time of 3:08.12. He ran a 46.8 split and helped the Miner relay team rank No. 27 in the country.
Up next for the Miners will be a return trip to the state capital for the Texas Team Invitational on Friday and Saturday.