• October 20, 2020

Tags : Lilian Koech

Bailey and Koech Punch Ticket to NCAA Championships

Sacramento – Sean Bailey and Lilian Koech punched their ticket to Austin, Texas, for the NCAA Championships (June 5-8) on Friday night. Bailey earned an automatic bid, finishing second in the third heat of the men’s 400m quarterfinals. The junior crossed the finish line with a season-best time of 45.19, posting a fourth-place finish overall. His […]Read More

UTEP’s Koech Shines in Last Day of Texas Relays

AUSTIN – Senior Lilian Koech closed out the last day of the 92nd Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays in stellar fashion on Saturday afternoon. “We had a few individuals register personal-best marks this weekend with Karol (Koncos) in the hammer throw and Carolyne Chepkosgei in the 1,500m,” said UTEP head coach Mika Laaksonen. “I’m also very […]Read More

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. […]Read More

Miners Garner C-USA Athlete of the Week

UTEP’s Lilian Koech and Michael Saruni were named Conference USA Track athletes of the week for their performances at the Desert Heat Classic, the league announced on Tuesday. Saruni etched his name into track and field history when he clocked 1:43.25 and set the NCAA 800m record. Donavan Brazier (Texas A&M, 1:43.55) previously held the […]Read More

Flyin’ Miners Garner C-USA Athlete of the Week Honors

UTEP track and field nabbed two Conference USA weekly honors with Male Track Athlete of the Week Michael Saruni and Female Athlete of the Week Lilian Koech, the league office announced Tuesday afternoon. Saruni placed first in the 800m at the Vanderbilt Commodore Invitational with a school record time of 1:45.62. The Kenya native is […]Read More

UTEP’s Koech Earns First 2017 C-USA Athlete of the Week

UTEP’s Lilian Koech captured the first Conference USA Athlete of the Week award of 2017 for her performance at the Lobo Invitational the league office announced Tuesday morning.  Koech marked a 5K time of 17:32.2 on Saturday at the Lobo Invitational to become the first female and second overall athlete to cross the finish line. […]Read More

UTEP’s Kosgei and Koech Lead Miners at Lobo Invitational

Albuquerque, N.M. – Antony Kosgei and Lilian Koech led the Miners as they opened the 2017 cross country season at the Lobo Invitational. “Overall we had a good team performance for the first meet of the season,” said head coach Paul Ereng. “Antony and Lilian both had great performances. We still have some improving to […]Read More

UTEP’s Lilian Koech Garners Second C-USA Weekly Honor

Lilian Koech was named this week’s C-USA Cross Country Female Athlete of the Week for her dominant performance last Friday at the Joe Piane Notre Dame Invitational. Koech clinched first-place in the women’s gold race in a field of 222 runners. She ran a 5K time of 17:50.6 to seize the title. This was her […]Read More

UTEP’s Lilian Koech Named C-USA Co-Athlete of the Week

IRVING, Texas– Lilian Koech was rewarded for her stellar performance last weekend by being named Conference USA Female Cross Country Co-Athlete of the Week. Koech proved outstanding efforts at the Kachina Classic in Las Cruces, N.M. on Sept. 17 where she secured a first-place showing with a 5K time of 17:34.36. The sophomore kept her […]Read More