• September 26, 2020

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UTEP Football holds first practice since mid-March

The UTEP Football team made its long-awaited return to the practice field on Sunday morning as the Miners spent a little over two hours on Glory Field in preparation for the 2020 season. A mixture of new and old faces graced the field on Sunday morning with the 2020 squad strapping on the pads for […]Read More

UT System Chancellor tours UTEP to learn about campus’ preparations

J.B. Milliken, Chancellor of The University of Texas System, visited UTEP Thursday, August 13, where he viewed campus preparations for the fall semester, including UTEPs proactive testing program. “I am quite impressed,” Chancellor Milliken said. “UTEP has really thought about all of the things that need to be done to make this as safe an […]Read More

UTEP Soccer lands NAU transfer Sydney Nickell

Sydney Nickell (Northern Arizona) has joined the UTEP soccer team as a transfer, head coach Kathryn Balogun revealed Tuesday. “We are excited to add another Defender with division 1 experience to help bolster our backline. Sydney is a strong ball winner and wants to play a possession-based style of play, which makes her a great […]Read More

Paul and Alejandra Foster give $5.1m lead gift for Sun

A lead gift of $5.1 million by El Paso businessman and philanthropist Paul Foster and his wife, Alejandra De la Vega Foster, ensures the completion of the Sun Bowl Renovation Project. “Paul and Alejandra have done so much for El Paso and for UTEP. Having their names on the tower will make us smile every […]Read More

UTEP Basketball’s Vila enters Senior year on a mission

Entering the 2020-21 season, Eric Vila is one of two UTEP men’s basketball seniors and knows the challenges ahead for the squad. Vila completed his first season in a UTEP uniform after transferring from Northwest Florida State College. His efforts helped the Miners win 17 games, the most in four years. However, as fellow senior Bryson Williams has mentioned, […]Read More

Four members of UTEP football squad test positive for Covid-19;

Director of Athletics Jim Senter and head football coach Dana Dimel announced on Sunday that the start of UTEP’s preseason football practice has been postponed. Via a news release, school officials shared that, “out of safety considerations for all parties,” the entire football team (student-athletes, coaches and staff) was tested for COVID-19 on Thursday, August […]Read More

Gallery: UTEP Soccer hits the practice field

Ahead of their 2020 season, the UTEP Soccer team took to the turf Thursday afternoon as their training camp continued. University Field was buzzing with futbol excitement as the women ran through their drills during a rare cloudy, muggy day in the Borderland.  The Miners face their first test in just a few weeks; click […]Read More

UTEP Softball inks 10 Student-Athletes for 2021 Season

UTEP Softball Head Coach T.J. Hubbard announced the addition of 10 student-athletes to the program Wednesday. The new Miners include eight freshmen, and a pair of transfers. A trio of El Paso products will don the Orange and Blue for their hometown squad, while all 10 newcomers will be eligible for the 2021 campaign. The […]Read More

UTEP Tennis Team Secures ITA All-Academic Team Status

For the fifth straight year, the UTEP tennis team has been named an ITA All-Academic Team. Additionally, nine members of the squad were recognized as ITA scholar athletes. They were Thássane Abrahim, Lyric Bonilla, Ailyn Castañeda, Eve Daniels, Elena Dibattista, Ana Gonzalez, Kathleen Percegona, Lina Sachica and Vanessa Valdez. “I am extremely proud of the […]Read More

UTEP set to begin mobile ticketing for 2020-21 Athletics Events

UTEP will transition to mobile ticketing for all athletics events beginning this fall, Director of Athletics Jim Senter announced on Thursday. “Mobile ticketing has become a national trend and we’re excited to get on board during a time that fans are most concerned about their safety,” Senter said.  “This will enable contactless entry into our […]Read More