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“Picks Up Podcast” gets fans ready for this year’s Orange Fever Fiesta

On this week’s “Picks Up Podcast,” Jon Teicher, the “Voice of the Miners,” visits with Charley Thrash and Alexzandra Lozano from the Miner Athletic Club about the upcoming Orange Fever Fiesta.

Slated for Saturday, August 15, this year’s Orange Fever Fiesta will be a virtual event, with Thrash and Lozano discussing the preparations for UTEP Athletics’ annual fundraising event.

New this year is the collaboration with KVIA-TV, who will also stream the event.

The “Picks Up Podcast” takes an inside look at UTEP Athletics, offering perspectives and analysis not available anywhere else, with special guests including Miner coaches, staff, student-athletes and alumni.

The “Picks Up Podcast” airs weekly online; to go directly to the podcast landing page, click here.

For more information on Orange Fever Fiesta visit the Miner Athletic Club website, call (915) 747-5841 or email mac@utep.edu.

UTEP Defensive Coordinator Mike Cox Guests on this week’s “Picks Up Podcast”

This week, “Voice of the Miners,” Jon Teicher, sits down with UTEP Defensive Coordinator Mike Cox in this week’s episode of the “Picks Up Podcast.”

Cox gives updates on the Miner football team as it continues preparations for the 2020 season.

A 32-year coaching veteran who has been prominent in the preparation of NFL prospects, Mike Cox enters his third season as UTEP’s defensive coordinator and linebackers coach under Dana Dimel in 2020.

Cox installed an aggressive and physical defense to the program.

In 2019, the Miner stop troops featured a second team All-Conference USA defensive end (senior Denzel Chukwukelu) as well as a burgeoning prospect in defensive end Praise Amaewhule, who made the Conference USA All-Freshman Team.

Junior cornerback Josh Caldwell registered 11 pass breakups, tied for the eighth-most in a season in school history.  Meanwhile, senior safety Justin Rogers became the first UTEP player to record an interception in four separate seasons since future NFL standout Quintin Demps achieved the feat from 2004-07.

The weekly “Picks Up Podcast” takes an inside look at UTEP Athletics, with special guests including Miner coaches, staff, student-athletes and alumni, offering perspectives and analysis not available anywhere else.

To go directly to the podcast landing page, click here.

UTEP Offensive Coordinator Mike Canales guests on this week’s “Picks Up Podcast”

For this week’s episode of the “Picks Up Podcast,” the “Voice of the Miners,” Jon Teicher, sits down with UTEP Offensive Coordinator and Quarterbacks Coach Mike Canales.

Canales gives updates on the Miner football team as it continues preparations for the 2020 season.

Mike Canales will enter his third season as UTEP’s offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach under head coach Dana Dimel in 2020.

Canales has 35 years of coaching experience under his belt, including 25 years as an offensive coordinator. All together, Canales has coached five different quarterbacks that earned All-America recognition and has been a part of teams that have appeared in eight bowl games.

The “Picks Up Podcast” takes an inside look at UTEP Athletics, offering perspectives and analysis not available anywhere else.

The “Picks Up Podcast” airs weekly, with special guests including Miner coaches, staff, student-athletes and alumni. To go directly to the podcast landing page, click here.

“Picks Up Podcast” features Miners’ Communications, Creative Services and Marketing department reps

In a special edition of the “Picks Up Podcast,” we take Miner fans behind the scenes to see how the Communications, Creative Services and Marketing departments do their jobs promoting UTEP Athletics.

This week’s guests are Director of Marketing Rebecca Plescia, Assistant Athletic Director for Creative Services Connor Putman, Assistant Athletic Director for Communications Anna Claire Thomas and Assistant Athletic Director for Marketing Daniel Veale.

 The “Picks Up Podcast,” available weekly on www.utepminers.com, takes an inside look at UTEP Athletics, offering perspectives and analysis not available anywhere else.

The “Picks Up Podcast” features special guests including Miner coaches, staff, student-athletes and alumni.

To go directly to the podcast landing page, click here.

UTEP Volleyball’s Alianza Darley guests on this week’s “Picks Up Podcast”

UTEP volleyball sophomore middle blocker/outside hitter Alianza Darley is the guest on this week’s “Picks Up Podcast” with “Voice of the Miners” Jon Teicher.

As a freshman last year, Darley payed in 90 sets and 24 matches, while making 10 starts.  She posted the fifth-most kills (132) on the team and led all Miner freshmen in kills.

Darley ranked fourth on the squad in blocks (54.0), turned in three double-digit kill performances and locked in a career-high 12 kills against No. 21 Rice during the first round of the C-USA Tournament.

She has also been named to the Conference USA Commissioner’s Academic Honor Roll for 2020 and earned the  Conference USA Commissioner’s Academic Medal.

Earlier this week, the 2020 UTEP Volleyball home schedule was released and, for the first time, fans can purchase season tickets to ensure that they’ll be there for every exciting moment as the Miners take the floor.

The “Picks Up Podcast,” that airs weekly online, takes an inside look at UTEP Athletics, offering perspectives and analysis not available anywhere else.  Special guests including Miner coaches, staff, student-athletes and alumni.

To go directly to the podcast landing page, click here.

UTEP Soccer’s Nicole Pugsley appears on this week’s “Picks Up Podcast”

UTEP soccer senior midfielder/defender Nicole Pugsley is the guest on this week’s “Picks Up Podcast” with “Voice of the Miners” Jon Teicher.

For the 2019 season, Pugsley was one of two Miners to start all 20 matches on the season.  She also helped UTEP record seven shutouts while limiting six other opponents to only one goal.

The seven shutouts tied for sixth on the program’s single-season list.

On the academic side, Pugsley was named a C-USA Commissioners’s Academic Medalist (2018, 2019, 2020) and was on the C-USA Commissioners’s Honor Roll (2018, 2019, 2020)

The “Picks Up Podcast,” which airs weekly on the UTEP Miner Website, takes an inside look at UTEP Athletics, offering perspectives and analysis not available anywhere else.

The “Picks Up Podcast” features special guests including Miner coaches, staff, student-athletes and alumni.

To go directly to the podcast landing page, please click here.

UTEP Senior Running Back Quardraiz Wadley checks in for this week’s “Picks Up Podcast”

UTEP Senior Running Back Quardraiz Wadley is the guest on this week’s “Picks Up Podcast” with “Voice of the Miners” Jon Teicher.

Wadley  rushed for 1,072 yards and eight touchdowns for the Miners over three seasons from 2016-18.  In 2018, he put together a career year, gaining 627 yards on 123 carries with seven scores.  He also once rushed for 156 yards at Army and 111 yards versus I-10 rival NM State.

Then, his senior season, originally scheduled to take place in 2019, was washed away due to a toe injury that he suffered in offseason workouts last July.

Now, Teicher talks with Wadley about the upcoming season, his recovery and much more.

The “Picks Up Podcast” takes an inside look at UTEP Athletics, offering perspectives and analysis not available anywhere else, with special guests including Miner coaches, staff, student-athletes and alumni

The “Picks Up Podcast” takes an inside look at UTEP Athletics, offering perspectives and analysis not available anywhere else and airs weekly on www.utepminers.com.

To go directly to the podcast landing page, click here.

UTEP Tennis Coach Ivan Fernandez guests on this week’s “Picks Up Podcast”

UTEP Tennis Coach Ivan Fernandez is the guest on this week’s “Picks Up Podcast” with “Voice of the Miners” Jon Teicher.

Fernandez, who served as head coach at NM State for seven years and led the Aggies to four consecutive berths in the Western Athletic Conference championship match, was named women’s tennis head coach at UTEP on June 5, 2017.

In three seasons in the Sun City, Fernandez has provided stability to the program while also laying the foundation for long-term success. He has compiled 17 wins in the time frame, including forging a combined mark of 13-11 at home.

The Miners posted back-to-back winning seasons (2018 & 2019) at home before having their chances at a third straight such effort be denied with the 2020 dual season being cut short due to the COVID-19 outbreak.

The “Picks Up Podcast” takes an inside look at UTEP Athletics, offering perspectives and analysis not available anywhere else.

The podcast airs weekly, with special guests including Miner coaches, staff, student-athletes and alumni. To go directly to the podcast landing page, click here.

 

PGA Tour Professional Roger Sloan checks in on this Week’s “Picks Up Podcast”

Former UTEP golf standout and current PGA Tour professional Roger Sloan is the guest on this week’s “Picks Up Podcast” with “Voice of the Miners” Jon Teicher.

Sloan, a four-time member of the Conference USA Commissioners Academic Honor Roll (2006 – 2009) also served as President of UTEP’s Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC).

During his senior year, Sloan was named second team All-Conference USA, became UTEP’s first NCAA Regionals participant since 2004 and led the Miners in stroke average (72.7), top-10 finishes (five) and top-20 finishes (eight).

Sloan was also a three-time Conference USA Golfer of the Week.

The “Picks Up Podcast” takes an inside look at UTEP Athletics, offering perspectives and analysis not available anywhere else.  The podcast airs weekly on www.utepminers.com, with special guests including Miner coaches, staff, student-athletes and alumni.

To go directly to the podcast landing page, click here.

UTEP Soccer Coach Kathryn Balogun joins Jon Teicher on this week’s “Picks Up Podcast”

The “Voice of the Miners” Jon Teicher visits with UTEP Soccer Coach Kathryn Balogun in this week’s episode of the “Picks Up Podcast.”

This week, coach Balogun reviews the Miners’ much-improved 2019 campaign and discusses the team’s prospects for 2020.

Balogun, who enjoyed record-setting seasons as the women’s soccer head coach at Texas Southern University over five years, was named head coach at UTEP on Dec. 10, 2018.

She made an immediate impact in her first year at the helm of the Miners, guiding them to a record of 10-7-3. It was the first double-digit win total at the school in three years.

The Miners also went 5-4-1 in C-USA action to punch their ticket to the league championships for the first time since 2016. Furthermore, it marked the first winning season in league play since an effort of 6-2-2 in 2014.

The “Picks Up Podcast” takes an inside look at UTEP Athletics, offering perspectives and analysis not available anywhere else.

The “Picks Up Podcast” airs weekly on www.utepminers.com, with special guests including Miner coaches, staff, student-athletes and alumni.

To go directly to the podcast landing page, click here.

Jordan Palmer checks in for this Week’s “Picks Up Podcast”

Former UTEP star and quarterback guru Jordan Palmer is the guest on this week’s “Picks Up Podcast” with “Voice of the Miners” Jon Teicher.

In this week’s installment, Palmer reflects on his time at UTEP, talks about his family and his current role of mentoring signal-callers.

The “Picks Up Podcast” airs weekly on www.utepminers.com, with special guests including Miner coaches, staff, student-athletes and alumni.

The “Picks Up Podcast” takes an inside look at UTEP Athletics, offering perspectives and analysis not available anywhere else.

To go directly to the podcast landing page, please visit the UTEP Miners podcast page.

Kevin Baker joins Jon Teicher on “Picks Up Podcast” to talk UTEP Women’s Basketball

The “Voice of the Miners” Jon Teicher checked in with coach Kevin Baker to discuss the latest happenings with the UTEP women’s basketball program on this week’s edition of the “Picks Up Podcast.”

The “Picks Up Podcast” takes an inside look at UTEP Athletics, offering perspectives and analysis not available anywhere else.  This week, coach Baker recaps the Miners’ exciting 2019-20 campaign, and looks forward to the future of the program.

The “Picks Up Podcast” airs weekly on www.utepminers.com, with special guests including Miner coaches, staff, student-athletes and alumni.

To go directly to the podcast landing page, click here.

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