• January 20, 2021

Tags : utep track and field

Miners Claim Eight Medals on Final Day of C-USA Championships

Birmingham, Al. – The UTEP track and field team tallied eight medals on the final day of the 2018 Conference USA Indoor Championships Indoor Track Championships at the Birmingham CrossPlex in Birmingham. “We have a very young team and we had some good performances today,” said head coach Mika Laaksonen. “It’s good for us to […]Read More

UTEP Track and Field Prepped for C-USA Championships

The UTEP track and field team will compete in the 2018 Conference USA Men’s and Women’s Championships beginning on Saturday, February 17 at the Birmingham CrossPlex in Birmingham, Al. The championship events begin on Saturday at 8 a.m. MT starting with the combined events, field events will start at 1 p.m. and running events will […]Read More

Jonah Koech Garners C-USA Athlete of the Week

UTEP’s Jonah Koech was named Conference USA Athlete of the Week for his performance in the mile run at the Don Kirby Invitational, it was announced by the league office Tuesday morning. The Kenya native took home gold in the mile running a time of 4:01.06. Running at an elevated altitude, his time converts to […]Read More

Flyin’ Miners Close Out Indoor Regular Season at Don Kirby

The UTEP track and field team will make its final trip to the Land of Enchantment to close out the indoor regular season at the Don Kirby Invitational in Albuquerque on Friday. The Miners will compete Friday and Saturday at the Albuquerque Downtown Convention Center hosted by the University of New Mexico. 42 teams will […]Read More

Flyin’ Miners Return to Albuquerque for New Mexico Classic

The UTEP track and field team makes its second trip of the season to Albuquerque, N.M. this Friday and Saturday to compete in the New Mexico Classic. The Miners will compete against some of the top programs in the country, including, Alabama, Arizona, LSU, Ole Miss, Texas and Nevada. Getting the action started will be […]Read More

Flyin’ Miners Saruni Nabs 3rd Consecutive C-USA Athlete of the

UTEP sophomore Michael Saruni continues to rack up the awards, both on and off the track. Saruni was named Conference USA Athlete of the Week for the second consecutive week, it was announced by the league office Tuesday morning. In addition, Saruni added a USTFCCCA (U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association) National […]Read More

Video+Story: Saruni Sets No. 2 NCAA All-Time Best in the

Lubbock – Sophomore sensation Michael Saruni shocked the world again with an impressive 800m performance when he ran 1:45.19 at the Texas Tech Invitational Saturday afternoon. “Saruni had another outstanding performance and puts himself in a class of his own,” head coach Mika Laaksonen said. “I would not be surprised if he takes down coach […]Read More

UTEP Track and Field Head to Texas Tech Invitational

The UTEP track and field team continue the 2018 season with a trip to Lubbock, Texas for the Texas Tech Invitational starting Friday, January 25 with multi-events and Saturday with open competition. FRIDAY Senior Lucia Mokrasova will be the lone Miner competing on Friday in the indoor pentathlon. The Slovakia native heads into the meet […]Read More

Saruni Garners Second Straight C-USA Athlete of the Week

UTEP’s Michael Saruni was named the Conference USA Athlete of the Week for the second week in a row the league office announced on Tuesday afternoon. Saruni followed his stellar week one performance with a world record in the 600m run with a time of 1:14.79 after his performance at the Dr. Martin Luther King […]Read More