• June 12, 2021

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Amusan Named to the Bowerman Watch List

EL PASO – UTEP’s Tobi Amusan has been named one of 10 semifinalists for The Bowerman Award, announced by the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) on Wednesday afternoon. In her second appearance at the NCAA Championships Amusan, the 2016 runner-up in the 100m hurdles, captured the 2017 title with the […]Read More

UTEP Home to Two NCAA Champions: Amusan Joins Korir

Eugene, Or. – Tobi Amusan finds redemption as she won her first NCAA title in the 100m hurdles at historic Hayward Stadium on the final day of the NCAA Championships, Saturday evening. “Amusan is another special talent. She executed her race very well and all the hard work she put in this season paid off,” head […]Read More

UTEP’s Korir Captures Second 800M NCAA Title

Eugene, Or. – It was a bittersweet victory for the Miners as UTEP’s freshman Emmanuel Korir captured his second NCAA title in the 800m at the historic Hayward Stadium on Friday evening. Running in the 800m final were both freshman Michael Saruni and Korir, who were favored to finish the event No. 1 and No. […]Read More

UTEP’s Korir, Saruni Advance to 800m Final

Eugene, Or. – UTEP’s Emmanuel Korir and Michael Saruni make history by being the first freshman duo from the same school to make the 800m final in meet history at the NCAA Championships on Wednesday night. Running at their first ever NCAA Championships, All-American duo Korir and Saruni did not disappoint. Korir won the first […]Read More

UTEP Track and Field to Compete at NCAA Championships

The UTEP track and field team will be sending nine student-athletes to compete at the 2017 NCAA Championships this week in Eugene Ore., starting Wednesday June 7 through Saturday, June 10. Wearing the Orange and Blue for the women’s team will be Tobi Amusan (100m Hurdles), Samantha Hall (Discus Throw), Lucia Mokrasova (Heptathlon), Winny Koech […]Read More

UTEP’s Korir Named to The Bowerman Watch List

Emmanuel Korir was named to The Bowerman Watch List for the third time this outdoor season announced by the USTFCCCA (U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association) on Monday night. Korir gives UTEP its 17th Watch List mention in program history – which is the seventh most by a men’s program in Watch […]Read More

UTEP’s Amusan, Korir Break Records on Day Two of the

AUSTIN, Texas – Tobi Amusan and Emmanuel Korir had huge performances breaking meet records at the West Region Preliminaries at Mike A. Myers on Friday afternoon, in their respective events. In the men’s 800m, Emmanuel Korir set a meet record with a time of 1:45.88. The previous record was held by Oregon’s Elijah Greer (1:45.98) […]Read More

UTEP’s Winny Koech Punches Ticket to NCAA Championships

Winny Koech is the first Miner to punch her ticket in the 10,000m to Eugene, Ore., for the NCAA Championships on Day one of the West Region Preliminaries on Thursday afternoon. Koech crossed the finish line with a time of 34:39.41 to finish fifth place overall, the top 12 competitors move on to the NCAA […]Read More

UTEP Track and Field Heads to NCAA Regionals

The road to NCAA Championships first goes through Austin, Texas with the start of the NCAA West Region Preliminaries on May 25-28. Eight Miners will make their first trip to the west regional preliminary round, while eight more make a return to the regional stage. The men’s 800m run will be the strong point for […]Read More