• January 20, 2021

Tags : utep track and field

Flyin’ Miners Set for Final Regular Season Meet

The UTEP track and field team heads into the final regular season meet of the year on Saturday at the Desert Heat Classic in Tucson, Arizona. The Miners will face some tough competition, going head-to-head against Arizona, Arizona State, Grand Canyon, NM State, Northern Arizona, San Diego State, Oregon, Utah and Cal State Northridge. The […]Read More

Koech Earns C-USA Athlete of the Week

Junior Winny Koech garnered Conference USA Female Outdoor Track Athlete of the Week honors, the league announced on Tuesday. The distance runner registered a personal-best time of 33:35.68 in the 10K at the highly-competitive MT. SAC Relays. Koech currently ranks 26th nationally and first in C-USA in the 10K. The junior also checks in fourth […]Read More

UTEP Track and Field Closes Out First Day of Action

Torrance, Ca.-The UTEP track and Field team closed out the first day of action at MT. SAC Relays on Thursday night. Rodgers Korir took the track in the 10,000m for the first time. The freshman won with a collegiate-best time of 30:10.60. Korir’s time currently ranks fourth in Conference USA. Teammate Antony Kosgei also ran […]Read More

Miners Post Top Finishes at Texas A&M Invitational

College Station, Texas – The UTEP track and field team closed out the Texas A&M Invitational, posting top finishes on Saturday night. Winny Koech closed out the meet for the Miners, running in the 5,000m for the second time this season. The junior recorded a winning time of 17:23.73. On the men’s side, Rodgers Korir […]Read More

Miners Wrap Up Day One of Texas A&M Invitational

College Station, Texas – The UTEP track and field team wrapped up the first day of action at the Texas A&M Invitational at E.B. Cushing Stadium on Friday night. Highlighting the women’s team was freshman Roosa Yloenen in the javelin throw. The newcomer finished second with a personal-best mark of 50.44m. Yloenen mark currently rates […]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

Flyin’ Miners Conclude First Day of Competition at the Texas

AUSTIN –  The UTEP track and field team wrapped up the first day of competition at the 92nd Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays in Austin. Lilian Koech and Carolyne Chepkosgei kicked off the evening running events in the 800m. Koech was in the leading pack through the whole race and finished third overall with a time of […]Read More

UTEP’s Bright Earns C-USA Field Athlete of the Week Recognition

Dallas – Freshman Chantoba Bright was named Conference USA Female Field Athlete of the Week, the league announced on Tuesday. This is the field athlete’s first outdoor honor and her second C-USA Athlete of the Week recognition of her career. Bright opened the outdoor season in stellar fashion, posting a personal-best leap of 6.30m in […]Read More