• January 22, 2021

Tags : utep track and field

Gallery+Story: Flyin’ Miners Close Out UTEP Springtime Meet

The UTEP track and field team closed out the second day of action at the UTEP Springtime. The team honored seniors Lilian Koech, Rebecca Oshinbanjo, Dreshanae Rolle, Carvellion Horn and Antony Kosgei, as they competed in their last home meet of their collegiate careers.   The women’s 4x100m relay opened the collegiate events. Representing the women’s […]Read More

Flyin’ Miners to Open Outdoor Track Season at Home

The UTEP track and field team will open the outdoor season on Friday and Saturday as it hosts the UTEP Springtime at Kidd Field. The Miners will also be hosting 15 local high schools (Andress, Austin, Burges, Canutillo, Eastlake, El Paso, Franklin, Hanks, Horizon, Irvin (girls only), Mt. View, Parkland, Pebble Hills, Riverside and Socorro), […]Read More

UTEP Women’s Track and Field Team Wins C-USA Title

Birmingham, Al. – The women’s UTEP track and field team won the 2019 Air Force Reserve Conference USA Indoor Track and Field Championship on Sunday afternoon in Birmingham. “Coaches are extremely proud of the women’s championship team,” said head coach Mika Laaksonen. “Girls came out strong this weekend and fought hard from beginning to end. […]Read More

Flyin’ Miners Gear Up for C-USA Indoor Championships

The UTEP track and field team is geared up for the 2019 Air Force Reserve Conference USA Indoor Track and Field Championships in Birmingham, Alabama on Saturday and Sunday. The meet will kick off on Saturday at 8:15 a.m. MT with the pentathlon. Rebecca Oshinbanjo will represent the Miners in the pentathlon and will also […]Read More

Koech Named C-USA Athlete of the Week

Senior Lilian Koech was named the Conference USA Track Athlete of the Week the league announced on Tuesday. The distance runner registered a personal-best time of 2:06.29 in the 800m at the Music City Challenge on Saturday. The Eldoret, Kenya, native won the event and now rates fourth all time in the UTEP record book. […]Read More

Flyin’ Miners Shine on the Track Saturday Afternoon

Albuquerque – The UTEP track and field team completed a full day of competition at the Don Kirby and Vanderbilt Music City Challenge in Albuquerque and Nashville, Tn., respectively. Duo Lilian Koech and Carolyne Chepkosgei were the two Miners that represented the Miners at the Vanderbilt Music City Challenge meet. Koechclocked in a first-place finish […]Read More

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

Dallas – UTEP track and field student-athlete Chantoba Bright was named the Conference USA Female Athlete of the Week the league announced on Tuesday. In her first meet competing in the triple jump, the freshman got off on the right foot posting a personal-best leap of 12.77m at the New Mexico Collegiate Classic. The jumper now […]Read More

Flyin’ Miners Execute on Final Day of New Mexico Collegiate

Albuquerque – The UTEP track and field team showed improvements on the final day of the New Mexico Collegiate Classic Saturday. “Some of our higher profile student-athletes are starting to look sharper,” said head coach Mika Laaksonen. “I think we took big strides forward in several events and we plan to go back to Albuquerque […]Read More

Flyin’ Miners Set for Texas A&M Triangular Meet

The UTEP track and field team will travel to College Station to compete in the Texas A&M Triangular Meet on Saturday. On the women’s side, 17 Miners will represent the Orange and Blue. Leading the squad will be transfer Kimisha Chambers in the women’s 60m hurdles at 1 p.m. MT. The junior has already left […]Read More

Flyin’ Miners Shine in First Indoor Meet of Season

Lubbock – The UTEP track and field team opened the 2019 indoor season at the Texas Tech Corky Classic at the Sports Performance Center on Saturday. Transfer Kimisha Chambers wasted no time in getting out of blocks in her first meet with the Orange and Blue. The junior posted a third-place finish in the 200m […]Read More