• September 25, 2021

Tags : utep track & field

Flyin’ Miners set to compete at the NCAA West Prelims

The UTEP track and field team will compete in 13 events at the NCAA West Preliminaries on May 26-29 at E.B. Cushing Stadium in College Station, Texas. “We are very pleased to have such a potent group of athletes to qualify to compete at the NCAA Outdoor Championships First Round for us,” UTEP Head Coach […]Read More

UTEP Track & Field Completes First Day at Corky Classic

LUBBOCK – The UTEP Track & Field team completed a successful first day at the Texas Tech Corky Classic Friday evening at the Sports Performance Center. “It was a good first day of competition,” UTEP Head Coach Mika Laaksonen said. “These results were positive and should set us up going forward this season. I’m looking forward […]Read More

Flyin’ Miners head to Lubbock to open Indoor Season at

The 2020 indoor season will commence for the UTEP Track & Field team on Friday, January 17 at the Texas Tech Corky Classic at the Sports Performance Center in Lubbock. This season year’s meet is a two-day event continuing through Saturday, Jan. 18. The Corky Classic will start up Friday afternoon with the field events […]Read More

Three Miners Qualify for World Championships

Emmanuel Korir, Michael Saruni and Mickael Hanany qualified to the IAAF (International Association of Athletics Federation) World Championships over the weekend. Running in Nairobi, Kenya, Korir qualified to the 800m final with a time of 1:45.50 in the first heat, Saruni followed with a time of 1:46.10 in the second. In the men’s final, Korir […]Read More

UTEP’s Amusan Cruises to 100M Hurdles Final

Eugene, Or. – Tobi Amusan’s dazzling sophomore season continues as she earned an automatic qualifying spot in the 100m Hurdles on day two of the NCAA Championships on Thursday evening. Amusan was tasked with running in the second and most competitive heat of three in the 100m hurdle semifinals. The sophomore clocked the fastest qualifying […]Read More

UTEP Track and Field Garner Multiple Regional Awards

The UTEP track and field program received multiple Mountain Region awards for this season announced by the USTFCCA (U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association) on Monday. Emmanuel Korir and was named male Mountain Region Track Athlete of the Year, Tobi Amsuan was named female Mountain Region Track Athlete of the Year, men’s […]Read More

Miner Three-Peat! UTEP Women Capture Third Conference USA Title

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – UTEP’s women track and field team completed the three-peat capturing the Conference USA title, after a close battle with Rice at the Crossplex Center. The Miners finished with 113 points, while Rice totaled 110 points. “It’s very special. We followed our plan and the girls performed at their best,” head coach Mika […]Read More

UTEP Track & Field Shine At Multiple Meets

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The UTEP men’s distance medley relay team set the school record while posting the nation’s second-fastest time (9:31.13) Friday night at the Music City Challenge. The race started with Michael Saruni (2:53.2) in the 1200m run. Up next came Asa Guevara (47.6) in the 400m, who passed the baton to Emmanuel Korir […]Read More

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