• January 24, 2021

Tags : utep track

Bailey Wins 400m, eight Miners set Personal Bests on final

ALBUQUERQUE – The UTEP track and field team completed the final day at the Don Kirby Elite Invitational hosted by New Mexico on Valentine’s Day. A lot of love went around as Sean Bailey won the men’s 400m, Chantoba Bright hopped out to a big leap in the women’s triple jump, and Shakeem Smith continued his […]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

Flyin’ Miners Set to Make Second Trip to the State

The UTEP track and field team will be making its second trip of the outdoor season to the state capital for the Texas Team Invitational at Mike A. Myers Stadium this Friday and Saturday. There will be 14 schools competing at the meet, including nationally-ranked No. 2 Texas Tech, No. 5 Houston and No. 19 […]Read More

UTEP’s Korir Gains Experience at World Championships

LONDON – UTEP’s Emmanuel Korir wrapped up his experience at the IAAF (International Association of Athletics Federation) World Championships Sunday afternoon as he bowed out of the semifinal round. Korir ran in lane five of the second heat in the men’s 800m semifinal where he clocked a time of 1:46.08. The Kenya native finished with […]Read More

UTEP Track and Field Tryouts Set For September

Those interested in competing this season for the UTEP track and field team are invited to tryout Thursday, Sept.1at Kidd Field. Student-athletes should be warmed up and ready at 4:30 p.m. MT Maximum spike length is one-fourth of an inch or 7mm, pyramid only. Prior to tryouts, NCAA mandate participants must complete the tryout policy […]Read More

UTEP’s Amusan and Martina Advance to Semifinals at the Rio

UTEP sophomore Tobi Amusan (Nigeria) and UTEP great Churandy Martina (Netherlands) both advanced to the semifinals in their respective events. Amuson finished fifth in heat five in the women’s 100m hurdles and Churandy placed second in heat seven in the men’s 200m at the 2016 Olympic Summer Games in Rio de Janeiro on Tuesday. Amusan’s […]Read More

Four Miners Receive USTFCCCA All-Academic Honors

Miners Lilian Koech, Yanique Bannett, Rasmus Maukonen and Sven Zellner were named to the 2016 U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) Division I All-Academic team. On the women’s side, Koech entered her freshman cross country season in stellar fashion. The distance runner was named the 2015 Conference USA Freshman of the […]Read More

UTEP’s Amusan Cruises Into Finals Of 100m Hurdles At World

Rising UTEP sophomore Tobi Amusan punched her ticket to the finals of the 100m hurdles at the World U20 Championships by winning the first semifinal heat with a time of 12.99 on Saturday. The Nigerian finished ahead of Alexis Duncan (13.02-USA) and Alicia Barrett (13.34-GBR), despite personal-best clockings by both of them. Amusan, who is the […]Read More

UTEP’s Amusan Takes Final Qualifying Spot in 100m Hurdles

Eugene, Ore. – Tobi Amusan’s incredulous freshman season lived to see another day after her time of 12.98 in the final 100m hurdle heat was good enough to capture the final qualifying spot on day two of the NCAA Championships. Amusan crossed the finishline in fourth place in her stacked heat. She advances to the […]Read More