• March 1, 2021

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UTEP Track’s Koech’s Season Comes to an End

Eugene, Ore. – Jonah Koech’s freshman year came to an end Wednesday evening at the NCAA Championships in the 800m run. The native Kenyan clocked a personal best time of 1:46.53 in his heat to miss qualifying for the finals by one spot. “He ran a personal record at the National Championships and you can’t […]Read More

UTEP’s Amusan, Koech Named Freshman of the C-USA Meet

Murfreesboro, Tenn. – Two freshman reeled in impressive awards at the conclusion of the Conference USA Outdoor Championships on Sunday evening; Tobi Amusan was took home both High Point Scorer of the Meet and Freshmen of the Meet honors, while freshman Jonah Koech was named Freshman of the Meet on the men’s side. “Tobi came […]Read More

Conference USA Championships Concludes Day Three

Murfreesboro, Tenn. – After three days of the 2016 Outdoor Conference USA Championships, the UTEP women’s team is in tied for fifth place with 25 points and the men have tallied 11 points for seventh place. Host Middle Tennessee State leads the women’s title chase with 60 points and UTSA (59 points) leads the men’s […]Read More

UTEP’s Mokrasova Places Second in the Heptathlon

Murfreesboro, Tenn. – Lucia Mokrasova’s attempt to win her first Conference USA heptathlon came up just a bit short in a valiant effort on Friday afternoon during day two of the C-USA Championships. The sophomore still earned the Miners eight crucial points with a second-place finish. Mokrasova finished with a final tally of 5,579 points, […]Read More

UTEP’s Mokrasova in First Place of Heptathlon After Day One

Murfreesboro, Tenn. – After day one of the heptathlon, the Miners have two women inside the top eight. Lucia Mokrasova is in first place with 3,384 points and Rebecca Oshinbanjo sits in sits in sixth place with 2,954 points. Mokrasova, the UTEP school record holder, ran the second fastest time of any athlete in the […]Read More

Pair of Miners to run in Finals at IAAF World

Portland, Ore.- Ada Benjamin (Nigeria/4x400m relay) and Abiola Onakoya (Nigeria/4x400m relay) are representing their country at the IAAF Indoor World Championships this weekend. Both runners will compete in the finals of the 4x400m relay on Sunday. Benjamin, a current junior on the women’s track and field team, will partake in the 4x400m relay finaltomorrow afternoon […]Read More

UTEP’s Koech Places Sixth in Mile; Wilson Finishes 12th in

Birmingham, Ala. – Jonah Koech dashed his way to a sixth-place finish in the mile and Nickevea Wilson placed 12th in the triple jump at the NCAA Championships on Saturday afternoon at the Birmingham CrossPlex. Koech, who is only a freshman, dabbled with taking gold in the mile and even had a lead during the […]Read More