• November 28, 2021
 UTEP Sending 13 Entries to NCAA West Prelims

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UTEP Sending 13 Entries to NCAA West Prelims

The UTEP track and field team will be represented by 13 entries at next week’s NCAA West Preliminaries as official selections were announced Thursday.

The meet will take place May 23-25 at Hornet Stadium in Sacramento, California.

The Miners’ 13 entries – eight women, five men – are spread among 12 events. The top 12 finishers in each event will then advance to the 2019 NCAA Championships (June 5-8) in Austin, Texas.

UTEP Entries

Women (8)


Lilian Koech (2:05.42)

Carolyne Chepkosgei (2:06.45)



Winny Koech (33:35.68)


100m Hurdles

Maribel Caicedo (13.55)


400m Hurdles

Kimisha Chambers (57.82)

Dreshanae Rolle (59.23)


Long Jump

Chantoba Bright (6.30m)


Triple Jump

Chantoba Bright (13.01m)


Javelin Throw

Roosa Yloenen (50.44m)


Men (5)


Sean Bailey (45.54)


400m Hurdles

Shakeem Smith (50.86)


Shot Put

Iason Machairas (18.45m)


Hammer Throw

Karol Koncos (65.59m)


Javelin Throw

Marek Taskar (65.24m)

UT El Paso

While the initial information was provided by either UTEP or UTEP Athletics, it has been reviewed and copy-checked by a Herald-Post editor. In some cases, the text has been reformatted for better readability.

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