This week’s guest on the “Picks Up Podcast” is UTEP women’s basketball standout Katia Gallegos.
The El Paso native discusses her record-breaking freshman campaign and her goals for the 2020-21 Miners, who open the season next week in the Haskins Center.
Gallegos was named to the C-USA All-Freshman team after one of the best opening years by a Miner in program history, dishing out 154 assists to set a program freshman record and rank third in a season regardless of class at the school.
Additionally, Gallegos’ 5.1 assists per game tied the school’s freshman standard and rated tied for second among all classes.
The show, hosted by “Voice of the Miners” Jon Teicher, the podcast takes an inside look at UTEP Athletics, with special guests including Miner coaches, staff, student-athletes and alumni, offering perspectives and analysis not available anywhere else.
The “Picks Up Podcast” airs weekly on www.utepminers.com,