UTEP XCountry runner Rotich named to C-USA All-Academic Team

Irving, Texas- UTEP’s Anthony Rotich was voted to the Conference USA Cross Country All-Academic team on Friday morning. Rotich was awarded for his work ethic in the classroom and exceptional athletic ability.

This is the third time Rotich has been named to the C-USA All-Academic team. The senior holds a 3.21 GPA and is majoring in multidisciplinary studies. The four-time national champion is coming off his fourth straight individual title at the C-USA Championships; he completed his 8K in 24:44.1 to lead the men’s team to its first conference team title since 2009.

The UTEP men’s cross country team will be in action this afternoon at 1 p.m. MT in the NCAA Mountain Regionals looking to secure a berth in the NCAA Championships. Live results will be available at LiveRunningResults.com.

A total of 12 athletes (six male and six female) were named to the 2015 C-USA Cross All-Academic teams. The all-academic teams are made up of athletes who are able to maintain a 3.2 GPA or higher, and play an influential role on their team’s success.

For the full list of all-academic recipients, visit conferenceusa.com

Author: UTEP Athletics