DALLAS – UTEP star freshman Titus Cheruiyot was named the Conference USA Cross Country Male Athlete of the Week as announced by the league office Tuesday.
Cheruiyot crossed the finish line first at the prestigious 64th Annual Joe Piane-Notre Dame Invitational Oct. 4.
Cheruiyot beat out 157 other runners, clocking a time of 24:13.01 in the Men’s Gold Division 5-mile race at Burke Golf Course in South Bend, In.
The UTEP men’s squad finished ninth out of 20 programs.
The Miners will return to action October 19 at the NCAA Pre Nationals in Terre Haute, In.