Oct, 1

Rotich, Jepkirui Take Home C-USA Athlete of Week Again

El Paso, Texas – For the second week in a row, the UTEP cross country team had two athletes selected as the Conference USA Athlete of the Week. Junior Anthony Rotich and freshman Joan Jepkirui took home the accolades for their  performance at the Lori Fiztgerald Classic.   Jepkirui took the number one spot with… More

Sep, 29

UTEP Athletics Tabs Nicole Okolo As Director Of Student-Athlete Development

EL PASO, Texas – Nicole Okolo, a former track and field student-athlete with the University of Alabama and Western Carolina University, has joined the UTEP Athletics family in the role of Director of Student-Athlete Development. Okolo will spearhead the Life Skills initiatives and S.A.A.C. campaigns for the UTEP Athletics Department. She joined UTEP after finishing… More

Sep, 29

UTEP Football Media Luncheon Quotes

“It was a tough game for us on many counts.  But my hat goes off to Kansas State.  They are an excellent football team in all three phases and got after us in all three phases. It was one of the better run defenses I have seen in a long time at any level.  They… More

Sep, 29

Miners to Open Conference USA action at LA Tech

UTEP (2-2, 0-0 C-USA) and LA Tech (2-3, 1-0) will meet at Joe Aillet Stadium on Saturday. This will mark the 11th meeting between the two programs. Kickoff is slated for 5 p.m. MT. The game will be nationally televised on FSN with Mike Morgan, JC Pearson and Steffi Sorenson handling the call.  The Miners… More

Sep, 29

UTEP Softball Sweeps Odessa College

EL PASO, Texas – The UTEP softball team opened the 2014 fall season with a pair of victories over Odessa College. The Miners won game one, 16-5, while rallying to take game two, 10-6, on Sunday at the Helen of Troy Softball Complex.   Second-year head coach Tobin Echo-Hawk finally got to see the program’s… More

Sep, 29

Owls Fly Past the Miners, 3-0

EL PASO, Texas – The UTEP volleyball team falls to the FAU Owls, 3-0 (25-11,25,12-30-28) on Sunday afternoon.   UTEP is now 2-12 overall, and 0-3 in Conference USA as FAU moves to 11-5 and 2-1 C-USA.   Coline Coessens led the Miners with 10 kills, nine digs, and one block assist. Talia Jones and… More

Sep, 29

UTEP Falls At UAB, 2-0

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The UTEP soccer team sustained a 2-0 defeat in a physical game at UAB Sunday afternoon. Morgan Key Adams (5:17, 45:13) scored both goals for the Blazers (5-5-0, 2-0-0 Conference USA), who relied on outstanding goaltending and a tough-nosed defense to hold off the Miners (7-4-1, 1-1-1 C-USA). UAB netminder Angelica Jimenez… More

Sep, 28

Miners Wrap Up William Tucker Invitational in 12th Place

Albuquerque, N.M. – UTEP concluded the William H. Tucker Invitational Saturday afternoon. The Miners finished in 12th-place out of 15 teams with a 44-over par 908 (299-304-305).   UTEP tallied its highest score of the tournament in round three with a 17-over par 305. The Miners had some solid individual performances, but could not put together a full… More