Sep, 1

UTEP Coach Sean Kugler Press Conference Quotes

(Opening Statement) “I want to thank all the players and the coaches for putting in the effort that they did during the offseason and training camp to prepare for this first game.  It all starts back then.  You don’t just come out for your first game and practice for a week and get it done.  There’s a lot… More

Sep, 1

UTEP Takes on Big 12 Opponent Texas Tech

The Basic Facts UTEP (1-0) christens the home portion of its 2014 schedule versus Big 12 power Texas Tech (1-0) on Saturday.  Kickoff is set for 9:05 p.m. MT.  The game will be nationally televised on Fox Sports 1 with Craig Bolerjack (play-by-play) and Ryan Nece (analyst) calling the action.  The Miners are 57-33-4 in home openers but have lost… More

Sep, 1

Cutaia Scores Twice To Send UTEP Past Houston Baptist, 2-1, In Border Bash Title Game

EL PASO, TEXAS – Junior Angela Cutaia scored twice (47:14 and 69:41), including a goal to break a 1-1 tie midway through the second half, and the UTEP soccer team defeated Houston Baptist, 2-1, to claim the title at the Fifth-Annual Border Bash at University Field Sunday afternoon. The Miners (4-0-1), playing for the fifth time in… More

Sep, 1

Miners Escape Albuquerque With 31-24 Win

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Aaron Jones ran for a career-high 237 yards and three touchdowns, and UTEP gained 333 yards rushing on its way to outlasting New Mexico, 31-24, on Saturday at University Stadium. The Miners (1-0) dominated the first half, went into the locker room up 24-7, then watched their lead completely evaporate before capitalizing on a big… More

Sep, 1

UNM Tops UTEP, 3-0

Albuquerque, N.M- In the 41st meeting between the UTEP Miners and New Mexico Lobos, the Miners fell, 3-0 (8-25, 16-25-12) to its I-25 rival on Saturday to conclude the Lobo Classic. UTEP is now 0-3 overall.   UNM (2-1) took control of the match early with a 25-8 win in set one. The Lobos led by… More

Sep, 1

UTEP Cruises Past Incarnate Word, 4-0, In Border Bash

EL PASO, TEXAS-  Powered by stifling defense and goals from four different players, the UTEP soccer team drilled Incarnate Word, 4-0, to open up the Fifth-Annual Border Bash in style at University Field Friday. Bri Thomas (19:59), Angela Cutaia (49:22), Nicole Lindsay (63:22) and Alexis Roberts (84:52) found the back of the net for the Miners (3-0-1),… More

Sep, 1

MINER’S DOMINATE FIRST MEET

RUIDOSO, N.M. – The UTEP men’s and women’s cross country team kicked off their 2014 campaign Friday afternoon at the Texas Tech–UTEP–New Mexico State Triangular meet. The Miners were represented well by both squads.   “This was a very good opener for the men’s team and the women’s team also did well by placing two ladies in the… More

Sep, 1

Miners Drop Second Match at Lobo Classic

Albuquerque, N.M. – UTEP fell in a hard-fought three-setter (28-26, 25-23, 25-17) against Seattle University Friday afternoon in the Johnson Center. The Miners slip to 0-2 on the young campaign. Freshman Coline Coessens came out firing for the Orange and Blue, as she tallied 10 kills and eight digs in the match. Fellow freshman Krystal Ejesieme chipped… More