Jan. 20, 2014
Vince Hunter, Men's Basketball
Hunter led the Miners in scoring in both games as UTEP posted road wins at Middle Tennessee (63-54) and UAB (63-61). UTEP ended Middle Tennessee's 25-game home winning streak versus conference opponents, and dropped the Blazers to 10-1 at home this season. Hunter averaged 19 points, 8.5 rebounds and 3.0 steals in the two games, making 17-of-26 shots (.654). He tied his season-high with 20 points at Middle Tennessee, connecting on 10-of-13 shot attempts, while adding eight rebounds and four steals. He became the first UTEP freshman in nearly 11 years to score 20 points in back-to-back games. Hunter followed that up by posting 18 points, nine boards and two steals at UAB.
Janice Jackson, Track & Field
Hurdler Janice Jackson posted a personal best of 8.20 winning the event (60m hurdles) by 0.23 seconds, garnering her fourth on the TFRRS performance list. She continued her success in the 200m dash by topping the field with a time of 24.41.