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Miners Of The Week: Nov. 4, 2013

Anthony Rotich & Xitlali Herrera are the Miners Of The Week

Anthony Rotich & Xitlali Herrera are the Miners Of The Week

Nov. 4, 2013

Anthony Rotich, Men's Track & Field
Anthony Rotich successfully defended his individual title at the 2013 Conference USA Cross Country Championships on Nov. 2. He led the men's team to a fourth-place finish and dominated the field by finishing first in a time of 24:31.57 in the 8K race. It marked his second league crown in as many years and his fifth overall win of the 2013 season.

Xitlali Herrera, Volleyball
Xitlali Herrera moved past 300 career digs while posting a double-double at both Marshall (Nov. 1) and Charlotte (Nov. 3). She had a match-high 18 kills & 17 kills against the Thundering Herd to help the Miners pick up a win.

She then led UTEP's attack by hammering out a match-high 26 kills & posted a .302 hitting percentage against Charlotte. She also delivered 14 digs, three block assists and one service ace.