MINERS
Hall of Fame
Hall of Fame

2005 Inductees
 
FRED CARR FRED CARR
Football (1965-67)

Probably the best overall linebacker in school history Fred Carr was equally tough in the NFL while a member of the Packers. Named All-Pro three times, and the Pro Bowl MVP in 1975. Carr led the Miners to a pair of Sun Bowl wins in 1965 and 1967. In 1968, he became the highest overall draft pick in school history, when the Green Bay Packers selected him fifth overall in the first round. Carr was inducted into the Green Bay Packer Hall of Fame in 1983.

 

BERT CAMERON BERT CAMERON
Men's Track & Field (1980-83)

Member of five NCAA National Championships teams...NCAA indoor champion in the 440-yard dash at the 1980 and 1981 NCAA Indoor Championships...also won the 400-meter dash at the NCAA Outdoor Championships in 1980, 1981 and 1983...a seven-time All-American...holds the WAC record in the 400 (44.58)...17 time WAC Champion...school record holder in the indoor and outdoor 400-meter dash...was the 1983 World Champion in the 400...three-time Olympian.

 

 

TIM HARDAWAY TIM HARDAWAY
Men's Basketball

Ranks third in career scoring at UTEP with 1,586 points, and first in assists (563) and steals (262). Received the Naismith Award in 1989. Named the WAC Player of the Year in 1989 after averaging 22 points per game. All-WAC selection in 1987, 1988 and 1989. A 2000 Olympian. Currently plays for the Dallas Mavericks in the NBA. Has been in the NBA for 13 seasons. A five-time NBA All-Star.

 

 

NOLAN RICHARDSON NOLAN RICHARDSON
Men's Basketball (1960-63)

Ranks tied for 24th in career scoring at UTEP with 1,045 points, but has enjoyed more success as a coach than as a player. Has won over 500 games as the head coach at the University of Tulsa and the University of Arkansas. Led the Razorbacks to the 1994 national championship and a runner-up showing in 1995. Arkansas has been to the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament six times under Richardson's direction, and to the Elite Eight on four occasions. Richardson was an All-Border Conference pick with the Miners in 1962.

 

 

FRED WENDT FRED WENDT
Football (1942, 1946-48)

The only player in UTEP history to rush for over 300 yards, burning New Mexico State for 326 steps in 1948. He still holds the record for most yards (1,570) in a season, a record which has been on the books for over 50 years. His 2,179 yards is sixth-best on the career charts. Upon graduation he held the NCAA record for single-season rushing yards, single-season scoring (152 points), single-game rushing (326 vs. NMSU) and single-game scoring (42 vs. NMSU). He still ranks first in single-season scoring (152) and single game scoring (42). His single-season rushing yards record stood until 1969, when O.J. Simpson of USC broke the mark. Earned All-America honors in 1947 and 1948.

 

 

1978 MEN'S INDOOR TRACK & FIELD 1978 MEN'S INDOOR TRACK & FIELD
NCAA Champions

James Munyala, 1st - mile run Hans Alstrom, 2nd - shot put
Rodolfo Comez, 2nd - three mile run
Jerome Hutchins, 3rd - triple jump
Michael Musyoski, 3rd - three mile run Peter Lemashon, 5th - 880-yard run
Kip Sirma, 5th - three mile run

 

 

1978 MEN'S OUTDOOR TRACK & FIELD 1978 MEN'S OUTDOOR TRACK & FIELD
NCAA Champions

Peter Lemashon, 1st - 800-meter run Michael Musyoski, 1st - 10,000-meter run
Emmitt Berry, 2nd - hammer throw
James Munyala, 2nd - steeplechase Svein Walvik, 2nd - discus
Thommie Sjoholm, 3rd - hammer throw

 

 

1978 MEN'S CROSS COUNTRY 1978 MEN'S CROSS COUNTRY
NCAA Champions

Michael Musyoki, 2nd place
Suleiman Nyambui, 4th place
James Munyala, 12th place
James Rotich, 16th place