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2010 Inductees
 
OLAPADE ADENIKEN
Track and Field (1989-92)

 

A two-time NCAA champion, Olapade Adeniken claimed the 1992 NCAA Outdoor Championship titles in the 100- and 200-meter dashes. He is one of only seven Miners in UTEP history to claim a pair of crowns at a single national meet. Olapade finished his career as a 14-time All-American and an 11-time Western Athletic Conference champion. The Benin City, Nigeria, native set the indoor and outdoor 200m school records and set a new standard in the outdoor 100 meters in 1992 - he currently ranks second all-time in all three events. The three-time Olympian was a silver medalist in the 400-meter relay at the 1992 Barcelona Games.

 

 

PAUL GIBSON
Track and Field (1970-71)

 

Paul Gibson claimed the 120-yard hurdle crown at the 1970 NCAA Outdoor Championships. The Carlsbad, NM, native earned All-American honors three times during his time at UTEP and was a three-time WAC champion. Gibson holds the school record in the indoor 55m hurdles (7.24) in 1970 and holds the outdoor 110m hurdles record (13.64) set during the 1971 season.

  

 

 

MICHAEL MUSYOKI
Track and Field (1978-81) 

 

Michael Musyoki was the 1978 NCAA outdoor champion in the 10,000 meters and won the three-mile race title in 1979 and 1981. The 11-time All-American and eight-time WAC champion was a member of 11 NCAA championship teams that included the record-breaking 1981 cross country squad that scored 17 points - finishing second for the Miners. The Machakos, Kenya, native set the outdoor 10,000 meter school record in 1979 and currently ranks fifth all-time in the event. Following his collegiate career, Musyoki won a bronze medal in the 5,000 meters at the 1984 Olympics.

 

 

 

 

BE STONEY
Women's Basketball (1977-81)

 

Be Stoney is the first women's basketball player to be inducted into the UTEP Athletic Hall of Fame. She is only the third woman to be selected individually and the first non-track and field female athlete to enter the elite group of accomplished Miners. A Miner from 1977 to 1981, Stoney ranks third all-time in UTEP career points with 1,249 and top ten in career free throws made with 217. Her 563 career rebounds made her just the second player in program history to reach 1,000 points and 500 rebounds.

 

 

BOB WALLACE
Football (1965-67)

 

UTEP's go-to receiver from 1965 to 1967, Bob Wallace quickly etched his name in the school record books. Wallace ranks top-10 in four receiving categories at UTEP. A native of Phoenix, Ariz., Wallace ranks fourth all-time in single game receiving yards with 233, is tied for fourth in career touchdowns with 19, is seventh all-time with 2,161 career yards and is 10th with 123 career receptions. He is just one of five players with multiple 200-yard games in UTEP football history. Wallace was on the receiving end of UTEP's longest pass play -- 92 yards against Utah in 1965 - giving the Miners a thrilling 20-19 win over the Utes on the last play of the game. He went on to play tight end for the Chicago Bears from 1968 to 1971.

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