Six Miners earned spots on the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association All-Academic team.
Three-time national champion Anthony Rotich was named the 2013-2014 Conference USA Male Athlete of the Year.
National Champion Anthony Rotich repeats his honors as Conference USA Outdoor Track Athlete of the Year.
UTEP Athletics Honors Anthony Rotich & Nickevea Wilson
Anthony Rotich becomes the first back-to-back champion in the 3,000m steeplechase since Matt Hughes (Louisville) in 2010-11.
2012 All-American (3,000m Steeplechase)
2013: Indoor: Ranked fifth in the nation in the 5,000m with a time of 13:38.58 registered at the Husky Classic...earned All-American honors in the 5,000m after finishing sixth at the NCAA Championship...set gold medal finishes at the C-USA Championships in the 3,000m and 5,000m and two silver finishes in the mile and distance medley relay garnering the high scorer of the Meet and the Performer of the Meet...ranked 16th in the nation in the 3,000m with a time of 7:53.43 se at the Husky Classic...competed in the 3,000m run at the NCAA Championship.
Outdoor: Claimed six first-place finishes...won the NCAA Championship in the steeplechase setting a school record of 8:21.19...ranked third in the nation in the steeplechase with a time of 8:37.47 posted at the Mt. SAC Relays...clocked in three first-place finishes in the 1,500m, 5,000m, and steeplechase at the C-USA Championship earning C-USA Outstanding Male Performer of the Meet...ranked ninth in the nation in the 5,000m with a time of 13:34.84 posted at the Stanford Invitational garnering C-USA Athlete of the Week honors...took third at the NCAA West Preliminary Championship in the steeplechase with a time of 8:37.49.
2012: Indoor: Finished second at the Frank Sevigne Husker Invitational in the 3,000m posting a time of 8:10.15 ... clocked in a season-best of 14:02.16 in the 5,000m at the UW Husky Classic ... took second place in the 5,000m at the C-USA Championships.
Outdoor: Received All-American honors after finishing sixth in the 3,000m steeplechase with a time of 8:46.01 at the NCAA Championships ... clocked in a personal-best of 8:41.14 in the prelims at the NCAA Championships ... crossed the finish line second at the NCAA West Preliminary meet in the steeplechase (8:49.42) ... earlier in the year was ranked 43rd in the nation in the 3,000m steeplechase with a time of 8:55.63 registered at the Stanford Invitational ... recorded a second and third place finish at the C-USA Championships in the steeplechase and 5,000m run, respectively... took bronze at Texas Relays in the 3,000m steeplechase.
Personal: Son of Jonathan and Jane Rotich...majoring in Civil Engineering...has eight siblings (four brothers and four sisters).