UTEP's track and field team will take the track this weekend at the Don Kirby T&F Elite Invitational.
29 Miners will travel to Lubbock, Texas to compete in the Texas Tech Open on Saturday.
The UTEP track and field team concluded their first meet of the outdoor season at the UTEP Springtime meet.
The UTEP track and field team will open the indoor season at the Cherry and Silver Invitational.
2013 Indoor: Recorded a season-best distance of 6.48m (21-03.25) in the long jump at the New Mexico Classic...posted a season best of 7.39 in the 60m dash at the New Mexico Classic.
Outdoor: Finished second at the UTEP Springtime in the long jump with a mark of 7.06m (23-02.00) ... posted a sixth place finish at the Texas Tech Open in the long jump... dashed a time of 11.09 in the 100m dash at the UTEP Springtime finishing11th overall... also competed in the 200m dash at the UTEP Springtime.
High School: Claimed silver at the 2012 TAPPS 4A State Meet in the long jump with a personal-best of 22-2, which also is a new school record ... finished fifth in the triple jump (43-0) at the State meet ... took first in the long jump at the 17th Annual Chatter Allen Relays with a jump of 21-5 ... earned another first place finish in the long jump at the Alice Hub City Relays with a mark of 21-11 and finished fourth in the triple jump (40-9.75) ... runner-up at the District meet in the long jump.
Personal: Son of John and Miki Jones ... majoring in kinesiology ... born on October 4, 1994 ... has one younger sibling.