Freshmen Cosmas Boit and Florence Uwakwe advance toNCAA West Quarterfinals.
A group of nine men, eight women and three relay teams will represent the Miners at the highly-competitive meet.
The Miners advance to the finals after setting qualifying times on third day of the C-USA Championships.
The UTEP track and field team is prepared to take on the competition at the 2014 C-USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships.
The UTEP track and field team is ready to take the track once again at the annual Drake Relays.
2014 Indoor: Garnered bronze in the long jump at the C-USA Championships...registered a season-best leap of 7.33m (24-00.75) at the Cherry & Silver Invitational...claimed third in the long jump at the Don Kirby T&F Elite Invitational...recorded a season-best leap of 13.87m (45-6.25) in the triple jump at the C-USA Championships...placed fourth in the triple jump at the Texas A&M Invitational... was part of the men's team that took first overall at the C-USA Championships.
2014 Outdoor: Ranked 14th in the nation with a bronze-medal leap of 7.77m (26-06.00) at the C-USA Championship...placed in the top five at the UTEP Invitational...finished among the top eight in the long jump at the Drake Relays...was part of the men's team that took silver overall at the C-USA Championships...qualified for the NCAA West Preliminary in the long jump.
High School: Captured gold at the 2012 UIL Track and Field Championships with a leap of 22' 9.25 in the long jump ... registered two personal-best mark at the 2012 Region 1-4A Championships in the long and triple jump with solid jumps of 24' 1.50 and 47' 10.00, respectively ... claimed three gold medals and two silver at the District 1-4A Championships ... a member of the 4x100m relay that crossed the finish line first with a time of 42.30 at the District Championships ... recorded a personal-best time of 22.21 in the 200m at the Amarillo Relays.