The UTEP track and field team is set to compete in the Don Kirby Tailwind Open.
35 Miners will travel to Lubbock, Texas to compete in the Texas Tech Open on Saturday.
UTEP track & field kicks off the outdoor season on a high note.
The UTEP track and field team is set to open the outdoor season at home on Saturday with the annual UTEP Springtime meet at Kidd Field.
UTEP's track and field team will take the track this weekend at the Don Kirby T&F Elite Invitational.
Photo Gallery by Michael Patrick Reese
Photo Gallery by Michael Patrick Reese and Ivan Pierre Aguirre
2014 Indoor: Recorded a season-best of 7.00 in the 60m dash at the Lobo Collegiate Open...registered a season-best time of 22.37 in the 200m dash at the Don Kirby T&F Elite Invitational.
2014 Outdoor: Paced the 4x100m relay to a third-place finish at the UTEP Springtime...recorded a season-best of 10.87 in the 100m dash at the UTEP Invitational...finished in the top five in the 200m dash at the Don Kirby Tailwind... was part of the men's team that took silver overall at the C-USA Championships.
High School: Lettered in both football and track and field...a District 5A champion in the 100m, 200m, and the 4x100m relay...captured three gold crowns in 2011...posted a personal best in the 100m with a time of 10:54 at the 2011 District 5A Championships...finished first in the 200m with a mark of 21.61 at the 2011 District 5A Championships...was named the 2010 Football All-Valley Newcomer of the Year...named to the All-District first team in 2011.
Personal: Son of Carlos Sr. and Melba Cavazos...has seven siblings...has not declared a major...was born in McAllen, Texas on August 11,1994.