A group of nine men, eight women and three relay teams will represent the Miners at the highly-competitive meet.
The UTEP track and field team is prepared to take on the competition at the 2014 C-USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships.
The Miners conclude a full day of action at the Don Kirby Tailwind with 12 crowns.
The distance medley relay team defended its title as it stormed past the competition at Drake Relays.
The UTEP track and field team is ready to take the track once again at the annual Drake Relays.
Photo Gallery by Michael Patrick Reese
Photo Gallery by Michael Patrick Reese and Ivan Pierre Aguirre
2014 Indoor: Delivered a season-best jump of J2.10 (6-10.75) at the Cherry & Silver Invitational...claimed bronze in the high jump at the Lobo Collegiate Open...garnered five top-eight performances during the season... was part of the men's team that took first overall at the C-USA Championships.
2014 Outdoor: Garnered gold in the high jump with a season-best leap of 2.11m (6-11) at the Don Kirby Tailwind...claimed gold at the UTEP Invitational and bronze UTEP Springtime in the high jump...placed fourth in the high jump at the Texas Tech Open...qualified to the NCAA West Preliminary in the high jump...finished in the top 13 at the Texas Relays and Drake Relays in the high jump...was part of the men's team that took silver overall at the C-USA Championships.
Prior to UTEP: (Nebraska) 2011-2013
Outdoor: Participated in nine meets during the 2013 outdoor season...earned a fourth place finish as he cleared 6-9 1/2 (2.07) at the 2013 Big Ten Outdoor Championships...tied the best 2013 NU men's high jump of the year twice with a height of 6-11 1/2 (2.12) at the NCAA West Prelims Championships...recorded a top finish in the Nebraska Invite.
High School: A Junior All-American...finished first at the USA Track and Field Region 10 Junior Olympic Championships in Pueblo, Colo., during the summer of 2010 with a leap of 7-0 (2.13)... went on to take fourth with a jump of 6-10 3/4 at the USATF National Junior.
Personal: Son of Fernando Hernandez and Jennifer Borden...brother of Daniel and Alexandra Hernandez...majoring in Business Administration... born in Las Cruces, N.M. on September 27, 1992.