The UTEP track and field team add two more individuals and a relay team to the NCAA Championship roster.
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 UTEP track and field men and women's team finish second at the 2014 C-USA Outdoor Championships.
The Miners advance to the finals after setting qualifying times on third day of the C-USA Championships.
Photo Gallery by Michael Patrick Reese
Photo Gallery by Michael Patrick Reese and Ivan Pierre Aguirre
2014 Indoor: Placed first in the mile run at the Texas A&M Invitational with a season-best 4:04.39...paced the distance medley relay team to a gold-medal finish of 9:37.31 at the Texas A&M Invitational...garnered silver at the C-USA Championships in the 3,000m run...recorded a second-place finish in the mile run at the Lobo Collegiate Open...crossed the finish line third in the 600m run at the Cherry & Silver Invitational.... helped the distance medley relay to a top-five finish at the C-USA Championship... was part of the men's team that took first overall at the C-USA Championships.
2014 Outdoor: Garnered gold in the 1,500m run at the Payton Jordan Cardinal with a season-best of 3:43.55...earned gold in the 1,500m and 800m run at the UTEP Springtime... crossed the finish line third at the C-USA Championship in the 800m run earning Freshman of the Meet honors...paced the distance medley relay to a consecutive first place finish at the Drake Relays with a season best of 9:35.45...helped the distance medley relay to silver finishes at the Texas Relays and Texas Tech Open...placed fourth in 1,500m run at the Drake Relays...claimed fifth in the mile run at the Texas Relays with a season-best of 4:05.84...finished in the top-20 in the 1,500m run at the NCAA West Preliminary... was part of the men's team that took silver overall at the C-USA Championships.
Personal: Son of James Kiprono and Christine Jebitok...majoring in Criminal Justice...was born on August 31, 1993...has six siblings.