MINERS

Daniel Tarango
 Daniel Tarango

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
El Paso, Texas

High School:
Burges High School

Event:
Distance

Experience:
HS

05/31/2014

Miners Wrap Up NCAA West Preliminary

The UTEP track and field team add two more individuals and a relay team to the NCAA Championship roster.

05/19/2014

UTEP Takes Second at C-USA Championships

The UTEP track and field men and women's team finish second at the 2014 C-USA Outdoor Championships.

05/17/2014

Miners Advance to the Finals at C-USA Championships

The Miners advance to the finals after setting qualifying times on third day of the C-USA Championships.

05/02/2014

Miners Run the Show at Don Kirby Tailwind

The Miners conclude a full day of action at the Don Kirby Tailwind with 12 crowns.

05/01/2014

Miners Ready to Showcase Talent at Don Kirby Tailwind

The UTEP track and field team is set to compete in the Don Kirby Tailwind Open.

04/12/2014

UTEP Invitational

Photo Gallery by Michael Patrick Reese

04/13/2013

UTEP Invitational

Photo Gallery by Michael Patrick Reese

03/23/2013

UTEP Springtime, 2013

Photo Gallery by Michael Patrick Reese

2014 Indoor: Paced the distance medley relay team to a gold medal finish with a season best of 9:37.31 at the Texas A&M Invitational...clocked in a season-best time of 1:20.99 in the 600m run at the Cherry & Silver Invitational...placed fourth in the 600m run at the Lobo Collegiate...finished in the top-six in the 800m run at the C-USA Championships... was part of the men's team that took first overall at the C-USA Championships.

2014 Outdoor: Finished first in the 800m run at the UTEP Invitational...registered a season-best time of 1:50.75 in the 800m run to place in the top four at the C-USA Championship...garnered silver in the 800m run at the Don Kirby Tailwind...crossed the finish line third in the 800m run at the Texas Tech Open...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 the Texas Tech open...guided the 4x400m relay to a season-best time of 3:09.79 to place eighth at the Texas Relays and rank 18th in the nation...paced the 4x400m relay to a gold-medal finish at the Don Kirby Tailwind... was a member of the 4x400m relay that qualified to the NCAA West Preliminary... was part of the men's team that took silver overall at the C-USA Championships.

2013: Indoor: Placed fourth in the 800m run with a season best of 1:54.74 at the New Mexico Classic...finished fifth with a mark of 1:21.77 in the 600m run at the Cherry & Silver Invitational...recorded a time of 1:55.04 in the 800m run at the C-USA Championships...a member of the 4x400m relay team that posted four top-five performances...competed in the 4x400m relay that set a season best of 3:13.83 at the Texas A&M Invitational...guided the 4x400m relay to a gold medal finish at the C-USA Championships.

Outdoor: Opened the season with a season-best mark of 1:51:58 in the 800m at the Texas Tech Open which garnered him C-USA Athlete of the Week honors...finished second in the 800m run at the Conference USA Championships...helped the 4x400m relay team post three top-five finishes...guided the Miners 4x400m relay to a fourth-place finish at the Texas Relays (3:10.17)...a member of the 4x400m relay team that qualified for nationals with a season-best time of 3:06.88 set at the NCAA West Preliminaries...claimed gold at the C-USA Championships as part of the 4x400m relay.

High School: Claimed gold at the 2012 UIL Track and Field Championships with a season-best of 1:53.26 in the 800m ... finished first in the 800m and 400m at the El Paso Chapin Invitational with a time of 1:54.44 and 49.20, respectively ... posted a personal-best and school record of 1:51.09 in the 800m at the 2011 District 1-4A meet taking first overall ... clocked in another personal-best of 48.95 in the 400m at the District 1-4A Championships earning another gold medal ... won the title in the 800m at the 2011 Regional 1-4A Championships ... named the El Paso Times' All-City Boys Track Athlete of the Year after winning two state titles in the 800m and 1,600m relay ... a four time Class 4A State qualifier for Burges High School ... a three time All-City Track and Field honoree.

Personal: Son of Rosa and Humberto Tarango ... majoring in criminal justice ... born in El Paso, Texas on November 4, 1993 ... has two siblings (Humberto and Rosana).