MINERS

Florence Uwakwe
 Florence Uwakwe

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Aboh Mbaise, Nigeria

High School:
Model Comprehensive Secondary School

Position:
Sprints

06/11/2014

Miners Face Opening Day at NCAA Championship

The UTEP women's 4x100m relay compete in day one of NCAA Championship.

06/09/2014

Seven Miners Head to NCAA Championships

Seven athletes from the UTEP track and field team are set to compete on the national stage in Eugene, Ore.

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.

05/30/2014

Rotich and Wilson Punch Tickets to NCAA Championship

On the second day of the NCAA West Preliminary Round Anthony Rotich and Nickevea Wilson earn bids to the NCAA Championships.

05/29/2014

Boit and Uwakwe Advance to NCAA Quarterfinals

Freshmen Cosmas Boit and Florence Uwakwe advance toNCAA West Quarterfinals.

04/12/2014

UTEP Invitational

Photo Gallery by Michael Patrick Reese

03/22/2014

UTEP Springtime Invitational. Photos by MPR and IPA.

Photo Gallery by Michael Patrick Reese and Ivan Pierre Aguirre

2014 Indoor:Closing leg of the 4X400m relay team that took first place at the C-USA Championships with a time of 3:41.80 ... received Freshman of the Week honors for her performance at the C-USA Championships ... notched a third-place finish at the C-USA Championships in the 400m dash with a time of 54.97 ... collected a fourth-place finish at the C-USA Championships in the 200m dash with a time of 24.09 ... ran a season-best time of 54.35 in C-USA Championships in the 400m.

Outdoor: Collected four first-place finishes on the year ... part of women's team that finished second overall at the C-USA Championships ... took first place at the C-USA Championships in the 400m dash with a time of 53.54 ... named NCAA Honorable Mention for her involvement in the 4X100m team that ran a 45.03 at the NCAA Championships ... closing leg of the 4X400m team that won the Texas Relays with a season-best time of 3:34.90 ... member of the 4X400m relay team that took gold at C-USA Championships ... also captured a third-place finish in the 200m dash at the C-USA Championships with a time of 23.67 ... placed 13th at the NCAA West Preliminary in the 400m dash ... in the 200m dash took first at the UTEP Invitational with a time of 23.56 ... won the 400m dash at the UTEP Springtime and Don Kirby Tailwind ... posted the 10th-fastest time in the nation of 52.05 at the Don Kirby Tailwind was the tenth fastest time in the country ... final leg of the 4X100m team that placed first at the UTEP Invitational.

Personal: Daughter of Jonah and Charity Uwakwe...has two siblings...majoring in General Psychology.