MINERS

Karina Garcia
 Karina Garcia

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Mexico City, Mexico

Last College:
Universidad Tecnologico Milenio

Position:
Distance

Birthdate:
12/03/1987

05/20/2012

22 Miners Qualify for NCAA West Preliminary Round

The UTEP track and field team heads to Austin for the 2012 NCAA West Preliminary Rounds.

05/11/2012

Men's Team Leads C-USA Championships

The men's team takes the lead in the first day of competition at the 2012 C-USA Championships.

04/06/2012

Distance Team Post Personal-Best Times at Stanford Invitational

Senior Justice Chirchir and freshman Anthony Rotich post personal-best times at the 2012 Stanford Invitational on Friday night.

04/05/2012

Miners Ready to Showcase Talents at Don Kirby Invitational

The UTEP track and field team will compete in the Don Kirby Invitational this weekend.

03/29/2012

Rotich Post Personal-Best in Texas Relays

Freshman Anthony Rotich clocks in the fifth-fastest time in the nation

03/24/2012

UTEP Springtime. Photos by Ivan Pierre Aguirre

Photos by Ivan Pierre Aguirre

2011: Indoor: Posted a career-best time of 10:15.03 in the 3,000m run at the Conference USA Championships ... took seventh-place in the 5,000m run with a time of 17:41.09 at the conference championships ... crossed the finish line at 10:21.24 in the 300m run at the Texas A&M Invitational.

Outdoor: Took bronze in the 10,000m run recording a time of 36:56.00 at the Conference USA Championships ... finished third at Drake Relays clocking in a time of 35:13.94 ... posted a season-best time of 17:25.22 in the 5,00m run at the conference championships.

2010: Indoor:Recorded the seventh best all-time performance in UTEP history in the 5,000-meter run posting a time of 17:49.85 finishing 13th at the Conference USA Championships ... took silver in the 5,000m run at the Texas Tech Invitational, 18:01.05 ... finished seventh at the Texas A&M Challenge in the 3,000m run with a time of 10:10.98.

Outdoor: Took bronze at the Drake Relays in the 10,000-meter run clocking in at 36:11.64, the time ranks fifth all-time in UTEP history ... finished sixth at the C-USA Championships in the 5,000m, 36:17.07 ... claimed the 3,000m crown at the Springtime Invitational, 10:31.76.

Personal
: Majoring in psychology...daughter of Maria del Rosario Barrios and Jose M. Garcia...has three sisters (Karla, Cinthya and Kathya) and one brother (Jose Manuel)...sister Kathya is a member of the Miner squad...born Dec. 3, 1987.

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