MINERS

Kathya Garcia
 Kathya Garcia

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Mexico City

High School:
Preparatoria 7

Position:
Distance

Birthdate:
12/03/1987

12/12/2012

Twenty UTEP Student-Athletes to Graduate on Saturday

The list includes 11 representatives from the football program, four from track & field, and one each from men's golf, soccer, softball, tennis and volleyball.

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.

05/09/2012

Miners Set to Compete at the 2012 C-USA Track and Field Championships

The Miners head to the 2012 Conference USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships.

05/08/2012

Miners Sweep C-USA Athlete of the Week Honors

Seniors Abinuwa and Dudley were named the C-USA Athletes of the Week

2011: Indoor: Took silver at the C-USA Championships in the women's 5,000m posting a time of 16:35.27 ... placed third at the Columbia Last Chance meet clocking in a time of 16:16.26 in the 5,000m ... recorded a season-best of 9:40.20 in the 3,00m at the UNM Invitational.

Outdoor: Finished second at the C-USA Championships in the women's 10,000m registering a time of 36:06.71 ... placed 16ht at the NCAA West Preliminary posting a time of 34:02.14 ... recorded a season-best of 16:39.19 in the 5,000m at Texas Relays taking second place ... took bronze at the C-USA Championships with a time of 16:50.96 in the 5,000m.

2010: Indoor:Her 3,000m time of 9:45.58 at the Conference USA Championships ranks fifth all-time in the UTEP record books ... took first at the Texas Tech Invitational in the 5,000-meter run where she clocked a 17.55.18 ... placed fourth at the Frank Sevigne Invitational in the 3,000m run, 9:50.59 ... was also fourth in the 5,000m at the Conference USA Championships with a NCAA provisional time of 16:45.89.

Outdoor: Recorded the third best all-time performance in school history the 10,000m with a time of 35:11.08 for second place at the C-USA Championships ... posted a 16:54.48 performance in the 5,000m at the NCAA West Preliminary ... took bronze in the 5,000m at the conference championships, 16:22.72 ... her season best time of 16:07.35 (5,000m) at the Payton Jordan Invitational ranks fifth in the UTEP record books.

2009: Indoor:
Second in the 5,000 meters at the Conference USA Championships, 16:36.60, and fifth int he 3,000 meters, 9:46.84 ... posted a season best 9:45.31 in the 3,000m at the Texas A&M Invitational for fifth place ... claimed silver in the 3,000m at the Texas Tech Invitational clocking in at 10:00.07 ... fourth at the Frank Sevigne Invitational in the 5,000 meters, 17:08.15.

Outdoor: Claimed the Texas Relays 5,000 meter ritle posting a time of 16:53.64 ... also won gold inthe 1,500m at the Springtime Invitational with a time of 4:45.69 ... took third in the 1,500m, 4:52.37, at the UTEP Invitational.

Personal: Majoring in Kinesiology...daughter of Jose Manuel Garcia and Maria del Rosario Barrios ... has three sisters (Karla, Cinthya, Karina) and one brother (Jose Manuel) ... born on Dec. 3, 1987.