On the second day of the NCAA West Preliminary Round Anthony Rotich and Nickevea Wilson earn bids to the NCAA Championships.
A group of nine men, eight women and three relay teams will represent the Miners at the highly-competitive meet.
The Miners conclude a full day of action at the Don Kirby Tailwind with 12 crowns.
The UTEP track and field team is set to compete in the Don Kirby Tailwind Open.
The distance medley relay team defended its title as it stormed past the competition at Drake Relays.
2014 Indoor: Participated in both the weighted throw and shot put during the season ... notched a season-best third-place finish at the Lobo Collegiate Open with a mark of 13.17m (43-2.5) in the shot put ... registered a season-best weighted throw of 14.77m (48-5.5) at the Lobo Collegiate Open finishing eighth.
Outdoor: Recorded eight top-10 finishes during the season ... part of women's team that finished second overall at the C-USA Championships ... competed at the NCAA West Preliminaries ... garnered a fourth-place finish with a 51.52m (169-0) discus throw at the C-USA Championships ... won the hammer throw event at the Don Kirby Tailwind with a season-best mark of 53.15m (174-4) and UTEP Invitational ... came in second place at the Don Kirby Tailwind with a discus throw of 48.17m (158-0).
2013: Indoor: Placed ninth at the Conference USA Championships with a season-best distance of 13.96m (45-09.75) in the shot put ... posted back-to-back top-ten finishes in the shot put at the New Mexico Classic and Texas A&M Invitational ... competed in the shot put and weight throw at the Cherry & Silver Invitational ... recorded a season best distance of 14.61m (47-11.25) in the weight throw at the Texas A&M Invitational.
Outdoor: Posted six top-five finishes ... recorded a personal best of 52.48m (172-02) in the discus throw at the Drake Relays ranking her 40th in the nation ... took bronze at the Conference USA Championships with a mark of 49.79m (163-04) in the discus throw ... qualified for the second time to the NCAA West Preliminary Championships in the discus ... claimed two first-place finishes at the UTEP Springtime meet in the shot put and discus ... registered a season best of 14.29m (46-10.75) in the shot put set at the C-USA Championships.
2012: Indoor: Finished second in the shot put at the Blue and Orange Opener with a mark of 13.32m (43-08.50) ... registered a throw of 13.23m (43-05.00) in the shot put at the Texas A&M Invitational ... posted a personal-best of 14.65m (48-00.75) in the weight throw at the Frank Sevigne Husker Invitational ... competed at the Conference USA Championships and recorded a mark of 14.51m (47-06.50) in the weight throw.
Outdoor: Ranked 57th in the nation in the discus with a throw of 50.56m (165-10) recorded at the Texas Tech Red Raider Open ... claimed silver at the C-USA Championships in discus with a mark of 48.35m (158-07) ... named to the C-USA second team in the women's discus ... qualified for the NCAA West Preliminary and posted a throw of 44.99m (147-07) in the discus ... finished second at the UTEP Springtime meet in the hammer throw with a season-best of 45.61m (149-08) ... took first place in the hammer throw (43.71m) at the Texas Tech Red Raider Open ... competed in the hammer throw and shot put at the C-USA Championships ... concluded the season with a 10th-place finish in the discus (47.63m) at the 2012 USA Junior Championships.
High School:While in high school registered 17 top-15 finishes ... at the 2011 Midwest Meet of Championships, posted two personal-best marks in the shot put and the discus with 41' 3.50 and 140' 9.00, respectively ... finished first at the MH-SAA Division I L.P. State Finals with a mark of 136' 7.00 ... in 2010, she was the Division 1 runner-up in the shot put and discus at the state finals ... was named the Sunkist Athlete of the Week (6/29/11 and 5/6/11).
Personal: Daughter of Carlos and Kelly Gunn ... majoring in communications ... born in Southfield, Mich.