UTEP track & field kicks off the outdoor season on a high note.
Photo Gallery by Michael Patrick Reese
Photo Gallery by Michael Patrick Reese and Ivan Pierre Aguirre
2014 Indoor: Registered a season-best of 7.24 in the 60m dash at the Cherry & Silver Invitational...recorded a toss of 13.56m (44-6) in the shot put at the C-USA Championships... was part of the men's team that took first overall at the C-USA Championships.
2014 Outdoor: Claimed silver with a toss of 12.77m (41-10.75) in the shot put at the UTEP Invitational...recorded a season-best leap of 6.54m (21-5.5) in the long jump at the Don Kirby Invitational...placed in the top eight in the 100m dash at the Don Kirby Tailwind.
Prior to UTEP :Was named second team All-District 9-5A at Richardson HS ... finished with 17 catches for 200 yards and a score during senior season ... helped team earn first playoff berth in 17 years during senior season ... set high school spring game record with a 98-yard touchdown.
Personal:Full name is Marvin Nnamdi Emetom ... mother is Pat Hughes ... has one brother ... born 5/5/92 (Dallas, Texas) ... Multidisciplinary Studies major