MINERS

Monica Lopez
 Monica Lopez

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
El Paso, Texas

High School:
Del Valle High School

Event:
Jumps

Experience:
1L

05/02/2014

Miners Run the Show at Don Kirby Tailwind

The Miners conclude a full day of action at the Don Kirby Tailwind with 12 crowns.

05/01/2014

Miners Ready to Showcase Talent at Don Kirby Tailwind

The UTEP track and field team is set to compete in the Don Kirby Tailwind Open.

04/12/2014

Miners Post Top Finishes at UTEP Invitational

UTEP proved to be a tough competitor taking nine gold crowns at the annual UTEP Invitational.

04/10/2014

Miners to Host Last Outdoor Home Meet of 2014

The UTEP track and field team will take the track one last time at home as they host the UTEP Invitational.

04/05/2014

Distance Runners Lead the Way at Texas Tech Open

Miners capture top performances at the Texas Tech Open.

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

05/09/2012

Don Kirby Invitational

The Miners competed at the 2012 DonKirby Invitational on April 7, 2012.

2014 Indoor: Competed in the long jump, triple jump and 200m dash ... posted a leap of 12.08m (39-7.75) in the triple jump at the C-USA Championships for a ninth-place finish ... covered a season-best distance of 5.39m (17-8.25) in the long jump at the C-USA Championships ... ran the 200m dash at the Lobo Collegiate Open.

Outdoor: Racked up seven top-10 finishes during the campaign ... part of women's team that finished second overall at the C-USA Championships ... collected a first-place finish at the UTEP Springtime in the triple jump ... recorded a triple jump of 12.07m (39-7.25) at the Don Kirby Tailwind for a second-place finish ... matched a third-place finish at the Don Kirby Tailwind ... took fourth at the UTEP Invitational with a season-best of 5.67m (18-7.25) in the long jump ... collected a fourth-place finish at the UTEP Invitational in the triple jump.

2013: Indoor: Competed in the long and triple jump at the Conference USA Championship ... posted two season-best distances in the long and triple jump of 5.37m (17-07.50) and 11.34m (37-02.50) set at the New Mexico Classic, respectively ... placed seventh at the Texas A&M Invitational in the long jump.

Outdoor: Finished fifth at the UTEP Invitational in the triple jump with a wind aided leap of 11.93m (39-01.75) ... captured fourth place with a mark of 11.85m (38-10.50) W: 3.4 in the triple jump at the UTEP Springtime meet ... finished eighth in the triple and long jump at the Texas Tech Open ... registered a season best of 5.54m (18-02.25) at the C-USA Championships.

2012: Indoor: Recorded a personal-best of 11.68m (38-04.00) in the triple jump at the Frank Sevigne Husker Invitational ... competed at the Conference USA Championships in the triple jump and long jump posting marks of 11.62m and 5.32m, respectively ... finished eighth in the triple jump with a jump of 11.56m (37-11.25) at the Texas A&M Invitational.

Outdoor: Registered a season-best of 5.62m (18-05.25) in the long jump finishing third at the UTEP Springtime meet ... secured a mark of 5.44m (17-10.25) in the long jump at the Don Kirby Invitational ... finished eighth in the triple jump at the Don Kirby Invitational with a jump of 11.65m (38-02.75) ... posted a sixth place finish with a mark of 11.53m (37-10.00) in the triple jump at the UTEP Springtime.

High School: Was named the 2011 El Paso Times `Girls' Track and Field MVP ... set a personal-best mark of 18' 8.25 at the 2011 UIL 4A State Track and Field Championships earning her a bronze medal in the long jump ... finished first in the long jump (18' 3.50) and second in the triple jump (38' 2.00) at the 2011 Regional 1-4A Championships.