Tako Niare
 Tako Niare


Cergy, France

Last College:
Lindenwood University



Miners Host UTEP Invitational

The UTEP track and field team will host its final home meet of the season at Kidd Field.


Miners Set to Compete at C-USA Indoor Championships

The UTEP track and field teams head to Birmingham, Ala., this weekend to compete in the 2012 Conference USA Indoor Championship.


Miners Clock in National Times

Endurance Abinuwa and Solomon Gardea post national top times.

2011: Indoor: Finished fifth in the high jump with a mark of 1.67m (5-05.75) at the Conference USA Championships ... posted a season-high jump of J1.68m (5-06.00) in the high jump at the Texas A&M Invitational ... took third at the Lobo Open in the high jump (1.65m).

Posted a season-high jump of 1.70m (5-07) finishing first at the Texas Tech Open ... tied for sixth-place at the C-USA Championships in the high jump with a mark of 1.65m (5-05) ... at the Texas Relays tied for third-place in the high jump posting 1.65m (5-05).

2010: Indoor:Finished fourth in the high jump at the Conference USA Championships with a season-best jump of 1.70m (5-07), the jump ranks eighth all-time in UTEP history.

Outdoor: Claimed three high jump titles through the season ... posted a season high mark of 1.69m (5-06.50) at the Don Kirby Invitational.

Lindenwood University:
2009 Indoor: Placed second in the high jump in the NAIA ... won the Kansas Relays.

Personal: Tako is the daughter of Alima and Cheikh Niare ... majoring in Accounting ... has one brother (Sidihi, 22) and one sister (Fatou, 25) ... born in Pairs, France.