UTEP Athletics Honors Nickevea Wilson And Anthony Rotich
Figure Is Two Shy Of School Record
UTEP track and field sprinter Aiyanna Stiverne will be going for gold in the 4x400m relay at the 2014 World Junior Championships.
UTEP Athletics Honors Anthony Rotich & Nickevea Wilson
Jallycia Pearson and Nickevea Wilson represent the UTEP track women's team on the third day of NCAAs.
2014 Indoor: Competed in the long jump, triple jump and 60m dash ... named an All-American after finishing eighth at the NCAA Championships in the triple jump with a distance of 12.87m (42-2.75) ... collected a first-place finish at the C-USA Championships in the triple jump with season-best a distance of 13.13m (43-1) setting a Birmingham Crossplex record and ranked ninth in the country ... won an individual title at the Texas A&M Invitational in the triple jump ... claimed second-place finishes at the Lobo Collegiate Open in the long jump and Cherry & Silver Invitational in the triple jump ... ran the 60m dash at the Cherry & Silver Invitational.
Outdoor:Named to the All-American second team for the triple jump ... part of women's team that finished second overall at the C-USA Championships ... finished 10th at the NCAA Championships with a triple jump wind aided distance of 12.84m (42-01.50) ... took the C-USA title in the triple jump posting the sixth longest jump in the country ... finished sixth in the triple jump at the NCAA West Preliminary with a length of 12.89m (42-03.50) ... notched a third-place finish at the Drake Relays with a triple jump distance of 12.93m (42-5.25) ... took home first place at the UTEP Invitation with a season best of 13.07m (42-10.75) ... finished second in the long jump at the Don Kirby Tailwind with a leap of 5.74m (18-10) ... notched an eighth-place finish in the triple jump of 12.65m (41-6) at the Texas Relays ... final leg of the 4X100m team that placed third at the C-USA Championships with a time of 45.05.
2013 Indoor: Claimed gold at the Conference USA Championships with a personal best of 12.92 (42-04.75) set in the triple jump ... opened the season with a third-place finish in the triple jump at the New Mexico Classic ... recorded a season best of 5.65m (18-06.50) in the long jump at the Cherry and Silver Invitational.
Outdoor: Posted 10 top-10 finishes during the season ... claimed gold in the triple jump at the Texas Tech Open with a mark of 12.72m (41-08.75) ranking her 43rd in the nation ... qualified for the NCAA West Preliminary Championship in the triple jump and finished 12th with a wind aided leap of 12.76m (41-10.50) ... finished 17th overall at the NCAA Championship in the triple jump with a jump of 12.77m (41-10.75).
Before UTEP: Registered a personal-best mark of 43-4.75 in the triple jump at the Jamaica Olympic Trails finishing fourth overall ... posted a season best of 18-10.75 in the long jump at the 6th Ponce Grand Prix ... took eighth place in the long jump with a personal-best time of 19-4.25 at the 2011 Jamaica International Invitational.
Personal: Daughter of Paulette Baker and Rupert Wilson ... majoring in nursing ... has one sibling (Nicholas).