Six Miners earned spots on the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association All-Academic team.
Jallycia Pearson and Nickevea Wilson represent the UTEP track women's team on the third day of NCAAs.
Anthony Rotich Advances to the finals in the 3,000m steeplechase.
Anthony Rotich and assistant coach Lacena Golding Clarke earn Mountain Region Honors.
Seven athletes from the UTEP track and field team are set to compete on the national stage in Eugene, Ore.
2013: Indoor: Captured bronze in the Conference USA Championships with a personal best of 12.32m (40-05.00) in the triple jump ... went on to place sixth in the pentathlon in the C-USA Championships earning top-three finishes in the 60m hurdles (8.78) and in the shot put (11.35m) ... finished seventh in the high jump with a mark of 1.62m (5-03.75) at the Texas A&M Invitational.
Outdoor: Finished the season with a fourth-place finish in the heptathlon with an overall score of 5,121 ... posted third-place finishes in the 100m hurdles (14.41), shot put (11.59m) and 200m (25.27) in the heptathlon ... claimed gold at the UTEP Springtime meet with a wind aided leap of 12.35m (40-06.25) in the triple jump ... finished second with a season-best mark of 12.19m (40-00.00) in the triple jump at the Texas Tech Open... crossed the finish line fourth with a time of 14.36 in the 100m hurdles at the Texas Tech Open.
2012: Indoor: Finished in sixth place in the pentathlon compiling 3,460 points at the Conference USA Championships ... registered a personal-best of 11.98m (39-03.75) at the C-USA Championships ... took eighth place at the Frank Sevigne Husker Invitational in the triple jump with a mark of 11.70m (38-04.75) ... competed at the Texas A&M Invitational in the triple jump securing a sixth place finish (11.60m) ... a member of the 4x400m relay team that finished eighth at the Texas A&M Invitational with a time of 3:48.91.
Outdoor: Posted 4,595 points in the heptathlon at the C-USA Championships taking 10th place overall ... jumped 11.77m-W (38-07.50) at the UTEP Invitational in the triple jump ... placed third in the 400m hurdles with a time of 1:04.03 at the UTEP Springtime meet ... concluded the regular season with a eighth place finish in the 100m hurdles (15.06) at the Texas Tech Red Raider Open.
High School:Led the girls' Coronado High School squad to the 2011 District 1-5A Track and Field Championship title ... won four individual gold medals in the 100-metter hurdles, 300 hurdles, long jump, triple jump and anchored the mile-relay team to a second-place finish at the District 1-5A Track and Field Championships ... posted a personal-best of 44.83 in the 300m hurdles at the Region 1-5A Track and Field Championships where she finished third overall ... set a new personal-best at the 2011 UIL Texas 5A State Track and Field Championships crossing the finish line with a time of 14.57 in the 100m hurdles finishing in sixth-place and took seventh-place in the triple jump with a mark of 38' 2.25.
Personal: Daughter of Robert and Jodie Pearson ... majoring in kinesiology ... was born in Fort Bragg, N.C. ... has two siblings (Kasmia and Robryanna).