UTEP Athletics Honors Anthony Rotich & Risper Kimaiyo
Risper Kimiyo shined at the 55th Annual Mt. SAC Relays in Walnut, Calif.
Anthony Rotich registered a stellar performance at the 55th Annual Mt. SAC Relays
Student-athletes must maintain a 3.0 grade point average to qualify.
UTEP Athletics Honors Risper Kimaiyo and Anthony Rotich
2012: Indoor: Posted the 19th-fastest time in the nation at the UW Husky Classic clocking in a time of 16:04.88 in the 5,000m ... Set a new meet record in the 5,000m run at the Conference USA Championships posting a time of 16:10.37 earning the crown in the event ... claimed bronze at the C-USA Championship with a season-best of 9:32.96 in the 3,000m ... finished first in the 3,000m at the Cherry and Silver Invitational with a time of 9:47.09.
2011: Indoor: Took gold in the mile run (4:52.23), gold in the 5,000m run (16:15.98) and bronze in the 3,000m run (9:33.17) at the Conference USA Championships ... finished second in the 5,000m run at the Columbia Last Chance clocking in a time of 15:59.56 ... crossed the finish line seventh in the 5,000m at the 2011 Indoor Championships posting a time of 16:13.55 earning All-American honors.
Outdoor: Finished in second-place in the 5,000m run at the Conference USA Championships with a time of 16:48.07 ... posted a season-best time of 16:27.10 in the 5,000m at the NCAA West Preliminary ... took first-place at Texas Relays recording a time of 16:36.20 in the 5,000m ... clocked in a time of 4:27.15 in the 1,500m run at the C-USA Championships.
2010: Indoor:Set a new school record in the 5,000m posting a NCAA provisional time of 16:24.57 at the Conference USA Championships taking silver in the event ... claimed the Conference USA 3,000m crown with a NCAA provisional time of 9:34.99 that ranks fifth all-time in the UTEP record books ... top finisher in the in the 3,000m run when she competed at the Texas Tech Invitational, 10:08.69, and at the Frank Sevigne Invitational, 9:47.84.
2009: Indoor: Clocked in a time of 10:26.24 for 11th place in the 3,000m at the Frank Sevigne Invitational ... fifth in the mile at the Texas A&M Invitational with a time of 5:14.47 ... improved her time in the mile to 5:09.03 at the Conference USA Championships for 15th.
Outdoor: Finished fourth in the 1,500m, 4:46.73, at the Springtime Invitational ... posted a time of 4:45.42 in the 1,500m for fourth at Texas Relays ... second at the UTEP Invitational with a time of 4:50.79 in the 1,500 meters ... took fourth in the steeplechase with a NCAA regional time of 10:37.54 and seventh in the 5,000 meters at the Conference USA Championships ... 11th at the Midwest Regional's steeplechase, 10:38.04.