Freshmen Cosmas Boit and Florence Uwakwe advance toNCAA West Quarterfinals.
A group of nine men, eight women and three relay teams will represent the Miners at the highly-competitive meet.
The Miners advance to the finals after setting qualifying times on third day of the C-USA Championships.
The UTEP track and field team is prepared to take on the competition at the 2014 C-USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships.
The Miners conclude a full day of action at the Don Kirby Tailwind with 12 crowns.
Photo Gallery by Michael Patrick Reese
Photo Gallery by Michael Patrick Reese and Ivan Pierre Aguirre
Before UTEP: 2011-2013 (Western Texas College): Finished third in the men's 400m hurdles with a time of 51.79 at the 2013 NJCAA Division I Outdoor Track & Field Championships...earned bronze in the 400m hurdles with a time of 51.79 at the NJCAA National Championships...captured second place at the Michael Johnson/ Dr. Pepper Classic with 52.26 in the 400m hurdles.
Personal: A native of Coppersa Cove, Texas...son of Jose and Mary Padron...brother of Ryan and Austin Padron... majoring in Criminal Justice...born in Eagle Pass, Texas on January 27, 1992.