The UTEP men's track and field team have moved up to secure the No. 25 spot in the USTFCCCA Division I team rankings.
Distance runner Anthony Rotich claimed his second C-USA Athlete of the Week honor of the season.
UTEP Athletics Honors Anthony Rotich & Risper Kimaiyo
A Cumulative 3.75 GPA Is Required To Earn Medal
Anthony Rotich registered a stellar performance at the 55th Annual Mt. SAC Relays
2012 All-American (3,000m Steeplechase)
2012: Indoor: Finished second at the Frank Sevigne Husker Invitational in the 3,000m posting a time of 8:10.15 ... clocked in a season-best of 14:02.16 in the 5,000m at the UW Husky Classic ... took second place in the 5,000m at the C-USA Championships.
Outdoor: Received All-American honors after finishing sixth in the 3,000m steeplechase with a time of 8:46.01 at the NCAA Championships ... clocked in a personal-best of 8:41.14 in the prelims at the NCAA Championships ... crossed the finish line second at the NCAA West Preliminary meet in the steeplechase (8:49.42) ... earlier in the year was ranked 43rd in the nation in the 3,000m steeplechase with a time of 8:55.63 registered at the Stanford Invitational ... recorded a second and third place finish at the C-USA Championships in the steeplechase and 5,000m run, respectively... took bronze at Texas Relays in the 3,000m steeplechase.