Samantha Sharper
 Samantha Sharper


Camden, N.J.

High School:
Woodrow Wilson High School

Last College:
Eastern Michigan University




School-Record 42 UTEP Student-Athletes Receive C-USA Commissioner's Academic Medal

A Cumulative 3.75 GPA Is Required To Earn Medal


School-Record 139 UTEP Student-Athletes make C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll

Student-athletes must maintain a 3.0 grade point average to qualify.


Wilson and Tarango Shine at Texas Tech Open

Wilson and Tarango dominated the competition at the Texas Tech Open on Saturday.


UTEP Set for Texas Tech Open

29 Miners will travel to Lubbock, Texas to compete in the Texas Tech Open on Saturday.


Miners Post National Marks at Texas Relays

The Miners concluded a full day of action at Texas Relays and dominated the field.


UTEP Springtime, 2013

Photo Gallery by Michael Patrick Reese


Don Kirby Invitational

The Miners competed at the 2012 DonKirby Invitational on April 7, 2012.

2012: Indoor: Posted a season-best of 8.68 in the 60m hurdles prelims at the Frank Sevigne Husker Invitational ... clocked in a time of 8.79 in the 60m hurdles at the Conference USA Championships ... finished seventh overall in the 600m run at the Blue and Orange Opener ... part of the 4x400m relay that registered a time of 3:48.91 at the Texas A&M Invitational ... took seventh place at the Frank Sevigne Husker Invitational in the 60m hurdles.

Outdoor: Recorded two career-best times at the C-USA Championships in the 100m hurdles and 400m hurdles with times of 13.75 and 1:01.11, respectively ... earned a spot in the NCAA West Preliminary Championships in the 100m hurdles and posted a time of 13.87W ... took third at the UTEP Invitational in the women's 400m hurdles ... competed at Texas Relays recording a time of 1:02.74 in the 400m hurdles ... a member of the 4x100m shuttle hurdles relay team that crossed the finish line with a time of 57.49 at Drake Relays.

Before UTEP: 2011: Indoor (Eastern Michigan University): Took bronze at the Mid-American Conference Indoor Championships in the 60m hurdles with a time of 8.64 ... set a personal-best in the 60m with a time of 7.97 at the Simmons/ Harvey Invitational.

Outdoor: Finished ninth in the 100m hurdles at the Mid-American Conference Championships with a time of 14.17 and took 10th-place in the women's 400m hurdles crossing the finish line with a time of 1:04.21 ... posted a personal-best in the 400m hurdles at the Paddock Invitational clocking in a time of 1:04.20 ... part of the 4x200m relay team that took fifth at the Penn Relays with a time of 1:04.27 ... was named to the 2011 Dean's List.

Personal: Daughter of Keith and Gail Sharper ... masters in special education ... has three siblings (Danielle, Clyde and Janie) ... born on Sept. 26, 1990 ... in Philadelphia, Pa.