The Miners return to action at New Mexico's Cherry & Silver Invitational on Friday and Saturday.
The UTEP track and field team concluded its first meet of the indoor season at the Lobo Collegiate Open.
The UTEP track and field team will kick off the indoor season at the Lobo Collegiate Open.
Abiola Onakoya proved to be a tough competitor taking the track in three events and dominating the race at the UTEP Invitational.
The UTEP track and field team will take the track one last time at home as they host the UTEP Invitational.
2013: Indoor: Placed ninth at the Conference USA Championships with a season-best distance of 13.96m (45-09.75) in the shot put ... posted back-to-back top-ten finishes in the shot put at the New Mexico Classic and Texas A&M Invitational ... competed in the shot put and weight throw at the Cherry & Silver Invitational ... recorded a season best distance of 14.61m (47-11.25) in the weight throw at the Texas A&M Invitational.
Outdoor: Posted six top-five finishes ... recorded a personal best of 52.48m (172-02) in the discus throw at the Drake Relays ranking her 40th in the nation ... took bronze at the Conference USA Championships with a mark of 49.79m (163-04) in the discus throw ... qualified for the second time to the NCAA West Preliminary Championships in the discus ... claimed two first-place finishes at the UTEP Springtime meet in the shot put and discus ... registered a season best of 14.29m (46-10.75) in the shot put set at the C-USA Championships.
2012: Indoor: Finished second in the shot put at the Blue and Orange Opener with a mark of 13.32m (43-08.50) ... registered a throw of 13.23m (43-05.00) in the shot put at the Texas A&M Invitational ... posted a personal-best of 14.65m (48-00.75) in the weight throw at the Frank Sevigne Husker Invitational ... competed at the Conference USA Championships and recorded a mark of 14.51m (47-06.50) in the weight throw.
Outdoor: Ranked 57th in the nation in the discus with a throw of 50.56m (165-10) recorded at the Texas Tech Red Raider Open ... claimed silver at the C-USA Championships in discus with a mark of 48.35m (158-07) ... named to the C-USA second team in the women's discus ... qualified for the NCAA West Preliminary and posted a throw of 44.99m (147-07) in the discus ... finished second at the UTEP Springtime meet in the hammer throw with a season-best of 45.61m (149-08) ... took first place in the hammer throw (43.71m) at the Texas Tech Red Raider Open ... competed in the hammer throw and shot put at the C-USA Championships ... concluded the season with a 10th-place finish in the discus (47.63m) at the 2012 USA Junior Championships.
High School:While in high school registered 17 top-15 finishes ... at the 2011 Midwest Meet of Championships, posted two personal-best marks in the shot put and the discus with 41' 3.50 and 140' 9.00, respectively ... finished first at the MH-SAA Division I L.P. State Finals with a mark of 136' 7.00 ... in 2010, she was the Division 1 runner-up in the shot put and discus at the state finals ... was named the Sunkist Athlete of the Week (6/29/11 and 5/6/11).
Personal: Daughter of Carlos and Kelly Gunn ... majoring in communications ... born in Southfield, Mich.