Miners Clock in National Times
Feb. 3, 2012
Abinuwa crossed the finish line first in the women’s 400m dash prelims recording a time of 54.60. The All-American ran the 400m dash for the first time this season and registered the nations 23rd fastest time. The senior will be participating in the women’s 400m dash finals tomorrow at 3:15 p.m. (CT).
Gardea had a stellar performance posting the nations 31st fastest time in the men’s 5,000m run. The El Paso native took second-place overall registering a time of 14:32.74.
Anthony Wright took second in the men’s 60m prelims with a time of 6.78. The junior will be competing in the finals tomorrow at 2:50 p.m.
Janice Jackson was the women’s top finisher in the 60m hurdles prelims. The sophomore recorded a time of 8.59 taking first-place for the Miners. Samantha Sharper finished fourth posting a time of 8.68.
The Miners will continue competition tomorrow at 12 p.m. with Matt Dudley representing UTEP in the men’s shot put and Laura Delgado in the women’s mile run.