Distance Team Post Personal-Best Times at Stanford Invitational
April 6, 2012
Chirchir took second place in the men’s 5,000m run recording a personal-best 13:55.92. The seniors’ time earns him the No. 5 spot in the current national rankings and the top time in Conference USA for the event.
Rotich continues to improve his time in the men’s 3000m steeplechase posting a time of 8:55.63 finishing third in section two of the event. The freshman ranks fourth in the nation for his performance at the Stanford Invitational.
El Paso native Solomon Gardea recorded a time of 29:25.73 in the 10,000m run.
The UTEP track and field team will compete at the Don Kirby Invitational in Albuquerque, N.M. tomorrow starting at 12 p.m.