Eight Miners Travel to Texas Tech

Kitria Stewart

Kitria Stewart

April 21, 2011

EL PASO – Eight Miners will travel to Lubbock, Texas, to take part in the Texas Tech Invitational on Friday, April 22.

Two men, Solomon Gardea and Abel Koskey, will take the track in distance events. Gardea is scheduled to compete in the 10,000m while Koskey runs the 1,500 meters.

All-American Endurance Abinuwa will attempt to better her time in the women’s 400-meter dash. Jackline Ekai and Kitria Stewart will go head-to-head in the women’s 800-meter run. Newcomer Brandi Wade will participate in a pair of events on the track, the 100- and 400-meter hurdles.

On the field it will be senior Amanda Apodaca and Tako Niare in the women’s high jump.

The one-day event is scheduled to begin at 11 a.m. on the field with the running events starting at 6 p.m. at the R.P. Fuller Complex. 



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