Amusan Named Performer of the Meet

May 19, 2017

EL PASO – UTEP’s sophomore Tobi Amusan was named Conference USA Female Track Performer of the Meet for her stellar showing at the conference championships, announced the league Friday afternoon.

The All-American led the Miners by scoring 24.5 points, helping the women’s team capture its first outdoor title in program history. The sprinter took gold in the 100m hurdles and 4x100m relay, silver in the 200m (22.92) and fifth place in the long jump (5.81m).

The Nigerian native, will return to the track next week at the NCAA West Regional Preliminaries in Austin, Texas. Amusan will compete in the 100m hurdles where she ranks second in the west region. She qualified by clocking a personal best of 12.63 at the UTEP Springtime earlier this year.

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