Defending champion Anthony Rotich captured the 2013 Conference USA individual title on Saturday morning.
Sophomore Anthony Rotich finished second at the 2013 NCAA Pre-National meet
After a two week hiatus from competition, the UTEP cross country team will join 161 teams from across the nation at the NCAA Division I Pre-National Cross Country meet on Saturday. Hosted by Indiana State University, the meet will be held at the Lavern Gibson Cross Country Course in Terre Haute, Ind.
Anthony Rotich placed first in the Miners' first big test of the season at the Notre Dame Invitational on Friday.
All-American Anthony Rotich claims his third title of 2013.
2012 All-C-USA First Team Honoree
2012 (Freshman): Clocked in a personal-best time of 23:54.2 at the NCAA Pre-National meet in the men's 8K race ... earned All-Conference USA first team honors after registering a sixth-place finish with a time of 24:19.0 ... was the second Miner to cross the finish line at the NCAA Mt. Region Championships posting a time of 31:05.5 in the 10K ... opened the season with a second-place finish at the Lori Fitzgerald meet recording a time of 15:09.80 in the 5K ... wrapped up the season with four top-10 finishes.
2012: Track Indoor: Clocked in a time of 9:02.36 in the men's 3,000m at the Frank Sevigne Husker Invitational ... posted a time of 4:39.17 in the mile run at the Texas A&M Invitational.