Elphas  Maiyo
 Elphas Maiyo


Ziwa, Rift Valley, Kenya

High School:
Arnesen's High School


School-Record 140 UTEP Student-Athletes Make C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll

A Cumulative GPA Of 3.0 Is Required


Rotich Captures Second C-USA Crown

Defending champion Anthony Rotich captured the 2013 Conference USA individual title on Saturday morning. 


Rotich Finishes Second at NCAA Pre-National Meet

Sophomore Anthony Rotich finished second at the 2013 NCAA Pre-National meet


Cross Country Team Set to Compete at Pre Nationals

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.


Rotich Takes First at Notre Dame Invitational

Anthony Rotich placed first in the Miners' first big test of the season at the Notre Dame Invitational on Friday.

All C-USA First-Team Honoree (2012, 2013, 2014)
2014 C-USA All-Academic Team
2015 C-USA Commissioner’s Academic Honor Roll
2015 Winter Conference USA Spirit of Service Award Recipient

2014 (JUNIOR): Placed seventh at the Conference USA Championships with an 8K time of 24:30.9 … notched a 46th-place finish at the NCAA Mountain Regionals with a 10K time of 31:14.03 … clocked in at 25:03.5 at the Chile Pepper Festival 8K to take 27th … finished second at the Texas Tech/NM State Meet with a four-mile run time of 20:42.10 … collected a fourth-place showing at the Lori Fitzgerald Classic 6K with a mark of 17:28.09 … placed fifth at the Kachina Classic 5K with a readout of 15:53.63 … registered a time of 15:34.12 at the Lobo Invitational for a seventh-place finish.

2013 (SOPHOMORE): Finished sixth in the 8K at the C-USA Championships ... ran the 5K for the Miners at the Lobo Invitational and Kachina Classic, placing third at both meets ... finished in third place at the Lori Fitzgerald in the 5,500 meter run ... posted a 24:43.7 at the Notre Dame Invitational to finish 15th in the 8K and a 24:32.7 in the same event at the Pre-National Invitational ... ran a 10K personal best of 30:18.9 in the at the NCAA Mt. Region Championships ... concluded the season with four top-10 finishes.

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.