MINERS

Karina Garcia
 Karina Garcia

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Mexico City, Mexico

Last College:
Universidad Tecnologico Milenio

11/09/2012

Kimaiyo Claims Title at NCAA Mountain Region Championships

Kimaiyo claimed the women's crown at the 2012 NCAA Cross Country Mountain Region Championships.

11/08/2012

UTEP Gears Up for NCAA Mountain Regional Competition

The UTEP cross country team is ready to compete in the 2012 NCAA Mountain Regional meet.

10/29/2012

Miners Claim Individual Titles at C-USA Championships

Anthony Rotich and Risper Kimaiyo declared the 2012 Conference USA individual titles.

10/26/2012

Cross Country Set to Compete at C-USA Championships

The UTEP cross country team will be traveling to Hattiesburg, Miss. for the 2012 Conference USA Championships.

10/13/2012

Rotich is Victorious at NCAA Pre-National Meet

Freshman Anthony Rotich finished first at the 2012 NCAA Pre-National meet

2012 USTFCCCA All-Academic Team
2011 USTFCCCA All-Academic Team

2012 (Senior): Crossed the finish line second at Lori Fitzgerald meet with a time of 18:48.42 in the 5K race ... posted a fifth-place finish at the Kachina Classic with a season-best time of 18:33 ... was the second Miner to cross the finish line at the C-USA Championships recording a time of 18:36.1 ... set a season-best mark of 21:40.9 at the NCAA Pre-National meet in the 6K race ... Represented UTEP at NCAA Mountain Region Championships.

2011 (Junior): Posted a silver finish at the Lori Fitzgerald with a time of 18:57.1 ... clocked in a season-best of 18:17.0 in the 5K at the Kachina Classic ... opened the season with a sixth place finish with a time of 18:35.4 at the Lobo Invitational ... finished 57th at the NCAA Mountain Regional ... registered a time of 22:42 in the 6K at Pre-Nationals.

2010 (Sophomore): Placed fourth at the Lori Fitzgerald Invitational with a time of 17:23 ... was 12th at the NM State Kachina Classic clocking in at 18:39 ... finished in 17th place at the season opener Lobo Invitational in a time of 18:28 ... earned Conference USA Third Team accolades following a 21st place finish posting a time of 17:42 ... competed at the NCAA Mountain Regional finishing with a time of 22:16 ... crossed the finish line at 18:24 at the Notre Dame Invitational and at 22:52 at Prenationals.

2009 (Freshmen):
Finished ninth at the Lobo Invitational with a time of 18:13.25 ... placed fifth at the Lori Fitzgerald Invitational clocking in with a time of 16:20.5 ... finished sixth at the Kachina Classic with a time of 18:38.9 ... placed 36th at the Bill Dellinger Invitational with a time of 17:38.66 ... clocked in with a time of 22:07.8 at the Pre-National Invitational placing 105th ... finished 14th at C-USA Championships with a time of 18:46.2 ... placed 36th at the Mountain Region Championship with a time of 22:08.4 ... finished 142nd place at the NCAA Championships with a time of 21:53.


Personal: Majoring in psychology ... daughter of Maria del Rosario Barrios and Jose M. Garcia ... has three sisters (Karla, Cinthya and Kathya) and one brother (Jose Manuel) ... sister Kathya used to compete for the Miners' ... born Dec. 3, 1987.

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