Ogden, UTAH -All American Anthony Rotich captured second place at the 2013 NCAA Mountain Region Cross Country Championships in Ogden, Utah on Friday.
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.
2012 (Sophomore): Registered not only a season-best time of 18:52.8 at the C-USA Championships but was also the third Miner to cross the finish line ... clocked in a personal-best time of 23:14.9 in the 6K race at the NCAA Pre-National meet ... recorded a time of 19:44 at the Kachina Classic finishing 25th overall ... represented the Miners at the NCAA Mountain Region Championships in the 6K race.
2011 (Freshman): Posted a personal-best of 18:42 at the Notre Dame Invitational ... competed at the Conference USA Championships and clocked in a time of 19:05.0 in the 5K race ... crossed the finish line with a time of 24:16.1 at the NCAA Mountain Regional ... recorded a personal-best of 24:14 in the 6K run at Pre-Nationals.
High School: Named to theEl Paso TimesAll-City first team in 2010 ... ran a personal best of 12:06 in the two mile race at the Region 1-4A Championships placing 21stoverall ... is a four-year cross country regional qualifier.
Personal: Majoring in metallurgical and materials engineering ... daughter of Eduardo and Laura Delgado ... born on May 9, 1993 in El Paso, Texas.