MINERS

Kitria Stewart
 Kitria Stewart

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Baltimore, Md.

High School:
Mergenthaler Vocational-Technical High School

11/12/2011

Kimaiyo Claims Crown at 2011 NCAA Mountain Region

All-American Risper Kimaiyo became the first woman in program history to claim back-to-back titles with a time of 20:35 at the 2011 NCAA Cross Country Mountain Regional in Provo, Utah on Saturday.

11/10/2011

Cross Country Heads to NCAA Mountain Regional

Reigning Mountain Regional champion Risper Kimaiyo will look to defend her titles on Saturday, Nov. 13 when the UTEP men's and women's cross country teams take the field in Provo, Utah for the 2011 Mountain Regional Championships.

10/31/2011

Chirchir Claims Crown at C-USA Cross Country Championships

Junior Justice Chirchir ran away with the individual title at the 2011 Conference USA Cross Country Championships at the Wildcat Golf Club in Houston, Texas.

10/28/2011

Miners Travel to Houston for C-USA Championship

Reigning conference champions Risper Kimaiyo and Elkana Rotich will look to defend their titles on Monday, Oct. 31 when the UTEP men's and women's cross country teams take the field in Houston, Texas for the 2011 Conference USA Cross Country Championships.

10/16/2011

Kimaiyo Claims Crown at Pre-Nationals

Junior Risper Kimaiyo clocked in the top time of the day in the women's 6K taking first place for the second consecutive year at the 2011 Pre-National Invitational in Terre Haute, Ind. on Sunday.

2010 (Junior): Recorded best finish at the Lori Fitzgerald Invitational running to a seventh-place finish with a time of 18:39 ... crossed the finish line at 19:05 at the Kachina Classic for 18th place ... opened the season with a time of 20:08 at the Lobo Invitational for 38th ... clocked in a time of 18:38 at the Conference USA Championships ... competed at the Mountain Regional finishing with a time of 23:07 ... posted a time of 19:53 at the Notre Dame Invitational and 22:53 at Prenationals.

2009 (Sophomore):
Finished 30th at the Lobo Invitational with a time of 20:34.32 ... placed 23rd at the Lori FitzGerald Invitational clocking in at 18:22.1 ... finished 38th at the Kachina Classic, 21:06.0 ... placed 79th at the Bill Dellinger Invitational completing the race at 19:43.33 ... clocked in at 24:20.2 at the Pre-National Invitational finishing 236th...61st at C-USA Championship with a time of 20:43.8 ... 130th at the Mountain Region Championship finishing 25:05.7 ... 215th at the NCAA Championship with a time of 25:26.

2008 (Freshman): Finished 14th at the Kachina Classic with a time of 20:42...15th at the Lori Fitzgerald clocking in at 19:30...21st at the season-opener Lobo Invitational (20:32)...59th at C-USA Championships in Memphis (20:08)...82nd at Bill Dellinger Invitational finishing the 6K in 24:49.

Before UTEP: Named to the 2007 Indoor and Outdoor All-City Metro teams...the 2008 Indoor State Champion in the 500-meter... Second Team All-City selection in 2008...also lettered in cross country.

Personal: Majoring in Electronic Media and Broadcasting with a minor in business management ... daughter of Kimberly Victoria and Kitrick Stewart ... has three sisters (Anitra, Chartia, Zakiya) ... born on March 3, 1992 in Baltimore, Maryland.