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
Anthony Rotich placed first in the Miners' first big test of the season at the Notre Dame Invitational on Friday.
The UTEP cross country team will be traveling to South Bend, Ind. to compete against 1,210 runners (616 men, 594 women) in the 58th Notre Dame Adidas Classic on Friday.
2014 (SOPHOMORE): Finished fourth at the Lori Fitzgerald Classic 6K with a personal best of 22:02.97 … notched a career best of 18:35.8 at the Chile Pepper Festival 5K … placed sixth at the Texas Tech/NM State Meet with a time of 18:27.90 … clocked in at 19:59.03 at the Kachina Classic 5K to finish sixth … notched a 12th-place showing at the Lobo Invitational 5K with a mark of 19:34.08 … finished 45th at the Conference USA Championships with a 5K time of 18:39.6.
2013 (FRESHMAN): Competed in the 5K at the C-USA Championships, where she ran a personal best of 19:19.6 ... set a team season-best time of 23:05.3 in the 6K at the NCAA Mt. Region Championships ... earned a fourth-place finish in the 5K at the Kachina Classic ... represented the Orange and Blue at the highly competitive Notre Dame Invitational and Pre-National Invitational.
PERSONAL: Daughter of William and Everlyne Sum ... has five siblings ... majoring in Nursing ... was born in Kitale, Kenya on April 4, 1993.