El Paso, TX — The women’s 4x400m relay concluded Saturday on a high note posting a gold medal finish at Texas Relays.
The lineup featured two freshmen, with Aiyanna Stiverne, and Florence Uwakwe along with transfer Anna-Kay James, and senior captain Janice Jackson. The squad crossed the finish line with a season-best time of 3:35.90 finishing first in the finals.
The team’s performance ranks 10th nationally and fourth in program history.
Janice Jackson also competed in the 110m hurdles final where she placed fifth with a time of 13.05 and a wind of 2.1
Turning to the men’s team, Cosmas Boit competed in the mile run. The freshman recorded a time of 4:05.84 finishing fifth overall.
The Miners wrapped up of the final day of competition at Texas Relays with the men’s 4x200m relay and 4x400m relay.
In the 4x200m UTEP registered a time of 1:25.47 to take eighth place. The squad featured Sven Zellner, A-Shawni Mitchell, Carnell Horn, and Abiola Onakoya.
The Orange and Blue also placed eighth overall in the men’s 4x400m relay with a time of 3:09.79. The team consisted of Carnell Horn, A-Shawni Mitchell, Daniel Tarango, and Abiola Onakoya. Their showing currently ranks them 18th in the nation.