After just a week on campus, UTEP Freshman Mar'Qywell Jackson has decided to leave the program. A source close to the situation told NC9 Thursday morning that Jackson had become homesick and wanted to be closer to his family.
UTEP’s Tori Martyn (women’s soccer) and Camino Sardinero (women’s golf) have been named the Conference USA 2013-14 Scholar-Athlete of the Year for their respective sports, league commissioner Britton Banowsky revealed Wednesda
Canada’s Roger Sloan calmly rolled in an eight-foot par putt to defeat Derek Fathauer on the first playoff hole and win the Nova Scotia Open, sending the homeland fans into a spontaneous rendition of the Canadian national anthem.
After the early signing period in November, UTEP Head Coach Tim Floyd said, “We’re looking for all three to be able to impact our program as freshmen.” One of those three impact freshman is Omega Harris.
The UTEP Miners will join Long Beach State, Princeton, San Diego, San Jose State, Washington, Western Michigan and Xavier in the 2014 edition of the Wooden Legacy tournament Nov. 27-30 in Anaheim, Calif.
After suffering an extreme lack of depth at the guard position, UTEP head coach Tim Floyd made it a priority to recruit, which he did, but he also found one big man who may be a hidden gem; forward Trey Winn.