Thornton hopes for another WNBA shot while finishing her degree

Kayla Thornton spent two weeks in the WNBA with the Washington Mystics during their preseason camp.  The former Irvin High School and UTEP forward even hit two game winning free throws for the Mystics in a preseason game, but it was not go

UTEP track & field finishes second at C-USA Championships

The UTEP track and field men and women’s team finish second overall at the 2014 Conference USA Outdoor Championships in the Holloway Field/Ley Track.

Miners advance at C-USA Championships

Fighting for the Conference USA Outdoor title, the Miners advance to the finals after setting qualifying times on Saturday.

UTEP's Simonsen ends season at NCAA Regionals

A final round surge wasn't enough to catapult UTEP's Martin Simonsen to the NCAA Championships, as he finished tied for 12th place with an even-par 216 (74-72-70).

Miners earn four medals at C-USA Championships

The UTEP track and field team took four medals on the second day of action at the Conference USA Outdoor Championships.

UTEP golfer in a tie for 32nd at NCAA Regionals

UTEP's Martin Simonsen is tied for 32nd place with 36 holes in the books at the NCAA San Antonio Regional on Friday at Briggs Ranch Golf Course.

El Paso native shines at C-USA Championships

El Paso native Jallycia Pearson concludes day one of the 2014 Conference USA Championships for the Miners ranking first in the heptathlon with 3,372 points.

UTEP junior is tied for 34th at NCAA Regionals

UTEP junior Martin Simonsen fired a two-over-par 74 on day one of the NCAA Division I Men’s Golf Championship San Antonio Regional on Thursday. Simonsen is tied for 34th place.

Miners look to defend C-USA Track & Field crown

The UTEP track and fieldteam is prepared to take on the competition at the 2014 Conference USA Outdoor Championships in Houston, Texas. The No. 46 nationally ranked men’s team looks to defend its title while the No.

UTEP senior named All-South Region

Colleen Hohman was named All-South Region third team as announced by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) on Thursday. This is the first all-region honor for the senior standout.

UTEP Women’s Golf Team Signs Four

UTEP Women’s Golf Coach Jere Pelletier announced the signing of Emilie Bechadergue, Sofia Castiello, Patricia Rico-Avello and June Ting to national letters of intent for the 2014-15 season.

UTEP's Simonsen headed to NCAA Regionals

UTEP junior Martin Simonsen was one of 45 individuals selected to participate in the 2014 NCAA Division I Men's Golf Championships on Monday.

UTEP loses bid to host CUSA Basketball Tournament

UAB and the City of Birmingham were selected to host to 2015 Conference USA Men's & Women's Basketball Championships, subject to approval by the league's Board of Directors.

37 UTEP student-athletes to graduate Saturday

Thirty-seven past and present UTEP student-athletes will graduate from the university on Saturday.

Former Texas Western great, first black athlete, passes away

Charlie Brown, one of the greatest players in UTEP basketball history as well as the first black athlete in the history of the program, passed away on Sunday in Antioch, Calif. following a long illness. He was 83 years old.