UTEP performed at a very high level Friday evening at the Chamizal National Park. For the second consecutive week, junior Anthony Rotich and freshman Joan Jepkirui took home first-place finishes for their respective meets.
Coming off a 12th-place finish at the Golfweek Conference Challenge, UTEP will head to Albuquerque for the 60th Annual William H. Tucker Invitational. The tournament will be held at the University of New Mexico Championship Course.
The UTEP football team has defeated both regional rivals, New Mexico State and New Mexico, to improve to 2-1 so far this season. Their rushing game has been a point of emphasis thanks in part to Aaron Jones, Nathan Jeffrey, Autrey Golden,
Anthony Rotich and Joan Jepkirui earned recognition from Conference USA for their performance last week at the Kachina Classic. Rotich and Jepkirui were named the C-USA cross country Athletes of the Week.