Taylor Grohmann pitched five innings and struck out a career-best six batters and Alanna Leasau hammered a home run to lead UTEP past Incarnate Word, 9-1, in five innings on Sunday afternoon on the final day of the UTEP Invitational at the Hele
UTEP forced 32 turnovers while a quartet of players hit double figures in scoring in a 81-74 conquest of East Carolina in front of a season-high and the seventh-largest crowd (5,568) at the Don Haskins Center Saturday evening.
Southern Miss is 12-0 at home, 6-0 in Conference USA games. UTEP is 5-0 in league road games. Something has to give when the Miners (20-7, 10-2 C-USA) and the Golden Eagles (22-5, 9-3 C-USA) square off on Saturday in Hattiesburg.
The UTEP men’s golf team tied for fifth place at the John Burns Intercollegiate in Lihue, Hawaii.
The Miners shot 580 (292-288) over 36 holes. The final round on Friday was cancelled due to inclement weather.
Softball fans will finally get an opportunity to see UTEP softball games in the Sun City. The Miners (1-9) will host the UTEP Invitational (Feb. 21-23) at the Helen of Troy Softball Complex. All games will be free this weekend.
Senior Kayla Thornton recorded her 16th double-double (16 points, 13 rebounds) of the year but it wasn’t enough as the UTEP women’s basketball team was upended by North Texas, 73-64, at the Super Pit Wednesday evening.
The UTEP women’s golf team finished 11th at the Jim West Challenge on Tuesday in New Braunfels, Texas.
The Miners lowered their score in each round, finishing with a 54-hole total of 953 (324-317-312).