Nicole Okolo, a former track and field student-athlete with the University of Alabama and Western Carolina University, has joined the UTEP Athletics family in the role of Director of Student-Athlete Development.
The UTEP softball team opened the 2014 fall season with a pair of victories over Odessa College. The Miners won game one, 16-5, while rallying to take game two, 10-6, on Sunday at the Helen of Troy Softball Complex.
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.