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.
Former UTEP and Irvin High School forward Kayla Thornton hit the two game winning free throws with 0.8 seconds left in the Washington Mystics preseason 81-80 preseason win over the Indiana Fever. Thornton was3-9 from the field and finishe
Alanna Leasau hit her eighth home run of the season, while Colleen Hohman pitched a complete game to lead UTEP over East Carolina, 4-1, in the final game of the 2014 campaign on Sunday at ECU Softball Stadium.
Former UTEP women’s basketball standout Kayla Thornton has survived the first round of cuts and will be in uniform with the WNBA’s Washington Mystics when they open their 2014 preseason at Indiana on May 6.