College Sports

UTEP football season kicks off, fans prepare for tailgating

As El Pasoans and UTEP fans from all across the region descend upon the UTEP campus for the first home game of the season this week, you may need to prepare ahead of time before you plan to come to campus for tailgating.

UTEP's Vitola Honored As Conference USA Spirit Of Service Award Winner

UTEP women’s basketball forward Kristine Vitola has been named as one of 12 student-athletes across Conference USA to receive the league’s Winter Spirit of Service award, the conference office announced Wednesday afternoon.

UTEP's Anthony Rotich Named C-USA Athlete of the Week

Anthony Rotich was named Conference USA Track and Field Co-Male Athlete of the Week, the first honor for the Miners this season.

UTEP Men’s Golf Ties For Third at Jim West Intercollegiate

The UTEP men’s golf team shot a season-low 865 – its best score in three years -- to tie for third place at the Jim West Intercollegiate on Tuesday in Victoria, Texas.

Four Equestrian Riders named Honorable Mention All-Americans

The National Collegiate Equestrian Association announced the 2012 All-American selections on Tuesday, as four NM State Hunter Seat riders were named honorable mention selections.

UTEP Men's Golf Enjoys Second-Day Surge at Jim West Intercollegiate

The UTEP men's golf team tied its low round of the 2011-12 season on Monday, climbing from sixth place to fifth at the Jim West Intercollegiate in Victoria, Texas.

NMSU Softball hosts #16/18 Hawai'i Friday

The New Mexico State softball team begins its Western Athletic Conference home schedule against No. 16/18 Hawai'i with a single game Friday at 4 p.m. MT. The teams meet again for a Saturday doubleheader also beginning at 4 p.m.

UTEP's Rotich runs personal-best in Austin

Freshman Anthony Rotich clocks in the fifth-fastest time in the nation in the men’s 3,000m steeplechase at the 85th Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays on Thursday night.

UTEP Tennis To Challenge Abilene Christian On “Senior Day”

The UTEP tennis team will look to send off Carolina DeLuca in style when it battles Abilene Christian on “Senior Day” at 10 a.m. MT at the El Paso Tennis Club Saturday.

UTEP Soccer releases 2012 Schedule

Five matches against 2011 NCAA Championship participants, the third battle of I-10 and playing host to the Conference USA Championships highlight the 2012 UTEP soccer schedule, which was released by head coach Kevin Cross Monday afternoon.

NMSU Women's Tennis travels to UTEP Wednesday

The New Mexico State women's tennis team travels to El Paso to battle I-10 Rival UTEP, in the rivals' annual matchup at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the El Paso Tennis Club.  

UTEP's Abinuwa Named Second Team All-American

Endurance Abinuwa has earned 2012 U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association second team All-American honors.

Carrera Tabbed Conference USA Hitter of the Week

Camilla Carrera batted a team-high .577 and slugged 1.423 this week as the Miners posted a 5-2 record including a 2-1 series win over Southern Miss in the Conference USA opener.

Miners Rifle earns Postseason Accolades

The Collegiate Rifles Coaches Association announced George Brenzovich as the NCAA Rifle Coach of the Year for the 2012 campaign. The Miners made it to the NCAA Championships as a team for the first time since 2005.

Moncada Receives Prestigious Elite 89 Award at NCAA Championships

UTEP rifle's Alix Moncada was the recipient of the 2012 NCAA Rifle Championship Elite 89 award as announced by NCAA officials.