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.
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.
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.
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.
UTEP (10-14) wrapped up their four game series with Evansville on Wednesday with a win and a loss in the double header. A high-scoring back and forth affair marked a 15-12 loss for the Miners in game one.