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UTEP atletik vinder flere regionale priser

UTEP atletik vinder flere regionale priser

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UTEP atletik-programmet modtog flere bjergregionspriser for denne sæson annonceret af USTFCCA (US Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association) på mandag.

Emmanuel Korir and was named male Mountain Region Track Athlete of the Year, Tobi Amsuan was named female Mountain Region Track Athlete of the Year, men’s assistant coach Paul Ereng was named the Mountain Region Assistant Coach of the Year, women’s assistant coach Lacena Golding-Clarke was named the Mountain Region Assistant Coach of the Year.

Korir viste utroligt talent i løbet af sæsonen. Han løb den næsthurtigste 800m i kollegial udendørshistorie (1:43.73). Den førsteårsstuderende er blot en af ​​tre atleter i verden, der har løbet sub-45 på 400m og sub-1:45 på 800m. Korir satte skolerekord i både 400m (44.53) og 800m (1:43.73).

Korir klokkede 1:45.88 ved West Region Preliminary for at kvalificere sig til NCAA Championships. Den indfødte i Kenya vil løbe på onsdag i 800m semifinalen med start kl 7: 45 pm MT på ESPN2.

Ereng, in his 15th year with the program, has guided an impressive 1-2 punch in the 800m with Emmanuel Korir and Michael Saruni clocking 1:43.73 and 1:45.82, respectively this season. Korir’s time is the second-fastest in collegiate history and a 44.53 in the 400m, along with a 43.34 4x40m relay split as landed the freshman on The Bowerman watch list. His athletes scored three Conference USA crowns this season.

Amusan set an NCAA Division I West Prelims record in the 100m hurdles with a wind-aided time of 12.57, a time that doubled as the sixth-fastest time in the world in the event on the season. The native of Ijebu-Ode, Nigeria, totaled 24.5 points to help lead the Miners to the program’s first ever outdoor conference title.

Sophomore beslutningstagere hendes tilbagevenden til NCAA Championships efter at have placeret andenpladsen sidste år. Amusan skal dyste i semifinalen om 100 m hækkeløb på torsdag at 6: 32 pm på ESPN2.

Golding-Clarke, in her sixth year with the program, guided Tobi Amusan to an NCAA Division I West Prelim victory in the 100m hurdles with a wind-aided time of 12.57. Amusan also totaled 24.5 points at the C-USA Championships to help the Miners claim the team title, thanks in large part to Golding-Clarke’s guidance.

Both coaches were important to helping seven individuals and the men’s 4x400m relay team qualify to the NCAA Championships held at Hayward Stadium in Eugene, Ore., starting Juni 7-10.

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