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UTEP track & field wins 13 medals, men’s team places 2nd overall at the C-USA Championships

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SAN ANTONIO, Texas - The UTEP track and field team captured 13 medals, including four gold medals on the final day at the 2022 Conference USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships at UTSA Park West Athletics Complex on Sunday.

Overall, the UTEP men’s team finished in second place with 124 points behind C-USA Outdoor Track and Field Champion Charlotte (179.5).

The women’s squad placed sixth (78 points). Charlotte also captured the women’s team title.

The Miners won 16 medals during the four-day meet – seven gold medals, four silver and five bronze.

Maribel Caicedo won gold in the women’s 100m hurdles, clocking in a 13.53.

Jevaughn Powell captured gold in the 400m with a time of 46.02. Powell, overall, won four medals.

He silvered in the 200m (20.73) and 4x400, while also capturing a bronze medal in the 4x100.

Carolyne also won multiple medals, getting silver in the 800 (2:07.08) and the 1500 (4:23.02).

Maxwell Kipkosgei took gold in the 800m (1:52.91).

Ned Azemia won bronze in the 400m hurdles (51.60) and silver in the 4x400.

Loubna Benhadja took bronze in the women’s 400m hurdles (58.63).

Kenneth Talavera won the 1500m (3:49.40) and Daniel Bernal (3:49.71 – PR) finished took bronze.

Arianne Morais took bronze in the javelin (49.19, 161-04).

The men’s 4x100 relay team won bronze (Dennis Johnson, Karon Dean, Aman Verma and Powell) with a time of 40.75, while the 4x400 relay team captured silver (Azemia, Ronaldo Griffiths, Powell and Stephen Carreto) with a time of season-best 3:10.83.

UTEP Athletics

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