UTEP cross-country runner Anthony Rotich has been named theU.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) National Athlete of the Week. This is the second time in his illustrious career that he has garnered this award.
Rotich notched a first place finish at the Lobo Invitational last weekend. The junior ran the 5K course in 14:59.54. In the meantime, he led the Miners to a first-place team finish as well.
Rotich and the Miners will jump back into action Sept. 20 at the Kachina Classic in Las Cruces, N.M.