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UTEP track individuals named C-USA Athletes of the Week

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As announced by the Conference USA office on Tuesday, Jan. 24, Emmanuel Korir and Tobi Amusan were both named C-USA Male and Female Track Athlete of the Week.

Korir is a back-to-back player of the week honoree. This past weekend, Korir set the 600-meter dash all-time world record that has been alive since 1999 at the Cherry & Silver Invitational with a 1:14.97 time. He was also named the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) National Athlete of the Week for the second week in a row.

On the women’s side, Amusan took gold in the 60-meter hurdles (8.08) and the 200-meter hurdle (23.5).

The UTEP track team will travel to Albuquerque, New Mexico, on Friday, Feb. 3-4 for the New Mexico Classic.

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Adrian Broaddus, Sports Editor
Adrian Broaddus is the sports editor for The Prospector. He is a junior multimedia journalism major with a minor in political science.   Adrian was born and raised in El Paso, TX, and is a graduate of Franklin high school. He entered college in the fall of 2015 in hopes to better his career in journalism.   Along with sports, Adrian enjoys writing music reviews, perspective columns and news stories on politics.   Although he is pursuing his degree in journalism, Adrian would like to go to law school and be an attorney while doing part-time work in journalism.  
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UTEP track individuals named C-USA Athletes of the Week