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Senior middle blocker Xitlali Herrera forced 10 kills against the Florida International Golden Panthers Oct. 6 at Memorial Gym.

Miners pick up two conference wins at home

Ellisia Shafer, Staff Reporter October 8, 2013

The UTEP volleyball team came away with two victories in their opening Conference USA home stand as they defeated both Florida Atlantic and Florida International. The Miners opened their conference slate on Oct. 4 against the Florida Atlantic Owls....

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The UTEP tennis team is preparing for their toughest challenge so far this season at the University of Arizona tournament in Tucson.

UTEP tennis set for Arizona test

Javier Cortez, Staff Reporter October 8, 2013

The UTEP women’s tennis team will go to Tucson to compete in the University of Arizona Tournament Oct. 11-13. The Miners are looking forward to the competition ahead as they get ready for their second tournament of the year. “Were excited to get...

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Bulldogs wide receiver Andrew Guillot stretches to reach the endzone on a 5-yard touchdown run to tie the game in the first quarter.

Homecoming wraps up with no happy ending

Javier Cortez, Staff Reporter October 8, 2013

Editor’s note: Make sure to check for the Tulsa vs. UTEP game preview at theprospectordaily.com later this week As homecoming came to a close, the Miners fell to the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs 38-35. UTEP fell short of a near comeback after falling...

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Senior midfielder Tori Martyn dribbles and attempt to elude two Utah State defenders on Aug. 30 at University Field

Finding success on the field and in the classroom

Luis Barrio, Contributor October 8, 2013

A native of St. Albert, Alberta, Canada, senior midfielder Tori Martyn is in the final season of her soccer career at UTEP. Martyn’s perspective is simple–this season for her is about playing well and soaking it all in. “Trying to hold onto...

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UTEPs homecoming wraps up with no happy ending

UTEP’s homecoming wraps up with no happy ending

Javier Cortez, Staff Reporter October 5, 2013

As homecoming came to a close, the Miners fell to the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs 38-35. UTEP fell short of a near comeback after falling behind by 17 points in the second quarter. The story of the game was once again the Miners shortcomings on defense,...

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Head coach Tim Floyd and the Miners began practicing at the Foster and Stevens Basketball Center

Men’s basketball begins practice for the upcoming season

Javier Cortez, Staff Reporter October 1, 2013

Today the UTEP men’s basketball team conducted its first practice of the season. Due to new NCAA legislation, the team is allowed to practice two weeks earlier than usual. The first practice was conducted in the Foster Stevens Basketball Center...

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Senior setter Malia Patterson sets teammate Xitlali Herrera for the kill against Hampton.

Hawaii native makes final stand

Ellisia Shafer, Staff reporter October 1, 2013

Now in her final season with the UTEP volleyball team, senior setter Malia Patterson is one of the major contributors to the team. Her consistency and hard work have paid off and now she is considered one of the best in Conference-USA. Patterson was...

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UTEP soccer splits first two conference games

UTEP soccer splits first two conference games

Edwin Delgado, Sports editor October 1, 2013

The UTEP soccer team split its first two games of conference play after falling 2-1 to Rice and defeating Southern Miss 1-0 in overtime. “I was really proud of our team being able to bounce back and get a win,” said head coach Kevin Cross. The...

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UTEP has a 37-43-1 record in homecoming games and has won their last five.

Miners host Bulldogs in battle of one-win teams

Javier Cortez, Staff reporter October 1, 2013

UTEP is set for a rematch against old WAC foes Louisiana Tech on homecoming Oct. 5. It is a must-win game for both schools in order to keep their season hopes alive. Almost halfway through the season, the Miners stand at 1-3, and in most cases any...

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The Miners split their first twp games of conference by defeating Lousiana Tech and falling to Tulane, UTEP will come back home Oct. 4 to face the Florida Atlantic Owls at Memorial Gym.

Volleyball comes back after opening conference play on the road

Ellisia Shafer, Staff reporter October 1, 2013

The UTEP volleyball team closed their non-conference schedule with a 5-5 record before traveling to Louisiana to open their Conference USA slate. UTEP debuted in conference play with a 3-1 win over Louisiana Tech on Sep. 27, but fell two days later...

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Senior tight end Kevin Perry is in his last season with the Miners. After his college career he will try to follow his father’s footsteps in the NFL.

Perry embracing a new role

Javier Cortez, Staff reporter October 1, 2013

Being a collegiate athlete is a distinguishing mark in someone’s life, but being a two-sport athlete puts you in the upper echelon of athletes. Kevin Perry is part of that upper echelon of student athletes on this campus, being that he is a football...

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Senior midfielder Gina Soto takes on a Golden Eagles defender.

UTEP tops Southern Miss with overtime goal

Ellisia Shafer, Staff Reporter September 29, 2013

Senior forward Azia Nicholson scored her fifth goal of the season to help the Miners defeat Southern Miss 1-0 in overtime Sunday at University Field. “We practice finishing every day. Of course we want to put them away early and take some of the...

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