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The Prospector

Goalkeeper Angelina Amparano kicks the ball towards UTEP players.

UTEP soccer’s final home game ends in heartbreaking fashion to Liberty University

Nicholas Maes, Contributor/Reporter October 17, 2023

The UTEP women’s soccer team (2-11-3) ended its home closer with a loss to the Liberty Flames Sunday afternoon, Oct. 15. With one last game in the regular season, the Miners’ first year under Head Coach Gibbs Keeton has been less than ideal.  Liberty...

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Sheyliene Patolo recorded a season high of 73 minutes VS LA Tech as she notched up her lone goal of the season.

The Prospector’s Student-Athlete of the Month: Sheyliene Patolo

Elisha Nuñez, Staff Reporter October 11, 2023

It was like a first love. Those are the words Sheyliene Patolo, a criminology major and player for UTEP’s soccer team, used to describe her first encounter with soccer. Growing up in Oahu, Hawaii, Patolo lived a very active lifestyle. When she was not...

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Forward Mina Rodriguez attempts a shot during a match against WKU Oct. 7.

Women’s soccer defeats WKU in penultimate home game

H. Catching Marginot, Staff Reporter October 10, 2023

The women’s soccer team welcomed Western Kentucky University (WKU), Oct. 7, on a chilly and windy Saturday night.  However, the energy and feel of the match was nothing but cold as the Miners (2-12-2, C-USA 1-3-1) defeated the Hilltoppers (3-3-7, C-USA...

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Charlie Admas attempts a free kick from outside the box to try and break open the score.

‘Fatigued’ Locomotive play leads to underwhelming draw versus San Diego Loyal SC

Emmanuel Rivas Valenzuela, Sports Editor October 7, 2023

The El Paso Locomotive FC (12-712) said goodbye to Southwest University Park Wednesday night as the team's regular season stint ended in El Paso.   In an uneventful game versus the San Diego Loyal SC (14-8-9), the Locos managed to keep the Loyal...

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Forward Jayde Gone kicks the ball in the air while being closely defended by an NMSU player on Sept. 21.

UTEP soccer battles to the end in tough loss against NMSU

H. Catching Marginot, Staff Reporter September 25, 2023

Editor’s note: This article recaps the match versus NMSU and was written prior to Sunday’s match up versus LA Tech.  This past Thursday, Sept. 21, UTEP soccer fans flocked to university field to witness the matchup against New Mexico State University...

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Midfielder Sheyliene attempts to run down the ball during a match Sept. 14.

UTEP Soccer struggles in intense game against Idaho

H. Catching Marginot, Staff Reporter September 20, 2023

This past Thursday, Sept. 14, UTEP women's soccer fought hard against the University of Idaho Vandals, losing 1-0.  Although the match was played throughout the night, the packed crowd and the UTEP Cheer Team helped the game shine brightly. The match...

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Lady miners all go to hug Mina Rodriguez after her goal.

UTEP soccer finds its footing versus the University of Incarnate Word Cardinals

H. Catching Marginot, Staff Reporter September 6, 2023

Both the sun and the smiles of UTEP soccer fans shined brighter than ever this past Sunday as the Miners claimed a victory against The University of Incarnate Word (3-1) (UIW).   The match ended with a 1-0 score and was a special moment for the...

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Sophomore Mina Rodriguez, fighting possession against Arizona defense to score Aug. 27.

UTEP Soccer has a shakey but promising start

H. Catching Marginot, Staff Reporter August 29, 2023

The UTEP Miners’ soccer team battled it out against Arizona State University (ASU) in a tense match ending in a 2-0 loss for UTEP. Attendance and spirits were high, with a packed audience in the stands. Excitement and curiosity surrounded the field...

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New UTEP head soccer coach Gibbs Keeton starts off season with their first game Aug. 9 against New Mexico Lobos in Albuquerque.  Photo courtesy UTEP Athletics

New soccer coach Gibbs Keeton prepares Miners for new season

Alyson Rodriguez, Contributor August 8, 2023

UTEP soccer is starting off the upcoming season with a new head coach. Gibbs Keeton was hired as head coach in Dec. 2022.   Keeton has played soccer his whole life, while also playing collegiate soccer at Texas Tech. He was a soccer coach for over...

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