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The Prospector

Assayer of Student Opinion.

The Prospector

The C-USA Beach Volleyball Championships took place April 25 to 27 at the Youngsville Sports Complex. Photo Courtesy of UTEP Athletics.

UTEP Beach Volleyball leaves everything on the sand as season ends

Melissa Herrera, Contributor/Writer May 1, 2024

The UTEP Miners headed to Youngsville, LA to compete in the Conference USA (C-USA) Beach Volleyball Championship on April 25 at the Youngsville Sports Complex. The Miners were ranked in the tournament as the No. 6 seed. The UTEP Beach Volleyball season...

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Marian Ovalle and Katie Martin high five each other during the Canyon Classic held from April 6-7. This marked the final matches of the season for the Miners. Photo courtesy of UTEP Athletics.

UTEP beach volleyball wraps up regular season

Esteban Corona, Staff Reporter April 16, 2024

UTEP Miner’s beach volleyball split the opening day of the Canyon Classic, securing a 3-2 victory against Ottawa University Arizona (OUAZ) Spirit’s but succumbing to nationally ranked Grand Canyon University (GCU) Antelopes with a 5-0 loss Saturday...

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Beach Volleyball pair freshman Mila Popovic and junior Ema Uskokvic celebrate after scoring. Photo courtesy of UTEP Athletics.

UTEP Beach Volleyball bring the roar in Bear Down Beach

H. Catching Marginot, Contributor/Writer March 21, 2024

The sunscreen, foldable lawn chairs, and sandals were all packed as UTEP Beach Volleyball headed out of El Paso to Bear Down Beach in Tuscon, Ariz., and Gene Autry Park in Mesa, Ariz. The Miners secured wins all around, with their record at 5-6 boosting...

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UTEP volleyball libero and mathematics major, Alyssa Sianez, who hopes to teach middle school math, was chosen to be the GoTeach Dr. Pepper tuition giveaway program recipient.

Alyssa Sianez: On the court and in the classroom

Adam Regalado, Multimedia Editor March 21, 2024

The UTEP volleyball team took home a second-place title in the National Invitational Volleyball Championship in December, gaining more recognition in the world of athletics at UTEP. In February, the team was presented to UTEP fans at a basketball game....

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Freshman Adriana Oporto jumps high in the air and attempts to hit the ball.

UTEP beach volleyball shines in historical first home match

Joel Molina, Photo Editor March 20, 2024

The cheers of fans, the sound of volleyballs being spiked, and the smooth movement of sand were heard at the sand volleyball courts behind the student recreation center March 9. A monumental day for UTEP and its beach volleyball team as they hosted the...

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Volleyball setter Hande Yetis has several achievements under her belt such as making the Conference USA Commissioner’s Academic Honor Roll (2022). Photo courtesy of UTEP Athletics

Senior spotlight: Hande Yetis’ journey from Turkey

H. Catching Marginot, Staff Reporter December 4, 2023

To professionally hit a home run out of a ballpark, shoot a three-pointer on a basketball court or even catch a pass in a football game are some activities sports lovers dream of doing. Some try everything they can to get a chance to make it in professional...

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The Miners finished its regular season with 21 wins and a winning percentage of .700, the second highest percentage in the Ben Wallis era.

UTEP volleyball receives coveted NIVC postseason invitation

Emmanuel Rivas Valenzuela, Sports Editor November 28, 2023

After falling in the second round of the Conference USA Tournament, the UTEP Volleyball team has found life in another postseason tournament after receiving an invitation to play in the National Invitational Volleyball Championship (NIVC).  The Miners...

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Outside hitter/middle blocker Alianza Darley celebrates a score with her teammates.

UTEP puts out the fire with two wins against Liberty University ahead of final matchup

H. Catching Marginot, Staff Reporter November 17, 2023

UTEP Women's Volleyball accomplished many achievements during its battle against the Liberty University Flames in the season finale doubleheader. The Miners successfully extinguished the fire in the two matches held at Memorial Gym.  Both games were...

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Outside Hitter Torrance Lovsee and Defensive Specialist/Libero Madison Hill.

UTEP volleyball scares Chicago State with a win

Nicholas Maes, Contributor/Reporter November 6, 2023

UTEP volleyball (18-8, C-USA 9-5) has done it again, bringing in another win against Chicago State (11-7) Halloween night. This win marks 23 consecutive sets won by the Miners at Memorial Gym this season.   Halloween night is often marked by festive...

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UTEP volleyball will play their first game on Halloween since 2014 and will be held at Memorial Gym at 6pm. Photo courtesy of UTEP athletics/The Prospector

Volleyball brings fright during upcoming Homecoming game

Joel Molina, Photographer October 27, 2023

Halloween brings the joys of trick-or-treating and pumpkin carving, many of which take place on Oct. 31. While those things on that day are fairly common, a volleyball game that looks to be full of spikes and kills is an added twist to an already spooky...

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Sophomore setter Mattie Gant goes up for the ball.

UTEP volleyball sends LA Tech to the ‘doghouse’ in two home wins

H. Catching Marginot, Staff Reporter October 24, 2023

UTEP volleyball went up against the Louisiana Tech University Bulldogs (LA Tech) (6-16, C-USA 1-9) in victorious fashion, as the Miners won both games at the Memorial Gym.  In both games, the Bulldogs had strong starts in the first sets. However,...

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Outside hitter/middle blocker Alianza Darley jumps into the air to hit the ball during a set against FIU Oct. 7.

Volleyball busts out the brooms in series sweep against Florida International

Gianluca Cuevas, Photographer October 9, 2023

The UTEP volleyball team (13-6, C-USA 5-3) swept Florida International University (FIU) in a two- game series which took place Saturday, Oct. 7, and Sunday Oct. 8, at Memorial Gym.  The wins extended the team’s 5-0 home streak.    Game one    Set...

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