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UTEP sprinter earns C-USA athlete of the week honors

Ivan Aguirre/UTEP Athletics
Tuesday, March 25, 2014 - 9:20pm

Florence Uwakwe earned her first outdoor Conference USA Athlete of the Week honor on Tuesday.

Uwakwe dominated the UTEP Springtime Meet as she captured her first crown of the outdoor season.

The freshman took first in the 400m dash with a time of 52.79, ranking her first in the nation and sixth in program history. Uwakwe rounded out the meet with the 4x400m relay, where she led the team to a second place finish with a total time of 3:48.84. This is Uwakwe’s first C-USA Track and Field Athlete of the Week award.


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