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SPORTS: Kenyan keeps eyes on prize
Sports, Women's Cross Country

SPORTS: Kenyan keeps eyes on prize

SPORTS: Kenyan keeps eyes on prize By Glenys MaldonadoSports EditorPublished Tuesday, April 12, 2022 From Kenya to Tennessee to Laredo, no matter what location, one Dustdevil keeps her eyes on the prize. Texas A&M International University junior Faith Kiprotich joined the Dustdevils cross country team two years ago. She previously attended UT Martin college in Tennessee. She is originally from Kapkoi, Kenya. David Gomez Jr. | BridgeTAMIU cross country junior Faith Kiprotich of Kenya holds up the Dustdevils sign on April 12 in the Kineseiology and Convocation Building. She arrived in the U.S. with many aspirations and a hunger for success. “I wanted to work in the medical field since I was young,” Kiprotich said. “I come from a place where we need those types of servi...
National Girls and Women in Sports Day reaches TAMIU
Features, On Campus, Softball, Sports, Volleyball, Women's Basketball, Women's Cross Country, Women's Golf, Women's Soccer

National Girls and Women in Sports Day reaches TAMIU

National Girls and Women in Sports Day reaches TAMIU Elis Regina Reyes-SanchezBridge Staff InternPublished Sunday, Feb. 12, 2022 As National Girls and Women in Sports Day celebrates its 36th anniversary, female athletes organized a meet-and-greet to celebrate at TAMIU. On Friday, Feb. 4, senior business administration major Glenys Maldonado, also a Texas A&M International University volleyball outside hitter and defensive specialist, organized the noon event in TAMIU's Breezeway. Due to inclement weather, the location was changed from the Breezeway to the Student Center Rotunda. Maldonado created the event in hope of getting female athletes more recognition from their classmates. David Peralta | BridgeNational Girls and Women in Sports Day promotes women's athletic...
TAMIU women’s cross country makes history
Men's Cross Country, Sports, Women's Cross Country

TAMIU women’s cross country makes history

TAMIU women’s cross country makes history By Bella E. ContrerasBridge contributing writerPublished Monday, Nov. 16, 2020 For the first time, a TAMIU cross country team competed on the national level as two members of the women’s team and one of the men placed in the top 25. During the 2020 Division II Cross Country All-National Invitational women’s 6K race in Lubbock on Nov. 14, Texas A&M International University senior Abril Escamilla led the Dustdevils at 18th of the 95 runners with 23:15.7. Sophomore Faith Kiprotich placed 20th with a time of 23:21.4. Two other women also competed: senior Karla Resendez, 40th, and freshman Julissa Garza, 73rd. For the men’s 10K race, freshman Gideon Kipon took 19th place and junior Nicholas Martinez took 55th. This was a historica...
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