Ernest Kibet
Ernest Kibet

Hometown:
Eldoret, Kenya

High School:
Segero Secondary

Event:
Distance

Experience:
So./So.


05/30/2014

Byrne, Owens Advance to NCAAs, Lead Track and Field at East Preliminary Rounds

Tyler Byrne finished eighth in the 10,000m race to qualify for the NCAA Outdoor Championships.

05/28/2014

Track and Field Heads to NCAA East Preliminary Rounds

Mattias Wolter won the 3,000m steeplechase title at last year's preliminary rounds competition.

05/22/2014

Track and Field Logs 22 Entries for NCAA Preliminary Rounds

The Cardinals will compete in Jacksonville, Fla., from May 29-31 to qualify for the national championships.

05/16/2014

Track and Field Tallies 27 Top-Five Finishes at Cardinal Twilight

Seven student-athletes achieved at least season-best marks at the meet.

05/15/2014

Track and Field Plays Host to Cardinal Twilight on Friday

The Cardinals' field event athletes begin at 10 a.m. and the runners start at 4 p.m.

05/04/2014

TRACK AND FIELD AAC OUTDOOR CHAMPIONSHIPS DAY TWO

Track and Field AAC Outdoor Championships Day Two Photos by Jeremy Hopkins | Louisville Athletics

05/02/2014

TRACK AND FIELD AAC OUTDOOR CHAMPIONSHIPS DAY ONE

Track and Field AAC Outdoor Championships Day One Photos by Jeremy Hopkins | Louisville Athletics

04/12/2014

BORDER BATTLE

Louisville Track & Field | Border Battle

02/28/2014

AMERICAN CONFERENCE INDOOR CHAMPIONSHIP

Louisville Track & Field at American Conference Indoor Championship

Performances on TFRRS

Career Bests
Indoor
3,000m - 8:12.01
5,000m - 14:21.06

Outdoor
1,500m - 3:56.64
3,000m - 8:17.90
10,000m- 28:55.55

2013 Cross Country: Ran in five of the team's races ... earned an at-large bid for the NCAA Championships, finishing 144th ... clocked a career-best 10K of 29:22.7 at the NCAA Southeast Regional for an 11th-place showing ... earned all-region honors ... was runner-up at the AAC Championships, garnering all-conference accolades ... took second at the Greater Louisville Classic after placing fourth at the Bluegrass Invitational.

2012-13 Track: Competed in three outdoor disciplines (1,500m, 3,000m, 10,000m) and two indoor events (3,000m, 5,000m) ... outdoor season was cut short due to injury ... clocked a 10,000m time of 28:55.55 at the San Francisco State Distance Carnvial ... at the end of the year, it was the seventh-fastest Division I time and fastest by a freshman ... posted consecutive outdoor victories ... won the 1,500m at the Shamrock Invitational and then placed first in the 3,000m at the Vanderbilt Black and Gold Invite ... scored in both the 3,000m and 5,000m competitions at the BIG EAST Indoor Championships ... took third in the 5,000m and seventh in the 3,000m ... placed fourth at the Meyo Invitational in the 3,000m with a season-best time of 8:12.01.

2012 Cross Country: Ran in five of the team's six races ... finished 28th at the NCAA Southeast Regional, completing first collegiate 10K in 30:51.58 ... secured all-BIG EAST honors with a fifth-place finish at the conference championships ... became the third freshman in program history to earn all-BIG EAST honors ... had a solid 18th-place showing at the Louisville Pre-Nationals ... took ninth the previous meet, the Greater Louisville Classic ... earned first collegiate victory in first race, the Winthrop Invitational ... completed the 8K in 24:13.17 to outpace 220 runners.

Prep: Attended Segero Secondary ... was an 800m regional champion ... placed third in the 5,000m at the regional competition.

Personal: Son of Peter and Eunice Lagat ... birthday is Jan. 15 ... has four sisters and two brothers ... majoring in biology.

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