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.