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Japhet Kipkoech
Japhet Kipkoech

Hometown:
Keringet, Kenya

High School:
Kaplong Boys Secondary

Event:
Distance

Experience:
So./So.


05/03/2014

Track and Field's Byrne Wins Title at AAC Championships

The Cardinals concluded day two with 11 top-five finishes.

05/03/2014

Track and Field's Kibichiy, Kibet Record Wins at AAC Championships

Edwin Kibichiy recorded the Cardinals' first title in the 3,000m steeplechase.

05/01/2014

Track and Field Ready for AAC Outdoor Championships

The three-day event begins on Friday in Tampa at the USF Track and Field Stadium.

04/19/2014

Bombaugh's School Record Highlights Track and Field's Performance at UK Relays

The Cardinals had 14 top-five finishes in Lexington.

04/18/2014

Track and Field Heads to UK Relays on Saturday

Louisville is sending 52 student-athletes to compete in Lexington this weekend.

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

02/28/2014

AMERICAN CONFERENCE INDOOR CHAMPIONSHIP

Louisville Track & Field at American Conference Indoor Championship

Performances on TFRRS

Career Bests
Indoor
3,000m - 8:44.15
5,000m - 14:53.94

Outdoor
3,000m - 8:26.00
5,000m - 14:32.18
10,000m- 29:53.01

2013 Cross Country: Ran in all six meets and was a scoring runner in each race ... set a personal best in the 10K at the NCAA Southeast Regional with a time of 30:43.0 ... finished 10th at the AAC Championships behind an 8K career-best 24:02.03 ... earned all-conference honors for finishing in the top 15 ... placed 28th overall, 25 in scoring, to help the men's team win the Greater Louisville Classic ... took sixth at the Mid-America Opener.

2012-13 Track: Competed in three outdoor disciplines (3,000m, 5,000m, 10,000m) and two indoor events (3,000m, 5,000m) ... qualified for the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships in the 5,000m and 10,000m events ... took second in the 3,000m at the Lenny Lyles/Clark Wood Invitational ... finished sixth in the 10,000m at the San Francisco State Distance Carnival with a time of 29:53.01 ... placed fifth at the IU Relays in the 5,000m.

2012 Cross Country: Ran in four meets ... took 51st at the NCAA Southeast Regional ... placed 32nd at the BIG EAST Championships ... best 8K time and finish of the season was recorded at the Greater Louisville Classic ... placed eighth behind a time of 24:02.32.

Prep: Attended Kaplong Boys Secondary ... captured the 5,000m and 10,000m district titles.

Personal: Son of Annah Cherono ... birthday is Nov. 27 ... has four brothers and one sister ... majoring in philosophy.

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