Ernest Kibet finished second in the men's race, while Benadate Cheruiyot led the women's team by finishing 22nd.
At Bellarmine from 2011-13: Set the freshman record for two indoor events (3,000m and 5,000m) and two outdoor events (5,000m and 10,000m) ... also holds the freshman school record in the 8,000m event in cross country ... qualified for the 2012 U.S. Junior Olympics in three events: 3,000m, 5,000m, and 10,000m.
Prep: Six-time all-state honoree at Holy Cross High under coach Richard Reynolds ... state champion in cross country in 2010 ... helped guide school to a team title at the 2012 state track and field championships ... was a AAU Junior Olympic qualifier in the 1,500m and 3,000m events in 2009 ... served as captain of the cross country and track and field teams as a senior ... member of the National Honor Society.
Personal: Son of Robert and Nancy Perronie ... birthday is March 15 ... has two sisters ... majoring in communications.