Tyler Byrne became the cross country program's third All-American.
Tyler Byrne is making his second career appearance at the NCAA Cross Country Championships.
Tyler Byrne is making his second appearance at the NCAA Championships.
Tyler Byrne scored a 10th-place finish and set the school record in the 10K.
The men's 10K race is scheduled for noon, and the women's 6K is set for 1:15 p.m.
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.