Ernest Kibet
Ernest Kibet


Eldoret, Kenya

High School:
Segero Secondary


Cross Country's Byrne Earns All-America Honors at NCAA Championships

Tyler Byrne became the cross country program's third All-American.


Cross Country's Byrne, Kibet Ready for NCAA Championships

Tyler Byrne is making his second career appearance at the NCAA Cross Country Championships.


Cross Country's Byrne, Kibet Earn At-Large Bids to NCAA Championships

Tyler Byrne is making his second appearance at the NCAA Championships.


Cross Country Paced By Men's Top-10 Finish at NCAA Southeast Regional

Tyler Byrne scored a 10th-place finish and set the school record in the 10K.


Cross Country Heads to Virginia for Friday's NCAA Southeast Regional

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.

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