Tyler Byrne scored a 10th-place finish and set the school record in the 10K.
The men's cross country team won the second conference team title in program history.
Tyler Byrne finished in the top 20 in the men's championship race.
Ernest Kibet finished second in the men's race, while Benadate Cheruiyot led the women's team by finishing 22nd.
2013 Cross Country: One of four Cardinals to compete in all six races ... set a personal best in the 5K and 6K distances ... opened the season with a 24th-place finish at the Mid-America Opener ... recorded a personal best 5K time of 18:52.76 at the Bluegrass XC Invitational ... named a Red and Black Scholar and to the Athletic Director's Honor Roll ... named to the AAC All-Academic Team.
2012 Cross Country: Competed in five of the team's six events ... set a 6K personal record of 23:45.0 at the Louisville Pre-Nationals ... scored in all five events.
2011 Cross Country: Competed in five races ... posted a 55th-place finish at the Navy Invitational ... opened the year with a 20th-place finish in the Evansville Mid-America Opener.
Prep: Highly decorated runner from Paul Laurence Dunbar High under coaches Phil Wilder and Killian Timoney ... New Balance track national qualifier in the steeplechase ... finished 13th in the race ... was a three-time academic all-state selection (2008-10) ... garnered multiple cross country honors in 2008 and 2009, including Kentucky Track and Cross Country Coaches Association all-state Super Team honors, first team all-state status twice, all-area and all-region honors ... tabbed the Bluegrass Runners Club Female Runner of the Year twice ... won the regional cross country title each of those years ... won four regional track titles: one in 2008 (4x800m relay) and three in 2009 (1,600m, 3,200m and the 4x800m relay) ... holds the school record in the 1,600m (5:07.32) ... won the Eastern Relays 2,000m steeplechase title to earn a qualifying spot for nationals.
Personal: Daughter of Mike and Karen Klein ... birthday is Dec. 17 ... has one brother and one sister ... majoring in nursing.