Ernest Kibet
Ernest Kibet

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Eldoret, Kenya

High School:
Segero Secondary


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.

    Atlantic Coast Conference NCAA University of Louisville
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