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  Nicholas Kipruto

Nicholas Kipruto

Player Profile

Class:
Graduated

Hometown:
Kericho, Kenya

High School:
Chemelil Sugar Academy

Last College:
Dine College

Event:
Distance

Experience:
3L

NEW MEXICO:

2011 Indoor: At the MWC Indoor Championships, Kipruto posted a sixth-place finish in the mile with a time of 4:21.88 and a 12th-place finish in the 3000 meter run with a time of 8:39.45...Finished 11th at NCAA Championships in the 5000m run, clocking in at 13:48.52...

2011 Outdoor: 2nd place in one of 5000 meter runs at the Mt. SAC Relays with a time of 15:39.63...Recorded hispersonal best in the 1500 at the Payton Jordan Invitational (3:45.39)...At the MWC Championships, he placed second in the 5,000 with a time of 14:11 and first in the 10K with a time of 32:42.73...Qualified for Nationals in the 5,000 with a personal best of 13:41.9...Placed 11th in the 5000 meter run at the NCAA Division I Championships with a time of 13:48.52.

PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE:

A 2005 graduate of Chemelil Sugar Academy...Previously attended Dine College....Won the New Mexico Classic in the mile and the Lobo Open in the 3,000m run and mile run at a member of the Dine College track team...Had personal bests in the mile of 4:13.33 and in the 3,000m run of 8:34.52 while at Dine College.

PERSONAL:

Previously attended Dine College...Born in Kenya...son of Mr & Mrs. Birgen...Has three sibilings, Joan, 14, Jimmy, 14, and Jeff, 11...Majoring in Business Administration.

PERSONAL BESTS:

1,500 meter: 3:45.39
1 mile: 4:21.88
3,000 meter: 8:39.45
5,000 meter: 13:41.90
10,000 meter: 32:42.73
Friday, April 25
All Day - 
Track & Field
at Brutus Hamilton Invitational
Friday, May 02
All Day - 
Track & Field
vs. Don Kirby Tailwind Open
Sunday, May 04
All Day - 
Track & Field
at Payton Jordan Invitational
Thursday, May 08
All Day - 
Track & Field
at Air Force Twilight Invitational
Wednesday, May 14
All Day - 
Track & Field
at Mountain West Outdoor Track & Field Championships
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