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  Shadrack Kiptoo-Biwott

Shadrack Kiptoo-Biwott

Player Profile

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Eldoret, Kenya

High School:
La Cueva HS

Height:
5-10

Event:
Distance

Birthdate:
02/19/1985

Experience:
HS

Pronunciation:
BEE-waht

HIGH SCHOOL:

2004 graduate of Albuquerque La Cueva High School...was one of the top prep distance runners in the United States and was named high school All-American by USA Today...ran the fastest top two-mile time in the country (8:45.44) in winning the event at the Adidas Outdoor Championships in Raleigh, N.C. on June 19...time was also the ninth best in U.S. prep history...ran a PR 4:02.80 mile three weeks later in Portland, Ore., defeating the nation's top high school miler, Galen Rupp of Portland Central Catholic HS...clocked career-best 1,500m time of 3:41, three seconds off the U.S. high school record held by current Michigan runner Alan Webb, and recorded a time of 13:57 in the 5,000 in the spring of 2002 at the age of 17...2003 New Mexico 5A cross country champion in his first season of competition, under head coach Eddy Hellebuyck...enrolled at LCHS in the fall of 2002...finished the course in nearly a minute and a half faster than his nearest competitor...clocked a city meet course record of 15:21 and won the boy's JV race at the Lobo Invitational with a 3-mile time of 14:42 at the UNM North Golf Course...previously attended Kapenguria high school in Kenya where he won the also won the Kenyan national high school 1,500-meter title.

PERSONAL:

Born Feb. 19, 1985...age is 19...full name is Shadrack Kiptoo Biwott...born on Feb. 19, 1985...age is 18...parents John Biwott and Magrate Kiptoo both still reside in Kenya...lived with his uncle Simon Sawe, a professional runner, while in high school...older brother, Luke Metto, competes professionally for the Asics France track club...first language is Swahili...major is undecided.
Saturday, January 10
All Day - 
Track & Field
at Air Force Open *
Saturday, January 24
All Day - 
Track & Field
vs. Lobo Collegiate Invitational *
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