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2008-2009 Men's Track Roster

Isaac Biwott

Class: SO
Position: Distance
Height: 5-9
Weight: 130 pounds
Previous School: Kapngetuny
Hometown: Burnt Forest, Kenya

Finished in the top 30 in six out of eight races ... Placed third in 17.49 at the Agnes Scott Invitational (5K) and 18th in 16:04.61 at the Belmont Opener (5K) ... Finished 28th in the Memphis Twilight Classic (8K) coming in at 26:44.91 and a 27:15.20 5 mile at the WKU Old Timers Classic (5M) ... Came in 11th with a personal best in 15:49 at the UTC Invitational (5K) ... Finished the season running 18th at the Sun Belt Championship (8K).
Indoor: Set a personal best of 8:48.21 in the 3000 meters at the Middle Tennessee Classic finishing second overall...Finished second in mile run at the MT Valentine Invitational in 4:20.84...Came in sixth in the 3000 in 8:53.8 at the Sun Belt Championships also placed 15th in the mile in 4:30.03...Placed seventh in the mile in 4:28.78 at the MT Christmas Invitational...Finished ninth in the 800 meters in 2:02.02 at the Ed Temple Classic...Came in 17th in the mile at the Kentucky Invitational finishing in 4:27.57.
Outdoor: Placed fifth for a season best in the 3000 meter steeplechase at the Sun Belt Championships in a time of 9:20.01, also finished eighth in the 5000 meters in a 15:02.54...Finished fourth in the 3000 meter steeplechase in a time of 9:39.7 at the War Eagle Invitational...Came in sixth as a member of the 4x800 meter relay team in a time of 8:08.29 at the Georgia Relays...Ran the 4x1500 meter relay at the Sea Rays Relays in a time of 16:23.43 finishing sixth overall...Ran the 1500 meters in 4:02.82 placing 19th at the Tiger Track Classic.

Earned All-Sun Belt honors after placing 10th at SBC Championships, finishing five-mile course in 26:09.38 ... Finished in Top 30 in four of five events ... Placed 23rd at UTC Powerade Invitational in 16:09 (5K), 27th at Old Timers Classic in 26:53.24 (5 miles) and eighth at FrontRunner Invitational in 16:05 (5K) ... Ran 8K at Louisville Classic in 25:47.68.
Indoor: Placed fourth in mile run in 4:26.06 and member of eighth-place mile relay (3:45.65) at MT Christmas Invitational ... Finished 12th in mile run (4:27.75) and member of 10th-place 4x400-meter relay (3:43.27) at Kentucky Invitational ... Placed fourth in 800-meters in 1:58.13 at Middle Tennessee Classic ... Finished 31st in 800 (2:01.35) and 23rd in mile run (4:20.38) at Rod McCravy Memorial ... Placed ninth in 800 in 1:58.91 at MT Valentine Invitational ... Finished fifth in personal-best 15:08.14 in 5000-meters, sixth in mile run in 4:20.28 and member of third-place DMR (10:18.16) at Sun Belt Championships.
Outdoor: Member of third-place 4x1500-meter relay (16:51.40) and second-place DMR (10:47.37) at Clemson Relays ... Placed fourth and set personal-best in 5000-meters (14:55.22) at Vanderbilt Invitational ... Finished second in 1500-meters at Coach O Invitational in 3:59.24 ... Placed fourth in 10000-meters at Sun Belt Championships in 32:38.33.

Before Middle Tennessee: Ran track for Elijah Kiprokos and attended Olaare Primary and Kapngetuny HS in Eldoret, Kenya.

Personal: Isaac Kiptanui Biwott ... Son of Simion and Sarah Biwott ... Born August 15, 1986 ... Cousin, Julius Kosgei, was an All-American at Harding Univ.