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2011-2012 Men's Track Roster

Justus David

Class: JR
Position: Distance
Height: 5-11
Weight: 125 pounds
Previous School: Kitui HS
Hometown: Kitui, Kenya

Led the Blue Raiders in every race he competed in ... Collected a total of three individual championships in 2011 ... Captured the men’s individual title at the Sun Belt Championships with an 8k time of 24:25.70 ... Began the season with an individual title at the PowerAde Invitational, posting a 5k time of 14:57 ... Also won the Front Runner Invitational at the same course in 14:58 ... Finished second at the 8k Greater Louisville Classic with a time of 23:49.04 ... Clocked a 24:40.10 at the 8k Commodore Classic while placing third ... Placed third at the NCAA South Regionals, notching a 10k time of 30:51.50 to advance to the NCAA Championships ... Posted a 10k time of 30:47.20 to finish 97th at the NCAA Championships.

Indoor: Set a new school record time of 14:05.10 in the 5,000 meters while finishing sixth at the Alex Wilson Invitational ... Captured a runner-up finish in the 3,000 meters at the Sun Belt Championships, crossing the finish line in 8:12.08 ... Placed fourth in the mile run at the conference championships with a time of 4:14.84 ... Won the 800-meter title at Blue Raider Invitational with a season-best time of 1:53.81 ... Claimed the title in the 800 meters at the Valentine Invitational, clocking a 1:54.89 ... Bagged a ninth-place finish in the 800 meters at the league championships with a time of 2:02.98.

Outdoor: Broke the school record in the 10,000 meters with a time of 28:55.69 at the Stanford Invitational ... Finished second in the 1,500 meters at the Sun Belt Championships, clocking a 3:50.96 ... Claimed a runner-up finish in the 10,000 meters at the league championships while running a 30:15.05 ... Competed in the 10,000 meters at the NCAA Regional ... Recorded a time of 3:52.28 in the 1,500-meter run at the Black and Gold Meet ... Placed third at the Rhodes Open Meet in the mile run while posting a time of 4:21.73.

Sun Belt Trackman of the Year for this performance at the 2011 SBC Indoor Championships, taking victory in the 800, 1,500 and 3,000 meters ... Two-time Sun Belt Trackman of the Week for performances at the ... Ran a SBC season-best time of 8:06.95 in the 3,000 meter at the GVSU Big Meet, a personal best ... Clocked the fastest 800 meter time in the league, running 1:52.38 at the Middle Tennessee Classic, a personal best.

Outdoor: Redshirted.

High School/Previous College: Competed in track & field and volleyball while in high school ... Ran one season for Morgan State before transferring to Central Arizona Community College.

Personal: Justus Mulinge David ... Born December 30, 1986 ... Son of David Muia and Dorcas David ... Majoring in accounting.