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2012-2013 Women's Track Roster


Lucy Kapkiai

Class: SO
Position: Distance
Height: 5-6
Previous School: Anin HS
Hometown: Eldoret, Kenya

2012-13
Indoor:
Did not compete until February due to injury … took second in the 5,000-meters at the Sun Belt Championships, finishing in 17:32.70 … Was third in the mile run (5:05.44) at the MT Invitational … Was third in the 3,000-meters at the SBC Championships with a time of 9:56.83.< br>

Outdoor: Won five events and took second in two throughout the outdoor season … Broke her own school record in the 10,000-meter run, running a time of 35:47.01 to finish first at the Sea Ray Relays … Was runner-up in the 5,000-meter run and the 10,000 at the SBC Championships … Set her personal best of 4:39.93 in the 1,500-meter run at the Vanderbilt Invitational.

2011-2012
XC:
Led the Blue Raider women in each meet in 2011 ... Captured three individual championships and a total of five top-10 finishes ... Opened the season with an eighth-place finish while running a 14:25.86 at the 4k Belmont Opener ... Collected back-to-back individual meet titles with wins at the PowerAde Invitational where she ran a two-mile 10:57 and the 5k Commodore Classic where she clocked a time of 17:53.40 ... Placed 11th at the Greater Louisville Classic, trekking the course in 17:20.20 ... Bagged the individual meet championship at the Front Runner Invitational, running a two-mile 11:07 ... Finished second while clocking a 5k time of 17:45.70 at the Sun Belt Championships ... Recorded a 19th-place finish while running a 6k time of 21:05.40 at the NCAA South Regionals.

Indoor: Won the 5,000-meter title at the Sun Belt Championships while running a personal-best 17:04.70 ... Set a new school record while placing second in the 3,000 meters in 9:43.77 at the league championship meet ... Captured a fifth-place finish in the mile run at the conference championships while running a personal-best 5:03.98 ... Took first in the 3,000-meter run at the MT Christmas Invitational in a time of 10:11.74 ... Finished second in the 800 meters at the Valentine Invitational while running a personal-best 2:17.12 ... Ran a 2:21.03 while finishing fourth in the 800 meters at the Blue Raider Invitational.

Outdoor: Logged a new school-record time of 36:33.63 while finishing third in the 10,000 meters at the Sun Belt Championships ... Also broke the school record in the 5,000 meters, running a 16:48.41 while placing eighth at the Stanford Invitational ... Placed sixth in the 5,000 meters at the Sun Belt Championships in a time of 17:47.12 ... Took first in the 1,500 meters at the Coach "O" Invitational in 4:41.51 ... Captured victory in the 10,000 meters at the Rhodes Open Meet, posting a time of 36:42.07 ... Notched a ninth-place finish in the 2,000-meter steeplechase at the Black and Gold Meet in a time of 7:18.72 ... Registered a personal-best 800-meter time of 2:23.49 while finishing 10th at the Coach "O" Invitational.

High School: Competed in the 1,000 and 5,000-meter events while in high school.

Personal: Lucy Jepkorir Kapkiai ... Born June 3, 1991 ... Daughter of Jacob and Helen Kapkiai ... Major is microbiology.