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2013 Women's Cross Country Roster


Lucy Kapkiai

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

2012-2013
XC:
After missing 2012, returned to her number one form in 2013, finishing a MT best in four of her five races … Named Conference USA Player of the Week after finishing 13th at the Greater Louisville Classic (Oct. 5) with a time of 17:49.53 … Placed second at the Front Runner Invitational (Oct. 19), running the two mile course in 10:56.28, the only MT runner to be under two minutes in 2013 … Opened her season at the PowerAde Invitational (Sept. 6) finishing the two-mile course in 11:58.01 for seventh … Ran the Commodore Classic (Sept. 14) in 18:18:28 for 41st … Placed 12th at the C-USA Championship with a time of 17:46.35, her fastest 5K time.

2012-2013
XC:
Medical redshirt, did not compete.

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.

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.