XC: Captured two top-10 finishes in 2011 ... Opened the season by placing 18th at the 5k Belmont Opener, trekking a 16:02.12 ... Placed seventh at the 5k Front Runner Invitational with a 15:48 ... Best 5k time came at same course in the PowerAde Invitational where he clocked a 15:38 while placing ninth ... Recorded a 16th-place finish at the Commodore Classic while running an 8k 25:47.40 ... Top 8k time came at the Greater Louisville Classic where he posted a 25:14.70 to finish 72nd ... Bagged a 14th-place finish at the Sun Belt Championships, crossing the finish line of the 8k course in 26:03.00 ... Capped the season by placing 37th with a 10k time of 32:30.60 at the NCAA South Regionals.
High School: Competed in cross country while in high school.
Personal: Silas Kiprop Taiget ... Son of Francis and Jospitine Taiget ... Born Sept. 2, 1990 ... Majoring in mathematics.