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2011-2012 Men's Track Roster

Vincent Bett

Class: FR
Position: Distance
Height: 5-11
Weight: 124 pounds
Previous School: Kapcheplanget SS
Hometown: Moi's Bridge, Kenya

Competed in five meets for the Blue Raiders in 2011 ... Best finish came at the Front Runner Invitational where he ran a 5k time of 15:56 to place 10th ... Recorded best 8k time at Greater Louisville Classic, clocking a 26:10.54 while finishing 162nd ... Opened season by collecting a 47th-place finish at the Commodore Classic with an 8k time of 26:46.50 ... Placed 25th at the Sun Belt Championships while running an 8k 26:37.00 ... Concluded season with a 49th-place finish at the 10k NCAA South Regional, crossing the finish line in 32:53.80.

Indoor: Won the 3,000-meter competition at the Ed Temple Classic while posting a time of 8:46.94 ... Notched a fourth-place finish at the Valentine Invitational, clocking a 3,000-meter time of 8:50.39 ... Finished 14th in the 5,000 meters at the Sun Belt Championships with a time of 15:33.25 ... Placed seventh in the 3,000 meters at the MTSU Invitational while running an 8:55.07 ... Completed the mile run in 4:29.76 while placing eighth at the Blue Raider Invitational.

Outdoor: Claimed the 5,000-meter event title at the Coach "O" Invitational while posting a time of 15:19.72 ... Posted a personal-best time of 9:29.65 in the 3,000-meter steeplechase while placing sixth at the Vanderbilt Invitational ... Bagged a fifth-place finish in the 10,000 meters at the Rhodes Open Meet while clocking a 31:37.00 ... Registered a time of 4:09.49 in the 1,500 meters at the Tiger Track Classic.

High School: Competed in track & field, handball and volleyball while in high school.

Personal: Vincent Kiptanui Bett ... Born December 31, 1992 ... Son of Josphat and Persilisa ... Majoring in sociology.