XC: Leading runner in all three events in which he participated ... Placed second in 25:13.94 over 8K at first collegiate event at Louisville Classic ... Came in second again, this time in 15:22 over 5K at FrontRunner Invitational ... Earned Al-Sun Belt honots after placing seventh in 25:09.62 over 8K at Sun Belt Championships, the fastest time by a Blue Raider harrier in more than six years.
Before Middle Tennessee: Member of track and handball teams at Vanson Gisho HS in Eldoret, Kenya ... Ran best times in both 400- and 800-meters during high school career ... Best times includes 4:20 in 1500-meters, 15:09 in 5K and 9:09 in 3K ... Academic Representative, Chairman of the Science Club and Vice President of the Adventist Society.
Personal: William Songock ... Son of Jonah Songock and Monica Keter ... Born July 5, 1986 ... Brother, Martin Tabutt, named best jumper and 800-meter runner in high school.