Kipchirchir Kiptoo
Kipchirchir Kiptoo

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Ainabkoi, Kenya

High School:
Simotwo

Position:
Distance


AT OLE MISS (2010-11):

2011:

OUTDOOR: Clocked a season-best 8:45.13 to finish in second place in the 3,000 meters at the Memphis Tiger Invitational ... season-best 33:16.15 in the 10,000 meters at the SEC Championships ... finished sixth with a season-best 9:55.00 in the 3,000 meter steeplechase at the Mississippi Open ... season-best 15:48.99 in the 5,000 meters at the Ole Miss Invitational.

INDOOR: Won the mile run with a season-best 4:24.66 at the Arkansas State Kickoff Klassic ... finished fourth in the 5,000 meters at the Texas A&M Challenge with a season-best 15:15.40 ... also ran a season-best 8:46.88 in the 3,000 meters at the Texas A&M Challenge.

2010:

CROSS COUNTRY: Earned SEC All-Freshman honors after placing 25th at the SEC Championships ... helped Ole Miss to a fifth-place result at the SEC Championships, the school's best finish since 1996 ... competed and finished third among Rebels at every meet of the season ... season-best 8K time of 25:03.66 at the SEC Championships ... placed 36th with a 31:35.45 in the 10K at the NCAA South Regional ... placed 14th at the Crimson Classic with an 8K time of 25:21.10 ... placed ninth at the Arkansas Tech Twilight Run with a 4-mile time of 20:37.69 ... helped Ole Miss finish second at the Crimson Classic and the Arkansas Tech Twilight Run.

BEFORE OLE MISS: Attended Simotwo High School in Ainabkoi, Kenya ... recipient of the District Athletic Certificate and Provincial Athletic Certificate in the 5K ... ran the 10K at the Tambach Training Teachers College meet.

PERSONAL: Born October 10, 1988 ... son of Samuel Kiptoo ... enjoys cooking ... plans to pursue a career in medicine.

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