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Ngetich Kipchirchir

Class: R-Freshman
Position:
Height: 5-7

Previous School: Flamingo HS

Hometown: Eldoret, Kenya

2012 Outdoor Track & Field (So.)
• Made the Big South Presidential Honor Roll
• Big South men's 10K champion, in a time of 31:05.62
• Won the Big South 10K title by seven seconds, becoming the first Liberty runner to win the event since Josh McDougal in 2007
• Clocked a personal-best 10K time of 30:27.90 at the IC4A Championship, placing ninth in both the race and in program history
• Stepped down to the 1,500-meter distance at the Liberty Collegiate Invitational, where he clocked a 3:59.12 for third place

2011-12 Indoor Track & Field (So.)
• Made his Liberty Flames debut at the Hokie Invitational, posting a time of 9:04.05 in the 3K for 27th place
• Finished sixth in the Big South 5K final, with a time of 15:01.65

2011 Cross Country (Fr.)
• Did not compete in any races for Liberty and was redshirted

2011 Outdoor Track & Field (Fr.)
• Did not compete in any races for Liberty
• Ran a 15:40.07 in the 5K at the Liberty Twilight Qualifier, competing unattached

2010-11 Indoor Track & Field (Fr.)
• Enrolled at Liberty for the spring 2011 semester
• Did not compete in any races for Liberty

Prep
• Graduated from Flamingo High School
• Previously attended Kapngetuny High School for two years
• Ran a time of 8:27 for the 3K

Personal
• Son of Paul and Rose Ngetich
• Accounting major
• Birthday is Oct. 10 

Cross Country Personal Bests
8K:
24:08.5
Oct. 12, 2012 – Royal Cross Country Challenge
Charlotte, N.C.

10K: 30:48.17
Nov. 9, 2012 - NCAA Southeast Regional Championship
Charlotte, N.C.

Big South Cross Country Championship (8K)
2012 (Rock Hill, S.C.):
4th place, 24:44.64 (Big South Freshman of the Year, All-Big South)

NCAA Southeast Regional Championship (10K)
2012 (Charlotte, N.C.): 26th place, 30:48.17

Top Track Times at Liberty
1,500:
3:59.12
5K: 14:47.59
10K: 30:27.90