Top Efforts in a Liberty Uniform 800 - 1:56.49 1,500 - 3:52.01 Mile - 4:09.57 (Indoor) 2K SC - 5:40.83 3K - 8:09.28 (Indoor) 3K SC - 8:42.43 (School Record) 5K - 14:17.55 (Indoor) NCAA Division I All-America Honors (1) 2019 Outdoor Steeplechase - 13th (Second Team) ASUN Individual Titles (1) 2019 Outdoor Steeplechase All-ASUN Honors (6) 2018 Cross Country - 11th 2019 Indoor Mile - 2nd 2019 Outdoor Steeplechase - 1st 2019 Cross Country - 2nd 2020 Indoor 3K - 3rd 2020 Indoor 5K - 2nd 2020 Outdoor Track & Field • Season was cancelled due to health concerns related to the COVID-19 virus
2020 Indoor Track & Field (R-So.) • ASUN 5K runner-up (personal-best 14:17.55) and third-place finisher in the 3K • The ASUN meet marked his only competition of the season, as he was injured during the first part of the year.
2019 Cross Country (R-So.) • Liberty's No. 1 runner in all six races, including his runner-up showing at the ASUN meet which earned first team all-conference honors • Came in 42nd at the NCAA Division I Southeast Regional Championships • Opened his season with back-to-back victories at the Liberty Challenge and FGCU Invitational • Placed an impressive third at the Virginia/Panorama Farms Invitational, the best-ever individual finish by a Flame at the event • Improved his 8K personal best to 24:06.1 at the Pre-National Invitational • Four-time ASUN Men's Runner of the Week (Sept. 4, Sept. 11, Oct. 2, Oct. 23)
2019 Outdoor Track & Field (So.) • NCAA national qualifier in the steeplechase and finished 13th, one spot away from making the final • Qualified for the national meet with a school and ASUN Conference-record steeplechase time of 8:42.43 at the NCAA Division I East Preliminary Round meet in just the third 3K steeplechase of his life • ASUN steeplechase champion (meet-record 9:04.76) and fifth-place finisher at 1,500 meters • ASUN Men's Track Athlete of the Week on April 24, following an 8:55.06 effort and second-place finish in his 3K steeplechase debut at the Virginia Challenge • Came in second overall (first collegiate) in the FSU Relays 2K steeplechase in 5:40.83 • Lowered his 5K personal best to 14:36.14 at the Raleigh Relays 2019 Indoor Track & Field (R-Fr.) • IC4A third-place finisher with a 3K personal-best time of 8:09.28 • Ran a Liberty freshman-record time of 4:09.57 for second place in the ASUN mile final • Two-time ASUN Freshman of the Week (Jan. 30 and Feb. 13), thanks to a runner-up showing in the Liberty Kickoff mile (4:09.59) and a victory in the Darius Dixon Memorial Invitational 3K (8:16.44)
2018 Cross Country (R-Fr.) • Placed 11th at the ASUN meet, earning second team All-ASUN and ASUN All-Freshman team honors • Crossed the line 61st at the NCAA Division I Southeast Regional Championship • Opened his season with a trio of top-10 finishes, including fourth at the Virginia Tech Invitational, sixth at the Iona College Meet of Champions and second at the Queen City Invite • Ran a personal-best 8K time of 24:16 at the Queen City Invite 2018 Outdoor Track & Field (Fr.) • Big South 1,500 sixth-place finisher and took 10th place in the 5K • Dropped his 1,500 time from 4:03.18 at the season-opening CSU Spring Break Invitational to 3:52.01 in the Big South final less than two months later • Top 5K clocking was 14:58.74 at the Raleigh Relays • Big South Presidential Honor Roll member 2017-18 Indoor Track & Field (Fr.) • Did not compete in any races for Liberty and was redshirted • Competing unattached, placed sixth in the Liberty Elite Invitational 3K in 8:36.60 2017 Cross Country (Fr.) • Competed in just two races before his season was halted prematurely due to injury • Finished sixth in his Flames debut at the Liberty Big South Preview • Raced to a season-best 8K time of 25:20 at the Paul Short Run Prep • Graduated from Simotwo High School Personal • Son of Jonathan Kiptoo and Rose Jesang • Birthday is March 15 • Major is aviation