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OFFICIAL SITE OF
SEAWOLF ATHLETICS
UAA CROSS COUNTRY BIO
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 Caroline Kurgat

2016: Coming soon.

2015: Won first two races of season and was UAA’s highest scorer on three occasions, including 6th-place All-American performance at NCAA Championships … covered 6K course in 20:14.40, vaulting UAA to 8th-place national finish on Nov. 21 … named All-West Region following 2nd-place finish at West Region Championships, crossing 6K finish line in 20:59.57 … helped UAA to its sixth GNAC Championship with runner-up performance, completing 6K in 21:08.8 … garnered GNAC All-Conference and earned GNAC All-Academic honors … took home victories in both 5K races to begin season in Hawaii, running 17:46.87 at Hawaii Big Wave Invite (Sept. 5) and 18:15.9 at Hawaii Pacific Invite (Sept. 12).

2014: Competed in all seven races … raced in first NCAA Championships on December 6 with 46th-place performance, finishing as second Seawolf across line … concluded the 5,780-meter NCAA course in 22:12.0, helping women’s team earn 8th place … wrapped up first West Regional Championships meet with 6K time of 22:08.2 in 23rd place, Nov. 22 … earned All-West Region honors, helping UAA to 3rd-place team performance … propelled team to runner-up finish at GNAC Championships with 11th-place 6K finish of 21:04.6 … earned GNAC Freshman of the Year and GNAC All-Conference honors … aided team to two victories to start season at Hawaii-Hilo Invite (Aug. 30) and Hawaii Big Wave Invite (Sept. 6) … finished 5K courses in 20:34 (18th place) and in 20:01.5 (11th place), respectively, in Hawaii.  

BEFORE UAA: Attended Kapkenda in Eldoret, Kenya.

PERSONAL: Born April 20, 1993 in Eldoret, Kenya … daughter of Elizabeth Chemesis.

MAJOR: Nursing.

ALL-TIME RESULTS – CROSS COUNTRY / TRACK & FIELD

Season-by-Season Results

2016
NDNU Argo Invite            1st

UW Sundodger Invite         3rd
WWU Classic Invite          2nd 
GNAC Championships          1st
NCAA West Region            2nd
NCAA Championships          3rd

2015
Hawaii Big Wave Invite      1st       

Hawaii Pacific Invite       1st
WWU Classic Invite          3rd
GNAC Championships          2nd
NCAA West Region            2nd
NCAA Championships          6th

2014
Hawaii-Hilo Invite          18th       

Hawaii Big Wave Invite      11th
UAA Invite                  14th
WWU Classic Invite          21st
GNAC Championships          11th
NCAA West Region            23rd
NCAA Championships          46th

Position: Women
Year: Junior
Hometown: Eldoret, Kenya
High School: Kapkenda
Major: Nursing
Experience: 2 Letters
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