Caroline Kurgat


2016: INDOOR – Qualified for NCAA Championships in 3,000 meters and member of distance medley relay … earned All-America honors in DRM with fourth-place finish with UAA-record time of 11:31.21 … placed 13th in 3,000 meters at NCAAs with time of 9:47.85 … qualified for NCAAs with season-best and provisional time of 9:41.34 in 3K, good for third all-time on UAA list … named All-West Region in 3K and  5K … received All-Conference honors in three events at GNAC Championships – 3,000 meters (2nd), 5,000 meters (2nd) and one mile (3rd) … registered season-best time of 16:46.49 in 5,000 meters at Husky Classic, good for fourth all-time on UAA list. OUTDOOR – Collected All-America honors in 5,000 meters at NCAA Championship with sixth-place finish at 16:44.84 … earned Second Team All-America honors in 10,000 meters with time of 36:20.05, taking 10th … qualified for NCAAs with second-fastest time in Div. II this season in 10,000 meters at 33:38.30 – good for second all-time on UAA list …posted 12th-fastest Div. II time this season in 5,000 meters at 16:30.85 at Mt. SAC Relays – good for third all-time on UAA list … named All-West Region in 5K and 10K … named all-conference in 10,000 meters with runner-up performance at 36:07.59 … also placed fourth in 5,000 meters and 1500 meters … named to GNAC All-Academic Team and USTFCCCA Academic All-American Team.

2015: INDOOR – Competed in one race at UW Indoor Preview, furnishing time of 10:53.76 in 3,000 meters. OUTDOOR – Made NCAA debut in Allendale, Mich., with provisional NCAA qualifying 10,000 meter-time of 35:28.00, recorded at Mt. SAC Relays … finished 13th at NCAAs with time of 35:42.53 … named All-West Region in 10,000 meters … picked up All-Conference honors in 10,000 meters with third-place finish at 37:15.33 … also finished sixth in 5,000 meters, helping Seawolves to second-place team result at GNACs … named GNAC Freshman of the Year … posted season-best time of 17:15.05 in 5,000 meters at San Francisco State Distance Carnival.

BEFORE UAA: Attended Kapkenda in Eldoret, Kenya.

MAJOR: Nursing.

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