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UAA TRACK & FIELD BIO
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 Marko Cheseto
2010 ALL-AMERICAN (2)
2010 GNAC CHAMPION (5,000 & 10,000)
2010 ALL-CONFERENCE (1500, 5,000 & 10,000)
2009 All-AMERICAN (2)


2011: Redshirt.

2010: Made second consecutive appearance at the NCAA Track & Field Championships, claiming two All-America honors … finished in 6th place in both the 5,000 meters (14:15.12) and 10,000 meters (30:36.40) at the NCAAs for a combined four career All-America accolades – the most in program history … claimed two GNAC titles, racing to victory in the 5,000 meters (14:37.18) and the 10,000 meters (31:23.03) … qualified provisionally for NCAAs in the 1500 meters … registered a runner-up performance in the 1500 meters (3:49.33) for third all-conference honor ... set a GNAC record in the 5,000 meters at the Occidental Invite on March 8 with a time of 13:58.85 … recorded UAA’s fastest time of the season in two events (5K, 10K) and the GNAC’s second-fastest time in the 1500  (3:49.33 at GNAC Championships) – second-best on the UAA all-time list.

2009: Selected GNAC Newcomer of the Year in debut season … became first UAA track & field athlete to garner two All-America honors in the same season ... finished 4th in the 5,000 (14:28.82) and 7th in the 10,000 (30:28.81) at NCAAs ... set UAA & GNAC records in both events during regular season with time of 14:02.45 in 5K and 29:08.28 in 10K ... time in the 10K was the 24th-fastest time in Div. II history ... honored by GNAC with an Athlete of the Week honor for his performances at the Occidental Distance Carnival (Mar. 13) and Northridge Invite (Mar. 14).

PERSONAL: Nursing & nutrition major.

 

CAREER BESTS:

800-Meter Run: 1:55.06 (3/7/09 at UNLV Collegiate Classic)
1500-Meter Run: 3:49.33 (5/14-15/10 at GNACs)
5000-Meter Run: 13:58.85 (5/8/10 at Oxy Invite)

10,000-Meter Run: 29:08.28 (4/16/09 at Mt. SAC Relays)


Cross Country bio
Position: Graduate Assistant Coach
Hometown: Kapenguria, Kenya
High School: Chewoyet HS
Experience: 1 Year
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