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 Ruth Keino

2011 ALL-AMERICAN (10,000 meters)
2011 GNAC CHAMPION (5,000 meters)
2011 ALL-CONFERENCE (5,000 meters)

2013: INDOOR – Competed in first indoor season with an appearance at the NCAA Championships in Birmingham, Ala. ... participated in the 5,000 meters at the NCAAs, finishing runner-up with a time of 16:36.27 … helped UAA women’s team to a 11th-place team finish … during regular season, posted a NCAA automatic time of 16:31.87 in the 5,000 meters at the Husky Classic on Feb. 8-9, before posting a NCAA provisional time of 9:50.27 in the 3,000 meters at the University of Washington Open on Feb, 10 … earned All-West Region honors in both the 5K and 3K … took home All-Conference honors in the 5K and 3K, finishing runner-up in both events … helped the Seawolves to a first-place team finish at the league championships … OUTDOOR – Concluded collegiate career at UAA with a trip to the NCAAs at Pueblo, Colo. … competed in the 10,000 meters and the 5,000 meters, finishing third in both events … helped the Seawolves to a program-best seventh-place NCAA team finish … during the regular season, posted three NCAA provisional times; 1500 meters, 5K and 10K … furnished a UAA-record time of 16:20.87 in the 5,000 meters at the Mt. SAC Relays on April 18 … posted a career-best time of 4:33.30 in the 1500 meters at the GNAC Championships on May 10-11 … won the 5K and 10K at the GNAC Championships, helping the Seawolves to the team title … named to the Capital One/CoSIDA Academic All-America Team … named to the GNAC All-Academic Team.


2012: Made third straight appearance at the NCAA championships in Pueblo, Colo., on May 24-26 … earned second career All-America honor, finishing 7th in the 5,000 meters at 17:57.33, helping UAA to its highest placing ever at the NCAAs – tied for 11th … posted a UAA record in the 5,000 meters at 16:34.28 on April 6 at the Stanford Invitational … at the GNAC championships, collected an individual title in the 10,000 meters with a time of 36:37.97, helping UAA to its first runner-up team finish … also finished runner-up in the 5,000 meters at 17:33.05 and 4th in the 1500 meters (4:37.71) … named to the GNAC All-Academic Team.

Named UAA’s 2011 Bill MacKay Athlete of the Year … registered UAA’s first All-America honor on the women’s side since 2008 with an 8th-place showing in the 10,000 meters at the NCAA Div. II Outdoor Track & Field Championships in Turlock, Calif., on May 26 … registered a time of 34:30.53 in the 10K for first career All-America accolade and UAA record … competed in the 5,000 meters at the NCAAs, finishing 14th with a time of 17:01.62 … named to the inaugural USTFCCCA Track & Field Div. II All-Region Team … collected GNAC title in the 5,000 meters with a time of 17:23.81 … received GNAC Athlete of the Week honors on April 18 for posting NCAA automatic qualifying time in the 10,000 meters at the Mt. SAC Relays at 34:57.14 … posted UAA’s 2nd-best time ever in the 5,000 meters (16:38.24 at the Stanford Invite) and 3rd-best time ever in the 1500 meters (4:34.31 at the GNAC Championships) … earned GNAC All-Academic honors.

2010: Posted NCAA automatic qualifying times in the 5,000 and 10,000, earning first career trip to Nationals … qualified provisionally in the 1500 … recorded an NCAA Championships team-high-tying 11th-place finish in the 5,000 with a time of 16:44.24, plus a 14th-place result in the 10,000, crossing the line at 36:28.34 … at the GNAC Championships, finished 4th in the 1500 (4:34.34) and 5th in the 5,000 (17:31.51) … set UAA records in the 1500 at GNACs and in the 5,000 at NCAAs … produced top-5 times in the GNAC in three events … claimed GNAC All-Academic Team honors.


MAJOR: Nursing


3,000-Meter Run: 9:50.27 (2/10/13 at UW Open)

5,000-Meter Run: 16:31.87 (2/8-9/13 at Husky Classic)


800-Meter Run: 2:24.24 (3/06/10 at UNLV Invite)

1500-Meter Run: 4:33.30 (5/10-11/13 at GNAC Championships)

5000-Meter Run: 16:20.87 (4/18/13 at Mt. SAC Relays)

10,000-Meter Run: 34:30.53 (5/26/11 at NCAAs)

Cross Country bio

Position: Distance
Year: Senior
Hometown: Kapcheno, Kenya
High School: Aldai Girls Secondary
Experience: 4 Letters
Ruth Photos:
Suki Wiggs dribbles upcourt during his 33-point effort in UAA's 71-65 win over Drexel on Friday.
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Middle Tennessee celebrates with the GCI Great Alaska Shootout championship gold pan after winning the title with a 78-70 victory over Toledo at the Alaska Airlines Center.
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UAA's Spencer Svejcar is guarded by San Jose State's Princeton Onwas during Saturday's GCI Great Alaska Shootout 4th-place game at the Alaska Airlines Center.
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Senior defenseman Chris Williams highlighted the 6-2 loss with his first collegiate goal.
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San Diego's Duda Sanadze gets around Drexel defender Tavon Allen for a layup during their 7th-place contest in the GCI Great Alaska Shootout.
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