2010-11: (CC) Kicked off the 2010 fall campaign with a win in the Belmont Opener, recording a 4,000-meter time of 14:13.87 ... Followed with another win, this time at home in the Old Timer Classic, clocking a 5,000-meter time of 18:01.01 ... Finished fifth in the Greater Louisville Classic, recording a time of 17:13.25 on the 5,000-meter course ... Finished 38th in the Pre-Nationals White race, clocking a 6,000-meter time of 21:08.5 ... Claimed the individual title to lead the Lady Toppers to a team title at the Sun Belt Championships, clocking a 5,000-meter time of 17:34.2 ... Earned all-Southeast Region honors with an 11th-place finish, clocking a 6,000-meter time of 20:30.3 to advance to the NCAA Championship ... At Nationals, finished 70th with a 6,000-meter clocking of 21:08.0. (Indoor) Opened the winter campaign with a win in the mile at the MT Christmas Invitational, clocking 5:04.2 ... Placed seventh in the 3,000m at the Kentucky Invitational, recording a time of 9:49.9 ... Took runner-up honors in the 3,000m at the Rod McCravy Memorial, clocking 9:42.3 ... Ran a personal-best 5,000-meter time of 16:41.53 at the Washington Husky Classic ... At the Sun Belt Conference indoor meet, earned a pair of all-league honors with a victory in the 5,000m at 16:51.2 and a third-place finish in the mile at 4:59.5, while also finishing fourth in the 3,000m at 9:47.5. (Outdoor) Exhausted outdoor eligibility after the 2010 season.
2009-10: (CC) Opened the season with a third-place finish at home in the Old Timers Classic 5k, clocking a time of 18:05.72 ... Placed fourth in the 5k at the Greater Louisville Classic, clocking 17:21.56 ... Finished 36th at Pre-Nationals, clocking a 6k time of 21:26.6 ... Took runner-up and all-league honors at the Sun Belt Championship, helping the Lady Toppers to the team title with a 5k time of 19:29.53 ... Placed 12th in the NCAA Southeast Regional, clocking a 6k time of 20:50.3 to earn all-Region honors. (Indoor) Opened the season with a runner-up time of 5:06.40 in the mile at the MT Christmas Invitational ... Placed ninth in the 3,000m at the Kentucky Invitational with a time of 9:52.23 ... Won the mile at Illinois, clocking 5:02.38 ... Placed fourth in the 3,000m at the Rod McCravy Invitational, clocking 9:46.66 ... Clocked a 5,000m time of 16:47.34 at Washington ... Earned three all-league honors at the Sun Belt Championship, winning the 5,000m in 17:39.48 and taking runner-up honors in both the mile (4:54.02) and 3,000m (10:04.73). (Outdoor) Recorded the fourth-fastest performance in Lady Topper history in the 5,000m at Stanford with a clocking of 16:50.24 ... Took runner-up honors in the 1,500m at home in the Hilltopper Relays with a time of 4:39.64 ... Bettered her personal-best in the 5,000m at Mt. SAC, clocking 16:40.44 ... Won the 1,500m at the WKU Invitational in a time of 4:38.38 ... Won the individual title in the 10,000m at the Sun Belt Championship, clocking 35:26.64, while also earning all-league laurels in the 5,000m with a third-place finish of 17:39.13 ... Also scored in the 1,500m at the SBC meet, finishing fourth in the 1,500m with a time of 4:39.50 ... At the NCAA East Preliminaries, clocked a 5,000m time of 17:20.81.
2008-09: (Indoor) Began her career on the Hill with a runner-up finish in the 5,000 meters at the Indiana Open, clocking 18:11.64 ... Finished ninth in the mile at the MT Valentine Invitational, posting a time of 5:23.94 ... At the Sun Belt indoor championship, scored a sixth-place finish in the 5,000 meters with a time of 18:20.72, while also finishing fourth as a member of the distance medley relay team that passed the baton in 12:33.61. (Outdoor) Won the 5,000 meters at the Alabama Relays, clocking 17:31.66 ... Claimed another victory at the APSU Invitational, taking the 1500-meter title in 4:38.27 ... At home in the WKU Invitational, won the 1,500 meters at 4:48.07 and took runner-up honors in the 800 meters at 2:22.54 ... Scored in three events at the Sun Belt outdoor championship, earning two all-league laurels ... Took runner-up honors in the 5,000 meters at the SBC in a time of 17:26.41, while finishing third in the 10,000 meters at 37:53.36, and also scoring a fifth-place finish in the 1500 meters at 4:42.48.
At Lindenwood University: Qualified for the finals of the mile and 3,000 meters at the 2008 NAIA Indoor Championship, taking all-America honors in the 3k with a fourth-place finish in 10:19.61 ... At the 2008 NAIA Outdoor Championships, finished fifth in the prelims of the 5,000 meters with a time of 17:53.03 before placing 14th in the finals.
Up Close: Born June 12, 1985 in Eldoret, Kenya ... Daughter of Kigen and Emily Kandie ... Majoring in public health.
800m: 2:19.09 (1/23/10 - Illinois)
Mile: 4:54.02 (2/28/10 - SBC)
3,000m: 9:42.30 (1/29/11 - UK)
5,000m: 16:41.53 (2/11/11 - Washington)
800m: 2:22.48 (4/4/09 - APSU)
1,500m: 4:38.27 (4/4/09 - APSU)
5,000m: 16:40.44 (4/17/10 - Mt. SAC)
10,000m: 35:26.64 (5/7/10 - SBC)