2011-2012: (CC) Competed in five of six meets, recording Top 10 finishes in three competitions to earn Sun Belt Freshman of the Year honors.... Named to All-Sun Belt Conference team after finishing 4th at the Sun Belt Conference Championships, clocking a time of 24:47.0... Posted a season-best time in the 8,000-meter run at the Greater Louisville Classic, finishing 7th at 24:12.1. (Indoor) Set WKU's indoor 800-meter record at the SPIRE Invitational with a 1:48.61winning clip, breaking Victor Ngubeni's 1:50.10 mark that had stood since 1989....At the Sun Belt Conference Indoor Track and Field Championships, set a conference-championship record in the mile run with a winning time of 4:10.08. Placed 2nd in the 800-meter run with a 1:53.92 clip and anchored the third-place finishing distance medley relay to earn All-SBC honors in each event. He was named the meet's Most Outstanding Track Performer. (Outdoor) Continued his record breaking during the outdoor season, breaking Ngubeni's 24-year old 800-meter record with a clocking of 1:48.09 at the Mt. SAC Relays....Finished 2nd in the 1,500-meter run at the Florida Relays with a season-best time of 4:47.83....At the Sun Belt Conference Outdoor Track and Field Championships, captured titles in both the 800 and 1,500-meters on his way to being named the meet's Most Outstanding Track Performer.
2010-11: (Indoor) Won both the mile and 3,000m at the MT Valentine Invitational ... Won both the 800m and mile at the Boilermaker Invitational with time of 1:54.1 and 4:15.9, respectively. ... Had three all-Sun Belt performances at the league championships, taking runner-up honors in the 800m at 1:55.0, and placing third in both the mile at 4:16.2 and 3,000m at 8:28.3 ... Clocked a mile time of 4:08.95 at Notre Dame’s Alex Wilson Invitational. (Outdoor) Placed eighth in the 1,500m at the Florida Relays with a time of 3:46.9 ... Won the 800m at home, clocking 1:51.8 ... At Mt. SAC, placed sixth in the 1,500m in 3:45.0 while also clocking 9:17.4 in his first career steeplechase ... Won the 800m at the Drake Relays with a time of 1:53.5, while also taking third in the 1,500m in 3:47.5 ... At the Sun Belt outdoor meet, was the champion at 1,500m with a time of 3:53.6, while also earning all-SBC honors with a runner-up finish in the 800m at 1:52.3 and as a member of the second-place 4x400-meter relay team ... Qualified for the NCAA East Prelims, where he clocked a 1,500-meter time of 3:51.4.
At the University of Free State: A World Junior participant in 2010 ... Holds personal-bests of 1:49.40 in the 800 meters and 3:43.52 in the 1,500 meters.
Up Close: Born February 1, 1991 ... Majoring in social work.
Indoor 800 meters - 1:48.61* (SPIRE Invitational 02/11/12)
Outdoor 800 meters - 1:48.09* (Mt. SAC Relays 04/20/12)
Mile - 4:08.18 (SPIRE DI Invite 02/02/13)
1,500 meters - 3:45.03 (Mt. SAC Relays 04/15/11)
3,000 meters - 8:30.64 (Blazer Invite 01/10/13)
(CC) 8,000-meters - 24:37.55 (Greater Louisville Classic 09/29/12)
* Denotes WKU Record