2009 OUTDOOR:Qualified for the NCAA Outdoor Championships in the 5000M finishing in 11th with a time of 16:38.31 ... named All-Big 12 in both the 5000M and 10000M ... won the 1500M at the Texas Tech Open with a time of 4:28.69 ... ran a season-best time of 16:21.29 in the 5000M at the Midwest Regional Championship.
2009 INDOOR:Big 12 Champion in the 5000M with at ime of 16:16.33 ... qualified for the NCAA Indoor Championships in the 5000M ... ran a season best time of 9:28.90 in the 3000M earning All-Big 12 honors ... finished 12th in the 5000M at the NCAA Indoor Championships.
SOUTH PLAINS: Member of the 2006 NJCAA Cross Country National Champions ... runner-up at the 2007 NJCAA cross country championships ... three-time All-American.
HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Arua Public Secondary School ... ran track and cross country ... four-time all-district and three-time all-state.
PERSONAL: Born on October 9th to Donato's Aroga and Rose Bako ...has four siblings Jane, Alan, Robert and Amos ... enjoys running, swimming, playing golf and listening to Christian and Reggae music ... majoring in nursing.