2006 OUTDOOR: Redshirted the season.
2006 INDOOR: National qualifier in the 3000M and two-time all conference ... at the Tyson Invite, clocked a NCAA automatic mark of 7:54.92 in the 3000M, setting a new school record and a new personal record ... at the Big 12 Championships, placed second in the 3000M with a time of 8:05.76 ... ran a new personal best in the mile with a 4:07.05, placing fifth ... was a member of the DMR that clocked a time of 10:15.53.
2005 OUTDOOR: Collected all-region honors with a fifth-place finish in the 5000M with a time of 14:08.03 ... advanced to compete at the NCAA Championships ... earned all-conference honors in the 5000M and 10000M with fourth- and fifth-place finishes, respectively ... in the 5000M at the Big 12 Championships, ran 14:18.62, and set a personal best of 29:39.30 in the 10000M ... placed first in the 1500M at the UTEP Invitational in a personal-best 3:46.15, which was a regional qualifying time ... ran another regional qualifying time of 3:48.00 in a second-place finish in the collegiate division of the 1500M at the Texas Relays ... was first in the collegiate division of the 5000M at the Mt. SAC Relays in a regional-qualifying and personal-best time of 13:54.90 ... member of the 4xMile relay team that finished second at the Drake Relays in a time of 16:43.74.
2005 INDOOR: In the mile, clocked a 4:13.96 in his only appearance during the season at the Wes Kittley Classic ... in the 3000M, ran a 8:17.12 at the Tyson Invite ... earned all-conference honors in the 5000M with his fourth-place finish and provisional qualifying time of 14:08.36 at the Big 12 Championships.
BEFORE TECH: Attended Tambach Teachers Training College and Tenges high school ... participated in track ... has personal bests of 1:50 in the 800M, 3:45 in the 1500M and 14:20 in the 5000M.
PERSONAL: Born 2-14-83 to parents James and Rodah Chelimo ... has brothers, Kiprop, Amos and Daniel ... enjoys watching movies and traveling ... majoring in human development and family studies.