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Silas Kemboi
Silas Kemboi

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Iten, Kenya

High School:
St. Patrick's

Position:
Distance

Experience:
3L


2010 OUTDOOR: Competed in the 800M and 1500M ... season bests of 1:53.83 in the 800M and 3:51.09 in the 1500M ... ran on the 4x1500M relay that ran a 15:41.41 at the Texas Relays ... ran on the distance medley relay at the Texas Relays that ran a 9:49.75.

2010 INDOOR: All-Big 12 as a member of the distance medley relay ... season bests of 1:50.33 in the 800m, 4:09.47 in the mile and 8:24.61 in the 3000M ... won the 3000M at the Texas Tech Invite ... placed second in the 800M at the Texas A&M Invite ... set school record as member of the distance medley relay at 9:45.21.

2009 OUTDOOR: Member of the 4x1500M relay that ran an 15:58.57 at the Texas Relays placing second ... season best of 1:51.62 in the 800M and 3:58.60 in teh 1500M.

2009 INDOOR: Member of the All-Big 12 distance medley relay team ... ran the 1000M and 3000M at the Big 12 Championships as well ... season best of 2:227.96 in the 1000M ... season best of 4;11.29 in the mile at the Tyson Invitational ... member of the 4x800M relay team that ran a 7:57.53.

2008 OUTDOOR: Competed in the Big 12 Championships in the 1500M ... placed second at the ACU Invitational with a season-best time of 1:49.77 in the 800M ... placed second at the Red Raider Open in the 800M event ... placed second in the 5000M at the Bayou Classic with a time of 14:38.45 ... finished third at the Red Raider Open in the 1500M ... member of the distance medley relay finishing third at the Texas Relays.

2008 INDOOR: Earned All-Conference honors at the Big 12 Championships in the 1000M with a third-place finish and time of 2:27.64 ... earned All-Conference honors at the Big 12 Championships as member of the distance medley relay finishing second ... set a new school record as member of the distance medley relay at the Arkansas Last Chance with a time of 9:45.93 ... member of the winning distance medley relay at the Texas Tech Invitational ... won the Texas Tech Invitational in the mile event ... finished second in the 800M at the Texas Tech Invitational with a mark of 1:53.17.

2007:Redshirted

HIGH SCHOOL: Attended St. Patrick's High School in Iten, Kenya... Represented the high school at district levels... Named all-district.

PERSONAL: Born July 7, 1986, in Iten, Kenya, to Joseph Kemboi and Penina Lagat... Father works as a farmer and mother works at Kenya Air Ports Authority... Has two brothers and two sisters: Hillary (25), Lucas (10), Viola (4) and Emanuel (2)... Interests include running and listening to reggae music... Majoring in biology with a minor in chemistry... Future plans include applying for medical school.

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