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Gladys Kipsang
Gladys Kipsang

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Keiyo, Kenya

High School:
Kapkenda Girls

Position:
Distance

Experience:
1L


2009 OUTDOOR: Qualifed for the NCAA Outdoor Championships in the 1500M where she ran a season best time of 4:22.42 in the prelims ... won the Midwest Regional Championship in the 1500M with a time of 4:23.82 ... All-Big 12 in the 800M and 1500M ... member of the second place 4x800M relay team at the Texas Relays ... season best of 2:09.09 in the 800M.

2009 INDOOR: Member of the Big 12 Champion distance medley relay ... named all-conference in the 800M by placing second at the Big 12 Championships with a time of 2:08.62 ... season best of 2:08.39 at the ISU Last Chance meet ... memeber of the 4x800M that placed second at teh Texas Tech Open ... won the Texas Tech Invitational in the 800M with a time of 2:11.04.

2008 OUTDOOR: Ran a season best time of 56.57 in the 400M at the ACU Invitational ... competing in the 800M set a season best mark at the Midwest Regional placing third with a time of 2:06.27 ... finished Big 12 Championship earning All-Conference honors with a third place finish ... competed in the NCAA Championship with a time of 2:09.62 in the prelims ... set a school record as member of the distance medley relay with a time of 11:01.17 placing first at the Texas Relays ... member of the third place 4X400M relay at ACU Invitational.

2008 INDOOR: Set a personal best time of 4:47.37 in the mile event at the Tyson Invitational ... placed second at the Texas tech Invitational ... earned All-Conference honors finishing seventh at the Big 12 Championships ... competed in the 3000M at the Big 12 Championships with a time of 10:16.73 ... member of the winning 4X800M relay setting a new school record of 9:07.14 at the Texas Tech Invitational ... member of the winning distance medley relay with a time of 11:46.31 at the Texas Tech Invitational.

2007 OUTDOOR:Competed in four events ... set personal bests in all four events ... ran a 2:13.20 in the 800M at the TCU Invite ... clocked a 10:05.67 in the 3000M at the Jim Click Shootout ... ran a 4:33.27 in the 1500M at the Payton Jordan Cardinal Invitational ... clocked a 17:17.91 in the 5000M at the Mt. SAC Relays.

2007 INDOOR: Competed in four events in her first year of competition ... ran a time of 3:02.28 in the 1000M a personal best and good for 13th at the Big 12 Championships ... at the Tyson Invite set two personal records, one in the mile with a time of 5:07.67 and the other came in the 3000M with a time of 10:09.02 ... helped the DMR set a school record and win the Big 12 Championship with a time of 11:18.97.

HIGH SCHOOL: Participated in track, hockey and soccer... made it to the Nationals for the 2004 Olympics... received honors in high school for track competitions... finished second in provincial hockey competition.

PERSONAL: Born Sept. 30, 1986, to Richard and Ednah Kipsang... has four siblings Francisca, 24; Laban, 22; and Nickson, 16 and the late Ben... hobbies include traveling, playing soccer and hockey, and meeting new friends... majoring in pre-nursing... goals include saving lives.

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