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 Haron Lagat
Haron Lagat

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Eldoret, Kenya

High School:
St. Patrick

Last College:
Tambach

Position:
Volunteer Assistant Coach


2006 INDOOR: Clocked a personal best time of 2:31.98 in the 1000M at the Wes Kittley 6Way ... ran in the DMR at the UNM Invite with a team time of 10:27.07.

2005 OUTDOOR: All-region performer in the 3000M steeplechase with a fourth-place finish at the Midwest Regional in a time of 8:51.34 ... claimed all-conference honors with a fourth-place finish of 8:53.74 in the 3000M steeplechase at the Big 12 Championships ... advanced to the NCAA Championships to run a personal-best 8:48.75 in the 3000M steeplechase ... totaled four regional qualifying times in the 3000M steeplechase during the season ... at the UTEP Invitational, established personal bests in the 800M and 1500M with times of 1:53.95 and 3:56.33, respectively ... ran a personal-best 14:18.74 in the 5000M at the Mt. SAC Relays ... 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, registered a career-best time of 4:08.41 at the Wes Kittley 6-Way ... ran a 4:11.02 at the Tyson Invite ... clocked a 2:29.67 in the 1000M at the Wes Kittley Invite ... ran a 8:38.03 in the 3000M at the Wes Kittley 6-Way ... as a member of the DMR, ran the fourth leg of the all-conference team that clocked a 10:03.83 and earned an eighth-place finish at the Big 12 Championships.

BEFORE TECH: Attended Tambach Teachers' Training College ... voted the best male athlete after winnng gold and silver in 3000M and 5000M, respectively, during the Kenya national intercollegiate championship in 2002 ... also played basketball while at Tambach ... team captain.

HIGH SCHOOL: 2001 graduate of St. Patrick's high school ... participated in track and volleyball ... team captain.

PERSONAL: Born 8-15-83 in Eldoret, Kenya to parents Agnes and the late Daniel Lagat ... oldest of six children: Jepchirchir, Marione, Shadrack, Naom and Sharon ... majoring in human development and family studies.

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