The Lady Raiders finished sixth in the 19-team field
Lady Raiders have placed second at Mountain Regionals in back-to-back seasons
Big 12 Champion Jepleting and All-Americans Tanui and Biwott lead the way for Lady Raiders
Caroline Jepleting gives Lady Raiders five conference individual titles in the past six years
Lady Raiders are three-time defending Big 12 Conference champions
CROSS COUNTRY 2009: Named All-American running a time of 20:35 and finishing in 23rd ... helped the team place fourth at the national meet, its best finish ever ... placed seventh at the NCAA Mountain Regional in a time of 21:07.05 and was named all-region ... named all-conference for placing fifth at the Big 12 Championships running a time of 21:23.83 and helping the team win a Big 12 Championship ... finished in the top five for the fourth time this season with a time of 20:52.89 ... recorded her third-straight top five finish at the Cowboy Jamboree placing third in a time of 17:24.50 ... ran a time of 18:26.11 to place fifth at the Texas Tech Open ... placed third in her first race as a Lady Raider with a time of 17:56.40 at the Texas Tech Ruidioso Open .
WAYLAND BAPTIST: Named 11-time NAIA All-American and all-conference ... apart of the two NAIA Indoor and two NAIA Outdoor National title teams ... finished 5th at the NAIA National Cross Country Championships
KAPKENDA HS: Ran track and played soccer and netball ... was apart of the Math Club and Chakika Club.
PERSONAL: Born Purity Biwott on August 7, 1985 ... daughter of Julius Biwott ... has five siblings Rebby, Philemon, Lydia, Augustus and Emanuel ... had an uncle Amos Biwott win the 3,000M steeplechase gold medal at the 1968 Olympics in Mexico City, Mexico ... hobbies include singing ... majoring in nursing.