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 Purity Biwott
Purity Biwott


Eldoret, Kenya

High School:

Last College:
Wayland Baptist



Rose Tanui takes third at Mountain Regional Championships

The Lady Raiders finished sixth in the 19-team field


Texas Tech Heads to Utah for Mountain Regional Championships

Lady Raiders have placed second at Mountain Regionals in back-to-back seasons


Senior Trio Lead Tech into Mountain Regional Championships

Big 12 Champion Jepleting and All-Americans Tanui and Biwott lead the way for Lady Raiders


Caroline Jepleting Wins Big 12 Cross Country Championship

Caroline Jepleting gives Lady Raiders five conference individual titles in the past six years


Texas Tech to Compete in Big 12 Championships

Lady Raiders are three-time defending Big 12 Conference champions

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2010: Earned her second All-American honor placing 29th at the NCAA Championships running a 20:52.7... helped the team to a program best third-place finish ... placed in the top 10 in four races and top 20 in six races on the season ... member of the Big 12 Championship team ... placed 17th at Big 12 Championships running a time of 20:57.16 ... best finish was fourth at the Texas Tech Ruidoso Open.

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.

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