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 Violet Chemakwila
Violet Chemakwila


Mt. Elgon, Kenya

High School:
Kibuk Girls Secondary

Last College:
Eregi JC

2005 OUTDOOR: Two-time all-conference performer in the 5000M and 10000M... finished fourth in the 5000M at the Big 12 Championships in a time of 16:37.89...was fifth at the Big 12 Championships in the 10000M with a time of 34:47.89...collected four regional qualifying times during the season, including the two times posted at the Big 12 Championships...ran a personal-best 34:05.86 in the 10000M at the Mt. SAC Relays, which was an NCAA automatic qualifying time...personal-best time of 16:32.78 in the 5000M came at the Drake Relays...ran a personal-best 4:47.76 in the 1500M at the Wes Kittley Open.

2005 INDOOR: ... 3000M ... ran a personal-best 10:00.03 at the Big 12 Championships ... clocked a 10:30.02 at the Tyson Invitational ... 5000M ... finished eighth at the Big 12 Championships with her personal-best of 17:11.41, earning all-conference honors.

BEFORE TECH: Attended Eregi Junior College ... played soccer and ran track ... also played soccer and competed in track at Kibuk Girls Secondary.

PERSONAL: Born 1-1-82 to parents Reuben and Rosemary Chemawkila ... has brothers, Benard and Emmanuel and sisters, Selly, Lydia, Esther and Caren ... hobbies include sports and journalism ... majoring in human development and family studies.

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