|High School:||Middle Tennessee State Univ.|
2012 (Track and Field): Ran in five meets for A&M-Commerce, competing in the distance events ... Ran the 800 meter in a pair of meets, including posting the Lions' season-best time at the Mean Green Spring Invitational (1:53.43), placing fifth ... Posted a 2:02.40 at the Oklahoma Baptist Open, where he also placed 11th in the 1,500 meter run (4:12.16) ... Finished 16th in the 1,500 at the Mean Green Spring Invitational with a season-best time of 4:11.12 ... Competed in the 5,000 meter run on three occasions, highlighted by a 15:30.99 showing at the Bobby Lane Invitational ... Finished seventh at the Lone Star Conference Championships (15:34.30) and 11th at the Michael Johnson Dr. Pepper Classic (15:35.17) ... Placed seventh in the 3,000 meter steeplechase at the LSC Championships (9:50.05).
2011 (Cross Country): Competed in all six events for A&M-Commerce, recording two top-10 and another top-20 finish ... Was the top Lion runner at the Southern Arkansas Lois Davis Invitational, finishing second with a season-low time of 26:24 ... Placed sixth at the Texas Wesleyan Ram Rumble (26:54) ... Finished 13th at the season-opening Midwestern State Stampede (19:28) in his first Lion meet ... Placed 25th at the Lone Star Conference Championships (26:46) ... Competed in the NCAA South Central Regional, finishing 94th (34:35).
Prior to A&M Commerce: Spent one season at Middle Tennessee State University ... Placed 15th in the 3,000 meters and 19th in the 5,000 meters with respective time of 9:07.84 and 15:59.86 at the Sun Belt Indoor Championships ... Came in seventh in the 3,000 meters in 9:11.80 at the MT Valentine Invitational. Finished 13th in the 5,000 meters and 10th in the 10,000 meters in respective times of 15:32.25 and 32:26.94 at the Sun Belt Outdoor Championships ... Took 14th in the 1,500 meters in a season-best 4:09.24 at the Memphis Invitational ... Ran a season-best time of 15:09.99 in the 5,000 meters at the War Eagle Invitational ... Came in ninth in the 3,000-meter steeplechase in 10:24.26 at the Yellow Jacket Invitational ... Finished 16th in the 10,000 meters in 32:40.58 at the Rhodes Open Meet.
Personal: Born May 2, 1990 ... Son of Samuel Tuiyot and Magrina Rotich … Majoring in engineering technology.
Kipsang's A&M-Commerce Career-Bests
800 Meter Run: 1:53.43 - North Texas Mean Green Spring Invitational (Apr. 7, 2012)
1,500 Meter Run: 4:11.21 - North Texas Mean Green Spring Invitational (Apr. 7, 2012)
3,000 Meter Steeplechase: 9:50.05 - Lone Star Conference Championships (May 4, 2012)
5,000 Meter Run: 15:30.99 - Bobby Lane Invitational (Mar. 24, 2012)