TCU earns wins, school records and season-bests Saturday
2012 NCAA Cross Country Championships Qualifier 2012 Cross Country South Central All-Region 2012 Cross Country All-Big 12 Big 12 Cross Country Runner of the Week (Sept. 18, 2012; Oct. 2, 2012) 2012 Acadmeic All-Big 12 Second Team (XC) 2011 NCAA Cross Country Championships Qualifier 2011 Cross Country South Central All-Region
2012 Cross Country Qualified for the NCAA Championships for the second consecutive season ... finished 83rd overall at the national championships ... qualified for the NCAA Championships with a fifth place finish at the South Central Regional ... earned All-South Central region honors for the second consecutive year ... earned All-Big 12 honors with 12th place finish at Big 12 Championships ... in six team events, was TCU's top finisher in five of them ... won individual competition at Ken Garland Invitational and Notre Dame Invitational ... win at Notre Dame helped Horned Frogs win Gold Division title ... earned Big 12 Runner of the Week after both wins ... started off season with second place finish at Bear Twilight Invitational ... also competed at Chile Pepper Festival, finishing 25th.
2012 Outdoor Competed in the NCAA West Preliminaries in the 10,000-meter run, finishing 35th... earned All-Mountain West honors in the 10,000-meters for her third-place finish ... ran in the 5,000-meters at Penn Relays, finishing sixth place ... won the 3,000-meter run at TCU Invitational ... also competed in the 1,500-meters.
2012 Indoor Set school record for 3,000-meter run at Razorback Invitational (9:32.09) ... earned All-Mountain West honors for runner-up finish in the 5,000-meters at conference championships ... also took fifth in the 3,000-meters at the MWC Championships ... finished second in the 3,000 at the Texas 10-Team Invitational.
2011 Cross Country Was TCU's top finisher at each meet during the 2011 season ... qualified for NCAA Championships, finishing 113th ... punched her ticket for Terra Haute, Ind. and championship meet with sixth place finish at South Central Regional, earning All-Region honors in the process ... finished third at Mountain West Championships ... posted runner-up finishes at the North Texas Metroplex Opener, the UT-Arlington Mav's Challenge and Cowboy Jamboree ... took fifth place at Chile Pepper Festival.
2011 In Outdoor, competed in the 1500M, 3000M, 5000M, and 10,000M... Finished fourth in the 3000M at the Tom Jones Memorial Invitational with a time of 10:03.90, tied for 10th best in TCU history... Placed 14th in both the 5000M and 10,000M at the MWC Championships... Placed sixth in the 5000M at the Texas Relays... Recorded Top 10 Finishes in the 1500M at the Horned Frog Invitational (sixth) and the Bobby Lane Invitational (eight) ... In Indoor, competed in the 3000M, 5000M and Distance Medley Relay... Shared in the fourth place finish at the MWC Championships in the Distance Medley Relay... Finished third in the 5000M at the Texas A&M Reveille... Placed seventh in the 3000M at the Tyson Invitational.
2010 Cross Country Named to the 2011 All-South Central Region team ... Kemboi paced the Frogs' women and recorded new personal-best time, clocking in at 21:20.6 to finish in 25th place out of 125 participants at the regional meet... Her time also served as TCU's best clocking in a 6k event of the season... won the individual title at the UTA Season Opener, running 11:07.29 in the women's two mile ... also earned top-10 finishes at the Bear Twilight Invitational (third), Cowboy Jamboree (third) and Chili Pepper Festival (ninth)... finished 34th overall at the MWC Championships.
2010 Kemboi had a stellar indoor season, earning runner-up accolades at the Tyson Invitational in the mile ... Also placed third at the Tyson Invitational in the women's 3,000 meters ... Closed her indoor season, crossing the finish line in 12th-place in the women's 3,000 meters ... She also helped the women's distance medley earn fourth-place at the Mountain West Conference Indoor Championships ... She did not compete during the outdoor season.
Kapkenda Girls High School Kemboi competed in both track and field and cross country at Kapkenda Girls High School in Chepkorio, Kenya ... Will push to be a regional distance runner for the Horned Frogs in 2009 ... Comes from the same hometown as senior distance runner Festus Kigen.