Kip Kangogo
Kip Kangogo

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Kabarnet, Kenya

High School:
Kabarnet High School

Last College:
BYU

Height / Weight:
5-5 / 134

Event:
Distances

Experience:
TR


*All-American*

2005 Cross Country - Was TCU's top cross country runner ... claimed gold at the Frogs' first three competitions ... teamed up with Steven Solazzo to run a 37:41.2 and take home the Baylor Relays title ... finished the four mile race at the UTA Invitational in 19:22 to top the rest of the competition ... won his third consecutive gold medal at the UNT Invitational, logging a time of 25:02.09 ... claimed a runner-up finish in a field of 217 competitors at the Pre-Nationals Invitational ... earned first team MWC All-Conference honors, taking home the bronze medal at the Mountain West Cross Country Championships ... fourth place finish at the South Central Regionals was enough for him to advance to the NCAA Cross Country Championships where he finished 33rd overall and 2.8 seconds shy of All-American status with a clocking of 30:15.8.

2005 Track - Frogs' top distance runner ... competed in the Mile Run, 3000 and 5000 meters during the indoor season ... won the Mile Run at the Wes Kittley Invitational with a personal-best time of 4:06.78 ... set the school record in the 3000 at the Razorback Invitational with a mark of 7:59.99 ... took home four gold medals and athlete of the meet honors at the C-USA Indoor Championships ... anchored the ditance medley relay and won the 5000 on the first day of the meet and captured the mile and 3000 meter run titles on the second ... competed in the 1500 meter and 5000 meter runs during the outdoor season ... claimed the school record for the 5000 at the Mt. SAC Relays with a time of 13:47.11 ... helped set another school record as the anchor of the DMR unit that turned in a time of 9:36.14 at the Penn Relays ... earned gold medals in the 1500 at both the Dr Pepper Invitational and TCU Invitational ... was the winner of two more gold medals at the C-USA Outdoor Championships as he set the meet record in the 1500 and finished 16 seconds ahead of the nearest competitor in the 5000.

2004 - Sat out both the 2004 track & field and cross country seasons.

2003 Cross Country (BYU) - Won the BYU Autumn Classic (19:33.4), the Roy Griak 8K Invitational (23:58) and the pre-national meet with a course record time of 23:10 ... captured his second straight Mountain West Conference Cross Country Championship with a time of 24:16 ... was honored as the MWC Men's Cross Country Male Athlete of the Year and earned NCAA All-Mountain Region honors after placing second in the Mount Regionals in 30:47.4 ... placed 82nd at the NCAA National Championships, covering the 10K distance in 30:55.0.

2003 Track (BYU) - Claimed MWC titles in the mile (4:13.06) and 3,000 (8:39.14) indoors and the 1,500 (3:47.97) and the 5,000 meters (14:33.64) outdoors ... placed sixth at the NCAA Indoor Track & Field Championships in the 3,000 meters, covering the distance in 7:59.16 ... finished 18th at the NCAA outdoor meet in the 1,500 meters with a time of 3:46.95 ... trained under the guidance of coach Ed Eyestone.

2002 Cross Country (BYU) - Won the BYU Autumn Classic in 19:51.1, the Roy Griak Invitational in 23:38.9 and the Pre-Nationals in 23:46 ... defeated Eastern Michigan's Boaz Cheboiywo, the 2001 NCAA champion, at the Griak meet ... led the Cougars to the Mountain West Conference cross country title by placing first at the MWC Championships with a time of 24:16.8 ... despite being hampered by a hamstring injury, ran 30:55 at the NCAA Mountain Regional, finishing 28th overall ... placed 33rd at the NCAA Championships with a time of 30:29.4.

2001 Cross Country - 2002 Track - Competed for Lethbridge Community College in Alberta, Canada ... coached by Bertil Johansson ... named the Kodiak Cross Country Most Valuable Player ... finished second in the 1500 meters at the Canadian Track & Field National Championships with a time of 3:46.77 ... posted a 1,500 meters best time of 3:42.36 at the Harry Jerome Classic.

High School - Graduated from Kabarnet (Kenya) High ... coached by John Sergon.

Personal - Kipngetich Kangogo was born January 20, 1979 in Kabarnet, Kenya ... shares a hometown with distance great Paul Tergat ... parents are Kangogo Chenjor and Josphine Kangogo ... pursuing a degree in psychosocial kinesiology.


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