Kigen leads Horned Frogs at Baylor Twilight Invite

Aug. 31, 2007

WACO, Texas - Sophomore Festus Kigen finished second overall Friday night to lead TCU at the season opening Baylor Twilight Invite.

Kigen, an Eldoret, Kenya, native, crossed the finish line in 18.01.00 at the Baylor Intramural Fields. Placing 26th was senior Matt Manly, who ran 19.28.00 on Friday.

"Festus looked great today. We still have a lot of work to do though," said distance coach Shawn Winget.

As a team, TCU placed sixth overall on the men's side, while the women posted a fifth-place finish.

Leading the way on the TCU women's side was senior Halie Bullin, who ran 15.03.00 in the 4K race. Bullin, who crossed the finish line in 24th place, was followed by Ashley Young, a junior from Lewisville, who placed 29th overall and Tanja Ivandic, who followed in 30th. Young ran 15.21.00, while Ivandic, a freshman from Fort Worth, recorded a time of 15.24.00.

The Horned Frogs will be back in action Sept. 15 at the North Texas Opener in Denton, Texas. Start time for the contest has yet to be determined.



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