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Hillary Samoei
Hillary Samoei

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Nandi Hills, Kenya

Last College:
Iowa Central CC

Height:
5-9

Event:
Distance

Birthdate:
09/19/1984

Experience:
1L

2009: Competed in the 800-, 1,500- and 3,000-meter runs during the indoor season. ... Placed second in the 800 at the Leonard Hilton Memorial in 1:54.14. ... Was third in the 3,000 at the Houston Indoor Invitational in 8:27.30. ... Claimed third in the 800 at the Texas Tech Classic with a time of 1:53.02. ... Had two solid finishes at the Southland Conference Indoor Championships, taking third in the 3,000 in 8:30.60 and fourth in the 800 in 1:54.11.

Junior College: Ran for coach Dee Brown at Iowa Central Community College. ... Named the Athlete of the Year. ... Was the team captain for NJCAA runner-up team. ... Earned Most Inspirational and Most Valuable Runner Awards. ... Earned 2007-08 Academic All-America Honors.

Personal: Majoring in health. ... Enjoys track and cross country. ... Born on Sept. 18, 1984, in Nandi Hills, Kenya. ... Son of Clement Soye and Rosbella Songor.

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