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Samuel Kosgei
Samuel Kosgei

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Kapchorwa, Uganda

High School:
Sebei Secondary

Height:
5-6

Event:
Distance

Birthdate:
06/18/1984

Experience:
3L

2009: Competed in 3,000- and 5,000-meter runs during the indoor season and in the 3,000-, 5,000- and 10,000-meter runs during the outdoor season. ... Set a school record in the indoor 5,000 meters with a time of 13:48.56 at the University of Washington Last-Chance Qualifier. ... Placed eighth in the 5,000 at the NCAA Indoor Championships with a time of 14:00.38 to become Lamar's first All-American in indoor track. ... Won the 3,000 meters at the Houston Indoor Invitational with a time of 8:17.99. ... Was a double-winner at the Southland Conference Indoor Championships, taking the 3,000 in 8:23.95 and the 5,000 in 14:31.71. ... During the outdoor season, he won the 5,000 at the Texas Relays in 14:14.74. Captured the 5,000 at the Southland Conference Outdoor Championships in a time of 14:21.60. ... Was fourth at the NCAA Midwest Regional Championships with a time of 14:04.79. Placed 18th in the 10,000 at the NCAA Championships in a time of 29:45.49. Set a school record in the 10,000 by finishing fourth at the Payton Jordan Cardinal Inviational at Stanford with a clocking of 28:45.24. ... Won the 3,000 at the Texas Twilight Meet in 8:20.13.

2008: Competed in the 5,000 and 10,000 meter runs during the outdoor season. ... Set a school record in the 10,000-meter run with a 29:54.15 performance at the Stanford Invitational. ... Earned all-conference honors with a third-place finish in the 10,000 meter run, posting a time of 31:28.55. ... Ran to a fifth-place finish in the 5,000-meter run, with a 14:42.91 performance at the SLC outdoor meet. ... Competed in the 3,000- and 5,000-meter runs during the indoor season. ... Set a Lamar University record in the 5,000-meter run with a 14:21.07 performance at the Terrier Invitational in Boston, Mass. ... Ran to a thrid-place finish in the 5,000-meter run, with a 14:53.40 performance at the SLC indoor meet. ... Placed fourth at the SLC indoor meet in the 3,000-meter run, posting a time of 8:31.09.

2007: Did not compete during indoor or outdoor track after earning all-conference and all-region honors in cross country during the fall of 2006.

Personal: Majoring in health. ... Enjoys athletics. ... Born in Misenyi, Uganda, on June 18, 1984. ... Son of Jonah and Somoei Kosgei.

05/08/2014

Track sets out for Southland Championships

Cards looking to cap outdoor season in Conway

05/12/2013

Wade earns Southland Championship in the 1,500

Graduate student's fifth career title puts him in elite group

05/12/2013

Wade earns Southland Championship in the 1,500

Graduate student's fifth career title puts him in elite group

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