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Merci Bungei
Merci Bungei

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Kapchorwa, Uganda

High School:
Sebei Secondary School

Height:
5-4

Position:
Distance

Experience:
3L

2009: Competed in distance events in both the indoor and outdoor seasons for Lamar. ... During the indoor season, finished 13th in the 1-mile run at the Texas Tech Classic. ... During the outdoor season, was eighth in the 800 meters at the Northwestern State Invitational and 18th at the Louisiana Classics Collegiate Invite. ... Placed fifth in the 1,500 meters at the Texas Twilight meet with a time of 5:06.33.

2008: Competed in the 800 and the 1,500 meter run during the outdoor season. ... Ran a season-best time of 2:23.52 in the 800 at the Rice Bayou Classics. ... Ran a season-best time of 5:02.64 in the 1,500 at the Rice Bayou Classics. ... Ran the mile during the indoor season. ... Posted a season-best time of 5:23.67 in the mile at the Houston Invitational.

2007: Competed in the 800 and the 1,500 meters during the outdoor season. ... Ran a season-best 2:24.00 in the 800 at the Ty Terrell Relays. ... Posted a season-best time of 4:54.32 in the 1,500-meter run at Baylor. ... Posted an 11th-place finish in the 1,500-meter run at the SLC Outdoor Championships. ... Ran the 800 and the distance medley relay during the indoor season.

High School: First in the Uganda High School Championships.

Personal: Major is general studies. ... Enjoys running and making friends. ... Born in Mbale, Uganda on Dec. 6, 1985. ... Daughter of Benjamen and Kibungei Bungei.

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