Men’s Track Athlete of the Week: Silus Kipkoech, UNC Pembroke

Men’s Track Athlete of the Week: Silus Kipkoech, UNC Pembroke

Kipkoech won both the 1,500-meter and 5,000-meter runs at the Braves Track Classic, which featured eight total teams.   The freshman from Eldoret, Kenya, won the 1,500 by nearly two seconds, finishing with a time of 4:06.81 and then won the 5,000 by more than 17 seconds with a time of 14:55.41.  That 5k time is the fastest in the Peach Belt so far this season and less than 20 seconds from the NCAA provisional mark.

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