Peter Sigilai     
      Peter Sigilai
Longisa, Kenya

High School:

Last College:
Rend Lake C.C.

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 125

Middle Distance

In: Sr. / Out: Sr.

800m 1:51.10 (2010)
Mile 4:05.64 (2010)
3,000m 8:24.13 (2010)
800m 1:49.00 (Rend Lake)
1,500m 3:44.80 (Rend Lake)
5,000m 14:13.86 (2010)

2010 Indoor DMR: 7th, 10:02.72
2010 Outdoor 5,000m: 6th, 14:13.86

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS: Two-time SEC scorer in his first season at UT, doing so indoors with the DMR and outdoors in the 5000m.

2010: Indoors - Anchored the distance medley relay squad that scored at the SEC Indoor Championships with a seventh-place time of 10:02.72...Posted a career-best and UT indoor season-best time of 1:51.10 in the 800m to place third at the Texas A&M Challenge...Time also ranked as the 10th-best individual mark in the SEC...Recorded an NCAA provisional qualifying mark and personal best in the mile at the New Balance Collegiate Invitational, clocking a time of 4:05.64...That stood as the fifth-best indoor time in the conference in 2010...Victorious in the 800m at the Virginia Tech Invitational with a time of 1:51.65...Notched a career-best 3,000m time of 8:24.13 in an eighth-place effort at the Kentucky Invitational...Outdoors - Placed sixth in the 5,000m with a career-best time of 14:13.86 to score at the SEC Outdoor Championships...Also finished ninth in the 1,500m, clocking in at 3:53.19...Won the 1,500m at the Tennessee Invitational with a time of 3:46.41...Tallied a second-place time of 3:49.10 in the 1,500m at the Sea Ray Relays...Also assisted the 4x800m relay team to victory at Sea Rays with a time of 7:28.59 and the DMR quartet to a second-place finish in 9:45.22...Lone 800m time of 1:49.52 came in an eighth-place finish at the Pepsi Florida Relays...Also ran the second leg for the 4x800m relay team that finished third with a time of 7:25.50.

AT REND LAKE COMMUNITY COLLEGE: Competed at Rend in 2008 and 2009...Named an NJCAA All-American after helping the 4x800m relay to a national championship in 2009...Cross country team finished third and fourth nationally in his two seasons there...Rend Lake's track & field team won the 2008 NJCAA indoor national title.

PERSONAL: Born August 25, 1987...Majoring in psychology...Parents are Joseph Sigilai and Ruth Bore...Family includes six brothers and sisters...Was class president at Mulot High School before coming to the United States in 2007.



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