Peter Sigilai     
      Peter Sigilai

Longisa, Kenya

High School:

Last College:
Rend Lake C.C.

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 127



8K: 24:22.15 (2009)

10K: 31:45.09 (2009)

2009: Competed in five meets and was among UT's top three runners each time out...Ran second for Tennessee and 22nd overall at the SEC Championships, covering the soggy 8K course in 25:44.72...Scored third and placed 37th at the 10K NCAA South Regional in a personal-record 31:45.09...Was the squad's top finisher at the Crimson Classic (8th, 25:22.80) and Greater Louisville Classic (11th, 24:22.15) in his first two meets as a Volunteer...Was 23rd and UT's No. 2 man at the Panorama Farms Invitational in 24:25.66.

REND LAKE COMMUNITY COLLEGE: Competed in cross country and track at Rend Lake Community College in Illinois...Named a NCJCA All-American after helping Rend Lake's 4x800m relay team to a national championship in 2009...The 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. HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Mulot High School, where he was class president, before coming to the United States in 2007.

PERSONAL: Majoring in psychology...Born Aug. 25, 1987, to Joseph Sigilai and Ruth Bore...Family includes six brothers and sisters...Lists Olympians Bernard Lagat and Boaz Lalang as his role models...Nicknamed Cool Max.



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