2011 USTFCCCA All-Academic Team

2011 (Junior):Took gold at the Conference USA Championships crossing the finish line with a personal-best of 23:39.0 and received All-Conference USA First Team honors ... was named the 2011 C-USA Cross Country Male Athlete of the Year, after leading the men's team to a second place finish at the C-USA Championships ... finished first at the Lori Fitzgerald meet with a time of 21:41.7, earning C-USA Athlete of the Week honors ... clocked in a time of 31:12.1 in the 10K at the NCAA Mountain Regional and finished 20th overall ... posted a time of 24:38 in the 8K race at the Pre-National meet ... at the Notre Dame Invitational was the 22nd collegiate runner to cross the finish line with a time of 24:39 ... opened the season with a seventh place finish at the Lobo Invitational with a time of 25:27.5.

2010 (Sophomore): Garnered Conference USA First Team honors with a silver finish at the conference championships crossing the finish line at 23:41 ... claimed the Kachina Classic title posting a time of 24:41 and earning C-USA Athlete of the Week honors ... finished second (top collegiate finisher) at the UTEP Lori Fitzgerald clocking in at 20:14 and was named the league's athlete of the week for the second consecutive week ... was eighth at the Notre Dame Invitational with a time of 24:05 ... opened the season with a 13th place at the Lobo Invitational posting a time of 25:34 ... was 29th at the NCAA Mountain Regional, 30:44.

2009 (Freshman): Finished seventh at Lobo Invitational with a time of 25:27.63 ... placed second at Lori FitzGerald Invitational with a time of 20:55.3 ... finished sixth at Kachina Classic clocking in at 26:37.5 ... finished 39th at Bill Dellinger Invitational with a time of 24:38.85 ... 90th at Pre-National Invitational with a time of 25:04.2 ... placed eighth at C-USA Championships clocking in with a time of 25:02.1 ... 46th at Mountain Region Championships with a time of 31:58.4.

Personal: Majoring in chemistry ... son of Erick and Milkah Melly ... has four siblings (Edward, Vibian, Joan, Valentine) ... born on April 23, 1987 in Nandi, Kenya.

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Justice Chirchir

Justice  Chirchir

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Eldoret, Kenya

Birthdate:
04/23/1987

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