Amon Kemboi - Men's Track & Field - Arkansas Razorbacks

Amon Kemboi

R-Sr/R-Jr | 5-11 | Distance | Kapsabet, Kenya | Kabote Adventist Secondary/Campbell


Competed at Campbell prior to transfer to Arkansas

Junior (2018-19)
Outdoor – Did not compete due to redshirt … Indoor – Started the season by setting personal records across three separate meets, first in the 5000M with a time of 13:33.64, followed by the mile with a time of 3:59.52, and then the 3000m with a time of 7:44.77 … Earned first-place finishes in the mile (4:04.45), 3000m (8:35.52), 5000m (14:43.97) and the DMR (10.22.25) at the Big South Championships … Placed 13th overall in the 3000m (8:15.25) and sixth in the 5000m (13:47.44) at the NCAA DI Indoor Championships to conclude the season.

Sophomore (2017-18)
Outdoor – Finished fifth in the 5000m at the NCAA Outdoor Championships with a time of 13:56.37 … Set a new conference and Big South Championships meet standard in the 1500m with a clip at 3:39.72… Won both the 1500m and the 5000m at the Big South Championships … Broke his own Campbell record in the 5000m at the Mt. SAC Relays, turning in a clip of 13:37.48; that mark also ranks third all-time in Big South history … Set a new 10,000m personal record (28:55.46) at the Raleigh Relays… Indoor – Secured First-Team All-America honors with an eighth-place finish (14:17.42) in the 5000m at the NCAA Indoor Championships … At the Big South Championships, won all three events he competed in – the mile, 3000m and the 5000m… His mile mark of 4:06.16 set a new personal and program record.

Freshman (2016-17)
Outdoor – Competed in the 5000m at the NCAA East Prelimary Round … Won the 5000m (14:54.61) and placed second in the 1500m (3:47.73) at the Big South Championships …Twice named Big South Athlete of the Week. Indoor – Claimed the Big South mile championship with a time of 4:09.14 … Placed second in the 3000m (8:15.76) and the 5000m (14:30.05) at the Big South Championships … Ran his fastest career 3000m at the Camel City Invitational at 8:02.04…

Brother of Meshack Kipruto … Majoring in math.