2013-14 Men's Cross Country
Gilbert Chemaoi
Gilbert Chemaoi
Gilbert Chemaoi

HOMETOWNEldoret, Kenya
PREVIOUS SCHOOLKirobon HS/Eastern Kentucky

As A Redshirt Senior (2013)
Competed in one race this season ... placed 34th overall and at the UCF Black & Gold Invitational (Oct. 18) 8k with a 28:11.66.

As A Redshirt Junior (2012)
Finished 12th at the FGCU Invitational with a time of 27:56.3 (Aug. 31) …. placed 26th at the UF Mountain Dew Invitational with a time of 26:09.6 (Sept. 15) … ran a time of 27:00.23 at the Greater Louisville Classic, good for 194th place (Sept. 29) … finished with a time of 26:22.4, good for 32nd place at the 2012 Atlantic Sun Championships (Oct. 27) … placed 115th with a time of 32:22.9 at the 2012 NCAA South Regional (Nov. 9).

As A Redshirt Sophomore (2011)
Led the Eagles through two of his six competitions … opened the season with a second place finish at the 4-mile FGCU Invitational (Sept. 2) with a time of 20:39.8, good for second all-time, while helping the Eagles take first place overall … was the Green and Blue’s top finisher in 22nd place at the 8K Vanderbilt Commodore Classic (Sept. 17), establishing a new personal-best time of 26:00.8, which ranks fourth in program history and second on the all-time sophomore list … finished 57th among 162 runners at the 8K UF Mountain Dew Invitational (Sept. 24) with a time of 27:31.57 … crossed the finish line at the 26:18.01 mark at the 8K Walt Disney World Classic (Oct. 8) to take 12th in the field of 214 competitors … posted the Eagles’ best time at the UCF Invitational (Oct. 14) with a mark of 26:11.59 to take 10th place, a time which ranks 10th on the all-time list and fifth among the best sophomore times … placed 26th overall at the Atlantic Sun Conference Championship (Oct. 29) with an 8K time of 26:14.59 … one of two FGCU runners to compete at the NCAA Division I South Regional in the Eagles’ first year of eligibility, crossing the finish line at the 33:01.7 mark to take 55th at the 10K event.

As A Redshirt Freshman (2010)
Competed in the Mt. Dew Invitational (Sept. 18) hosted by Florida with a time of 27:09.04 in the 8K race … posted a 27:50.00 at the Lakefront Invitational (Oct. 2) … took time off to work on an injury before running a season-best 26:50.69 at the A-Sun Championship (Oct. 30) to finish in 52nd.

At Eastern Kentucky (2009)
Utilized redshirt.

High School
Attended Kirobon High School ... posted a personal-best of 24:56.02 in an 8K ... was named Athlete of the Year in the Nakuru District Championship.

Son of David Chemaoi ... born May 1, 1989 ... coached by Phillip Maiyo ... nursing major