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Carison Kemei
Carison Kemei

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Eldoret, Kenya

High School:
McKendree

Event:
Distance



08/02/2013

Student-Athletes Set for Summer Commencement

The 30 summer graduates will join the 104 Tide student-athletes who graduated following with the fall and spring semesters, pushing the athletics department's graduation tally at 134 for the 2012-13 academic year

Career Bests
Track
• 1,500 meter - 3:50.22
• 3,000 meter - 8:08.63
• 5,000 meters - 14:03.59

Cross Country
• 8 kilometer - 24:00
• 10 kilometer - 3:05.80

Accolades
Cross Country
• Second Team All-SEC (2011)
• NCAA All-South Region (2010)
• All-SEC (2010)
• NAIA All-American (2009)
• NAIA National Runner-Up (2009)
• America Mideast Runner of the Year
• America Mideast Freshman of the Year

Indoor Track
• NAIA National Champion - DMR

Outdoor Track
• NAIA All-American - 5,000m
• NAIA National Runner-Up - 5,000m

2011-12 (Senior)
Indoor Season
Did not compete.

Cross Country
Finished 12th overall in the SEC Championships with an 8-kilometer time of 24:39. 97 to earn All-SEC honors ... captured the men's Crimson Classic title with an 8-kilometer time of 24:49.25 ... was runner-up at the 8-kilometer Commodore Classic with a time of 24:35.90 ... took top honors at the Georgia Invitational with a first-place time of 24:37.34 on the 8-kilometer course for his first race win at UA.

2010-11 (Junior)
Was named to the NCAA All-South Region team and earned all-SEC honors ... was the Tide's second finisher at the NCAA Championships finishing 46th ... was second at the NCAA South Region Championships and the first UA runner to cross the line ... finished ninth at the SEC Championships ... was Alabama's top runner at the Notre Dame Invitational, finishing fifth, and Crimson Classic, finishing fourth.

Prior to Alabama
Competed at McKendree University, an NAIA program in Lebanon, Ill ... was an All-American in both cross country and the 5,000m ... finished second in the nation in the 5,000m with a time of 14:39.07 ... was second at the NAIA Cross Country National Championship ... was the America Mideast Conference cross country champion and freshman of the year ... during the indoor season he competed on the national championship distance medley relay squad.

Prep and Personal
Finished third in his district in cross country ... has two older brothers and two younger sisters.