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Fred Samoei
Fred Samoei

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Moiben, Kenya

High School:
Paul Boit

Last College:
South Plains

Event:
Distance



Accolades:
Cross country:
• NJCAA All-American (2007)
• All-SEC (2009)
• All-South Region (2009)

Track:
• Outdoor NCAA All-American, 800m (2010)
• Outdoor NJCAA National Champion, 5,000m (2008)
• Outdoor NJCAA All-American, 800m (2008)
• Outdoor NJCAA All-American, 1,500m (2008)
• Outdoor NJCAA All-American, 5,000m (2008)

Career Bests:
• 800m - 1:45.94
• 1,500m - 3:49.44
• Mile - 3:58.84
• 8k XC - 23:42.53
• 10k XC - 30:14.63

Collegiate Highlights:
At Alabama:
Junior (2009-10)
Competed in six of seven races for the Tide during the cross country season, running in top three in five ... finished third at the Crimson Classic ... posted a personal-best 8,000m time of 23:42.53 at the Bill Dellinger Invitational where he finished seventh ... finished 12th at the SEC Cross Country Championships earning Second Team All-SEC as the team won the title ... turned in a seventh place finish and personal-best 10,000m time of 30:14.63 at the NCAA South Region Championships to earn All-South Region honors while the team won the title ... placed 45th as Alabama's fourth runner at the NCAA Cross Country Championships with a time of 30:25.2 ... helped the Tide to its highest NCAA finish ever (3rd) ... finished third in the 800m at the SEC Outdoor Championships in 1:47.15 ... was eighth in the 800m at the NCAA Outdoor Championships to earn All-America honors ... won the Drake Relays title in the 800m with a 1:49.73 finish.

At South Plains CC:
Holds indoor record in the mile run (3:58.84) making him the first SPC runner in history to run a sub 4-minute mile ... placed first in the 5,000m run, second in the 800m run and third in the 1,500m run at 2008 NJCAA Outdoor Championships to become a three-time NJCAA Outdoor All-American in outdoor track ... earned All-American status placing seventh at the 2007 NJCAA Cross Country Championships.

Prep and Personal
Won the track and cross country titles at the provincial level in 2002 ... named MVP in middle distance running in 2003 ... Parents: Daniel and Pauline Samoei ... Siblings: Abraham, Jack, Paul, Nick, Susan, Sarah, Eunice ... Birthday: January 12, 1986 ... Majoring in Health Sciences.

     
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