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Julius Bor
Julius Bor

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Eldoret, Kenya

Last College:
Cloud County

Event:
Distance



12/17/2011

Alabama Student-Athletes Slated To Receive Degrees Saturday

More than 20 graduates will suit up for Alabama's game against LSU in the BCS National Football Championship Game on Jan. 9 in New Orleans

Accolades:
Cross country:
• NCAA All-American (2010)
• NJCAA All-American (2007, `08)
• All-SEC (2009, `10)
• All-South Region (2009, `10)

Track:
• Indoor NJCAA National Champion, 3,000m (2007, `08)
• Indoor NJCAA All-American, 3,000m (2007, `08)

Career Bests:
• 800m - 1:49.11
• 1,500m - 3:40.50
• Mile - 4:05
• 3,000m - 8:13.10
• 8k XC - 23:52
• 10k XC - 29:31

Collegiate Highlights:
At Alabama:
Senior (2010-11)
Earned All-America honors during the cross country season by finishing 35th at the NCAA Championships ... was third at the NCAA South Region Championships ... was Alabama's top finisher at the SEC Championships, coming in fourth on the 8k course ... finished 12th at the NCAA Pre-National Meet ... competed in all but one cross country meet for the Tide.

Junior (2009-10)
Finished 18th overall in the 1,500m at the NCAA East Region Championships with a time of 3:52.97 ... was fourth at the SEC Championship in the 1,500m with a time of 3:51.86 ... won the 800m at the SeaRay Relays with a personal best of 1:49.11 ... finished fifth in the mile at the SEC Indoor Championships with a 4:07.87 finish ... clocked a time of 1:51.36 indoors to finish fifth at the UW Husky Classic ... competed in six of seven races for the Tide during the cross country season, scoring in every meet ... finished 24th at the Crimson Classic ... posted a season-best 8,000m time of 23:58.36 at the Bill Dellinger Invitational where he finished 13th ... finished 14th at the SEC Cross Country Championships earning Second Team All-SEC honors as the team won the title ... turned in a ninth place finish and season-best 10,000m time of 30:24.56 at the NCAA South Region Championships to earn All-South Region honors while the team won the title ... placed 92nd as Alabama's fifth runner at the NCAA Cross Country Championships with a time of 30:50.9 ... helped the Tide to its highest NCAA finish ever in third.

At Cloud County CC:
Holds school records in the indoor 800m (1:49.96), mile (4:05) and 3,000m runs (8:13.10) and the outdoor 800m (1:49.93) and 1,500m runs (3:40.50) ... was a two-time NJCAA All-American in cross country ... won the individual National Championship in the 3,000m in back-to-back years at the NJCAA Indoor Championships ... placed fourth at the Chile Pepper Festival his freshman year with a time of 29:31 over the 10,000m course.

Prep and Personal
Won the 800m and 1,500m at the District levels ... Parents: Bernard and Pilista Koech ... Siblings: Hillary, Emmanuel, Dominik, John, Steve ... Birthday: January 23, 1986 ... Majoring in Accounting.