Tyson David
Tyson David


Kitui, Kenya

High School:

Last College:
Central Arizona


• JUCO National Champion (2006)
• JUCO All-American (2006, 2007)
• All-SEC (2008)
• All-South Region (2008)
• Two-Time SEC Athlete of the Week (2008)
• SEC Athlete of the Year (2008)

• Outdoor JUCO National Champion, 10,000m (2006, 2007)
• Outdoor JUCO All-American, 10,000m (2006, 2007)
• Outdoor JUCO All-American, 5,000m (2006, 2007)
• Outdoor JUCO All-American, 1,500m (2006, 2007)
• Indoor SEC Champion, 5,000m (2008, 2009)
• Indoor All-SEC, 5,000m (2008, 2009)
• Indoor NCAA Qualifier, 5,000m (2008)
• Indoor All-American, 5,000m (2009)
• Outdoor SEC Champion, 10,000m (2008, 2009)
• Outdoor All-SEC, 5,000m (2008, 2009)
• Outdoor All-SEC, 10,000m (2008, 2009)
• Outdoor Mideast Champion, 5,000m (2009)
• Outdoor All-Mideast Region, 1,500m (2008)
• Outdoor All-Mideast Region, 5,000m (2009)
• Outdoor All-American, 10,000m (2008)
• Outdoor All-American, 5,000m (2009)

All-Time Rank at Alabama:
• Indoor 5,000m - 2nd
• Indoor 3,000m - 4th
• Indoor Mile - 5th
• Outdoor 1,500m - 7th
• Outdoor 5,000m - 4th
• Outdoor 10,000m - 1st *SEC Record Holder*

Career Bests:
• 1,500m - 3:43.42
• Mile - 4:03.11
• 3,000m - 7:57.07
• 5,000m - 13:36.76
• 10,000m - 28:20.22
• 8k XC - 23:16.26
• 10k XC - 30:34.90

Collegiate Highlights:

At Alabama:

Senior (2009): Repeated as SEC Indoor Champion in the 5,000m (13:46.19) and finished third in the 3,000m (7:57.07) at the SEC Indoor Championships...earned All-American in the 5,000m (13:49.58) as he finished fifth at the NCAA Indoor Championships...posted three personal bests during the indoor season in the mile (4:03.11, Razorback Invitational) ranking fifth in the SEC, 3,000m (7:57.07, SEC Indoor) ranking third in the SEC and 5,000m (13:36.76, Husky Classic) ranking first in the SEC...won four indoor races including the SEC Championships (5,000m), Meyo Invitational (3,000m), Husky Classic (5,000m) and Kentucky Invitational (mile)...repeated as SEC Outdoor Champion in the 10,000m (30:09.50) and finished second in the 5,000m (13:55.46) at the SEC Outdoor Championships...won the Mideast Region Championship in the 5,000m with a time of 14:07.22...earned All-American in the 5,000m (14:10.75) when he finished seventh at the NCAA Outdoor Championships... won three outdoor races including the SEC Championships (10,000m), Florida Relays (mile) and Sun Angel Classic (5,000m)...ran an automatic qualifying mark and personal best 10,000m time of 28:20.22 at the Payton Jordan Cardinal Invitational ranking second in the SEC...ranked fourth and sixth in the SEC in the 1,500m and 5,000m with times of 3:43.42 and 13:55.46, respectively.

Junior (2008): Placed fourth in the 3,000m at the Indoor SEC Championships with time of 8:05.68...Won the 5,000m SEC Indoor Championship with a time of 13:52.20...finished ninth at the Indoor NCAA Championships in the 5,000m...won the 10,000m and placed second in the 5,000m at the Outdoor SEC Championships...broke the SEC record as well as the school record in the 10,000m with a time of 28:23.01...placed seventh in the 1,500m at the NCAA Mideast Championships...finished third overall in the 10,000m by just over three seconds at the Outdoor NCAA Championships...Alabama's fastest 5,000m runner both indoors and outdoors and the fastest 10,000m runner during the outdoor season...ran the SEC's sixth fastest 1,500m outdoors...ranked second in the 5,000m in the SEC during both the indoor and outdoor seasons...turned in the SEC's top time in the 10,000m...Competed in six cross country race winning two and placing second once...David clocked a time of 24:22.63 over the course of 8,000 meters to win the 20th Annual Crimson Classic and lead the Crimson Tide to the team title in his first Division 1 cross country race to earn SEC Athlete of the Week honors...won Pre-Nationals with a time of 23:30.10 over 8,000 meters to attain yet another SEC Athlete of the Week award...finished in second place at the SEC Championships with a career best 8,000m time of 23:16.26 to garner All-SEC honors... member of the SEC Championship team that ended Arkansas' 34-year title streak...placed fifth at the NCAA South Region Championships to earn All-South Region honors...ran a career best 10,000m time of 30:34.90 at the NCAA Championships...named SEC Male Cross Country Athlete of the Year.

At Central Arizona College:

Sophomore (2007-08): Earned JUCO All-American honors in cross-country... successfully defended his JUCO Outdoor National Champion in the 10,000m... Earned JUCO Outdoor All-American honors in the 1,500m, 5,000m, and 10,000m...helped lead team to a second Track and Field National Championship.

Freshman (2006-07): JUCO National Champion in cross-country...JUCO Outdoor National Champion in the 10,000m...Earned JUCO Outdoor All-American honors in the 1,500m, 5,000m, and 10,000m...Helped lead team to a Track and Field National Championship.

Prep and Personal: Coached by Mr. Munyithia...finished third at Districts in 2004...Birthday: August 4, 1987...Parents: David Muia and Muthori Ndukuyo...Siblings: Anna David and Raphael Nduka...Majoring in General Health Studies/Nursing.