Carison Kemei
Carison Kemei


Eldoret, Kenya

Last College:
McKendree Univ.


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

Cross country
• 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 - 5,000 meters
• NAIA National Runner-Up - 5,000 meters

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

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

2010-11 (Junior)
Cross Country
Was named to the NCAA All-South Region team and earned all-SEC honors during the cross country season ... 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.

Indoor Season
Competed in the mile, 3,000 and 5,000 meters ... scored at the SEC Championships in the 3,000 and 5,000 meters ... was seventh in the 3,000 meters and fourth in the 5,000 meters with a personal best of 14:03.59.

Outdoor Season
Was third at the SEC Outdoor Championships in the 5,000 meters with a time of 14:10.73 ... finished sixth in the 1,500 meters at the Drake Relays with a personal best of 3:50.22.

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.