Erick Kigen
Erick Kigen
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Eldoret, Kenya
Last School: Baringo HS


2010: Earned A-Sun All-Academic honors ... Competed in all six meets, pacing the Bruins in five ... Named Atlantic Sun Freshman of the Year, A-Sun All-Freshman Team, and All-Conference Second Team after placing 10th at the league championships with a time of 25:22.22 (8K) ... Ran under 26 minutes in every 8K on the season, with a best of 24:54.65 at the Greater Louisville Classic ... Best place was fourth, at both the Eye Opener Invitational (25:38, 8K) and the Fast Cats Classic (25:37.49, 8K) ... Led Belmont at the NCAA South Regional (10K) with a time of 31:32.29 to place 34th.



Prior to Belmont: Team Captain and Leader of District Champion at Baringo High School for head coach John Mulinge ... Earned Baringo High School Games Captain Certificate ... Also played field hockey ... Earned honors in science, technology and biology.

Personal: Born Dec. 5, 1988 in Eldoret, Kenya ... Son of Charles Kigen and Dorcas Jepkemei ... Three siblings, Lilian, Eliud and Vivian ... Majoring in nursing.