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Derrick Cheruiyot
Derrick Cheruiyot

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Nairobi, Kenya

Last College:
Arkansas-Little Rock

09/22/2013

UMES TAKES TWO FOURTH-PLACE FINISHES AT CAPPY ANDERSON INVITATIONAL

Rmidi leads men to fourth place finish, Halmon is top women's runner

10/06/2014

2014 Men's XC UMES Cappy Anderson Invitational

2014 Men's XC UMES Cappy Anderson Invitational on Sept. 20. (Photos by Megan Raymond)

09/30/2013

Men's Cross Country at the Cappy Anderson Invitational

See Megan Raymon's shot of the Men's Cross Country team at the Cappy Anderson Invitational.

2013:Had the second-most top ten finishes on the men's team...best finish was a fourth place time of 21:29 flat at the Hornet Invitational...made collegiate debut at the UMES Lid-Lifter where he finished 10th with a time of 16:51.06...earned two top ten finishes in the 5 mile runs as well...finished fifth at the Farm Run Invitational and tenth at the Delaware State Invitational...ran his best 5 mile time at the MEAC Championships with a time of 27:26.90 and a 24th place finish, good for second best for UMES runners.

Personal:born on April 29, 1993 in Kenya ... son of Caleb and Janet Rotich ... has three sisters and two brothers ... electrical engineering major at UMES ... member of the Chancellor's List in high school and the Dean's List in college ... father is biggest influence because he always motivates him ... wants to go to grad school upon graduation ... best advice is to be prepared ... has a hobby for boxing ... wants to break 26 minutes in the 8k cross country race.