Derick Kosgei
Derick Kosgei
Height: 5-7
Weight: 130
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Eldoret, Kenya
High School: Kipkabus Secondary
Previous College: East Central
Major: Business Management / Accounting

kosgei

  • has three individual cross country titles
  • two-time all-region cross country honoree

2011

  • became Guilford's first three-time All-South performer when he placed 12th at the NCAA Division III South/Southeast Regionals in a time of 26:51.1
  • repeated as a First Team All-ODAC selection with a fifth-place finish at the league championships
  • defended his N.C. Collegiate Championship crown with a winning time of 26:42.39

2010

  • Guilford's first contestant in the NCAA Division III Cross Country National Championships, where he placed 101st among 279 runners in 25:28.1 over eight kilometers
  • earned his second USTFCCCA All-South Region commendation by virtue of his fifth-place finish at the NCAA South/Southeast Regional Championships
  • ran a season-best 25:20 (8k) at the regional meet
  • won Guilford's first ODAC Cross Country Championship in a time of 25:41
  • ODAC Runner of the Year
  • First Team All-ODAC
  • named to the league's Sportsmanship Team
  • won the Guilford College XC Carnival and N.C. Collegiate Championship races at Guilford College
  • ODAC Men's Cross Country Runner of the Week
  • three-time Guilford Student-Athlete of the Week
  • set Guilford's eight-kilometer record at the Great American XC Festival with a time of 25:07.1
  • set the Quakers' five-kilometer mark with a time of 15:51 in the Guilford XC Carnival
  • set the school record for 6.4 kilometers with a time of 20:48.34 in the Mountaineer Open (9/17)

2009

  • became the Quakers' first USTFCCCA All-South honoree by virtue of his 33rd-place finish at the NCAA Division III South/Southeast Regional Championships

Personal

  • dean's list student
  • ran with the Quakers' track teams in 2010 and 2011
  • five-time member of Guilford's Student-Athlete Honor Roll
  • transferred to Guilford in 2009 from East Central University
  • attended the Kipkabus Secondary School
  • son of Peter Chebet
  • named to the 2011-2012 Academic All-ODAC team