Julia Sambu
Julia Sambu
Birth Date: 09/08/2010
Height: 5-6
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Eldoret, Kenya
Previous College: Rend Lake JC
Position: DISTANCE

2010 Cross Country: Ran in six meets during the season...was the top finisher in five of the six meets she ran during the season...best finish was second at the Islanders Splash (9/24) which she was second overall with a time of 17:48...finished sixth at the Ricardo Romo/Six Flags Fiesta Texas Classic (9/17) with a time of 17:47.8...crossed the finish line in 42nd at the Chile Pepper Invitational (10/16) in a time of 17:48.08...was fourth overall at the Southland Conference Championships (10/28) with a time of 21:43.1...finished 15th at the NCAA South Central Regional (11/13) with a time of 21:08.0.

At Rend Lake College: Coached by Eric Albertor at Rend Lake in Ina, Illinois...ran indoor/outdoor track and cross country...finished third in cross country in 2008 at the national junior college championships...junior college national champion in the 5K during the 2010 indoor season...set a outdoor school record during the 2010 season with a 17:38 mark in the 5K.

In High School: Ran for Peter Muiya at Mary Hill Girls High School in Thika, Kenya.

Personal: Born Julia Cheserem Sambu Jan. 12, 1985 in Eldoret, Kenya...daughter of Joseph and Jane Chegugu...has three older siblings...major is nursing.