Julia Sambu
Julia Sambu
Height: 5-6
Year: Senior
Hometown: Eldoret, Kenya
High School: Mary Hill Girls HS
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 ... finished 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.

Prior to A&M - Corpus Christi: 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 an outdoor school record during the 2010 season with a 17:38 mark in the 5K.

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 health science.