Abel Koskey
Abel Koskey
Year: Junior
Hometown: Eldoret, Kenya
High School: UTEP
Position: Distance

2012 CROSS COUNTRY (SOPHOMORE): Had his best finish of the season in the Islanders Splash (9/28) coming in 10th … recorded a season-best time in the 8k at the Southland Conference Championships with a time of 25:38.1 (10/26).

PRIOR TO TEXAS A&M - CORPUS CHRISTI: At UTEP ran a personal-best 31:58.00 in the 10k at the Mountain Region Cross Country Championships to place in the top 50 ... placed 14th at the Conference USA Championships, with a personal record of 24.36.60 in the 8k ... recorded personal-best records in the 1500m and 5000m at the Conference USA Championships in May of 2011 ... placed sixth in the 1500m with a time of 3:48.75 and crossed the line in 11th place in the 5000m with a time of 14.49.83.

HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Kabianga Boys High School in Kericho, Kenya.

PERSONAL: Born Abel Kiplagat Koskey on Jan. 9, 1988 in Kitale, Kenya ... parents are Joseph and Selina Koskey ... has four siblings ... major is nursing.