Evans  Kibet
Evans Kibet

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Nandi Hills, Kenya

High School:
Meteitei

05/24/2018

Kibet Competes at NCAA East Preliminary Championships

Sophomore Becomes First-Ever Siena Runner to Compete in NCAA Track Championship

05/14/2018

Kibet Qualifies For NCAA East Preliminary Championships

Track Sends First Athlete To NCAA

05/12/2018

Four Compete At ECAC/IC4A Championship

Kibet Scores Points For Siena

05/10/2018

Kibet Sits In 30th In NCAA Prelim List

Kibet Will Learn His NCAA Fate Monday

05/06/2018

Men’s and Women’s Track Finish Seventh At MAAC Championship

Kibet Takes Silver in 800m Finals

05/17/2018

2018 MAAC Outdoor Track Championships

2018 MAAC Outdoor Track Championships

04/30/2018

Track at RPI Upstate Classic (4/29/18)

Track at RPI Upstate Classic (4/29/18)

02/27/2018

2018 MAAC Indoor Track Championship

2018 MAAC Indoor Track Championship

11/20/2017

Cross Country at MAAC Championships (10/28/17)

Cross Country at MAAC Championships (10/28/17)

09/28/2017

2017 Siena Cross Country/Track Photo Day

2017 Siena Cross Country/Track Photo Day

AS A FRESHMAN:
  • Qualified for the ECAC/IC4A Championship in the 800m (Outdoor)
  • Took seventh place at the ECAC/IC4A Championship (Outdoor) with a school record 1:51.26
  • Siena's Male Rookie of the Year
  • Took silver in the 800m at the MAAC Outdoor Championship
  • Won the 800m sprint at the UAlbany Spring Classic (Outdoor), Utica College Pioneer Invitational (Indoor)
  • Finished in the top-five in the 800m eight times during the track season
  • Took second in the 800m at the MAAC Indoor Championship
  • Won the 1000m at the Class of 1932 Meet (Indoor)
  • Finished 15th at the MAAC Cross Country Championship
  • Took second at the Rider XC Invite
  • MAAC Runner of the Week (9/21)

BEFORE SIENA:
  • Competed on the cross country and track & field at his high school
  • Was the best in the 1500m and 800m in Kenya
  • Represented his club in both cross country and track while being position one in 800m in 2014 and position three in 1500m.
  • Named Best Player of Meteitei Boys in 2013

PERSONAL:
  • Son of Ann Soi
  • Has three brothers (Elly Kiplagat, Phanuel Kipkemei and Linus Kipkoech)
  • Major is currently sociology and criminal justice
GETTING TO KNOW EVANS:

    Major: Sociology, Criminal Justice
    Twitter handle: @doevaEvans
    Instagram handle: Evansqibet
    What I like most about Siena: The administration and advisors they are friendly and easy to reach
    My goal for the upcoming season: My objective is to be among the best in the upcoming championships
    My biggest fear is : To perform poor in both academics and athletics.
    My hobbies are: Browsing internet, reading novels, watching
    If I could travel anywhere I would go to.: Jamaica
    Best advice I have ever received: Advice from the coach that I should train to be position one
    Person I look up to most :NCAA King Edward Cheserek
    Three words that describe me :Silent, hardworking, determined
    If I could meet anyone, it would be : Usain Bolt
    Sport/position I always wanted to try :Shooting
    When I'm not playing, you can find me: Library
    My dream job : International coach/IAAF coach
    Future plans: To represent Kenya in Olympics

KIBET'S CAREER RESULTS

PERSONAL BEST TIMES
800m: 1:49 (2013)
1000m: 2:32.93 (2017)
1500m: 3:48 (2015)
Mile: 4:18.09 (2017)
3000m: 8:16 (2015)
5000m: 14:12 (2015)
8K XC: 24:43 (2015)