Former Texan Named SLC XC Athlete of the Week

Tallam Kipruto at last years SPC-Subway Invite
Tallam Kipruto at last years SPC-Subway Invite
Former South Plains College cross country and track standout Tallam Kipruto was recently named the men's cross country athlete of the week in the Southland Conference, marking the second time this season he has garnered the honor after picking up his third individual title of the season.

Kipruto, who ran for the Texans from 2008-2010, is unbeaten so far wearing a Lamar University singlet.  Most recently he led his team to the team title at the Mason Invitational when he completed the 8,000-meter course in a time of 24 minutes, 15 seconds.  He has also won races at the University of Houston and Rice University.