Shadrack Maritim
Shadrack  Maritim


Kericho, Kenya

High School:
D.N. Handa H.S.




UMES hosts NCAA cross country regional, men's basketball begins their season



Volleyball, cross country teams undefeated throughout week

2011 Indoor Season: Season-bests: 800m - 2:01.31 (UMES Collegiate Invitational); Mile - 4:38.25 (Navy Invitational); 3000m - 9:11.63 (NYU Metropolitan Coaches Invitational) ... Also competed at the UMES Coach O Invitational and Albany Great Dane Classic.

2010 Cross Country Season: Competed in all seven of UMES' events ... Helped the Hawks to first place titles at the Delaware State Open with a ninth place 5k time of 16:42.72 and at the Delaware State Invitational with a fourth place 5k time of 16:18.00 ... Posted a season-best time of 26:33.40 at the MEAC Championship and was named a Top Performer.

2010 Outdoor Season: Season-bests: 800m (1:58.90 - Wake Forest Open); 1500m (4:10.44 - Wake Forest Open) ... Also competed at the Delaware State Invitational, Morgan State Legacy and Coppin State Eagle Twilight ... Recognized at the 57th Annual UMES Honors Convocation for maintaining a GPA of at least 3.5 during 12 semester hours ... Named to the MEAC Commissioner's All-Academic List.

2010 Indoor Season: Season-bests: 1 Mile (4:32.37 - MEAC Championships); 3000m (9:05.83 - New Balance Collegiate Invitational); 5000m (16:22.41 - Penn State Nationals) ... Member of the DMR that ran a 10:25.40 at the UMES Coach O Invitational ... Also competed at the NYC Gotham Cup, Albany Great Dane Classic and Metropolitan Coaches Invitational.

2009 Cross Country Season: Awarded the team's Coach's Award ... Placed in five events ... Finished 23rd with a time of 27:31.95 at the UMES Lid-Lifter Invitational ... Crossed third in 28:50.93 at the Towson Invitational ... Placed sixth at the Delaware State Hornet Invitational with a 5k time of 16:07.32 ... Was 26th at the Delaware Blue & Gold Invitational with a time of 27:08.17 ... Earned a medal at the MEAC Championships at UMES with a 10th place finish in 27:07.86, a season best.

2009 Outdoor Season: Finished the 800 meters with a time of 2:08.77 at the Hornet Invitational ... Ran the 1500 meters in 4:09.90 and the 3000 Meter Steeplechase in 10:29.27 at the MEAC Championships ... Ran a 16:27.83 in the 5000 meters at the Hampton Relays.

2009 Indoor Season: Ran the 800 meters in 2:06.20 at the UMES Lid Lifter and the mile in 4:44.31 at the Maryland Terrapin Invitational.

2008 Cross Country Season: Competed in five events ... Earned one top-10 finish crossing eighth in 27:18.38 at the Hawks Challenge at UMES ... Posted his top time of the season at the Cappy Anderson Invitational at UMES ... Ran 26:31.99 on the five-kilometer course finishing 12th ... Was 144th in the NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regional in 36:56 on a 10K course.

High School: Competed in Kenya Regional Cross Country.

Personal: Born August 8, 1987 ... Son of Elly Kosget ... Has one brother ... Major is Biology ... Upon graduation he plans to become a neurosurgeon ... Personal best non-athletic accomplishment was earning his high school certificate ... Earned the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education in 2005 ... Best advice received: "Watch your thoughts, they are likely to show your character and destination" ... Enjoys soccer and music ... Favorite book is A Man of the People by Ngugi wa Thiong'o.

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