Dickson Kurgat
Dickson Kurgat
Height: 5-7
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Naidi Hills, Kenya

2013: Ran a 5K personal record of 25:44.9, good for eighth in the all-time King record book, at the Royal Cross Country Challenge on October 11 on his way to a 20th-place overall finish... Was twice King's No. 2 runner and finished third for the Tornado on three occasions... Named to the All-Conference Carolinas third team after his 11th place performance at the conference championship meet on October 25, finishing in 26:02.81 and helping the team to a runner-up finish... Finished seventh at the Eye Opener Invitational with a time of 26:46.80, helping the Tornado finish first among 12 NCAA Division II teams at the competition.

2012: Named third team USTFCCCA All-Southeast Region... Garnered second team All-Conference Carolinas honors... Helped the Tornado qualify for the NCAA Division II National Championship for the first time in school history, where they placed 27th... Turned in his best finish of third at the Pre-Conference meet on October 5 with a 5k time of 16:21.89... Placed eight at the Conference Carolinas Championship on October 19 with an 8k time of 26:29.57... Ran a 10k time of 32:35.7 to place 15th at the NCAA Southeast Regional Championship on November 3... Set a personal record with an 8k time of 26:01.12 at the UNC-Charlotte Invitational on September 28.