Track & Field

 
Peter Rotich

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Kapsabet, Kenya

Height:
5-9

Event:
Distance

Birthdate:
06/24/1978

Peter Rotich

2001 Indoor: A strong performer in the mile and the 3,000-meters. Had his top mile time (4:24.97) at LSU, while his top 3,000 time (8:50.79) came at the C-USA Championships.

2000 Cross Country: Ran in all seven corss country meets. Won the Ragin' Cajun Invitational, covering the four-mile course in 20:51.09. Finished 11th at the C-USA Championships and 33rd at the NCAA District Championships.

2000 Outdoor: A key distance runner for the Wave. Had the team's top time in the 3,000 meters at 8:32.97. Posted a best time of 3:50.35 in the 1,500 and a 14:58.22 in the 5,000 meters.

2000 Indoor: Tulane's second-best runner in the mile with a best time of 4:17.91. Also ran the 3,000 in a season-fastest 8:35.2.

1999 Cross Country: Qualified for the NCAA Championships by finishing 17th at the NCAA South Central District Championships in Denton, Texas. Ran in all seven events, finishing a season best fourth at the Popeye's Ragin' Cajun Invitational.

1999 Outdoor: Posted season-best efforts of 1:56.65 in the 800 and a 32:06.54 in the 10,000 meters. Earned an 11th-place finish in the 10,000 meters (32:58.04) and a 21st-place finish in the 5,000 meters (15:27.40) at the C-USA Championships.

1999 Indoor: Ran an 8:57.91 3,000 meters at the C-USA Indoor Championships to finish 17th.

1998 Cross Country: Member of Tulane's NCAA Championship qualifying team. Ran in all eight events, earning four top-10 finishes. Earned all-Conference USA and NCAA all-district honors with strong finishes at those events.

Prep: Posted a 5,000-meter time of 14:20.59 on the district level in his native Kenya. Ran a 3:54.27 1,500 meters on the provincial level.

Personal: Born June 24, 1978. Full name is Peter Kiprono Rotich. Major is computer engineering with minors in electrical engineering and math.

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