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Brenda Kigen
Brenda  Kigen

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Eldoret, Kenya

High School:
Kapkenda Girls

Event:
Distance/XC

05/26/2017

Seven Tigers punch their tickets to NCAA Outdoors

Seven Tigers punch their tickets to NCAA Outdoors

04/28/2017

Women break school record on day two of Penn Relays

Women break school record on day two of Penn Relays

04/13/2017

Auburn track travels to Texas Invitational

Auburn track travels to Texas Invitational

04/08/2017

Brenda Kigen sets freshman record at Tiger Track Classic

Brenda Kigen sets freshman record at Tiger Track Classic

04/06/2017

Auburn to host Tiger Track Classic

Auburn to host Tiger Track Classic

04/21/2017

04-21-17 War Eagle Invitational

04-21-17 War Eagle Invitational Anthony Hall

04/08/2017

04-08-17 Tiger Track Classic

04-08-17 Tiger Track Classic Anthony Hall

2017 USTFCCCA All-Region (Cross Country)
2015 First Team All-SEC (Cross Country)

2015 SEC All-Freshman (Cross Country)
2015 USTFCCCA All-Region (Cross Country)
Named Women's Cross Country Outstanding Runner by the coaches at the team banquet (2017)

2017 Cross Country:
Was Auburn's top finisher in 4-of-5 events ... Earned All-Region honors and a birth in the NCAA National Championships by placing fourth at the NCAA South Regional with a season-best time of 19:46.2 ... Won the first cross country race of her career at the Crimson Classic with a time of 20:23.4 ... Finished 13th at the Lousiville Classic ... Finished third in the women's 6k at the Bulldog SEC Preview with a time of 21:29.1 ... 37th-place finish at the SEC Championships

2017 Outdoor:

Won the 3000m at the Tiger Track Classic with a time of 9:34.59, fastest mark by a freshman in school history … Finished sixth at SEC Outdoors in the 5k with a time of 16:18.39 … Finished 34th at the NCAA East Prelims … Finished second at the Florida State Relays in the 1500m … Ran a freshman record 4:25.19 in the 1500m to place sixth at the Tom Jones Memorial

2017 Indoor:
Finished sixth in the mile at the Auburn Invitational with a time of 4:58.64 … Finished fourth in the 5000m at the Auburn Invitational … Personal-record time of 16:58.86 at SEC Outdoors to finish 16th … sixth place finish at the Commodore Invitational in the 3000m

2016 Cross Country:
Finished 35th at the Louisville Classic with a time of 17:32.90 … Finished as Auburn’s second scorer at the 2016 SEC Cross Country Championships with a time of 21:45.30 in the women’s 6k.

2016 Indoor:
Finished with a personal best 9:42.95 in the 3000m at the Conference Clash … Posted a 17:11.94 at the Vanderbilt Invitational for a personal best in the 5000m … 2015-16 First-Year SEC Academic Honor Roll.

2015 Cross Country:
Competed in seven events including the NCAA Cross Country Championships ... Finished second at the Furman XC Classic ... Finished fourth at the SEC Championships with a time of 19:58.1 in the 6k ... Also finished fifth at the NCAA South Region Cross Country Championships.

Prior to Auburn:
Attended Kapkenda Girls High in Kenya.

Personal:
Born December 14, 1996 ... Daughter of Philip and Josephine ... Has seven siblings.

KIGEN'S PERSONAL BESTS
Event Mark Meet
3000m Indoor 9:42.95 2016 Conference Clash
5000m Indoor 17:11.94 2016 Commodore Invitational
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