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Kemboi Selected as Men's Cross Country MVP

Kemboi Selected as Men's Cross Country MVP

Festus Kemboi has been selected as the Most Valuable Player for the Florida Southern men's cross country team as named by Moccasin head coach Ben Martucci.

Kemboi won the Moccasin Invitational on Sept. 17, completing the 8K course at Holloway Park in 26:35.20 to earn SSC Runner of the Week honors. He capped his freshman season by posting the second fast 10K time in Florida Southern history with a 31:42.2 time at the NCAA National Championship on Nov. 19 at the Abbey Course in Saint Leo.

The Eldoret, Kenya native took third place at the Florida Tech Invitational on Sept. 10 with a 25:33.80 time and earned All-Championship honors at the Sunshine State Conference Championship with an 8th place finish (25:17.03) at Wickham Park in Melbourne.

Kemboi, who ran in seven of the Moccasins' eight meets this past fall, was named to the All-South team by the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Association and the All-SSC squad. 

MOCCASIN MOST VALUABLE PLAYERS