2008 CROSS COUNTRY: Finished in 54th place at the Bob Timmons Classic with an 8K time of 29:00.0.
2008 OUTDOOR: Ran three times during the outdoor season ... Finished in ninth place in the 3,000 meters at the John Jacobs Invitational with a time of 9:19.89 ... Placed 15th in the steeplechase at the Kansas Relays with a time of 10:18.94.
2008 INDOOR: Ran a season-best 3,000-meter time of 9:01.05 at the KSU All-Comers meet and placed third. 2007 CROSS COUNTRY: Placed 16th at the Kansas State vs. Kansas Duel with a 5K time of 17:36 ... Competed at the NCAA Pre-Nationals in the open division and placed 123rd with an 8K time of 27:01.
2007 OUTDOOR: Participated in the 3,000-meter steeplechase in three meets as a sophomore ... Had a season and career-best time of 9:53.16 in the event at the Kansas Relays ... Finished 15th in the 3,000-meter steeplechase and 29th in the 5,000-meter run at the Big 12 Championships.
2007 INDOOR: Competed in three different events for Kansas; the mile run, 3,000-meter run and 5,000 meter-run ... Had a career-best time of 8:45.54 at the ISU Classic in the 3,000-meter run ... Ran a season-best time of 4:30.98 at the Jayhawk Invitational in the mile.
2006 OUTDOOR: Competed in five events for the Jayhawks during the season ... Ran in the 5,000-meter run (18:13.90) and the 10,000-meter run (34.11.58) at the Big 12 Championships, finishing 27th and 20th, respectively ... Placed eighth in 5,000 meters at the Tom Botts Invitational in a time of 15:45.74 and in the 1,500 meters at the Emporia State Relays (4:04.23) ... Ran the 800 meters at the Ward Haylett Invitational, placing 16th in a time of 1:58.36.
2006 INDOOR: Ran three events during the season ... Competed in the 3,000-meter run and finished 70th at ISU Classic (8:49.18) ... Recorded his best 3,000-meter finish of the season at the Jayhawk Invitational, where he placed fifth with a time of 8:51.98 ... Placed 14th at the Arkansas Invitational with a time of 9:01.29 ... Competed in the 5,000-meter run at the Husker Invitational, placing ninth in a time of 15:42.71 ... Ran the mile at the KSU/KU/MU Triangular, placing sixth with a time of 4:27.52.
2005 CROSS COUNTRY: Ran in one race during his first year on the squad ... Competed in the open division at NCAA Pre-Nationals and finished the 8K race in 28:41.0. PERSONAL: Nephew of former teammate Benson Chesang ... Son of Irene Tallam ... Born in Eldama Ravine, Kenya ... Major is undecided.