Quote Of The Day
“He came in at the end of August (in 2013) pretty out of shape and probably 10 to 12 pounds heavier than what he is now. Each week he got a little bit better, and you started seeing little things in practice. … I didn’t have him go out with the leaders because [Kennedy] Kithuka was kind of unstoppable at that time. No one was even close to him. Kennedy built a sizable lead on him, but [Cheserek] looked at me after moving from third to second, and I said, ‘If you get a chance, go catch him, and if you go by him, make it count.’ He caught him and then he kept going.”
– Oregon coach Andy Powell looking back at Edward Cheserek‘s first NCAA title at the 2013 NCAA Cross Country Championships, where the then freshman got a shock victory over Kennedy Kithuka. Three years and 14 more NCAA titles later, Cheserek will look to make it a perfect four for four on Saturday in Terre Haute.
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