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Aliphine Tuliamuk-Bolton
Position: Distance
Year: Senior
Hometown: Kapenguria, Kenya
Other College: Iowa State
Experience: Transfer
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WSU All-Time Top 10 Lists

  • #1 in Indoor 3,000m (9:07.21) - MVC Record
  • #1 in Indoor 5,000m (15:25.47) - MVC Record
  • #1 in Outdoor 5,000m (15:18.86) - MVC Record
  • #1 in Outdoor 10,000m (32:07.20) - MVC Record
  • #1 in Cross Country 6,000m (19:57.7)
  • #4 in Outdoor 1,500m (4:25.22)
  • #5 in Indoor Mile (4:47.96)

USTFCCCA First Team All-American - 2010: Cross Country; 2011: Indoor 5K; Outdoor 5K; Outdoor 10K; Cross Country; 2012: Indoor 3K; Indoor 5K; Outdoor 5K; Outdoor 10K

NCAA Championships Qualifier - 2010: Cross Country; 2011: Indoor 5K; Outdoor 5K; Outdoor 10K; Cross Country; 2012: Indoor 3K; Indoor 5K; Outdoor 5K; Outdoor 10K; 2013: Indoor 3k, Indoor 5k, 

NCAA West Preliminary Qualifier - 2011; 2012, 2013

MVC Women's Most Outstanding Athlete - 2012 Indoor

MVC Women's Most Valuable Athlete: 2013 Indoor

Missouri Valley Conference Champion - 2011: Indoor 3K; Indoor 5K; Outdoor 5K; Cross Country; 2012: Indoor 3K; Indoor 5K; Outdoor 5K; Outdoor 10K, Cross Country, 2013: Indoor 3K, Indoor 5K, Outdoor 5k, Outdoor 10k 

All-Missouri Valley Conference - 2011 Indoor; 2011 Cross Country; 2012 Indoor; 2012 Outdoor, 2013 Indoor, 2013 Outdoor 

MVC Scholar-Athlete - 2011; 2012, 2013


Cross Country:

2011 (JUNIOR): Placed 12th at the NCAA Cross Country Championships, marking the highest individual finish in Wichita State history (19:57.7)...Her time set the WSU 6K school record...Her performance earned her USTFCCCA All-American status...Named USTFCCCA Midwest Region Women's Athlete of the Year...Won the NCAA Midwest Regional 6K in 20:40.68 — her fourth win of the season...Won the individual 2011 MVC 5K title in 17:16.6, finishing 23.4 seconds ahead of the second-place finisher...Named 2011 MVC Women's All-Conference Athlete of the Year...Tuliamuk did not finish below second place during the regular season...Named MVC Female Athlete of the Week three times...Received USTFCCCA DI All-Academic Cross Country honors...Named MVC Scholar-Athlete.

2010: (at Iowa State) Placed 13th at the NCAA Cross Country Championships (20:27.69), earning All-America honors for the first time ... Finished fourth (20:05.70) at the 2010 NCAA Midwest Regional, earning All-Region honors ... third-place finish at the 2010 Big 12 Cross Country Championships (20:19.86), earning All-Conference honors ... Finished fifth at the Pre-Nationals Invitational (20:29) ... Fourth-place finish (20:58.20) at the Roy Griak Invitational on the 6,000m course.

Track & Field:

 

2013 (SENIOR):INDOOR - Won her eighth and ninth Missouri Valley Conference Track Championships with first place finishes in the 3,000m and 5,000m runs. Anchored the Shockers distance medley relay team to its first MVC Championship in school history. Scored 28 points at the MVC Indoor Championships to earn the MVC Indoor Most Valuable Athlete Award and  help the Shockers win the MVC Indoor Women's Championship. Ran the fifth fastest 5,000m time in NCAA history at the Iowa State Classic (15:25.47). Shattered her own MVC record in the 3,000m run, crossing the finish line at 9:07.21 at the UW Invitational.OUTDOOR- Won the MVC Outdoor 5,000m (16:43.64) and 10,000m (34:44.01) Championships  - Broke her own MVC  5,000m record with a time of 15:18.86 at the Stanford Invitational. Ran the seventh fastest 5,000m time in NCAA history at Stanford. Shattered her own MVC 10,000m record with a time of 32:20.07 to became the fifth fastest woman 10k runner in NCAA history. Won the 5,000m run at the KT Woodman Classic in a time of 16:51.71. Captured victory in the 1,500m run at her final home meet, the KT Woodman Classic (4:35.58).

 2012 (JUNIOR): INDOOR - Received USTFCCCA First Team All-America honors in the 5K and 10K for her performances at the NCAA DI Indoor Track & Field Championships...Finished third in the NCAA women's 5K final in 15:50.12...Finished seventh in the NCAA 3K final in 9:17.99...Ran MVC record 3K time of 9:11.49 at the BU Terrier Invitational...Set the MVC record in the 5K with her time of 15:36.53 at the Iowa State Classic...Won the Varsity Apartments Invitational mile...Posted a personal best mile time of 4:53.73 at the Herm Wilson Invitational...Won MVC titles in the 3K and 5K...Named MVC Women's Indoor Track Athlete of the Week three times...Named MVC Most Outstanding Track Athlete...Finished third at the conference meet in the mile...OUTDOOR - Won the NCAA West Preliminary Round 10K in 33:31.54...Won MVC titles in the 5K and 10K...Set MVC record in the 5K at the Mt. SAC Relays with a time of 15:26.07...Set MVC record in the 10K at the Stanford Invitational with a time of 32:39.35...Won the 1,500m at the Track-It Buster Invitational with a personal best time of 4:25.22, which ranks in the all-time top five at WSU...Finished all-conference in the 1,500m...Named MVC Women's Outdoor Track Athlete of the Week...Named MVC Scholar-Athlete...Qualified for the NCAA Championships in the 5K and 10K and held the top 10K seed...Finished second out of the field of 24 runners in the NCAA 10K with a time of 32:45.43...Finished fifth overall in the NCAA 5K in 16:18.61...Received USTFCCCA First Team All-America recognition in both the 5K and 10K.

2011 (SOPHOMORE): INDOOR - Set three personal bests and a new WSU record during season...Set new school record in the 5,000m run at the Iowa State Classic with a time of 15:53.74, placing second and qualifying for the NCAA Championships...Came in eighth place at the NCAA Championships, earning all-American status with a time of 16:14.38 in the 5K...Led the field at the Missouri Valley Conference Indoor Championships in the 3,000m run with a time of 9:38.26...OUTDOOR - Set another three new personal bests including a time of 15:56.45 in the 5,000m run to qualify for the NCAA West Preliminary round...Double qualified for the NCAA West Prelims by finishing in a time of 33:27.05 in the 10,000m run, a new personal best that placed her second in school history...Finished fifth at the NCAA West Prelims in the 10,000m run (33:32.11) and came in ninth in the 5,000-meter run (16:06.05) to qualify for the NCAA Finals...At NCAA Finals, finished eighth in the 5,000m run with a WSU-record time of 15:51.37...Finished in fifth place in the NCAA Finals 10,000m run with a time of 34:32.77...Received 2011 USTFCCCA NCAA Division I Outdoor Track and Field first team all-America recognition in both the 5,000m and 10,000-m.

2010 (FRESHMAN): (at Iowa State) Finished sixth in the 10,000m run (35:11.12) and competed in the 5,000m run (16:49.72) at the 2010 Big 12 Outdoor Track and Field Championships, a personal record in the 10,000m run ... Fourth-place finish in the third section of the 5,000m run (16:47.73) at the Payton Jordan Invitational … Placed sixth in the 5,000m run (16:47.08) at the Mount Sac Relays, a personal best...Fifth-place finish in the 3,000m run (9:56.40) at the Bill Bergan Invitational, a personal best … Placed sixth in the in the mile (5:05.42) at the ISU Open, setting a personal record … Finished 10th in the 5,000m run (16:58.36) at the ISU Classic, a personal best...Competed at the NCAA Cross Country Championships (21:12) … competed at the Big 12 Championships (22:19) … Competed at the Pre Nationals Invitational (21:47) … Finished seventh at the Roy Griak Invitational (21:56).

PERSONAL: From Kapenguria, Kenya...Majoring in Public Health Science.