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Emmanuel Cheruiyot
Emmanuel Cheruiyot
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Bomet, Rift Valley, Kenya
High School: Alliance

Why I chose Colby: "The school’s small population and rural setting were very enticing."

Summer Internship/Work Experience: Emmanuel was an intern at Iten Hospital in Kenya and Cross World Africa.

Major: Environmental Policy

Plans After Colby: "I plan to try to work for an NGO in the developing nations, preferably Kenya."


2017 season highlights: Emmanuel took seventh place in his collegiate debut in the first-year/sophomore race against Bates. He was 19th at the Keene State Invitational and 21st at the Bowdoin Invitational. He was 63rd at the NESCAC championship meet and placed 40th at the Rowan Inter-Regional Border Battle. Emmanuel closed out the season by placing 69th and second among Colby runners at the NCAA New England Region meet.