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Chelimo and Katam take SoCon titles

022713Feature_ChelimoKatamJunior Paul Chelimo, a public health major, and sophomore Paul Katam, a pre-nursing major, claimed the top two spots in the 3,000-meter race as the 2013 SoCon Indoor Track and Field Championships last Saturday. It was Chelimo’s sixth SoCon title.

On Sunday, Katam gained the third Southern Conference title of his career, winning the 5,000-meter race, finishing over 15 seconds in front of his nearest competitor

Junior Chelsea Sumney, a speech pathology major, finished just .03 of a second out of her first ever SoCon championship as she finished second in the 5,000-meter race on Sunday.

All three runners earned 2012 USTFCCCA All-Academic Cross Country status, according to an announcement this week.

Visual of Chelimo and Katam (l-r) at the Championships, by Carlos Morales.