UNCG’s Chelimo earns SoCon Track Athlete of the Month honors
SPARTANBURG, S.C. – UNCG's Paul Chelimo was honored as the Southern Conference Men's Track Athlete of the Month, the conference office announced on Friday.
Chelimo had a great month of January as he won both races he entered.
The sophomore began his month at the Dick Taylor Invitational as he took home top honors in the 800 meter race after running a time of 1:54.54.
The following week, Chelimo competed at the Hokie Invitational. He won the men's mile race in a time of 4:08.27 as he set a new school record in that event. He was named the SoCon Track Athlete of the Week following the Hokie Invitational.
He currently has the top time in the SoCon in both the 800 meters and the mile.
Chelimo will run on Saturday in the 3,000 meters at the Meyo Invitational.
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