Both Men's and Women's Teams Place Top-5 in Nation's Best Conference
Personal Bests 800M: 1:53.48 |1,500M: 3:45.99 |Mile: 4:06.88|3,000M: 8:15.27 |5,000M: 14.12.84 2013-14 (Senior) Cross Country - Enjoyed a breakout year, leading UK at multiple meets ... Finished in the top-20 at three meets ... 8,000-meter season-best time 24:13.7 came at the home meet, Bluegrass Invitational ... UK's No. 2 finisher for much of the season, and led UK at the Bluegrass Invitational.
2012-13 (Junior) Outdoor - Personal-record 1,500-meter time of 3:45.99 came at the IU Billy Hayes Invitational to qualify for the NCAA East Preliminary Championships ... The UK men's distance programs only member to make NCAA East Prelims in two events, both the 1,500m and 5k ... 5K PR 14:12.84 came at Stanford Invitational ... Season-best mile time 4:15.43 came at home meet Heart of the Bluegrass Classic.
Indoor - Competed in mile and 3,000 meters indvidually ... Anchor of UK's fourth-place distance medley relay team at SEC Championships ... PR 3K 8:15.27 came at Tyson Invitational.
Cross Country - Top 8K time 24:37.80 came at NCAA Pre-Nationals in Louisville, Ky. ... Finished as UK's No. 2 finisher at Pre-Nationals ... Posted 10K time of 31:53.00 at NCAA Southeast Regionals.
2011-12 (Sophomore) Outdoor - Ran a then-personal-record 1,500-meter time of 3:50.14 at Polytan Invitational to finish seventh ... Reached the finals of the SEC Championships at 1,500 meters ... Top 2012 outdoor 800-meter time of 1:55.17 came at the Texas Roadhouse Border Battle.
Indoor - Set two PRS during the 2012 indoor season ... Personal-best 800-meter time of 1:53.48 came at the Notre Dame Meyo Invitational ... Also set a career-best 4:06.88 mile time at the prestigious UW Husky Classic in Seattle ... Competed in the distance medley relay and the mile at the SEC Championships.
Cross Country - Posted a top-25 finish at the Belmont-VU Opener, running the 5K event in 16:10.92 ... Ran the 8K at the Tennessee Invitational in 26:10.58 ... Finishied 45th out of 240 at the Greater Louisville Classic, posting a time of 24:55.18 in the 8K ... His time at the Greater Louisville Classic was the third-best of the season in the 8K for the Wildcats ... Completed the 8K at the Virginia/Panorama Farms Invitational in 25:50.78, placing 34th out of over 100 participants ... Placed 23rd at the SEC Cross Country Championships after running the 8K in 25:03.26 ... Ran the 10K in 32:00.5 at the NCAA Southeast Region Championship.
2010-11 (Freshman) Outdoor - Had the third-fastest time on the team in the 1,500m run ... Best time in the 1,500m run came at the Payton Jordan Invite.
Indoor - Best time in the one-mile run came at the Husky Classic, along with two of his teammates ... Ran a season-best time of 4:11.77 in the one-mile run.
Cross Country - Finished the San Francisco Invitational with a time of 25:54, his best time of the season ... Best finish of the year came at the San Francisco Invitational, crossing the line in 28th place overall ... Finished in the top-five on the team in two races ... Had three top-70 finishes for the year.
High School 800M state Champion - track (2010) ... led team to the State Championship - Track (2006, 2008) ... State runner-up in the 1600M (2008) cross country state runner-up (2010) ... Academic all state (2008,2009).
Personal Born on February 17, 1992 in Boston, MA ... Son of Basim and Laurie Kahleifeh ... Has one sister, (Sarah) and one brother (Zach) ... Earned a combined 13 letters in high school, six in track and seven in cross country.