Charles Mathenge
Charles  Mathenge


Ol Kalou, Kenya

High School:
Aquinas Boys HS Nairobi

Last College:
Oklahoma State


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Mathenge's 2015 Results

Career Honors/Highlights: 
- 2014, 2015 NCAA Championship Qualifier
- 2014, 2015 All-NCAA South Central Region
- 2014, 2015, 2016 First Team All-Southland Conference
- 2016 Southland Male Athlete of the Year
- 2014 Southland Conference Newcomer of the Year
- 8k and 10k school record holder

2016 (Senior):
Clenched his first individual title in the Southland Conference Championships 8K with a time of 24:11.8 ... Named for First Team All-Southland Conference ... Placed second in the OSU Cowboy Jamboree 8K with a time of 24:60.0 ... Qualified for the NCAA South Central Regional.

2015 (Junior):
Placed second in the SLC Championships in the 8000m (24:35.9) ... Named for First Team All-Southland Conference ... Finished 8th in the NCAA South Central Regional for the 10000m (30:16.4) ... Qualified for NCAA Championships.

2014 (Sophomore):
In his first year at SFA, Mathenge qualified for the NCAA Championships after finishing seventh out of 152 at the NCAA South Central Regional ... Named All-NCAA South Central Region with his school record time of 29:58 in the 10k event ... Southland Conference Newcomer of the Year ... Took home First Team All-Southland Conference honors after his runner-up showing at the SLC Championships ... Broke his first school record at the SLC meet with a mark of 23:42 in the 8k race ... Recorded three top 10 finishes in five meets on the year ... Made his SFA debut at Arkansas' Chile Pepper Festival on Oct. 4, taking 16th out of 429 runners with a time of 24:32 in the 8k ... Posted 33:38 in the 10k at the NCAA Championships to finish 235th.

2013 (Freshman): 
Mathenge competed at Oklahoma State during his freshman year in 2013.

Personal Records
10k - 29:58 (2014 NCAA South Central Regional) **School Record
8k - 23:32 (2015 Texas A&M Invitational) **School Record


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