Kikanae Punyua
Kikanae Punyua

Player Profile

Nairobi, Kenya

High School:
Glenelg Day School



Maryland Celebrates 2012-13 At Terp Awards

Women's lacrosse named Terrapin Cup Team of the Year; Men's golf and women's cross country earn President's Cup awards


Terps Dominate at Maryland Invitational

Team earns seven individual wins


Terps Show Strong Outdoor Start at UCF Invite

LaFond, Cole lead teams to explosive season openers


Seniors Dominate at Maryland Invitational

Seniors earn three of Terps' seven individual wins


Women 8th, Men 9th at ACC Indoor Track

Ray scores in two events for Terrapin men

2012 OUTDOOR TRACK - Ran the 1500 in 4:03.30 to finish 9th at the Kehoe Twilight...Finished 9th in same event at the UCF Invitational (4:03.66)...Ran the 3000 in 8:50.28 to finish 7th at the Maryland Invitational.

2012 INDOOR TRACK - Season best mark in the mile was 4:13.84 to finish 7th at the Millrose Collegiate Invitational...Ran the 3000 in 8:34.60 to finish 12th at the Wesley Brown Invitational...Recorded team best time in the 5000 (14:31.31) to finish 10th at the ACC Championships...Time is 5th all time on Maryland's record list...Member of the 4x800 relay team that finished 1st at the Millrose Collegiate Invitational (7:48.13)...Mark is 5th fastest in Terps history.

2011 CROSS COUNTRY - Ran in the last three meets of the season for the Terrapins and immediately became the No.1 runner on the team... Earned ALL MID-ATLANTIC REGION status with a 20th-place finish at the regional meet at UMES... Went 31:07.3 over the 10K course... First Terp across the line and 32nd overall at the ACC Championships at 24:23.5 over Clemson's 8K circuit... Debut had 2nd-place overall finish and first Terp as Maryland won the Blue & Gold Invitational at Delaware (26:07.2 over 8K).

BEFORE MARYLAND - Won Maryland State Class 3A title in 3,200 at 2010 outdoor meet at Wilde Lake HS (9:35.93)... Attended Glenelg Country Day School as a senior... Won mile and 3,200 indoors at Last Track to Philly meet... Doubled in 1,600 (4:19.36) and 3,200 (9:12.16) at FSU Relays high school meet... Fourth in 2-mile run at New Balance Indoor Nationals at 9:11.47, raking 14th in the nation... Second overall at MIAA cross country championships as senior, going 15:59 over 3 miles.