Murat Kayali
Murat Kayali
Year: Senior
Hometown: La Jolla, CA
High School: La Jolla
Yale PRs
800m 1:53.06
1,500m3:51.56
Mile4:07.87
3,000m8:24.82
5,000m14:34.44
800r1:53.1
VCP-8,000m25:12

2008-2009 - Ran as Yale's top runner at the Fairfield Cross Country Invitational (placing first overall), the Murray Keatinge Invitational (fourth overall), and at the IC4A Championship (13th overall, earning All-East Honors)...Placed as Yale's second runner against Harvard... 2007-2008 - Was a Heps finalist in the outdoor 1,500, running a PR of 3:51.56...Also ran a PR of 1:53.06 in the 800m and split 1:53.1 on the 4x8 team that placed 4th at outdoor IC4As...Ran PRs of 14:34.44 for 5,000m and 4:07.87 in the mile indoors...Placed 2nd in the IC4A mile in 4:08.05...2006-2007 - Earned Indoor All-East honors as member of IC4A scoring DMR... Indoor Heps scorer as anchor leg of 6th place DMR...Qualified for IC4A's in the Mile and 3,000m...Finished 15th at Heps Cross Country Championships...2005-2006 - Struggled with the adjustment to collegiate training and racing but garnered important training that should pay dividends for his sophomore year...High School - Was runner up in the Division 3 California State Cross Country Championships and was a state finalist in the 1600m...Ran high school PRs of 4:15.6 and 9:28.5 while competing for La Jolla High School in San Diego...Should provide immediate contribution to both the Bulldog cross country and track squads.