Hilda Chebet was named the National Women’s Track Athlete of the Year for the 2022 NJCAA Indoor Track & Field season. Chebet, who hails from the Rift Valley, Kenya, scored 38 points in leading Iowa Western CC to a repeat team title at the 2022 NJCAA Indoor Track & Championships, winning the mile, 3000 and 5000 while adding a runner-up finish in the 1000. She moved into the all-time top-10 among NJCAA athletes in two events this year regardless of track size – the mile (No. 7 at 4:51.81) and 1000 (No. 8 at 2:51.93).