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Sunday, October 5, 2014

KU men fourth, women second at CC meet

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Jacob Morgan claimed his first collegiate victory to help Kansas University’s men’s cross country team to a fourth-place finish at the Rim Rock Classic on Saturday at Rim Rock Farm.

Nashia Baker placed fifth to lead the Jayhawks to a runner-up finish in the women’s race.

Morgan won the men’s 8K race in 24:30.5. James Wilson placed sixth in 24:50.5. for the Kansas men, who had 85 points to place fourth behind Rice (65), Nebraska-Kearney (76) and Cal State Fullerton (77).

On the women’s side, Baker finished the 6K in 22:07. Hayley Francis placed ninth in 22:28.1 and Rachel Simon 10th in 22:36.3.

Rice won the women’s title with 41 points. Kansas had 43.

The Jayhawks will run in the ISU Pre-National Invitational on Oct. 18 in Terre Haute, Indiana

Rim Rock Classic

Saturday at Rim Rock Farm

Women’s Team Scores: Rice 41, Kansas 43, New Mexico State 96, Cal St. Fullerton 124, Pittsburg State 168, Grand Canyon 181, Fort Hays State 182, Nebraska-Kearney 211, Missouri State 262, Oral Roberts 269, Emporia State 303, Drury 312.

Kansas Results (6K): 5. Nashia Baker, 22:07.6; 9. Hayley Francis, 22:28.1; 10. Rachel Simon, 22:36.3; 11. Alaina Schroeder, 22:37.0; 13. Kelli McKenna, 22:39.8; 15. Malika Baker, 22:49.5; 17. Courtney Coppinger, 22:50.7; 20. Julia Dury, 23:01.5; 36. Jennifer Angles, 23:19.8; 42. Sarah Kelly, 23:39.6; 51. Jasmine Edwards, 24:04.0.

Men’s Team Scores: Rice 65, Nebraska-Kearney 76, Cal St. Fullerton 77, Kansas 85, New Mexico St. 104, Pittsburg St. 159, Grand Canyon 208, Drury 221, Oral Roberts 246, Fort Hays State 288, Highland CC 307, Emporia State 340.

Kansas Results (8K): 1. Jacob Morgan, 24:30.5; 6. James Wilson, 24:50.5; 20. Ben Burchstead, 25:34.7; 22. James Hampton, 25:36.3; 58. Juan del Azar, 26:37.1; 61. Brandon Bernal, 26:46.3; 65. Adel Yoonis, 26:54.0; 75. Ben Brownlee, 27:22.2; 85. Logan Sloan, 27:34.1.

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