Lokedi leads KU cross country at Pre-Nationals

Sunday, October 16, 2016

— Sophomore Sharon Lokedi paced the Kansas University women’s cross country team to a 13th-place finish at the Pre-National Invitational Saturday after taking 10th overall with a 6,000-meter time of 20:26.3.

Seniors Hannah Richardson and Malika Baker joined Lokedi in the top 100, placing 58th and 86th, respectively.

The KU men’s team earned a 21st-place finish behind junior Chris Melgares and sophomore Dylan Hodgson. Melgares and Hodgson placed 63rd and 77th with respective 8,000-meter times of 25:00.4 and 25:07.6.