The Kansas men’s and women’s cross country teams began the postseason portion of its 2019 season Saturday morning in the 24th annual Big 12 Cross Country Championship at the Cottonwood Creek Golf Club in Waco, Texas.
According to KU's annual Equity in Athletics report, at the University of Kansas the average salary of head coaching positions of men’s teams is over $1.5 million more than that of the head coaches of women’s teams. The report, which was due Oct. 15 to the NCAA, was recently requested and acquired by the Journal-World. The report also notes that women's teams, in contrast to men's, lose millions of dollars a year.
At the midway point of the 2019 cross country season, the Kansas men's and women's team took to the LaVern Gibson XC Course Saturday morning, where the Jayhawks went up against some of top individuals, and teams, from across the nation.
The Kansas men’s and women’s cross country teams both won group titles at Rim Rock Collegiate Challenge on a wet and rainy Saturday outside of Lawrence.
The Kansas cross-country teams made a clean sweep of team titles Saturday afternoon at Rim Rock Farm, as the men won the annual meet for the fourth-straight season.
Even though Kansas cross country coach Stanley Redwine thinks the Jayhawks made significant strides in 2018, Redwine said the team still has plenty of room to grow.
Seven University of Kansas teams achieved perfect 1,000 single-year Academic Progress Rate scores, and KU’s women’s cross country team picked up a Public Recognition Award for scoring in the top 10 percent of its sport over the course of multiple years the NCAA announced on Wednesday.
Sharon Lokedi's Kansas cross country career officially came to a close with a 45th place finish at the 2018 NCAA Championships Saturday morning at Zimmer Championship Course in Madison, Wisconsin.
For the first time in awhile, the Kansas volleyball team will have a new setter this season. Ainise Havili, who netted three consecutive Big 12 Setter of the Year honors, has since graduated. Kansas volleyball coach Ray Bechard, who spoke to reporters at Fall Sports Media Day on Thursday in Allen Fieldhouse, believes he has multiple options to help fill that void in 2018.
Kansas cross country standout Sharon Lokedi placed 44th at the NCAA Championships on Saturday at Tom Sawyer State Park in Louisville.
Kansas junior runner Sharon Lokedi placed second at the Midwest Regional at Iowa State on Friday, qualifying for the NCAA cross country championships next week.
For the second year in a row, Kansas junior Sharon Lokedi won the Big 12 Championship women’s cross country individual title on Saturday in Round Rock, Texas, becoming just the fourth female in Big 12 history to win multiple championships.
As the University of Kansas begins to celebrate its 50th year of having women’s athletics, cross country coach Stanley Redwine began to ponder at KU fall sports media day about the special impact that junior Sharon Lokedi has already made in his program in just two years.
Kansas sophomore Sharon Lokedi earned all-America honors for the second consecutive season after placing fifth overall at the NCAA cross country meet Saturday at the LaVern Gibson Championship Course.
Kansas sophomore cross country runner Sharon Lokedi placed second at the NCAA Midwest Regional Friday to qualify for the NCAA championship meet for the second consecutive season.