Cross Country

KU’s Lokedi 10th at NCAAs

Kansas University freshman Sharon Lokedi took 10th place Saturday at the NCAA cross country championships, and the KU women placed 27th in the team standings.

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Free State runners sign with Kansas

For the past three seasons, Free State High’s cross country teams have consistently been among the best in the state. Two of the big reasons for the annual success were the performances from Free State senior Ethan Donley and Claire Sanner. The two seniors made a step toward the next level on Tuesday, signing their letters of intent to run cross country and track for Kansas University. By Bobby Nightengale

KU women earn trip to NCAAs

For the first time in 21 years, the Kansas University women’s cross country team earned a spot at the NCAA Championships.

KU’s Lokedi advances to NCAA meet

Throughout Sharon Lokedi’s freshman cross country season at Kansas University, unwavering trust in training from head coach Stanley Redwine and assistant Michael Whittlesey has propelled her to success in each race.

Three KU runners earn All-Big 12

Top-15 finishes from seniors Jacob Morgan and Evan Landes as well as freshman Sharon Lokedi highlighted the Kansas University cross country teams’ performance at the Big 12 Championships.

KU’s Lokedi places fourth

Kansas University freshman Sharon Lokedi placed fourth in the NCAA Pre-National Invitational on Saturday to help the KU women take 19th place in the team standings.

KU athletes earn Big 12 honors

Kansas University cross country runners Evan Landes and Sharon Lokedi respectively earned the Big 12 Men’s and Women’s Runner of the Week awards for their performances Saturday at the Rim Rock Classic.

Freshman Lokedi leads Jayhawks to Rim Rock title

Kansas University freshman cross country runner Sharon Lokedi made an immediate impact in her first collegiate race, as she won the Rim Rock Classic and helped the Jayhawks to a women’s team title.

Returning Kansas runners eager to compete at Rim Rock again

Rim Rock Farm, the home course for Kansas University’s cross country team, has its fair share of hills, valleys, twists and turns. The terrain of the course has a symbolic meaning for two Jayhawk cross country runners, who are closing in on their return to KU’s home course Saturday for the Rim Rock Classic after sitting out the 2014 season due to nagging injuries. By Chris Duderstadt

KU’s Saggau leads Jayhawk women to Bob Timmons Classic win

With a team loaded with juniors and sophomores, Kansas University cross country Stanley Redwine is eager to see what kind of strides his women’s team can make now that the Jayhawks have some experience under their belts.

For Kansas cross country runners, there’s no place like home

The runners on Kansas University’s cross country teams should be quite familiar with Rim Rock Farm by season’s end. By Chris Duderstadt

Kansas athletes compile 3.0 GPA

More than half of Kansas University’s student-athletes on active rosters recorded a grade-point average of 3.0 or higher, and 31 had a perfect 4.0 as the department recorded a combined GPA of 3.0 for the spring semester.

Men's basketball, women's cross country and volleyball lead KU in latest APR data

Three sports programs at Kansas University registered high marks of 990 or above and each KU team remained in good standing — above 930 — according to the latest NCAA Academic Progress Rate (APR) data released Wednesday.

Kansas runner Morgan 91st

Kansas University’s Jacob Morgan placed 91st in the NCAA cross country championships Saturday at LaVern Gibson Championship Course.

Morgan selected for NCAA cross country meet

Kansas University’s Jacob Morgan has been picked for an at-large spot in the NCAA cross country championships. Morgan, a junior from Topeka, was among 38 runners selected.