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KU men's cross-country claims 4th at Big 12 Championship

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.

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There's a $1.5M difference between average head coaching salaries for men's, women's teams at KU, report shows

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.

Jayhawks compete at Pre-National Invitational

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.

Kansas cross country men, women sweep team titles at Rim Rock meet

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.

Jayhawks sweep Bob Timmons Classic

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.

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Kansas cross country striving for greatness in 2019

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.

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7 KU teams achieve perfect APR marks; cross country awarded for multiyear APR success

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.

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Lokedi finishes 45th at NCAA Cross Country Championships

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.

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Jayhawks excited for start of fall sports

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.

Lokedi places 44th at NCAA championships

Kansas cross country standout Sharon Lokedi placed 44th at the NCAA Championships on Saturday at Tom Sawyer State Park in Louisville.

Lokedi takes 2nd at Midwest Regional

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.

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KU junior Sharon Lokedi wins second consecutive Big 12 cross country title

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.

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Kansas cross country team brings mix of youth, experience

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.

KU sophomore Lokedi places fifth at NCAA XC meet

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.

KU sophomore Lokedi second at NCAA Midwest XC regional

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.

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