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Cross Country

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.

KU’s Morgan seventh at regional meet

Kansas University junior Jacob Morgan placed seventh in the men’s race, and KU finished 13th Friday at the NCAA Midwest Regional cross country championships. KU finished 14th in the 32-team women’s race, led by sophomore Nashia Baker, who took 85th.

Morgan paces Jayhawks at Big 12 cross country

Kansas junior runs to fifth-place finish

Kansas University junior Jacob Morgan placed fifth overall at the Big 12 cross country championships Saturday at Rim Rock Farm to lead the Jayhawks men’s team to finish fifth on its home course. By Chris Duderstadt

KU men fourth, women second at CC meet

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.