The Kansas women’s cross country team will open its season Saturday ranked No. 21 in the nation, according to a preseason poll released Tuesday by the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association.
Kansas University’s women’s track and field and cross country program finished 13th in the Program of the Year standings, the USTFCCCA announced Tuesday.
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.
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
For the first time in 21 years, the Kansas University women’s cross country team earned a spot at the NCAA Championships.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
The runners on Kansas University’s cross country teams should be quite familiar with Rim Rock Farm by season’s end. By Chris Duderstadt
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.
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.