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Cross Country

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.

KU’s Lokedi runs to title

Kansas sophomore Sharon Lokedi won the women’s individual title Saturday at the Big 12 cross country championships.

Lokedi leads KU cross country at Pre-Nationals

Sophomore Sharon Lokedi paced the Kansas University women’s cross country team to a 13th-place finish at the Pre-National Invitational Saturday after taking 10th overall with a 6,000-meter time of 20:26.3.

KU 2nd, 3rd at Rim Rock

Kansas’ men’s cross country team placed second and KU’s women’s squad took third in the Rim Rock Classic on Saturday at Rim Rock Farm.

KU cross country wins Dual Classic

The University of Kansas men’s and women’s cross country teams both won the Bob Timmons Dual Classic Saturday at Rim Rock Farm in the Jayhawks’ first meet of the season.

KU women's cross country debuts at No. 21 in national poll

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.

KU track lands NCAA honor

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.

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.

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