Nineteen Kansas men's and women's cross country runners were named to the 2020 Academic All-Big 12 Teams, the conference announced Wednesday.
Kansas cross country raced in the Big 12 Championships at Rim Rock Farm Friday morning. The men's team finished finished in sixth place, and the women's team finished in seventh place.
Former KU runner Ben Brownlee looked to conquer the top 200 highest peaks in Colorado. He died at age 26 due to a climbing accident.
Former KU track and field runner Ben Brownlee was presumed dead Tuesday. Brownlee, 26, was hiking in San Juan Mountains Saturday, and didn't return.
Kansas cross country traveled to Stillwater, Oklahoma, for the Cowboy Jamboree Saturday. The men's side finished fourth out of 13 teams (114 points), while the women's team finished sixth out of 14 teams (194 points).
Kansas cross country will face Big 12 foes Baylor, Iowa State, Kansas State, Oklahoma, Oklahoma State and Texas Tech at the Cowboy Jamboree this Saturday. This will be the final regular season meet before the Big 12 Championship.
Both the Kansas men's and women's cross country teams will compete in the Cowboy Jamboree this Saturday hosted by Oklahoma State. The first race will start at 8:30 a.m.
Kansas cross country started its season at home in the Bob Timmons Classic Saturday. Both the men's and women's teams finished third overall.
The Kansas cross country men's and women's teams start their seasons at the Bob Timmons Classic this Saturday at Rim Rock Farm. The men's team races at 9:00 a.m., followed by the women's team at 10:00 a.m.
The Kansas cross country team released its abbreviated schedule for the 2020 season last Friday. The Jayhawks will run at three meets, including the 2020 Big 12 Championship, hosted by KU.
Women's cross country placed 17th. Today, both teams will find out if they will make it to the 2019 D-I Cross Country Championships. The selection show will begin at 4 p.m. on NCAA.com.
The Kansas men's cross country team finished the Pre-National Invitational at 19th place. The women's team finished at 36th place. The Big 12 Cross Country Championship is scheduled for Nov. 2.
Kansas cross country runners sophomore Ally Ryan and senior Michael Melgares placed first in the women's and men's races, respectively, at the Rim Rock Classic on Oct. 5. Both teams took victory with several top-10 finishes.
Kansas men's cross country plans on a successful postseason after senior George Letner took third place at the Bob Timmons Classic. Letner and coach Stanley Redwine said the team looks to improve on racing together.
Kansas women's cross country was victorious at the Bob Timmons Classic, and redshirt freshman Avryl Johnson was key to the victory.