With the 2018 Big 12 Cross Country season in the books, the Conference office has announced its postseason awards.
Big 12 men's cross country runners Edwin Kurgat (Iowa State) and Isai Rodriguez (Oklahoma State) placed third and fourth, respectively, at the 2018 NCAA Cross Country Championship.
Iowa State's Edwin Kurgat and Cailie Logue were both named Midwest Region Athletes of the Year, while ISU's women's cross country head coach Amy Rudolph was honored as the Midwest Region Coach of the Year.
Five Big 12 teams earned automatic bids and one garnered an at-large to the NCAA Cross Country Championship after placing first or second in their respective regional race on Friday.
The men's and women's cross country teams of the Big 12 will compete in their respective regions on Friday, November 9 in the 2018 NCAA Regionals.
The 2018 Academic All-Big 12 Cross Country Team recognizes 148 student-athletes with 54 selections on the men's team and 94 on the women's team.
For the second straight season, the Iowa State Cyclones won the men's and women's Big 12 Cross Country Championship in sweeping fashion.
The 2018 Big 12 Cross Country Championship will take place on Friday, October 26, as Iowa State hosts the men's and women's championship at the Iowa State Cross Country Course.
The Big 12 Conference has partnered with FloSports to live stream the 2018 Cross Country Championship on FloTrack and FloPRO.
For the final week of regular season cross country, Oklahoma State earned both the awards.
The Big 12 announced the Cross Country Runners of the Week as Edwin Kurgat (Iowa State) and Sharon Lokedi (Kansas) earned the honors.
After the fourth week of competition, West Virginia's Olivia Hill was named Big 12 Female Runner of the Week.