The Big 12 Conference has announced its 2015 Fall Scholar-Athletes of the Year
A total of 125 student-athletes have been named to the 2015 Academic All-Big 12 Cross Country Team.
The Oklahoma State women's cross country team ran to a seventh place finish (274 points) at the NCAA Cross Country Championship in Louisville, Kentucky. The seventh place finish was the highest of the Big 12 teams competiting, and marked the Cowgirls' best finish since 1989 when they placed fifth.
Seven Big 12 cross country teams have earned berths in the 2015 NCAA National Championship in Louisville, Kentucky, including the Oklahoma State men and women, who swept the Midwest Regional.
The Big 12 men's and women's cross country teams will compete at NCAA Regionals Friday, Nov. 13, with the chance to run in the 2015 NCAA Championships in Louisville., Ky., on the line. The conference has two teams on both the men's and women's side ranked nationally heading into Friday's competition.
Dave Smith of Oklahoma State has been unanimously selected as the 2015 men's and women's Big 12 Cross Country Coach of the Year, as voted by the league's coaches, after his Oklahoma State squads swept the Big 12 Championship.
2015 Big 12 Cross Country Championships
The Oklahoma State men and women swept the team titles at the 2015 Big 12 Cross Country Championship. The OSU men continued their reign over the Big 12 cross country scene as they secured their eighth-consecutive Big 12 title, while the Oklahoma State women took home their first Big 12 crown.
The 2015 Big 12 Cross Country Championships is being held Saturday October 31, at the Oklahoma State Cross Country Course in Stillwater, Okla. Oklahoma State will be hosting the event for the third time, and its first time since 2010.
Oklahoma's Jacob Burcham and Baylor's Maggie Montoya have been named the Big 12's Cross Country Runners of the Week for competitions taking place between Oct. 12-Oct. 18. This marks the first weekly award for either runner, and it is the first cross country weekly accolade for Baylor this season.
Kansas' Evan Landes and Sharon Lokedi have been named the Big 12's Cross Country Runners of the Week for competitions taking place between Sept. 28-Oct. 4. This marks the first weekly award for either runner, and it is the first Jayhawk sweep of the awards since the week of Oct. 11, 2011.
Texas' Brady Turnbull and Oklahoma State's Ingeborg Loevnes have been named the Big 12's Cross Country Runners of the Week for competitions taking place between Sept. 21-27. This marks the first weekly award for either runner, and it is Oklahoma State's first weekly award of the 2015 season.