Oklahoma's Abbabiya Simbassa and Iowa State's Crystal Nelson have been named the Big 12's Cross Country Runners of the Week for competitions taking place between Oct. 14-Oct. 20. It is the second-career Big 12 weekly award for both student-athletes.
Baylor's Peyton Thomas has been named the Big 12 Cross Country Runner of the Week for competitions that took place between Oct. 7-13. It is the first time Thomas was won a Big 12 weekly award.
Oklahoma's Abbabiya Simbassa and Texas Tech's Sharlene Nickle have been named the Big 12's Cross Country Runners of the Week for competitions taking place between Sept. 30-Oct. 6. It is the first Big 12 Weekly Award for either student-athlete. Nickle is also the first Texas Tech female representative to win the award since Rose Tanui in 2011
Baylor's Rachel Johnson and Oklahoma State's Kirubel Erassa have been named the Big 12 Runners of the Week.
She may be a native of Lawrence, Kan., but her home is now Fort Worth.
Oklahoma State senior Monika Juodeskaite, a member of the Cowgirl cross country/track and field team, has big dreams. The sacrifice she had to make is even bigger.
A multiple-time conference coach of the year at North Dakota State, Ryun Godfrey has been named Kansas State's head cross country and track and field assistant coach.
Kansas State's Laura Galvan and Texas' Robert Uhr have been named the Big 12 Runners of the Week. It is Galvan's third Big 12 weekly award, and the first for Uhr, a freshman. Uhr is fourth freshman to take home runner of the week honors this season.
Oklahoma State's Caileigh Glenn and Baylor's Eric Anderson earned the first Big 12 Runner of the Week honors of the 2014 season. It is the first time either runner has won a Big 12 weekly award.
In cross country, a runner will rack up miles and miles on the trails, but that's nothing compared to the lengths University of Oklahoma senior Abbabiya Simbassa has gone to get where he is today.
Identical twins Brett and Jeff Bachman are always pushing each other, and their Kansas State teammates, to be better.
Kansas' Grace Morgan and Oklahoma State's Luis Martinez earned the first Big 12 Runner of the Week honors of the 2014 season. It is the first time either runner, both of whom are freshmen, has earned a Big 12 weekly award.