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 in Madison Wisconsin. Ashenafi Hatte of OSU (29:51.2) rounded off the top-30 with a 27th place finish as all three earned All-America honors.
Kurgat, 29:08.97, paced the Cyclones to a seventh place finish (228 points) for the fourth fastest recorded time by an individual runner in the Big 12 at the national championship. Rodriguez anchored OSU to its 13th place finish (378 points) with a 29:10.50 10K time. Texas finished No. 27 with 630 points.
On the women’s side, Iowa State and Oklahoma State capped off top-20 finishes overall. ISU’s Anne Frisbie (No. 34, 20:31.96) and Cailie Logue (No. 53, 20:44.33) led the Cyclone pack, while the Cowgirls’ Sinclaire Johnson (20:35.24) crossed the finish line at No. 48. The Longhorns finished 31st with 862 points. Frisbie was honored as an All-American after her 34th place finish.
Individually, Kansas’ Sharon Lokedi (20:40.80) placed 45th and Oklahoma’s Haley Herberg (20:56.9) was 78th in the 6K race.