RCW: Inside Cross Country 3.14

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Cross Country By the NumbersNumber BY THE NUMBERS
Sophomore All-American Sharon Lokedi claimed fifth place at the NCAA Championships, marking the best finish ever by a Kansas female at the national race.


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  • Lokedi competed as an individual in the 2016 NCAA Championships, Nov. 19, in Terre Haute, Indiana.
  • The Eldoret, Kenya native posted a clocking of 19:52.2 – the fastest 6K time of her collegiate career thus far.
  • Her top-five performance earned Lokedi All-America honors for the second season in a row.
  • Lokedi is now the first two-time All-American in the history of the Kansas women’s cross country program.
  • This is the best finish by a Jayhawk – male or female – at the NCAA Championships since John Lawson won the individual title in 1965.
  • After an impressive sophomore campaign that included a Big 12 Championship title, all-conference honors, all-region honors and All-America honors, Lokedi will now make the transition to the indoor track season.
  • The Jayhawks’ first meet is the Bob Timmons Challenge on Friday, Dec. 2, at the Anschutz Sports Pavilion in Lawrence, Kansas.

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