The Big 12 Conference announced the 2019-20 Academic All-Big 12 Rookie Team on Wednesday, with a total of 856 student-athletes earning the distinction. Kansas had 73 student-athletes on the list, and 13 of the Jayhawks’ recipients earned perfect 4.0 grade point averages in the past year.
Alexandre “Alex” Lavigne ran cross country and track & field for the Kansas Jayhawks from 2013-15. During this time, he studied biomechanical engineering with a pre-med concentration. While already interested in the healthcare system, he wasn’t sure if he wanted to become an engineer or a doctor.
Kansas Athletics staff photographer Jeff Jacobsen shares his memories of what he saw Through the Lens from his 23-year career with the Jayhawks. This one features various shots of track & field standout Sharon Lokedi.
Kansas Athletics announced Tuesday morning the launch of a new program, the K Club Network, at KansasKClub.com. The purpose of this new network provides a tool of engagement and support for all former Kansas student-athletes, managers and student athletic trainers.
The U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) announced the 2019 cross country individual and team academic awards Thursday, with both of the Kansas men’s and women’s teams earning All-Academic nods.