STILLWATER, Okla. (Sporting Alert) – Oklahoma State men’s cross country team has its eyes well set on winning a fourth consecutive Big 12 Cross Country Championships this weekend.
The NCAA top-ranked side has won the last three seasons, including the last two years, when they also went on to take the national titles as well.
The Cowboys, which race at limited meets this season, are coming off a winning performance on Oct.15, where they dominated the Chile Pepper Festival in Arkansas.
Senior Colby Lowe will lead a strong Oklahoma State side, which will also include and senior, German Fernandez, sophomore Tom Farrell, transfer Shadrack Kipchirchir and senior Johnathan Stublaski.
In four of the last five years, Oklahoma State runners won the newcomer of the year award, with Farrell winning the award last year.
On the women’s side, Texas Tech, which finished fourth at Chile Pepper, will also be seeking its fourth successive conference title, following wins in 2008, 2009 and 2010.
The Big 12 championships will be held at the Pebble Creek Country Club in College Station, Texas