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2015 Cross Country Season in Review

December 9, 2015  Lynchburg, Va.  RSS
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Alan York of the Liberty Flames Sports Network recently caught up with Liberty Men's and Women's Cross Country Head Coach Brant Tolsma and freshman All-American Ednah Kurgat to review the 2015 cross country season.

Notable Team Finishes
Oct. 17 Pre-Nationals Black Race – Men 1st
Oct. 31 Big South – Men 2nd, Women 3rd
Nov. 13 NCAA Division I Southeast Regional – Men 14th, Women 19th

All-America Honors
Ednah Kurgat – 12th place (Liberty's first NCAA Division I women's cross country All-American)

All-Region Honors
Ednah Kurgat – 2nd place

All-Big South Honors
Ednah Kurgat – 2nd place in women's race
Torree Scull – 10th place in women's race
Anna Van Wyk – 11th place in women's race
Jeremie Bourget – 3rd place in men's race
Azaria Kirwa – 5th place in men's race
Josh Showalter – 9th place in men's race
Cameron Francis – 11th place in men's race

Individual Awards
Jeremie Bourget – Big South Scholar-Athlete of the Year, Big South All-Academic Team
Kat Bouton – Big South All-Academic Team
Azaria Kirwa – Big South Runner of the Week (Sept. 9)
Ednah Kurgat – Big South Freshman of the Year, ECAC Division I Women's Rookie of the Week (Oct. 21 and Nov. 4)