Nick Pierce of the Liberty Flames Sports Network recently caught up with Head Coach Brant Tolsma to recap his teams' successful 2017 cross country seasons.
Team Highlights • Men's Team – 7th at NCAA Division I Southeast Regional Championship (best finish since 2012) • Men's Team – 2nd at Big South Championship (15th straight top-two finish) • Men's Team – Won UVA Duals and Liberty Big South Preview team titles
• Women's Team – Won Hokie Open team title
Individual Highlights • Men's All-America – Azaria Kirwa (25th place Men's All-Region – Azaria Kirwa (3rd place) • Men's All-Big South – Azaria Kirwa (2nd place), James Zentmeyer (7th place), Samuel Proctor (10th place), Augostine Lisoreng (11th place), Graham Hansel (12th place) • Men's Big South All-Academic Team – James Zentmeyer • Men's Big South Runner of the Week – Azaria Kirwa (Oct. 4) • Men's Individual Champion – Azaria Kirwa (Liberty Big South Preview)
• Women's All-Big South – Kammi Kurtz (6th place) • Women's Big South All-Academic Team – Kammi Kurtz • Women's Big South Runner of the Week – Noel Palmer (Oct. 4)