October 05, 2016
By Spencer Scheve, Communications and Sports Information Intern
KANSAS CITY, MO. – Jackson Thomas of Bacone (Okla.) has been named the NAIA National Men’s Cross Country Runner of the Week, the national office announced Wednesday. Thomas was selected for his performance on Oct. 1 and was selected out of a pool of conference/association of independent institutions award winners.
NAIA Men’s Cross Country Runner of the Week
Jackson Thomas, Bacone (Okla.)
Sr., Naschitti, NM
- Finished first out of 88 total runners at the Rim Rock Classic in Lawrence, Kan. on Oct. 1.
- Recorded a time of 23:49 on the 8-kilometer course and was the first runner to cross the finish line.
- Bacone was the only the NAIA Institution in attendance. Other schools represented were Indiana, Rice, Kansas, UMKC, Washburn, Central Missouri and Oral Roberts.