UW Men Win 13th Straight Big Ten XC Crown

(BigTen.org) CHAMPAIGN, Ill. – Wisconsin won its 13th consecutive and 45th overall Big Ten Men’s Cross Country Championship, placing five runners in the top six en route to the title. The Badgers were led by individual champion Mohammed Ahmed, who set a Big Ten Championships 8K record with a time of 23:18 to give Wisconsin its 28th winner at the conference meet all-time.

Wisconsin posted a team score of 17, tying the second-lowest winning score in championships history. Indiana followed in second place with 60 points, while Michigan and Minnesota tied for third with 104 points.

Joining Ahmed in the individual top five were teammates Maverick Darling (second), Elliot Krause (third) and Reed Connor (fifth), along with Minnesota’s Hassan Mead (fourth). The complete All-Big Ten teams can be found below.

Andrew Poore, IND
Hassan Mead, MINN
Mohammed Ahmed, WIS
Ryan Collins, WIS
Reed Connor, WIS
Maverick Darling, WIS
Elliot Krause, WIS

Andy Bayer, IND
Adrian Dannemiller, IND
Zach Mayhew, IND
Bobby Aprill, MICH
Craig Forys, MICH
Kyle Dawson, PSU
Vince McNally, PSU


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Rick Pyle on 10/30/2011 @ 4:47pm EDT Said:

When is Big Ten Cross Country meet going to be televised on the BTN?

    Brent Yarina, BTN.com on 10/30/2011 @ 4:52pm EDT Said:

    It will air Friday, Nov. 11 at noon.

Mike on 11/15/2011 @ 11:29am EDT Said:

Will there be another broadcast of the Big Ten Cross Country meet?

    BTN.com staff on 11/15/2011 @ 12:41pm EDT Said:

    I’m looking into this for you. I’ll be back with more.

    BTN.com staff on 11/15/2011 @ 12:48pm EDT Said:

    Mike, just found out that the event will air one more time this fall on BTN at 1 p.m. ET on Wednesday, Nov. 16. Then it will likely air a number of times next summer as part of our summer programming slate. Hope that helps. Thanks for your question and patience.

Mike on 11/15/2011 @ 10:11pm EDT Said:

Thanks for checking into this.

Enjoy X-C coverage.