Oct. 23, 2012
The Big 12 has named 22 Oklahoma State cross country student-athletes to the Academic All-Big 12 Cross Country Team, the conference announced today.
Ten Cowboys earned first-team honors: juniors Tom Farrell, Shadrack Kipchirchir and Joseph Manilafasha, as well as sophomores Kirubel Erassa, Shane Moskowitz, David Osborn and Nick Thorp, along with redshirt freshmen Brian Gohlke and Zach Wills. Senior Girma Mecheso, junior Taylor Monaghan and sophomore Kevin Colón earned second-team honors.
OSU’s 13 honorees were the most on the men’s sides were its 10 first-team members.
Eight Cowgirls, seniors Jackie Campos, Kate Kujawa and Kendra Woodson, along with junior Natalja Pilusina, and sophomores Caileigh Glenn, Victoria Hanna, Monika Juodeskaite and Taylor Light, all earned first-team honors.
First-team members consist of those who have maintained a 3.20 or better GPA, while the second-team selections hold a 3.00 to 3.19 GPA.
2012 Academic All-Big 12 Cross Country Team –Oklahoma State
Men’s First-Team (3.20-Plus GPA)
Fabian Clarkson So. Aerospace Engineering
Kirubel Erassa So. Finance
Tom Farrell Jr. Entrepreneurship & Marketing
Brian Gohlke RFr. Marketing
Shadrack Kipchirchir Jr. University Studies
Joseph Manilafasha Jr. Political Science
Shane Moskowitz So. Marketing
David Osborn So. Economics & Accounting
Nick Thorp So. Mechanical Engineering
Zach Wills RFr. Physiology
Men’s Second Team (3.00-3.19 GPA)
Kevin Colón So. Physical Education w/ option in Teacher Education
Girma Mecheso Sr. Education
Taylor Monaghan Jr. Physiology
Women’s First Team (3.20-Plus GPA)
Jackie Campos Sr. Health Education and Promotion w/ option in Exercise and Health
Caileigh Glenn So. Political Science & Economics
Victoria Hanna So. Physiology
Monika Juodeskaite So. Undeclared
Kate Kujawa Sr. Aerospace Engineering & Mechanical Engineering
Taylor Light So. Aerospace Engineering
Natalja Piliusina Jr. Economics
Kendra Woodson Sr. Physiology