Razorbacks Jump Back Into Top-10 Rankings At No. 9

BY ANDRES FOCIL
Razorbacks Jump Back Into Top-10 Rankings At No. 9

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – After claiming their 21st Southeastern Conference title in 23 years, the University of Arkansas men’s cross country team jumped back into the USTFCCCA top-10 rankings at the No. 9 spot in the latest poll released Tuesday. Senior Kemoy Campbell led the Razorbacks to a 1-2-3 finish at the SEC Championship and went on to finish in a meet record time of 22:58.73, beating the previous record held by Arkansas’ Josphat Boit in 2004 with a time of 23:09.91. His time was also a course record at the Mark Bostick Golf Course in Gainesville, Fla., besting the previous time of 23:34.0. Coming in second place, junior Stanley Kebenei crossed the line almost 15 seconds ahead of his teammate and Arkansas’ third finisher Solomon Haile. Kebenei and Haile led the chase pack throughout the whole race before finally pulling ahead at the end to finish with times of 23:40.12 and 23:54.87, respectively. The next finisher in the race was three seconds behind Haile. The No. 9 Razorbacks will return to action at the 2013 NCAA South Central Regional in Waco, Texas, on Nov. 15, at 10 a.m. For more information on Arkansas men’s cross country, follow @RazorbackTF on Twitter.



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