ARKANSAS WINS MEN'S NCAA CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIP
November 22, 1999 ARKANSAS WINS MEN'S NCAA CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIP
Bloomington, Ind- Indiana University played host the 1999 NCAA Cross Country Championships today at the IU Cross Country Course. Arkansas came away the overall winner with 58 points.
The individual winner for the men was David Kimani, a freshman from South Alabama. He completed the race with a time of 30:06.6. "I knew it was going to be a big time race. At some point I knew that I had to get going and win it," said Kimani.
The second place finisher was Michael Power from Arkansas with a time of 30:09.6. "I was feeling good. I wanted to use my speed to my advantage. It was a good race. We all knew that last two miles would show the difference between the big boys and who shouldn't be there [in front]," commented Power.
The top three finishers beat former Hoosiers Bob Kennedy's course record of 30:15.3.
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