LEXINGTON, Ky. -- The Ole Miss men's cross country team and the Arkansas women's cross country team won the 2019 Southeastern Conference Championships Friday morning at the Kentucky Horse Park.
This marks the second consecutive SEC crown for the Ole Miss men, while Arkansas won its eighth straight women's title and 20th overall. The Razorbacks are the nation's top-ranked women's team, while Ole Miss is ranked No. 11 nationally among men's teams.
Alabama's Vincent Kiprop claimed the men's individual 8K title with a time of 22:51.6, while teammate Gilbert Kigen was second in 22:55.4. Waleed Suliman of Ole Miss was third in 22:55.5. Arkansas' Katie Izzo took home with women's 6K title in 19:38.3, ahead of teammate Taylor Werner (19:42.8) and Auburn's Joyce Kimeli (19:51.3).
Ole Miss won the men's title with 35 points, followed by Alabama (90), Arkansas (121), Kentucky (124) and Texas A&M (141) to round out the top-five.
The Arkansas women won with 21 points, finishing ahead of Ole Miss (93), Missouri (159), Tennessee (170) and fifth place Alabama (171).Championship Course: Steeplechase Loop
|Race||Winner (Team)||Winner (Individual)|
|Men's 8K||Ole Miss Rebels||Vincent Kiprop, Alabama|
|Women's 6K||Arkansas Razorbacks||Katie Izzo, Arkansas|
|Year||Men's Champion||Women's Champion|
|2019||Ole Miss Rebels||Arkansas Razorbacks|
|2018||Ole Miss Rebels||Arkansas Razorbacks|
|2017||Arkansas Razorbacks||Arkansas Razorbacks|
|2016||Arkansas Razorbacks||Arkansas Razorbacks|
|2015||Arkansas Razorbacks||Arkansas Razorbacks|
|2014||Arkansas Razorbacks||Arkansas Razorbacks|
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