"I am elated for Benson, he had such a great race," Kansas head coach Stanley Redwine said. "He had one goal in mind and nothing was going to stop him. I am excited about the win, I hope that it shows that Kansas cross country is on its way up."
The Jayhawks finished fourth in the team standings. Freshman Colby Wissel continued his impressive first season with a 19th place finish in 25:11.54.
Colorado continued its cross country dominance, taking the team title.
On the women's side, the Jayhawks finished 10th. Senior Megan Manthe was KU's top finisher, placing 47th with a time of 23:20.61. Freshman Connie Abbott finished right behind Manthe in 48th place.
Colorado made it a clean sweep on the day by winning the women's race as well. CU took the top three spots with Renee Metiviar winning the 6k race in a time of 20:28.05.
KU will be off next week as they prepare for the NCAA Midwest Regional Championship meet on November 13th, in Peoria, Illinois.