Women's 6k to run at 10 a.m. Saturday, Men's 8k slated for 11 a.m.
FRESHMAN (2011) Competed in four of the Jayhawks' seven meets, finishing in the team's top five twice... Was KU's fifth finisher at the Big 12 Championships (10/29), placing 49th with a season-best 8K time of 25:09.2... Placed 59th overall at the Midwest Regionals (11/12), completing the 10K in 32:50.10... Competed in the Roy Griak Invitational (11/24), placing 85th with an 8K time of 25:29.70.
HIGH SCHOOL Took three titles (3,200m, 1,600m, 800m) at the 2011 Kansas 6A State Track and Field Meet... Notched a fifth-place finish at the 2010 6A state cross country meet... Took all-state cross country honors his junior year (2009)... Holds three school records; 3,200m (9:24), 800m (1:53.1) and 5K cross country (15:46)... Was a state champion in the 1,600 meters his junior year (2010)... Finished fifth in the gold division at the 2010 Rim Rock Classic, crossing the finish line in a time of 15:47... Academic All-State selection in 2009 and 2010. PERSONAL Son of Shelley and Mike Buchanan... Has an older sister, Molly (21)... Major in electrical engineering.