Tyler Byrne garnered the league honor for the second time this season.
Tyler Byrne finished in the top 20 in the men's championship race.
There are 36 men's teams and 37 women's teams competing in Saturday's meet.
Ernest Kibet finished second in the men's race, while Benadate Cheruiyot led the women's team by finishing 22nd.
Louisville's men's team races at 9:30 a.m., and the women's team's race begins at 10:15 a.m.
Greater Louisville Classic
Louisville Cross Country at Bluegrass Invitational
NCAA Southeast Regionals Cross Country
Men's Cross Country Greater Louisville Classic 2011
Louisville Men's Cross Country at NCAA Championships
2012 Cross Country: Only ran in the season opener due to injury ... finished first in the Mid-America Opener behind a personal-best 4K time of 17:53.16.
2011 Cross Country: Maintained status as one of team's top runners ... had four top-25 finishes, including two victories ... was named BIG EAST Men's Cross Country Athlete of the Week on Oct. 4 ... recorded wins at the Greater Louisville Classic with a personal-best of 23:47.12 ... became the second Cardinal to achieve this feat since Wesley Korir in 2004 and 2005 ... other win, first of collegiate career, came at the Evansville Mid-America Opener ... earned an 18th-place finish at the BIG EAST Championships ...took runner-up at the Navy Invitational.
2010 Cross Country: Had a solid freshman campaign ... ran in all seven races and had four top-25 finishes ... placed 39th at the NCAA Southeast Regional ... was the squad's third runner to cross the finish line ... grabbed all-BIG EAST honors after a 15th-place finish at the BIG EAST Championships ... was 23rd at the Greater Louisville Classic ... helped the team take first overall ... took 11th at the Navy Invitational ... best finish of the year was a seventh-place showing at the Mid-America Opener.
Prep: Attended North Harrison High ... highly decorated athlete ... tabbed the 2009-10 Indiana Gatorade Runner of the Year ... earned a spot on the 2010 Indiana Track All-Star Team ... named the 2009-10 Indiana Cross Country 3A-4A Runner of the Year ... finished in second at the 2010 Indiana state track and field meet (3200m) ... part of the 2010 Track Midwest Meet champions in the 1600m ... recorded a seventh-place finish at the 2009 Foot Locker Nationals ... placed third at the 2009 Foot Locker Regionals ... finished in 19th at the 2009 Nike Cross Nationals ... registered a second-place finish at the regional level of 2009 Nike Cross Nationals ... fifth-place finisher at 2009 Indiana state cross country meet.
Personal: Son of Gary and Angie Byrne ... birthday is Nov. 12 ... has two brothers ... majoring in justice.