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Bucknam named to UNI Hall of Fame
Arkansas coach Chris Bucknam gathers his team together Friday, Nov. 9, 2012, prior to the start of the NCAA South Central Regional meet at the UA's Agri Park in Fayetteville.
FAYETTEVILLE Arkansas track & field and cross country coach Chris Bucknam will be inducted into the University of Northern Iowa Athletics Hall of Fame on Nov. 8.
Bucknam, who has been with the Razorbacks since 2008, is one of six people named to this year's hall of fame class. As men's and women's track & field coach at UNI, he won 35 league championships.
Last year, Bucknam was named national indoor coach of the year after leading the Razorbacks to their first national championship in seven years. Arkansas has won seven consecutive SEC titles under Bucknam in track & field and cross country.