Spartans Finish Third at SSC Pre-Conference Challenge

Trevor Kattenberg
Trevor Kattenberg

LAKELAND, Fla. – The University of Tampa men's cross country team ran to a third-place finish at the SSC Pre-Conference Challenge, marking the first official meet of the 2020-21 season for the Spartans.

INSIDE THE MATCHUP:
UT Finish: 3rd, 53 points
Overall Champion: Embry-Riddle, 41 points
Location: Holloway Park | Lakeland, Fla.
Host Institution: Florida Southern
Distance: 8K
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TOP SPARTAN PERFORMERS:

OTHER NOTABLES:

  • After leading all Spartans in four races in 2019, Kattenberg was the top UT runner.
  • Sullivan posted the third top-10 finish of his college career, including his first top-five.
  • A total of seven teams competed.
  • Embry-Riddle and host Florida Southern were the only teams ahead of UT.
  • Tampa entered a total of 11 runners in the men's race.

UP NEXT:
Tampa will conclude its shortened season due to Covid-19 at the Sunshine State Conference Championships on Saturday, February 27 in West Palm Beach, Fla.

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