GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The University of Tampa men's cross country team ran to a second-place finish at the annual UF Mountain Dew Invitational.
INSIDE THE MATCHUP:
UT Finish: 2nd, 68 points
Overall Champion: Florida, 25 points
Location: Mark Bostic Golf Course | Gainesville, Fla.
Host Institution: University of Florida
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TOP SPARTAN PERFORMERS:
- Jared Hammill | 12th overall, 19:05.7
- Paul Wales | 13th overall, 19:08.3
- Devon Sullivan | 18th overall, 19:17.5
- Luke Talham | 23rd place, 19:29.3
- Nathan Reffitt | 27th place, 19:36.3
- Hammill was the top Spartan runner in his first collegiate race.
- Fellow freshman Reffitt also finished in the team's top five as classmate Brian Veit finished 32nd overall.
- A total of 12 teams competed.
- Head coach Dror Vaknin had 22 runners compete in the race.
- Other Sunshine State Conference schools at the event were Saint Leo (3), Embry-Riddle (4) and Lynn (7).
The Spartans travel to Tallahassee on Friday for the Florida State Cross Country Open at Apalachee Regional Park.
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