Spartan Men Fifth At UF Mountain Dew Invite

Spartan Men Fifth At UF Mountain Dew Invite

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The University of Tampa men's cross country team competed among the state's top teams at the University of Florida Mountain Dew Invitational, finishing fifth among non-Division I schools.

INSIDE THE MATCHUP:
UT Finish: 5th, 195 points
Overall Champion: Florida, 40 points
Overall Champion (Non-D1): Embry-Riddle, 142 points
Location: Freedom Park | Gainesville, Fla
Host Institution: University of Florida
Distance: 8K
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TOP SPARTAN PERFORMERS:

OTHER NOTABLES:

  • Kattenberg was the top Spartan for the second time in 2019.
  • A total of 31 teams competed.
  • Joining UT and non-D1 champion Embry-Riddle from the Sunshine State Conference was Saint Leo (2), Florida Southern (4), Lynn (9), Palm Beach Atlantic (10), Florida Tech (13), Nova Southeastern (15)
  • Tampa entered a total of 11 runners in the men's race.

UP NEXT:
Tampa's B team heads Lakeland on Friday, September 27 for the Florida Runners Invite while the top eight will travel to Sacramento, Calif., for the Pre-Nationals on Saturday, Sept. 28.

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