Tampa Women's Cross Country Earns Spot at NCAA Nationals

Tampa Women's Cross Country Earns Spot at NCAA Nationals

LAKELAND, Fla. – The University of Tampa women's cross country team reserved a spot at the 2019 NCAA Division II National Championships with a second-place team finish at the NCAA South Regional on Saturday morning.

INSIDE THE MATCHUP:
UT Finish: 2nd, 62 points
Overall Champion: Lee (Tenn.), 41 points
Location: Holloway Park | Lakeland, Fla.
Host Institution: Florida Southern College
Distance: 6K
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TOP SPARTAN PERFORMERS:

OTHER NOTABLES:

  • Jarvis was the top Spartan for the fourth time in 2019.
  • Also running for Tampa were Madison Mimnaugh (33rd) and Cassie Highsmith (51st).
  • The top three teams advance to nationals, with Saint Leo joining Lee and Tampa as the Lions were third overall.
  • This marks the best finish at the regional for Tampa since it last won in 2015.
  • Head coach Jarrett Slaven will take his Spartans to nationals for the 14th time in program history, which have all been during his tenure.

UP NEXT:
Tampa travels to Sacramento, Calif., for the 2019 NCAA Championships, which is scheduled for Saturday, November 23.

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