Tampa Finishes Fifth at SSC Championships

Tampa Finishes Fifth at SSC Championships

MELBOURNE, Fla. – The University of Tampa men's cross country team competed at the 2016 Sunshine State Conference Championships, placing fifth among league teams.

INSIDE THE MATCHUP:
UT Finish: 5th, 112 points
Team Champion: Saint Leo, 30 points
Location: Wickham Park | Melbourne, Fla.
Host Institution: Florida Tech
Distance: 8K
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TOP SPARTAN PERFORMERS:
• Lars Benner | 12th overall, 25:48.25

• Mitch Arnold | 19th overall, 26:16.84

Joe Weber | 24th overall, 26:29.09

Joey Maus | 32nd overall, 26:54.58

Tyler Roberts | 33rd overall, 26:55.62

OTHER NOTABLES:
• The Spartans took eight runners to the league title event.

• Following SLU were Florida Southern, Nova Southeastern and Florida Tech. Rollins finished sixth behind UT.

• Benner was the top performer for Tampa for the third straight race.

• Also running for Tampa were Jessie Boria, Nick Morfesi and Eddie Keenan.

UP NEXT:
Tampa will train for the 2016 NCAA South Regional. The event takes place on Saturday, November 5. Saint Leo University will serve as the host.

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