Spartan Men Win Team Title at Florida Runners Invite

Spartan Men Win Team Title at Florida Runners Invite

LAKELAND, Fla. – The University of Tampa men's cross country team sent its B team to the Florida Runners Invitational and came away with a first-place finish.

INSIDE THE MATCHUP:
UT Finish: 1st place, 15 points
Overall Champion: Tampa, 15 points
Location: Holloway Park | Lakeland, Fla.
Host Institution: Florida Runners
Distance: 8K
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TOP SPARTAN PERFORMERS:
• Sam Schaeffer | 4th overall, 28:37.51

• Brice Easton | 6th overall, 28:58.19

• Dalton Morley | 7th overall, 28:58.90

• Stone Malick | 8th overall, 29:00.10

• Paul Wales | 9th overall, 29:30.56

OTHER NOTABLES:

  • Schaeffer paced the Spartans for the first time of his career.
  • The top-10 finish for a first for each of the Spartan top-five.
  • A total of three teams competed.
  • Among the Sunshine State Conference schools competing were UT and Rollins College.
  • Tampa entered a total of 10 runners in the men's race.
  • Sean Knapp (12th), Noah Elliott (17th), James Dooley (18th) and Triston Vaira (20th) each finished in the top-20.

UP NEXT:
Tampa heads to Romeoville, Ill., for the Conference Crossover Invite at Lewis University on Saturday, October 6.

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