Tampa Men Fourth at South Florida Race

Tampa Men Fourth at South Florida Race

TAMPA, Fla. – The University of Tampa men's cross country team met opponents at the University of South Florida Invitational as the Spartans ran their B team.

INSIDE THE MATCHUP:
UT Finish: 4th place, 125 points
Overall Champion: Florida Gulf Coast, 41 points
Non-D1 Champion: Saint Leo, 30 points
Location: The Claw: USF Golf Course | Tampa, Fla.
Host Institution: University of South Florida
Distance: 8K
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TOP SPARTAN PERFORMERS:
• Stone Malick | 17th overall, 29:15.01

• Paul Wales | 19th overall, 29:19.81

• Brice Easton | 22nd overall, 29:33.54

• James Dooley | 37th overall, 30:39.80

• James McVeigh | 38th overall, 30:49.45

OTHER NOTABLES:

  • Malick was the top UT runner for the first time of the 2018 season.
  • A total of 20 teams competed, including nine in the Division I race and 11 among non D1 schools.
  • Triston Vaira also ran for UT, placing 46th overall.
  • Joining the Spartans and Saint Leo from the Sunshine State Conference were Embry-Riddle (2nd), Florida Tech (3rd) and Rollins (10th).

UP NEXT:
Tampa heads to Milledgeville, Ga., for the Bobcat Invitational on Saturday, October 20 at 8:30 am.

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