Jarvis, Sweeney Lead Spartans to Another First-Place Finish

Jarvis, Sweeney Lead Spartans to Another First-Place Finish

MELBOURNE, Fla. – The University of Tampa women's cross country team followed up a first-place finish at the Valdosta State Invitational with a first-place effort at the 2018 Florida Tech Invitational.

INSIDE THE MATCHUP:
UT Finish: 1st
Overall Champion: Tampa
Location: Wickham Park | Melbourne, Fla.
Host Institution: Florida Tech
Distance: 5K
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TOP SPARTAN PERFORMERS:
• Zoe Jarvis | 1st overall, 18:42.38

• Shannon Sweeney | 2nd overall, 18:51.06

• Lexi Bible | 3rd overall, 19:04.05

• Julia Lockridge | 4th overall, 19:05.39

Monika Brill | 5th overall, 19:08.09

OTHER NOTABLES:

  • This marks the second-straight individual championship for Jarvis, who was the top finisher at last week's Valdosta State Border Clash.
  • Sweeney finished second overall for the second consecutive week.
  • Tampa had 10 runners finish in the top 11.
  • Sydney Rhodes (6th), Brieanna Rekow (7th), Cassie Highsmith (8th) and Gabriella Orlando (10th) each finished in the top-10.
  • A total of eight teams competed.
  • UT and host Florida Tech were joined by fellow Sunshine State Conference opponents Lynn, Nova Southeastern, Palm Beach Atlantic and Rollins.
  • Tampa entered a total of 13 runners in the women's race.

UP NEXT:
Tampa will travel to the University of Florida to compete in the Mountain Dew Invitational on Saturday, September 22.

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