UT Women's B Team Second at Florida Runners Invite

UT Women's B Team Second at Florida Runners Invite

LAKELAND, Fla. – The University of Tampa women's cross country team sent its B team to the Florida Runners Invitational.

INSIDE THE MATCHUP:
UT Finish: 2nd, 38 points
Overall Champion: Florida Atlantic, 35 points
Location: Holloway Park | Lakeland, Fla.
Host Institution: Florida Runners
Distance: 5K
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TOP SPARTAN PERFORMERS:
• Cassie Highsmith | 1st overall, 20:01.40

• Gabriella Orlando | 3rd overall, 20:15.40

• Corinne Fanta | 5th overall, 20:33.37

• Brieanna Rekow | 14th overall, 21:20.24

• Sara Curran | 15th overall, 21:23.01

OTHER NOTABLES:

  • The first-place finish for Highsmith marked the first of her collegiate career for the freshman.
  • The top-10 finishes for Orlando and Fanta were the first of their college careers.
  • A total of seven teams competed.
  • Among the Sunshine State Conference schools competing were UT and Rollins College (7th).
  • Tampa entered a total of six runners in the women's race as Lexi Grigg was 17th overall.

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

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