Tampa Third at South Florida Women's Invite

Tampa Third at South Florida Women's Invite

TAMPA, Fla. – The University of Tampa women's cross country team finished third overall with its B team at the South Florida Invitational.

INSIDE THE MATCHUP:
UT Finish: 3rd place, 75 points
Overall Champion: Florida International, 45 points
Non-D1 Champion: Saint Leo, 46 points
Location: The Claw: USF Golf Course | Tampa, Fla.
Host Institution: University of South Florida
Distance: 5K
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TOP SPARTAN PERFORMERS:
• Cassie Highsmith | 6th overall, 19:33.37

• Corinne Fanta | 8th overall, 19:47.94

• Gabriella Orlando | 9th overall, 19:50.35

• Lexi Grigg | 24th overall, 20:45.87

• Lindsey Marzo | 33rd overall, 21:24.97

OTHER NOTABLES:

  • Highsmith led UT for the second time of her freshman season.
  • A total of 20 teams competed, including 10 Division I and 10 non-Division I schools.
  • Among the Sunshine State Conference schools competing were UT, Saint Leo, Embry-Riddle (2nd) and Florida Tech (7th).
  • Tampa entered a total of five runners.

UP NEXT:
Tampa travels to Pittsburg, Pa., the Pre-Nationals on Saturday, October 20 at 11:30 a.m.

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