VALDOSTA, Ga. – The University of Tampa women's cross country team opened its 2019 season with a first-place finish at the Valdosta State University Border Clash, marking the second consecutive title for the Spartans at VSU.
INSIDE THE MATCHUP:
UT Finish: 1st, 29 points
Overall Champion: Tampa, 39 points
Location: Freedom Park | Valdosta, Ga.
Host Institution: Valdosta State University
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TOP SPARTAN PERFORMERS:
- Aspen Gordon | 1st overall, 19:26
- Sydney Rhodes | 2nd overall, 19:05.1
- Monika Brill | 4th overall, 19:18.2
- Julia Lockridge | 10th overall, 20:00.5
- Cassie Highsmith | 12th overall, 20:04.6
- Gordon, a freshman from Morton, Ill., was the top overall Spartan while notching a first-place finish in her first collegiate race.
- A total of eight teams competed.
- UT was the lone Sunshine State Conference team in the meet.
- Tampa entered a total of nine runners in the women's race.
Tampa heads to Gainesville for the University of Florida Mountain Dew Invitational on Saturday, September 14.
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