This weekend will mark the first and last home meet of the season for UF’s cross country team. The Gators will host the Mountain Dew Invitational at Mark Bostick Golf Course on Saturday morning, where they hope to impress a home crowd. More than 30 programs will compete against Florida.
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Florida’s cross country team will be traveling to Jacksonville to compete in the University of North Florida Invitational on Friday at 8:30 a.m. to start its 2019 campaign. The team has competed in the event each year since 2016. Here are some things to know going in:
Running seems simple, doesn’t it? The activity comes as naturally as breathing for some. You put one foot in front of the other, push your arms back and forth, and before you know it, you’re off.
A surprising and impressive season for UF cross country's women continued on Friday as they finished second at the NCAA South Regional in Tallahassee.
Junior Jessica Pascoe has accomplished a lot this season.
The Florida cross country team will try to embrace the underdog role today when it competes with the rest of the Southeastern Conference at the SEC Championships.
The UF cross country teams took advantage of their home-field advantage Saturday morning. Well, their home-course advantage.
By the time sophomore Jessica Pascoe reached the 2700-meter mark, the discomfort in her heel was too much to handle. Just under 11 minutes into the NCAA South Regional Championship on Nov. 10, Pascoe retired to the sidelines to nurse the stabbing pain in the back of her foot.
The Gators men’s and women's cross country teams ended their season at the NCAA South Regional Championship Friday.
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Marshall Dillon hasn’t wasted any time making an impact for the UF men’s cross country team. In his third career race for the Gators, the redshirt freshman posted a personal-best time and 38th-place finish at the SEC Championships on Friday in Athens, Georgia.
After finishing their last two meets of the regular season within the top five of the leaderboard, the Gators men’s and women’s cross country teams will compete in the SEC Championships in Athens, Georgia, this morning.
Jessica Pascoe waited nine months to run with the Gators women’s cross country team again. This was abnormal for a UF runner, as they usually compete not only with cross country in the fall but the indoor and outdoor track and field in the spring as well. But when a tightness started to aggravate her foot, the Australia native knew she would not be able to make a return to the course anytime soon.
In their last meet of the regular season, both the men’s and women’s cross country teams placed third at the FSU Invitational.
Coming off their only home meet of the season, the Gators men’s and women’s cross country teams will take to Apalachee Regional Park today for the Florida State Invitational.