Sept. 13, 2003
Tallahassee, FL – The Florida State men and women’s cross country teams placed first in the Florida Intercollegiate Championships held at Miccosukee Greenway Park on Friday, September 12, 2003 in Tallahassee, FL. The Seminole men outscored Georgia State by three points to claim the men’s trophy while the women won with 28 points with the next closest team (University of Tampa) recording 90. 14 colleges and 30 high schools were in attendance for the only home meet of the season.
For the men, sophomore Kevin Cook finished first with a time of 24:51.48. Cook was followed by University of Tampa’s Elias Gonzalez (25:02.13) and Florida Southern’s Tyrone Bell (25:06.98) to round out second and third, respectively.
Other contributors for the Noles’ men included junior transfer Ian Hornabrook (fourth place – 25:11.55) , senior Jim Van Veen (tenth place – 25:37.38), redshirt junior Nate Davis (21st place – 26:24.23) and freshman Steve DiBari (23rd place – 26:29.25).
On the women’s side, Vicki Gill running unattached came in first for the women with a time 16:37.77. With Gill running unattached, Jenn Fennstra from Georgia State took first place points with a finish time of 18:04.14. FSU took second and third with junior Natalie Hughes posting a time of 18:11.06 and transfer Helen Hofstede running in 18:14.14.
Four out of the top seven female runners to place were Seminoles. In addition to Hughes and Hofstede, junior Anne Clinton finished fifth with a time of 18:21.58 and an 18:36.99 finish was enough for freshman Heather Clark to place seventh. Redshirt sophomore Rachel Marsh (18:53.51), sophomore Jennifer Gomez (19:07.81) and freshman Carla Agnew (19:29.44) contributed points to the women’s 28 point finish.
The Seminoles return to action on September 20, 2003 when they compete in the Across the State Relay.
For all results, including varsity and junior varsity high school, please visit www.RunFlorida.com.
– Go Seminoles –