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Florida Cross Country athletes to watch

12 days ago
SEC Staff
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Elisabeth Bergh - Junior - Haugesund, Norway
2016 Top Times | 18:29.50 (5k) & 20.26.1 (6k) PR

  • Finished sixth overall at the Southeastern Conference Championship to earn the program's first All-SEC First Team accolade since 2013 (Agata Strausa)
  • Earned a USTFCCCA All-Region accolade with a ninth-place finish at the NCAA South Region Championship
  • Topped personnel previous 6k personal record by six seconds at the NCAA South Region Championship § Returned from injury to finish 35th overall at the NCAA Pre-Nationals, one of the most competitive meets in the country
  • Also ran the fourth-fastest time by a Gator in UF's 11 trips to the NCAA Pre-Nationals since 2002

Jessica Pascoe - Sophomore - Forbes, New South Wales, Australia
2016 Top Times | 17.11.24 (5k) & 20:23 (6k)

  • Florida's highest individual finisher at the Mountain Dew Invitational (runner-up) § Took ninth overall at the Paul Short Run, which featured six teams ranked or receiving votes in the USTFCCCA National Rankings
  • Finished 32nd overall at both the Southeastern Conference Championship and NCAA South Region Championship
  • Also took 81st place at NCAA Pre-Nationals

Magnus Petterson - Sophomore - Drammen, Norway
2016 Top Times | 24:37 (8k) PR & 32:01.7 (10k)PR 

  • Finished fourth overall at the Mountain Dew Invitational, crossing third for UF
  • Ran a 10k PR (32:01.7) in a 51st-place finish at the NCAA South Region Championship
  • Clocked a season-best 8k time of 24:37 in a 73rd-place finish at Paul Short Run
  • Also logged top-100 finishes at NCAA Pre-Nationals (88th) and the SEC Championship (97th)
  • 2016 SEC Fall Academic Honor Roll

Jack Guyton - Junior - Tampa, Fla.
2016 Top Times | 20:34.11 (6.4k) PR, 24:47 (8k)PR and 31:43.9 (10k) PR

  • Finished ninth overall at the Covered Bridge Open and logged a top-100 finish at the NCAA Pre-Nationals
  • Finished in the top 50 at the NCAA South Region Championship (39th) and Southeastern Conference Championship (47th)
  • Ran PRs in the 6.4k (20:34.11 -- Covered Bridge Open), 8k (24:47 - Paul Short Run), and 10k (31:43.9 - NCAA South Region Championship)
  • 2016 SEC Fall Academic Honor Roll