Wednesday July 10, 2013Florida Set to Host 2013 SEC Cross Country Championships Nov. 1
GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- For the first time since 2002, the University of Florida will play host to the SEC Cross Country Championships, slated this year for Friday, Nov. 1, 2013, at UF’s Mark Bostick Golf Course. UF has previously hosted the event four times (’73, ’81, ’90, ’02).
“We are really excited to be hosting the 2013 SEC Cross Country Championships in Gainesville this year,” Florida head track and field and cross country coach Mike Holloway remarked. “The league always does a great job with our championship events and we look forward to working with them and our staff to put on a first-class event that both the fans and teams enjoy.”
The University of Florida has won three of the last four women’s team titles (2009, 2010, 2012) and will have a shot at its seventh in Gator history on its home course, while Arkansas won three straight from 2006-2008 and Vanderbilt claimed the Commodores’ first SEC title in 2011.
On the men’s side, Arkansas has won 20 of the last 22 SEC Championship titles, with Alabama breaking up the streak with back-to-back championships in 2008 and 2009.
Stay tuned to www.GatorZone.com/crosscountry, as well as the SEC’s cross country page for more information as it becomes available, along with the 2013 SEC Cross Country Championships Central page, which will feature a complete schedule and all event information for the championship weekend in Gainesville.
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