Placing second for the Lady Seminoles was sophomore Anne Clinton at 19:49.9, 67th overall. Rounding out the top five for the FSU women was sophomore Natalie Hughes (71st, 19:54), senior Misty Harper (83rd, 20:01.7) and freshman Jenny Gomez (116th, 20:40.5).
Sophomore Joep Tigchelaar turned in the top finish for the men, running the 8k-course in 27:48.3, good enough for 57th place. Junior Maarten van den Heuvel in 61st place at 27:50.9 followed Tigchelaar for the Seminoles. Senior Dave Guerra (28:01.1) and freshman Kevin Cook (28:01.4) finished back-to-back at 69th and 70th, respectively. Senior Nate Adams rounded out the scorers for the men with a 80th-place finish at 28:09.1.
In an additional note for the Seminoles, both the men and women defeated rival University of Florida. The cross country squads joined the Seminole women's soccer team in a Friday night sweep of the Gators. The men's cross country team defeated UF (15th) 329-408, while the Lady Seminoles scored 341 points to the Gators' (23rd) 602. The Seminole soccer team defeated UF by a score of 2-1 in Tallahassee, Fla.
The Seminoles will return to the trails on Oct. 5, when they travel to Gainesville, Fla., to compete at the Florida Invitational.