March 12, 2007
TAMPA, Fla. (www.ucfathletics.com) - Led by senior Ryan White (Boynton Beach, Fla./Santaluces HS), the UCF men's cross country team captured the top six places in the 3,000-meter run at the USF Invitational on Friday night.
White took first with a time of 8:45.40 beating junior teammate and 2006 All-Conference USA honoree Dustin Hicks (Oviedo HS) by a second. Senior Brent White (Boynton Beach, Fla./Santaluces HS) finished third at 8:51.19 followed by junior captain Paul Nielsen (Oviedo HS), sophomore Daniel Conn (Ocala, Fla./Trinity Catholic HS) and junior Paul Fitzpatrick (Ocala, Fla./Vanguard HS).
All of the runners set personal bests in the event. The meet marked the beginning of the Golden Knights' non-traditional season, which will continue March 22 at Disney Invitational Lake Buena Vista, Fla.
For the latest news and information on the Golden Knights, tickets or apparel log on to www.ucfathletics.com - the official site for UCF athletics.