USF Cross Country BIO
David 'Cash' Tampa
Player Profile:
David 'Cash' Tampa 2255751
Position: Distance
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: St. Johns, Fla.
High School: Creekside HS

2016-17

Cross Country 

  • Recorded a season best 8k of 27:20.7 at the American Athletic Conference Championship, finishing 55th. 
  • Competed at the NCAA South Regional in the 10k finishing with a time of 33:31.0. 

2015-16

Outdoor 

  • Had a season-best 1,500m time of 5:01.36 at the Bobcat Classic (4/30) and finished 12th.

Indoor 

  • Placed 14th in the mile at the American Indoor Championships (2/28) with a time of 4:24.86.

  • Ran a season-best mile time of 4:16.25 at the Hoosier Hills Invitational (2/12) and placed sixth.

Cross Country 

  • Ran a season best 8k time of 25:50.86 at the American Athletic Conference Championship.

  • Ran a 10k time of 33:21.45 at the NCAA South Regional, finishing fourth among the Bulls and 101st overall.

PRIOR TO USF: Placed ninth at the Class 3A state cross country meet on Nov. 15, 2014 in a time of 15:50.20… Finished 66th at the Foot Locker South Regional with a 5K time of 15:50… Ran a season-best time of 15:32.00 at the Region 1-3A meet in Tallahassee, the best of any Jacksonville-area runner in the fall of 2014… Ran a time of 15:42.50 at the Great American XC Festival and placed 19th… Finished 15th at the 3A State Championships in the 800m run at 2:00 in 2014 as a junior… His season best of 1:56.51 came at the FHSAA 3A Regional where he finished third… Won the mile at the FHSAA 3A Regional with a season best time of 4:33.20… Helped St. Johns to a school-best fourth-place team finish in the FHSAA Class 3A finals…  The Florida Times-Union (Jacksonville newspaper) boys cross country athlete of the year in 2014… Originally from Utah, started running to stay in shape for soccer and “fell in love with it."

PERSONAL: Born Dec. 15, 1996 in Las Vegas, Nev... Son of Cathi Tampa.

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