Three Wildcats Take Part in 13th Annual Sand Shark Invitational

Three Wildcats Take Part in 13th Annual Sand Shark Invitational

Final Results

HARDEEVILLE, S.C. (October 19, 2019)
– Three members of the Johnson & Wales (Fla.) cross country team competed at the 13th Annual Sand Shark Invitational on Saturday.

Held at the Hardeeville School Complex ran through the Jasper Park and Cooler property. The course, which has been host to four previous Sun Conference Championship meets, will again play host for the league championship meet in 2019. 

Freshman Javon St. Firmin ran a 34:16.1 to place 119th. Marlon Deetjen posted a 36:02.6 (129th) followed by Jasen Santerre, who finished 139th (41:42.4).

The Wildcats will turn their attentions to the 2019 Sun Conference Cross Country Championships on November 9.

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About JWU Athletics: JWU Athletics is home to more than 150 student-athletes in 11 different sports. Established in 1998, JWU Athletics is a member of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) and the Sun Conference. Athletic events are held the Wildcat Center and the Miami Shores Recreation Complex (9825 NE 7th Ave., Miami Shores, FL 33138).

About JWU: Founded in 1914, Johnson & Wales University is a private, nonprofit, accredited institution with approximately 13,000 graduate, undergraduate and online students at its four campuses in Providence, Rhode Island; North Miami, Florida; Denver, Colorado; and Charlotte, North Carolina. An innovative educational leader, the university offers degree programs in arts and sciences, business, culinary arts, design and engineering, education, health and wellness, hospitality, nutrition and physician assistant studies. Its unique model integrates arts and sciences and industry-focused education with work experience and leadership opportunities, inspiring students to achieve professional success and lifelong personal and intellectual growth. The university's impact is global, with alumni from 125 countries pursuing careers worldwide. For more information, visit