Catching up with Routt County's collegiate athletes



Brittany Long

Brittany Long, cross-country

2009 graduate of Steamboat Springs High School, senior at Portland State University

Long recorded a time of 24:54.57 at the Sundodger Invitational, a 6K cross-country meet hosted by the University of Washington in Seattle. Long placed 57th in the event, helping her team to a sixth-place overall finish.


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Christi Valicenti

Christi Valicenti, tennis

2012 graduate of Steamboat Springs High School, freshman at Lake Forest College

Valicenti, playing in the No. 2 singles spot, ran her singles record to 10-1 this season with wins Sunday against Clothilde Thirouin, of Grinnell College (7-5, 6-4), and against Kate Rasmussen, of Carroll (Ohio) University (6-1, 6-2). Valicenti, playing with Malika Celebic, went 1-1 in doubles, beating Carroll but losing to Grinnell. Valicenti is 9-2 in doubles. The Foresters are 9-2 on the season.


Hanna Berglund

Hanna Berglund, soccer

2009 graduate of Steamboat Springs High School, senior at Colorado College

Berglund upped her goalkeeping record to 3-0 on Sunday in a 2-1 win against Colgate. The goal by Colgate’s Jillian Kinter was scored in the 84th minute, the only goal Berglund has given up in her three starts. She shut out Bryant and Robert Morris earlier in the season and has a 0.4 goals against average. Berglund has five saves on the season for the 5-1-3 Tigers.


Colleen King

Colleen King, volleyball

2010 graduate of Steamboat Springs High School, junior at University of Denver

The Pioneers opened their Western Athletic Conference schedule with a 3-0 loss to Idaho on Saturday and a 3-2 loss to Seattle on Sunday. King, a right side hitter, had 7 kills against Idaho and a personal best 18 kills against Seattle. King leads the 6-5 Pioneers in hitting with 108 kills on the season.


Maggie Stanford

Maggie Stanford, volleyball

2012 graduate of Steamboat Springs High School, freshman at Sewanee: The University of the South

Stanford, an outside hitter, had 3 kills, 10 digs and two aces Saturday as Sewanee beat Oglethorpe University of Atlanta, 19-25, 25-19, 25-10, 25-18. It is the first time Sewanee, which plays in the Southern Athletic Association, has won a conference match since 2006. Stanford also had 2 kills in a 3-set loss to Berry on Friday. Sewanee is 4-3 on the season.


Cody Miles

Cody Miles, football

2010 graduate of Soroco High School, redshirt sophomore at Fort Lewis College

Miles, who starts at defensive end for the Skyhawks, had a tackle for a 9-yard loss and assisted on another tackle in the Skyhawks’ 69-0 loss to Northern Arizona on Saturday. Miles is third on the team in tackles with 11 on the season. Fort Lewis, 0-2, travels to Silver City, N.M., on Saturday to face Western New Mexico.


Sarah White

Sarah White, soccer

2012 graduate of Steamboat Springs High School, freshman at DePauw University

White continues to see more playing time at DePauw in Greencastle, Ind. After getting her first playing time of the year against Kalamazoo, Mich., on Sept. 7, White, a midfielder, also saw action in a 4-1 loss to Alma College on Sept. 9 and in a 4-0 loss Sunday to ninth-ranked Washington University of St. Louis.


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Alex Wood

Alex Wood, football

2009 graduate of Steamboat Springs High School, redshirt junior at the University of Colorado

Wood, a fullback, played but did not register any stats in the Buff’s 69-14 loss to Fresno State. Wood has three catches for 36 yards in the Buffs’ three games.


Treyben Letlow

Treyben Letlow, football

2011 graduate of Hayden High School, redshirt freshman at CSU-Pueblo

CSU-Pueblo took down Western New Mexico, 35-27, on Saturday to move to 3-0 on the season and a No. 4 ranking in the latest Division 2 football poll. Letlow — a 6-foot-5, 215-pound tight end — redshirted his freshmen year and still is waiting to see his first action of the 2012 season.

Kailee Duryea, volleyball

2012 graduate of Steamboat Springs High School, freshman at Eastern Wyoming

Duryea, a libero, continues to rack up statistics for the Lancers. Duryea ranks 12th in digs per game in Region IX Women’s Volleyball, which includes all two-year schools in Colorado, Wyoming, Nebraska and Montana. In 29 sets, Duryea has 110 digs for an average of 3.79 per set. Eastern Wyoming is 1-10 on the season.


Genevieve Bradley

Genevieve Bradley, diving

2010 graduate of Steamboat Springs High School, junior at the University of Hawaii, Manoa

Bradley, a junior, is getting ready for the start of the season for the University of Hawaii, where she competes in 1- and 3-meter springboard and 5-, 7- and 10-meter platform. Last season she finished fourth in conference on platform and qualified for Zone E championships in Colorado Springs. Her first meet is Oct. 5.

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