Routt County collegiate athletes roundup for March 11


Ali Diehl, tennis

2012 graduate of Steamboat Springs High School, freshman at George Fox College

Diehl walked on to the Bruins' team on a whim, but earned a spot and has been playing doubles for the squad. She’s 4-2 on the season, most recently earning a split in a two-match day, losing 2-8 to a team from Whitman, and then winning 8-0 against a pair from College of Idaho.

Charlie Smith, tennis

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

Smith, teamed with Erik Meiler, lost a No. 1 doubles match, 8-2, to a pair from Bridgewater. The team lost the dual, 2-7, to slip to 3-4 on the year and 2-2 in the Old Dominion Athletic Conference.

Carly Fox, crew

2011 graduate of Steamboat Springs High School, sophomore at the University of Puget Sound

Fox has made the top eight-woman boat for Puget Sound and will be in it for the team’s first two regattas, starting March 16 with the Governor’s Cup against Willamette. Fox started rowing as a freshman for Puget Sound, whose varsity eight has made 10 consecutive appearances in the NCAA Division III championships.

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