Catching up with local collegiate athletes for Nov. 6
November 6, 2012
Shelby Struble, soccer
2011 graduate of Steamboat Springs High School, sophomore at Milwaukee School of Engineering
Struble, a defender and midfielder, helped MSOE reach the semifinals of the Northern Athletics Conference soccer tournament. MSOE lost, 3-1, to Aurora (Ill.) University in the semifinals. Struble started every match for MSOE, which went 12-9-1 overall and 9-3 in the NAC.
Courtney Garth, soccer
2010 graduate of Steamboat Springs High School, junior at Lake Forest College
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Lake Forest won the Midwest Conference Tournament championship with a 2-1 win against St. Norbert (Wis.) College on Saturday in Lake Forest, Ill. Lake Forest beat Grinnell (Iowa), 2-0, on Friday in the semifinals. In her two years at Lake Forest, Garth has started every match but one at midfielder. The Foresters qualified for the NCAA Division III soccer tournament with the win. Lake Forest, 14-5-1, will face Concordia-Moorhead in the first round Saturday at Wartburg College in Waverly, Iowa.
Mike Vandahl, basketball
2008 graduate of Steamboat Springs High School, redshirt senior at Western State College
Vandahl, a guard, scored four points and grabbed two rebounds as Division II Western State played Division I Weber State in an exhibition game Monday in Ogden, Utah. Weber State won, 82-56. Western State, where former Steamboat Springs High coach Kelly Meek is an assistant, opens its regular season Saturday at Division I Wyoming.
Maggie Stanford, volleyball
2012 graduate of Steamboat Springs High School, freshman at Sewanee: The University of the South
Stanford had two kills and two blocks Friday as Sewanee lost in straight sets to Birmingham Southern University in the first round of the Southern Athletic Association tournament. Stanford played in 24 of the Tigers' 25 matches and finished the season with 46 kills, eight aces, 44 digs and 26 blocks. Sewanee had its best season in 14 years, going 14-11.
Colleen King, volleyball
2010 graduate of Steamboat Springs High School, junior at University of Denver
King had 15 kills and two blocks as Denver beat San Jose State in straight sets Saturday in Denver. On Thursday, King had 10 kills and eight blocks as Denver dropped a five-set match to Utah State. The Pioneers, 15-11 overall and 8-7 in the Western Athletic Conference, travel to Texas this week for matches Thursday against UT-San Antonio and Saturday against Texas State.
Hannah Berglund, soccer
2009 graduate of Steamboat Springs High School, senior at Colorado College
Berglund will be in goal Saturday when Colorado College travels to Denver to take on the University of Denver in the first round of the NCAA Division I soccer tournament. It is the first time Colorado College has made the NCAA Tournament since 2006. Berglund had five shutouts, gave up just six goals and posted a 10-1-1 record in 12 matches for the Tigers, who are 14-3-5 and won the Conference USA regular season title.
Treyben Letlow, football
2011 graduate of Hayden High School, redshirt freshman at CSU-Pueblo
Letlow, a tight end, got into the game on special teams Saturday in the Thunderwolves' 31-17 win against New Mexico Highlands in Pueblo. CSU Pueblo is 10-0 on the season and ranked first in the country in NCAA Division II. The Thunderwolves finish the regular season Saturday at Western State in Gunnison.
Sarah White, soccer
2012 graduate of Steamboat Springs High School, freshman at DePauw University
White helped DePauw score upsets against Wittenberg (Ohio) College on Thursday and against Denison (Ohio) University on Saturday to win the North Coast Athletic Conference Championship. DePauw, which started the season 1-8-1, finished with six wins in eight matches. The NCAC championship earned DePauw a trip to the NCAA Division III tournament, where the Tigers will face Emory University on Saturday at Centre College in Danville, Ky. White has recorded playing time in 11 matches this season.
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 five tackles in the Skyhawks' 45-20 loss to Chadron State University on Saturday in Durango. Miles has 42 tackles on the season for the Skyhawks, who fell to 0-9 with the loss.