Catching up with local collegiate athletes for Oct. 16
October 15, 2012
Amy Brodie, swimming
2012 graduate of Steamboat Springs High School, freshman at Colorado Mesa University
Brodie won the 50-meter freestyle and the 100-meter freestyle in her first collegiate swimming meet Saturday against Colorado School of Mines in Grand Junction. Brodie swam the 50 in 25.24 seconds and the 100 in 54.50 seconds. Mesa won the dual meet, 120-73.
Colleen King, volleyball
2010 graduate of Steamboat Springs High School, junior at University of Denver
King had 15 kills and six blocks Thursday as Denver beat Texas State, 3-1. She also had 11 kills and four blocks as Denver beat UT-San Antonio, 3-1, on Saturday. The wins pushed the Pioneers' record to 10-9 overall and 4-5 in the Western Athletic Conference. King leads the Pioneers in kills and points and she is second on the team in blocks.
Christi Valicenti, tennis
2012 graduate of Steamboat Springs High School, freshman at Lake Forest University
Valicenti made it to the semifinals in singles and to the finals in doubles during the weekend at the Midwest Conference Championships in Madison, Wis. Valicenti beat Maria Mears, of Beloit, in the quarterfinals before losing, 6-4, 6-3, to eventual tournament champion Kate Rasmussen, of Carroll (Ohio) College. In doubles, Valicenti and partner Malika Celebic beat Abigal Pellett and Alyssa Larson, of Carroll, in the semifinals before losing, 2-6, 6-4, 6-3, to Shirlene Luk and Clothilde Thirouin, of Grinnell (Iowa) College. Valicenti finished the fall season with records of 15-5 in singles and 15-6 in doubles.
Hannah Berglund, soccer
2009 graduate of Steamboat Springs High School, senior at Colorado College
Berglund, a goalkeeper, made four saves Sunday as Colorado College shut out Southern Mississippi University, 1-0. On Thursday, Berglund made two saves in a 2-1 win against the University of Central Florida. Both matches were played in Colorado Springs. Berglund is 6-1 in her seven starts and has given up just three goals for a 0.46 goals against average. She made 18 saves for the Tigers, who are 10-3-4 overall and 5-2-1 in Conference USA.
Treyben Letlow, football
2011 graduate of Hayden High School, redshirt freshman at CSU-Pueblo
CSU-Pueblo took over the top spot in the NCAA Division II national rankings with a 35-21 win Saturday against Colorado School of Mines. Letlow, a tight end, recorded playing time in his fourth straight game against Mines, playing on special teams. CSU-Pueblo is now 7-0 on the 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' 36-12 loss to Colorado Mesa University on Saturday in Grand Junction. Miles has 25 tackles on the season, including three for losses. He also has a fumble recovery and a pass break-up for the 0-6 Skyhawks.
Emi Birch, soccer
2010 graduate of Steamboat Springs High School, junior at Hamilton College
Birch, a midfielder, got off three shots on goal on Hamilton's 2-0 win against Colby on Sunday on the Hamilton campus in Clinton, N.Y. Birch also played in a 1-0 loss to Bowdoin on Friday. Birch now has recorded time in five of Hamilton's 12 matches this season. The Continentals are 8-3-1 overall and 5-3-1 in the New England Small College Athletic Conference.
Kailee Duryea, volleyball
2012 graduate of Steamboat Springs High School, freshman at Eastern Wyoming College
In 24 matches with the Lancers, Duryea has recorded 279 digs from her libero position, good enough for an average of 3.53 per set. In serve-receive, she has handled 559 of the 643 attempts without error for a .869 receive percentage. Duryea also has six aces and has only 14 errors in 153 serve attempts for a .908 serving percentage. The Lancers are 5-19 on the season.