Catching up with local collegiate athletes for Sept. 24
September 24, 2012
Jaime Winter and Claire Tegl, ice hockey
2010 graduates of Steamboat Springs High School, juniors at Colorado State University
Winter and Tegl are officers for CSU's club hockey team. Winter is the vice president, and Tegl is the treasurer. The team opened its season Friday with a 0-0 tie against the Colorado Springs Tigers, an A-level junior team. On Sunday, the Tigers beat CSU, 5-1. CSU has a 20-game schedule against women's college club teams from around the country, including Wisconsin, Ohio State, Colorado, Wyoming and Vermont.
Jamey Swiggart, tennis
2012 graduate of Steamboat Springs High School, freshman at Idaho State
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Swiggart beat Matt Sweet, of Utah State, 7-6, 6-2, in the finals of the backdraw of the Weber State Fall Invitational on Saturday in Ogden, Utah. Swiggart and partner Austin Miller also won the doubles bracket at the tournament, beating Weber State's Ben Rode and Ryan Garner, 9-7, in the finals. It was Swiggart's first collegiate tournament.
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 three tackles, including one for a loss in the Skyhawks' 42-34 loss to Western New Mexico in Silver City, N.M. Miles has 14 tackles on the season, including three for losses.
Treyben Letlow, football
2011 graduate of Hayden High School, redshirt freshman at CSU-Pueblo
Letlow, a tight end, saw his first action of the season Saturday in the Thunderwolves' 30-0 win against Adams State in Pueblo. Letlow got in on special teams and assisted on a tackle on a kickoff in the third quarter. CSU Pueblo is 4-0 and ranked third in the country in NCAA Division 2.
Colleen King, volleyball
2010 graduate of Steamboat Springs High School, junior at University of Denver
King had 23 kills last week as Denver won WAC matches in straight sets Thursday against UT-Arlington and Saturday against Louisiana Tech. King had 12 kills against UT-Arlington and 11 against La. Tech. King continues to lead the 8-5 Pioneers in kills and points and she is second on the team in blocks.
Meghan Rabbitt, soccer
2012 graduate of Steamboat Springs High School, freshman at Carroll College
Rabbitt is a defender on the Saints, who upped their record to 7-0-1 with wins Friday against the College of Idaho and Saturday against Eastern Oregon. The Saints are ranked 22nd in the latest NAIA coaches poll.
Kailee Duryea, volleyball
2012 graduate of Steamboat Springs High School, freshman at Eastern Wyoming
Duryea, a libero, had 22 digs in a Eastern Wyoming's five-set loss to Seward County Community College to close out the Wyobraska Shootout Saturday in Torrington, Wyo. The Lancers had their best week of the season, going 3-2 to move to 4-12 overall. Duryea leads the team in digs and ranks in the top 10 in Region IX, which includes all two-year schools in Colorado, Wyoming, Nebraska and Montana.
Courtney Garth, soccer
2010 graduate of Steamboat Springs High School, junior at Lake Forest (Ill.) College
Garth got a shot on goal Saturday against Lawrence University. She didn't score, but the Foresters rolled to a 5-1 win to remain undefeated (3-0) in the Midwest Conference. Garth, a midfielder, has three shots on goal this season. She has started 44 of the 45 matches she has played in three years at the school.
Emi Birch, soccer
2010 graduate of Steamboat Springs High School, junior at Hamilton (N.Y.) College
The Continentals lost for the first time this season Saturday, dropping a 2-0 decision to Amherst College in a showdown of unbeaten teams from the New England Small College Athletic Conference. Emi Birch is in her third season as a midfielder for Hamilton, which is 5-1 on the season.
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