Catching up with Routt County’s collegiate athletes
September 18, 2012
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.
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, 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.
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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, 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, 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, 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.
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, 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, 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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