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Buffs Compete Strong At CSU Invitational

Sep 4, 2015

Women's Results | Men's Results

FORT COLLINS, Colo.  — University of Colorado redshirt sophomore Zach Perrin recorded his first collegiate victory on Friday night at the Colorado State Invitational, his first cross country meet in a CU uniform since the 2013 NCAA Championship.

Perrin led the men’s team, finishing the 5k race in 14 minutes, 43 seconds. Redshirt freshman Ryan Forsyth also finished in the top-five, completing his run in 15:01. Paul Miller, another redshirt freshman, placed 13th overall for the Buffs (15:15). Sophomore Christian Martin was 17th overall (15:20) and junior Nick Harris rounded out CU’s team score at 25th overall (15:27).

The Buffs had several harriers race unattached, most notably freshman John Dressel who was second overall in 14:51.

The women were led by senior Maddie Alm’s third place finish. She clocked in at 17:39 behind Hannah Everson (Air Force), who won in 17:32. Sophomore Lucy May was ninth overall (17:49) and redshirt freshman Valerie Constien was 10th (17:51). Redshirt sophomore Melanie Nun was just out of the top-10 at 11th (17:58) and sophomore Eryn Blakely was 13th overall (18:04).

CU’s women also had a large group competing unattached. The highest unattached CU women’s finisher was Tayler Tuttle, a sophomore transfer from Georgia. She placed fourth in 17:39, just a split second behind Alm. 


Fort Collins, Colo.

Women’s 5k Results (CU Results Only)

3. Maddie Alm, 17:39; 9. Lucy May, 17:49; 10. Valerie Constien, 17:51; 11. Melanie Nun, 17:58; 13. Eryn Blakely, 18:04

Men’s 5k Results (CU Results Only)

1. Zach Perrin, 14:43; 5. Ryan Foryth, 15:01; 13. Paul Miller, 15:15; 17. Christian Martin, 15:20; 25. Nick Harris, 15:27