LONDON— For the second consecutive Olympic Games, there will be a University of Colorado student-athlete in the finals of the 3,000-meter steeplechase as senior Emma Coburn easily advanced on Saturday morning. She follows in the footsteps of former Buff Jenny (Barringer) Simpson who finished ninth
Just 10 days before they step on the track at Olympic Stadium in London, England, University of Colorado seniors Emma Coburn and Shalaya Kipp shuck the rust off in the mile run at the Morton Pre Games on Wednesday.
DES MOINES, Iowa – University of Colorado juniors Shalaya Kipp and Aric Van Halen advance to the finals in the 3,000-meter steeplechase Kipp won her semifinal in 9 minutes, 59.18 seconds on Wednesday June 6. She led for the majority of the race, running with a pack
Shalaya Kipp stamped her name in the record book on Saturday afternoon as she became the first University of Colorado athlete to win an individual Pac-12 Track & Field Championship, taking top honors in the 3,000-meter steeplechase.
The University of Colorado cross country teams won the first ever Pac-12 Conference titles in any sport on Saturday morning, sweeping the men’s and women’s races at the Wigwam Golf Course. “I would give each team an ‘A’ for today’s performance,” head coach Mark Wetmore said. “They came out and raced what they were capable of and some even exceeded expectations. It was a good day and we couldn’t have asked for much more from either team.”
Senior Richard Medina and sophomore Shalaya Kipp led the University of Colorado cross country teams to victory at the 26th Annual Rocky Mountain Shootout at the Buffalo Ranch on CU’s South Campus. Both Medina and Kipp took first place overall to earn their first Rocky Mountain Shootout crowns.
Medina won the 8-kilometer race with the fourth fastest time ever in course history, crossing the finish in 24 minutes, 39 seconds. The Grand Junction, Colo. native redshirted last season, so this was his first cross country race in almost two years.
University of Colorado assistant coach Billy Nelson won the 2011 USA Steeplechase title on Saturday afternoon at the USATF Outdoor Championship at Hayward Field
University of Colorado sophomore Joe Bosshard will do double duty at the NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships as he qualified for the finals of the 5,000-meter run, just two days after advancing in the 10k, at the NCAA West Preliminary. The Crested Butte, Colo.