When a high school surfer from Hawaii decides to move to Boulder and train with the nation’s best XC team, spectacular things happen. Pierce Murphy, a runner that joined the CU team five years ago as a “recruited walk-on”, has now earned eight All-American honors and has been called “the most successful of all of those blue-collar guys” by CU coach, Mark Wetmore.
Five years ago, Pierce Murphy came to the University of Colorado as a recruited walk-on and on Wednesday night, at the 2016 NCAA Outdoor Championships, he finished his storied career for the Buffs on a high note, placing fourth in the 10,000-meter run. The finish
Behind several strong performances on Sunday, the University of Colorado women’s track and field team placed sixth at the 2016 Pac-12 Track & Field Championships, posting the best team finish since joining the league. Colorado put together a total of 66 points to earn the
A little over a week ago, University of Colorado runner Dani Jones set the CU freshman 1,500-meter record, clocking in at 4:15.29 at the Stanford Twilight. On Sunday, she returned to the scene of the crime at the Payton Jordan Invitational and set CU’s freshman
The warming spring weather, and a cancelled Quiller Invitational a few weeks back due to snow, brought track and field teams and runners out in droves to the University of Colorado’s Colorado Invitational at Potts Field on Saturday April 9. There were many outstanding performances
Four Buffaloes earned top 10 performances on Saturday night at the NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships in 3,000-meter run. University of Colorado senior Pierce Murphy and sophomore Erin Clark each placed fifth in their respective races. Sophomore Kaitlyn Benner was eighth in the women’s
SEATTLE — University of Colorado senior Jake Hurysz ran his first mile run in a Buffs’ uniform here Saturday at the Husky Classic and it is one he will remember for quite some time as he broke a nine-year-old CU record. Hurysz clocked in at