Top-10 Finish for Colorado Men at Nuttycombe Race


MADISON, Wis. – University of Colorado Cross Country Performance at Nuttycombe Invitational

At the Nuttycombe Invitational cross country meet, the University of Colorado cross country program showcased impressive form despite the wet conditions. The men’s team secured a seventh-place finish with 312 points, and the women’s team earned a 14th place spot with 395 points in their championship races.

Championship Races Kickoff Despite Weather Conditions

Due to the challenging weather conditions, the championship races were given priority and were advanced ahead of the B races. The women’s 6K race started the day, with 33 teams ready to compete under the rain.

Top Performers from the University of Colorado

Among the Buffs, Ella Baran, Karrie Baloga, and Emily Covert were noteworthy as they managed to break into the top-100, each achieving a top-50 finish. Baran, in her season debut, placed 33rd with a time of 20:35.9. Baloga and Covert followed close behind, finishing within five seconds of Baran’s time.

Men’s 8K Race sees Colorado Buffaloes in Top Positions

Following the women’s race, the men’s 8K championship race took place, where the Buffaloes outperformed many in the field of 36 teams. Colorado’s top five athletes all finished within the top-100, including Isaiah Givens and Austin Vancil who both made it into the top-50.

Upcoming Events in University of Colorado’s Cross Country Calendar

Looking ahead, the Colorado Cross Country team will compete in the Pac-12 Championships in University Place, Wash. The races will commence at 11:00 a.m. MT on Friday, October 27th.

Nuttycombe Invitational Results

WOMEN’S SCORING: 1. Northern Arizona 52; 2. NC State 95; 3. Georgetown 208; 4. Stanford 227; 5. Florida 262; 6. Notre Dame 292; 7. Oregon State 315; 8. California Baptist 322; 9. Michigan State 342; 10. Lipscomb 363; 11. Iowa State 381; 12. Ole Miss 382; 13. Washington 383; 14. Colorado 395; 15. Utah 419; 16. Wisconsin 421; 17. Colorado State 437; 18. Furman 438; 19. Harvard 454; 20. Syracuse 480.

Full Results for University of Colorado

For complete results, visit the University of Colorado Cross Country official website.

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