Courtney Alama
Courtney  Alama

Class:
RS Sophomore

Hometown:
Annandale, Minn.

High School:
Annandale HS

Event:
Distance

Birthdate:
06/14/1996


01/22/2016

Heifort Wins Two Titles at UST Invite

Allie Heifort won the shot put and the weight throw to lead the Gophers Friday evening

01/12/2016

Distance Gophers Ready for Track

The Gophers hope to build off a strong cross country season on the track this spring

12/09/2015

Big Ten Honors Gophers for Academics

Student-athletes from the University of Minnesota honored for performance in classroom

04/25/2015

Gophers Compete at Macalester Invite

Minnesota had 10 top-10 finishes at the Janis Rider Invitational Saturday

06/02/2015

Courtney Alama

Photos of women's track & field student-athlete Courtney Alama

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2016 Season - Indoor: Ran three races • placed fourth in the mile with a career-best time of 5:08.79 at the UST Invite • finished 10th in the 3,000m in 10:20.50 at the Jack Johnson Classic • ran a career-best 17:51.37 to place seventh in the 5,000m at the Minnesota Open.

2016 Season - Outdoor: Ran one race, placing eighth in the 5,000m in 18:17.43 at the Tommie Twilight.

2015 Season: Competed unattached during both the indoor and outdoor seasons.

High School: A 2014 graduate of Annandale High School • six-time letterwinner in both cross country and track & field • finished fifth in 14:56.3 at the 2013 Minnesota Class A state cross country championship to lead Annandale to the team state title • helped team to state runner-up finishes in 2012 and 2011 • five-time all-state honoree and six-time all-conference honoree in cross country • named St. Cloud Times all-area runner in cross country • two-time all-state and three-time all-conference honoree in track & field • finished ninth in 3,200m and 14th in 1,600m at Minnesota Class A state championship as a junior • holds Annandale school records in 1,600m and 3,200m • academic all-state honoree.

Personal: Born June 14, 1996 • daughter of Haley Kammer and Colin Alama • has four older siblings, Bryant, Victoria, Carolyn and Colleen • enjoys traveling, swimming and animals • intends to major in sports medicine.

Alama's Indoor Career Bests (2016 Final)
Event Mark Meet (Date)
Mile 5:08.79 UST Invite (1/22/16)
3,000m 10:12.04 (UA) St. Thomas Invite (2/13/15)
5,000m 17:51.37 Minnesota Open (1/16/16)
Alama's Outdoor Career Bests (2016 Final)
Event Mark Meet (Date)
1,500m 4:46.96 (UA) Holst Invitational (4/18/15)
3,000m 10:19.73 (UA) Janis Rider Invitational (4/25/15)
5,000m 17:57.25 (UA) Hamline Invitational (4/11/15)

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Miller Inspired By Rio Experience

9/2/2016

Former Gopher student-athlete and current women's assistant coach Peter Miller attended the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil as a fan.

Gophers Visit Minnesota State Fair

9/1/2016

Members of the Gopher women's track & field team visited the University of Minnesota building Wednesday.

Gophers Welcome Two New Staff Members

8/23/2016

Director of operations Lyndsey Thorpe and athletic trainer Sarah Wambheim have joined the Gopher Athletics staff.

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