Courtney Alama
Courtney  Alama

RS Sophomore

Annandale, Minn.

High School:
Annandale HS




Heifort Wins Two Titles at UST Invite

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


Distance Gophers Ready for Track

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


Big Ten Honors Gophers for Academics

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


Gophers Compete at Macalester Invite

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


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)


New Outdoor Track and Field Facility Approved


The University’s Board of Regents approved a plan during its October meeting to construct a new, competition-level outdoor track and field stadium on the East Bank of campus

Warm-Up Lap: Q&A with Erin Hawkins


Catch up with Gophers senior sprinter Erin Hawkins as the women's track & field team trains for the upcoming season.

B1G Champions Honored at Gopher Football


The Gophers' 2016 Big Ten Championship team was honored at TCF Bank Stadium Saturday.

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