Courtney Alama
Courtney  Alama

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Annandale, Minn.

High School:
Annandale HS

Event:
Distance

Birthdate:
06/14/1996


02/17/2018

Gophers Rewrite Weight Throw Top-10

Gophers Kaitlyn Long, Agnes Esser, and Nayoka Clunis recorded the top-three weight throw marks in program history

02/15/2018

Gophers to Celebrate Seniors

Minnesota will honor its senior class during the Parents Day Invite on Saturday

04/28/2017

Gophers Earn Two Titles at Simpson College

Members of Minnesota's distance corps raced at the Kip Janvrin Open hosted by Simpson College Friday night

03/24/2017

Gophers Kick Off Raleigh Relays

Madeline Strandemo won the 3,000m steeplechase in a meet record time to lead the Gophers on day one at the Raleigh Relays

02/18/2017

Gophers Win Seven Events at Home

The Gophers hosted their final indoor meet of the season Saturday at the Minnesota Fieldhouse

06/02/2015

Courtney Alama

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

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2017 Season - Indoor: Ran three races, including posting a season-best time of 10:19.73 in the 3,000m as runner-up at the Parents Day Invite.

2017 Season - Outdoor: Ran six races, including appearances in the 1,500m and 5,000m • ran a season-best 4:50.35 in the 1,500m at the Holst Invitational • finished as 5,000m runner-up with a career-best time of 17:37.76 at the BearCat Twilight.

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 • psychology major.

Alama's Indoor Career Bests (2017 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 (2017 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 17:37.76 BearCat Twilight (5/3/17)

MORE HEADLINES

Gophers Rewrite Weight Throw Top-10

Gophers Rewrite Weight Throw Top-10

2/17/2018 - W. Track & Field

Gophers Kaitlyn Long, Agnes Esser, and Nayoka Clunis recorded the top-three weight throw marks in program history Saturday.

Alum Omeoga Set for Olympic Debut

Alum Omeoga Set for Olympic Debut

2/16/2018 - W. Track & Field

Gophers alumna Akuoma Omeoga will compete at the Winter Olympic Games as a member of Nigeria's bobsleigh team.

Gophers to Celebrate Seniors

Gophers to Celebrate Seniors

2/15/2018 - W. Track & Field

Minnesota will honor its senior class during the Parents Day Invite at the University of Minnesota Fieldhouse on Saturday.

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