Courtney Alama
Courtney  Alama

Class:
RS Sophomore

Hometown:
Annandale, Minn.

High School:
Annandale HS

Birthdate:
06/14/1996

Experience:
1 Letter


11/23/2016

2016 Cross Country Season in Review

Minnesota wrapped up the 2016 season with Madeline Strandemo representing the team at the NCAA Championship

10/30/2016

Gophers Take Fourth at Big Tens

Minnesota earned a fourth-place team finish at the Big Ten Cross Country Championship Sunday morning

10/28/2016

Alama Hopes to Seize Opportunity

Redshirt sophomore Courtney Alama is set to make her Big Ten cross country debut for the Gophers this Sunday

10/24/2016

B1G Championship Returns to Les Bolstad

Minnesota hosts the Big Ten Cross Country Championship at Les Bolstad this Sunday

10/21/2016

Eastman Leads Gophers at Jack's Run

Twenty-one Gophers recorded career-best 6K times at Les Bolstad Friday evening

07/19/2016

2015 Griak Invitational - Women's Cross Country

Photos of the Gopher women's cross country team at the 2015 Griak Invitational

09/11/2015

Women Cross Country at Oz Memorial

Gopher women take first in Oz Memorial run

05/26/2015

Courtney Alama

Photos of women's cross country student-athlete Courtney Alama.

Photo Gallery

2016 • Redshirt Sophomore Season: Ran in six meets this season • finished among the top-10 Gophers in each meet • recorded a personal-best 6K time of 21:38.5 at Jack’s Run, finishing second overall • ran a career-best 5K time of 18:07.6 at the Notre Dame Invitational • made B1G Championship debut, placing 83rd overall and ninth on the team in 23:13.6 • served as an alternate for the NCAA Midwest Regional • ended the season ranked 47th on Minnesota’s all-time top-50 6K performers list (21:38.5).

2015 • Redshirt Freshman Season: Named Academic All-Big Ten honoree • ran four races • ran season-best 22:51.7 as the fifth Gopher in 12th place overall at the Oz Memorial • placed 81st overall as the seventh Gopher at the Griak Invitational (23:09.3) • finished as the ninth Gopher at the Greater Louisville Classic 5K (18:11.92) • placed 28th overall and second among female finishers at Jack’s Run (23:11.1).

2014 • Freshman Season: Competed in five races as an unattached runner.

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 with hopes of continuing education to become a physical therapist.

Alma's Postseason Appearances
Year Big Tens Midwest Regional NCAA Championship
2014 Redshirt Redshirt Redshirt
2015 DNC DNC DNC
2016 83rd, 23:13.6 Alternate DNC

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