Courtney Alama
Courtney  Alama

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Annandale, Minn.

High School:
Annandale HS

Birthdate:
06/14/1996

Experience:
2 Letters


10/13/2017

Gophers Place 10th at Nuttycombe Invite

Minnesota placed three runners among the top 25 en route to a top-10 team showing in Madison, Wis., on Friday

09/30/2017

Gophers Place Three in Top Eight at Louisville

Bethany Hasz, Madeline Strandemo, and Megan Hasz led Minnesota at the Greater Louisville Classic 5K Saturday

09/23/2017

No. 19 Gophers Place Third at Griak

Madeline Strandemo finished 10th overall to lead the Gophers to a third-place finish at the Roy Griak Invitational Saturday

09/02/2017

Gophers Take Second at IU Open

Bethany Hasz, Megan Hasz, and Madeline Strandemo led Minnesota in the 5K race Saturday morning

12/12/2016

Gophers Hand Out Team Awards

Minnesota celebrated the 2016 cross country season with its annual team awards banquet Sunday

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.

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2016 • Redshirt Sophomore Season: Named Big Ten Distinguished Scholar and Academic All-Big Ten honoree • 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

MORE HEADLINES

Track and Field Stadium Breaks Ground

10/20/2017

New outdoor track and field stadium nestled in among existing facilities on the East Bank campus will give the University its first competition-level outdoor facility in nearly 15 years

Gophers Preview Jack's Run

10/19/2017

Volunteer assistant coach Nick Larson discusses Jack's Twilight Run this Friday at Les Bolstad Course.

Gophers in the Polls: Oct. 18

10/18/2017

The University of Minnesota continues to represent at a high level as multiple Golden Gopher teams achieved national rankings this week.

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