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Mines freshman vaults into the record books

We may be a little bit late to the party, but we at The Oredigger wouldn’t be the student voice of Mines if we left out the track and field records broken last month. The Mines Alumni Classic meet always kicks off the indoor track and field season and on December 5th and 6th. It […]

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Athlete Spotlight: Chloe Cook

   Mines cross country is off to a hot start. Both the Oredigger men and women won the UCCS “Rust Buster” meet by a huge margin on September 7th. Mines redshirt freshman Chris Cathcart took home the men’s win, with four of his teammates rounding out the top five. On the women’s side, sophomore Zoe […]

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Athlete Spotlight: Josh Evans

  This past weekend, most students were enjoying E-days festivities. Not the Oredigger Track & Field teams- they were busy showing off at the Kit Mayer Invitational Meet. Although there were several impressive performances across the board, perhaps the most incredible event of the meet was the Men’s 1,500-meter race late Saturday afternoon.    Josh Evans […]

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Racing to Victory: Men’s XC Team Wins RMAC

If there is a Mines sports team that has tasted success, it is the Cross Country Team. On Oct. 21 the men’s cross country team claimed their second RMAC title led by a first place finish from senior Grant Colligan and a second place finish by senior Ricardo Ocampo. The women’s team took an all-time […]

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Track and Field Team Breaks Records

Both the Men and Women’s Track and Field teams have been excelling this year, breaking numerous school records and yielding incredible results at meets. Senior Amanda Giles competes in both the heptathlon (a combination event where athletes receive a total score for seven different events) and javelin throw, though her focus is the javelin. “Outdoor […]

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Indoor Track and Wrestling Represent at Nationals

Senior Jacob Gerkin earned all American honors at the NCAA championships on March 10. The deciding match was a repeat of the final round of the RMAC where he faced Cal Baptist’s Daxton Gordon. In the RMAC championship, Gerkin lost 10-4, but at the NCAA tournament Gerkin pulled ahead in the end of the neck […]

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Men’s Cross Country Comes Out on Top

The Colorado School of Mines men’s cross country team won its first RMAC Championship in school history at Black Hills State University in South Dakota. “That was just the best. Coming into that race, we didn’t know what we were up against, but we got six hundred meters from the finish, and I didn’t really […]

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Student Athlete Spotlight: Nathanael Williams

USTFCCCA NCAA Division II Athlete of the Week and RMAC Men’s Cross Country Runner of the Week are not new titles to grad student and varsity cross country runner, Nathanael Williams. After winning the Colorado College invitational last year as an undergraduate senior- and carrying the entire men’s team to the podium with him- expectations […]

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Men’s Track and Field Looks Forward to Conference Meet

On Feb. 27, the Oredigger Men’s Indoor Track & Field team claimed their first ever RMAC Conference title. That momentum was maintained throughout the outdoor track season, with impressive performances by senior Marty Andrie, breaking his own school record with a 5k time of 13:44.38, and junior Logan Winfield, completing a 1500 meter run in […]

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Women’s Track and Field Team Reflect on Season

The Women’s Track and Field team has had unprecedented success this season, with fantastic team performances as well as impressive individual marks. On Apr. 23, at the Nature’s Bakery Invitational, senior Michelle Rigsby and freshman Ali Artzberger set individual personal records in the long jump, jumping 5.89 meters and 5.48 meters respectively. That same day, […]