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Winter Leads CU At Stanford Invite

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    Connor Winter

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    Winter Leads CU At Stanford Invite

    Release: 03/30/2013 Courtesy: CUBuffs.com

    STANFORD, Calif. – Connor Winter, a redshirt freshman for the University of Colorado, became the 13[SUP]th[/SUP]-fastest 1,500 meter performer in CU history on Friday night when he clocked a time of 3 minutes, 44.54 seconds at the Nike Stanford Invitational.

    Winter placed seventh overall in the top section of the 1,500, which was won in 3:40.77 by Oklahoma’s Riley Masters. His teammate, Blake Theroux, was also in the section and finished ninth in 3:48.19.

    Richard Medina and Hugh Dowdy also competed in the 1,500. Medina was 12[SUP]th[/SUP] in the second section (3:51.78) and Dowdy was 10[SUP]th[/SUP] in the fourth heat, crossing the finish in 3:55.79.

    Another pair of CU runners were also in action at the meet. Ammar Moussa also ran his first outdoor 5k race for the Buffs and placed 17[SUP]th[/SUP] in the second section. Moussa finished the race in 14:12.79. Pierce Murphy debuted in the 10k late Friday night. He finished 11[SUP]th[/SUP] in the second heat in 29:37.71.

    Many track and field Buffs will be competing on Saturday at the Fum McGraw Quadrangular in Fort Collins, Colo.

    Cobb Track & Angell Field (Stanford, Calif)
    Men’s Track Events (CU Athletes Only)

    1,500 Meters Open Section 4: (1. Steve Garboden, San Francisco, 3:47.79) 10. Hugh Dowdy, 3:55.79
    1,500 Meters Section 2: (1. Eric Harasyn, unattached, 3:44.72) 12. Richard Medina, 3:51.78
    1,500 Meters Section 1: (1. Riley Masters, Okla, 3:40.77) 7. Connor Winter, 3:44.54; 9. Blake Theroux, 3:48.19
    5,000 Meters Section 2: (1. Wade Meddles, Eastern Kentucky, 13:52.16) 17. Ammar Moussa, 14:12.79
    10,000 Meters Section 2: (1. Robert Krebs, Portland, 29:25.95) 11. Pierce Murphy, 29:37.71

    from cubuffs.com

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