GUNNISON, Colo. (Gunnison Community School) – The Colorado State University-Pueblo men's and women's cross country teams competed at the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Championships Saturday, hosted by Western State Colorado University in Gunnison, Colorado.
Freshman Miriam Roberts (Boulder, Colo.) guided the team to a 10th place finish of 15 teams, with a time of 24:05.50, which was good for 25th. Roberts' time and finish was good for All-RMAC Second Team honors. The Pack team time in the 6,000 meter course at Gunnison Community School was 2:07:26:00.
The last CSU-Pueblo student-athlete to earn all-conference honors was Lauren Dunsmoor in 2007.
Adams State University was the RMAC Women's Cross Country Champions with a time of 1:53:00.00, while ASU runners finished first, second, third and fifth place, guided by Lauren Martin's winning time of 22:16.20.
Junior Dante Carter (Las Vegas, Nev.) also earned All-RMAC Second Team recognition, as his time of 27:12.20 in the 8K race placed him 23rd.
As a team, the Pack finished 14th of 15 teams with a time of 2:31:15.31.
The last Pack men's cross country all-conference athlete was Larry Caffey in 1984 (the program was disbanded in 1992).
The event marked the first RMAC Championships in 22 years for the men's cross country squad, as the team was brought back as an intercollegiate sport in 2014.
Adams State also won the conference title on the men's side, as ASU runner Tabor Stevens earned first place.
* The all-conference selections consisted of finishers 1-14 on the first team and 15-28 on the second team.
For the complete RMAC release, click HERE.
Both Pack men's and women's squads will again hit the course Nov. 22 at the NCAA South Central Region Championships at Washington Park in Denver.
As a member of the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference, Colorado State University – Pueblo competes in 22 varsity sports in NCAA Division II intercollegiate athletics.