Runners wrap-up

Men’s soccer
Men’s soccer won 2-1 in double-overtime at Colorado State University-Pueblo Oct. 25. Sophomore midfielder/forward Clyde Glastetter netted the game-winner two minutes into the second OT. Senior midfielder Brenden Hughes assisted on the game-winning goal. Hughes also scored the tying goal in the 56th minute and tallied three total points for the game. Metro outshot CSUP 22-6.
The Runners defeated Fort Lewis College 3-0 on the road Oct. 27. Tied 0-0 at halftime, freshman forward Jack Mayfield, freshman midfielder/defenseman Michael Jordahl and senior midfielder Andy Lopez all found the back of the net in the second half. The men’s team is now ranked No. 25 in Division II.

Women’s soccer

Fort Lewis College knocked Metro women’s soccer from the ranks of the unbeaten. The No. 10 Roadrunners fell to the Skyhawks, 2-1, in Durango Oct. 25. Trailing 2-0 in the second half, senior midfielder Becca Medina rang her penalty kick off the post but scored on the rebound in the 84th minute to help Metro avoid being shut out. The two goals allowed were a season-worst for the Lady Runners.

Volleyball dropped a five-setter to Fort Lewis College in Durango Oct. 25. Leading two sets to one, 20-25, 25-21 and 28-26, the Roadrunners lost the final two, 21-25 and 12-15. The Skyhawks’ 20 blocks were the most for a Metro opponent since 2003.
The Roadrunners traveled to Colorado Mesa University Oct. 26 and won 25-27, 25-23, 25-13, 23-25 and 20-18. Senior outside hitter Alysa Heath had 25 kills, while junior right side Lauren Quijano added 15.
For coverage of the Oct. 29 game versus crosstown rival Regis University, visit

Cross Country

Women’s cross-country placed third at the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference championships Oct. 26, while the men’s team came in fifth on the same day. Sophomore Janelle Lincks finished second overall for the women and junior Nick Kadlec came in eighteenth for the men. The South Central Region Championships begin Nov. 9 in Canyon, Texas.

Compiled by Mario Sanelli

Author: Mario Sanelli

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