Colloty’s 10th-place finish paces Mavericks
Wyatt Colloty placed 10th in the Littlefoot Sprint Triathlon at Bear Creek Lake Park in Lakewood, the first event for Colorado Mesa University’s newest sport.
Colloty, a senior from Grand Junction, finished in 1 hour, 1 minute, 8 seconds. He covered the 750-meter swim in 13 minutes, 17 seconds, the 15-kilometer bike race in 2:47 and the 5K run in 19:30. He had a 39-second transition from the swim to the bike portion of the race, and a 53-second transition from the bike to the run.
Ethan McNally, another Mesa senior, finished 18th in 1:04.33; Ethan Petersen was 27th in 1:07.02, Santiago Bedoya 28th in 1:07.03 and Kyle Jones 29th in 1:07.32.
Teague Reedy was 55th in 1:12.09 and Conor Timms 73rd in 1:15.09. For the women, freshman Hanna Brockie was the Mavericks’ top finisher. She was 21st overall in 1:05.02, completing the swim in 12.13, the bike race in 29.15, the run in 22.07, with a 34-second first transition and a 51-second transition to the race.; Lindsey Johnston was 76th in 1:15.27; Abi Young was 80th in 1:15.56; Hana Peterman 91st in 1:17.24; Nicole Cunning 101st in 1:18.12 and Lia Barskey 261st in 1:37.10.
After picking up two doubles wins, Colorado Mesa’s women won the first four singles matches to defeat the University of Texas-Permian Basin 6-3 in the CSU-Pueblo Duals.
Kristen Kirby easily won her No. 1 singles match 6-2, 6-1, but Emily Beckley had to battle back to win at No. 2 singles, 4-6, 6-2, 10-2. Rebecca Osterberg and Taylor Hershey followed up with straight-set victories at No. 3 and No. 4 singles, respectively. Kirby and Beckley picked up the only wins for CMU in a 6-3 loss to Newman (Kansas).
The men’s team dropped a 5-4 decision to Permian Basin, getting a three-set victory at No. 4 from Lucas Martin, 3-6, 6-4, 10-5, and Will Agritelley won a second-set tiebreaker at No. 3 singles, 6-4, 7-6 (7-5). Mesa also lost 6-3 to Newman, winning a pair of doubles matches and Max Lindqvist taking the No. 1 singles match 6-1, 6-4.