Men's and Women's Cross Country Team

The 2020 Team Roster

See Coach Darren Brungardt

Athletes / Men

Paulo Aponte, CMC Cross Country

Paulo Aponte

Brunssum, Limburg, Netherlands
AF North High School

Program: Outdoor Recreation Leadership
5K PB: 18:01.3

Nate Encinias, CMC Cross Country

Nate Encinias

Rocky Ford, CO
Rocky Ford High School

Program: Associate of Arts
5K PB: 17:40.8

Harrison Fries-Levy, CMC Cross Country

Harrison Fries-Levy

Lafayette, CO
Centaurus High School

Program: Outdoor Recreation Leadership
5K PB: 16:37.4

Ben Lague, CMC Cross Country

Ben Lague

Buena Vista, CO
Buena Vista High School

Program: Welding and Business
5K PB: 18:17.7

Korben Long, CMC Cross Country

Korben Long

Silverthorne, CO
Summit High School

Program: Associate of Arts
5K PB: 18:02.8

Kenneth Obregon Orozco, CMC Cross Country

Kenneth Obregon Orozco

Thornton, CO
Mountain Range High School

Program: Welding and Business
5K PB: 18:11.9

Harrison Walter, CMC Cross Country

Harrison Walter

Westcliffe, CO
Custer County High School

Program: Associate of General Studies
5K PB: 20:34.1

Athletes / Women

Anais Garcia, CMC Cross Country

Anais Garcia

Dacono, CO
Erie High School

Program: Associates, Health Science Emphasis
5K PB: 21:09.0

spacer-square

Brooklyn German

Belding, MI
Belding High School

Program: Ecosystem Science & Management
5K PB: 21:44.1

Abby Hagen, CMC Cross Country

Abby Hagen

Lockport, IL
Lockport Township High School

Program: Associate of Arts
5K PB: 20:30.1

Anne Mawhinney, CMC Cross Country

Anne MaWhinney

St Mary's, KS
Seton Home Study

Program: Ecosystem Science & Management
5K PB: 25:06.2

spacer-square

Zoe Plummer

Seymour, IN
Columbus East High School

Program: Ecosystem Science & Management
5K PB: 21:22.6

Alexis Ricks, CMC Cross Country

Alexis Ricks

Fountain, CO
Hanover High School

Program: Associate of Science
5K PB: 30:32.8

Cross Country Coach Darren Brungardt

Darren Brungardt is a mathematics faculty member at CMC Leadville. In 2012, he earned his master’s degree in coaching from Adams State University in Alamosa, CO.

Brungardt coaches CMC’s XC team and running club in trail and snowshoe races from two miles to 100 miles. He has coached professionally, on the collegiate level and at the high school level including rugby fitness coordinator, cross country coach and all track and field events except pole vault and hurdles.

While earning his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in mathematics from the University of Northern Colorado in Greeley, Coach Brungardt ran Division 1 track for the Bears. He competed in the 5,000 and 10,000 meters, earned three varsity letters and was an academic athlete all four years.

His post-collegiate running career has taken him all over the country competing in trail, road and snowshoe races.

Darren Brungardt
Coach Darren Brungardt

Athletic Director/Assistant Coach Angela Dunn

Angela Dunn is a former NJCAA athlete and member of the 2006 NJCAA DIII National Championship women’s cross-country team.

She earned an AA degree in psychology from Gloucester County College before transferring to Rowan University, running at the NCAA DIII level, and earning a BA in psychology. In 2012, Angela returned to Gloucester County College and began her coaching career alongside her college coach.

In her first year the women’s cross-country team won NJCAA DIII Nationals. Post collegiate, Angela has competed in numerous road and track races, including the 2017 Boston Marathon.

In 2017, Angela relocated from New Jersey to Western Colorado and started the New Castle Running Club. A year later she completed her master’s program in sport psychology; she wrote her thesis on the under representation of women in collegiate coaching.

Angela Dunn
Athletic Director/Assistant Coach Angela Dunn