Alan Ford

HometownColorado Springs, Colo.
Prev. SchoolMitchell HS


2010-11: Track: Member of outdoor second team All-Conference 4x400 meter relay … placed 12th in the 400 meter with a time of 50.22 at the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Outdoor Track and Field Championship … member of indoor second team All-Conference 4x400 meter relay … placed 12th in 400 meter with a time of 52.27 at the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Indoor Championship … indoor RMAC All-Academic honor roll ... indoor season bests/300 meter-37.28, 200 meter-23.93, 400 meter-49.59 … outdoor season bests/400 meter-50.22, 200 meter-24.33 2009-10: Track: placed 14th in 400 meter at RMAC Championships with time of 52.37. ... member of 4th place 1,600 meter relay team at outdoor RMAC Championships. ... placed 9th in 400 meter at RMAC Indoor with a time of 52.96. ... Indoor best/400 meter-51.08, 200 meter-24.50, 60 meter-7.58, 300 meter-38.70 ... Outdoor best/400 meter-50.63, 200 meter-24.22

Pre UCCS Notes:

Before UCCS: Placed nineth in 400M at 2009 Colorado Class 4A State Championship. ... Member of seventh place 4x100M relay at 2008 Colorado Class 5A State Championship. ... best marks, 400M-50.56, 200M-23.65.

Personal Notes:

Personal: Major, Game Design and Development. ... parents, Clifton Ford and Charlotte Morris. ... loves to play Sudoku.

Stories featuring Alan Ford

May 30, 2013Ford Named to Academic All-District First TeamUniversity of Colorado Colorado Springs senior sprinter Alan Ford secured a spot on the 2013 Capital One Academic All-District First Team released this morning by the College Sports Information Directors of America.
May 14, 2013Ford and Wright Lead Six Mountain Lions on RMAC All-Academic TeamsAlan Ford and Jonathan Wright led six University of Colorado Colorado Springs student-athletes on the 2013 RMAC Men's Outdoor Track and Field All-Academic Teams announced this afternoon.
May 7, 2013Aberle Wins 800-Meter TitleCarson Aberle set the Stermole Track Complex record with 1 minute, 51.70 seconds in the 800-meter run to win the conference championship to lead the University of Colorado Colorado Springs on the final day of the 2013 RMAC Track and Field Championships.
April 20, 2013Buchanan Lowers Own Program Record at Beach InviteRyan Buchanan broke his own program record in the 400-meter hurdles to lead the University of Colorado Colorado Springs at the Beach Invitational today, hosted by Long Beach State at Cerritos College.
April 19, 2013Young Runs Fastest 100, Anchors Fastest 4x1 of SeasonAndre Young ran the fastest 100-meter time for the University of Colorado Colorado Springs men's track and field team and anchored the fastest 4x100-meter relay team of the season as the Mountain Lions competed in the Bryan Clay Invitational at Azusa Pacific.
April 6, 2013Aberle Provisionally Qualifies in 800-Meter RunCarson Aberle ran the third-fastest time in University of Colorado Colorado Springs history with an altitude-adjusted time of 1:51.70 to provisionally qualify in the 800-meter run at the Don Kirby Tailwind Invitational today at the University of New Mexico.
April 2, 2013Wright Named to RMAC All-Academic First Team
March 30, 2013UCCS Wins Five Events at Front Range InvitationalThe University of Colorado Colorado Springs men's outdoor track and field won five events in the first Colorado Mines Division II Front Range Invitational today at the Stermole Track and Field Complex.
March 16, 20134x4 Team Opens with Win at Quiller ClassicThe University of Colorado Colorado Springs men's outdoor track and field team won the 4x400-meter relay as the Mountain Lions opened the 2013 outdoor season today at the Jerry Quiller Classic at the University of Colorado Boulder.
February 7, 2013UCCS Records 17th Straight Semester with 3.00 Student-Athlete GPAOne of the most successful athletic semesters in the history of the University of Colorado Colorado Springs also came with success in the classroom as Mountain Lion student-athletes recorded a 17th consecutive semester with a grade point average above 3.0. Fourteen student-athletes earned the President's List with a semester GPA of 4.0 and 23 earned a spot on the Dean's List with a GPA between 3.75 and 3.99.
January 21, 2013This Week in Mountain Lion AthleticsThe University of Colorado Colorado Springs athletic teams will compete in three different states during the weekend as basketball starts the second half of the conference season and indoor track and field continues the season in New Mexico.
January 19, 2013Ford, 4x400 Team Claim Wins in BoulderAlan Ford won the 600-yard run with one minute, 15.83 seconds and the fourth-fastest time in University of Colorado Colorado Springs men’s indoor track and field history to lead the individual performances for the Mountain Lions today at the University of Colorado Boulder Potts Invitational. The 4x400-meter relay teams also finished first and second, ahead of the two teams from Colorado Mines.
August 6, 2012Men Pick Up USTFCCCA All-Academic Team AwardNEW ORLEANS – University of Colorado Colorado Springs men's indoor and outdoor track and field teams were one of five RMAC teams and one of 41 NCAA Division II teams to earn All-Academic honors from the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association. The Mountain Lions earned the award after a team cumulative grade point average of 3.00 or greater.
May 11, 2012Men’s 4x400 meter relay captures RMAC title to lead the way for the Mountain LionsGunnison, CO: Like a postal carrier, the track & field team competes in all kinds of weather. During their three days at the RMAC Outdoor Track & Field Championships in Gunnison, Colorado, the Mountain Lions saw rain, snow, high winds, sunny skies, freezing temperatures and lastly in the 70’s.
April 16, 2012Mountain Lion Tracksters Find Mid-Season FormThe UCCS trackster’s have been busy covering the miles between meets in Albuquerque, Pueblo and Boulder over the past two weeks, setting numerous school records, season, and lifetime bests in the process. 
March 29, 2012Fast Start to Outdoor Season Gets Mountain Lions Up and Running The outdoor season is up and running for the UCCS Mountain Lion Track & Field teams after the two first outdoor meets of the season. Both meets produced a number of early season bests and personal records, which bodes well for the season ahead.
February 26, 2012Mountain Lions Wrap Up Indoor Track Season with Solid Competition at the RMAC ChampionshipsThe UCCS Mountain Lions performed admirably this last weekend at the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Championships setting four NCAA qualifying marks, producing 10 All-RMAC honors, three school records and one RMAC Champion. In the team scores UCCS finished 6th on both the men’s and women’s sides equaling the 6th place finishes by both programs at last year’s championships.
February 6, 2012UCCS Tracksters on Fire at the University of New Mexico Lobo ClassicIt was a historic weekend for the UCCS Track & Field team as they continue their preparations for the RMAC Indoor Championships in three weeks time.
January 31, 2012UCCS Track and Field Teams Roll On...As the pages on the calendar turn to February, the UCCS track & field team begins to focus on the RMAC Indoor Championships at the end of the month. In the latest USTFCCCA rankings the UCCS women's team is ranked #24 in the country based on the strength of several individual performances. The men also have several individuals ranked in the top eight of their event in the RMAC. Both teams have high expectations and a number of individuals who are shooting for all-RMAC honors and possible qualification for the NCAA II Indoor Track & Field National Championships March 9th -10th in Mankato, Minnesota.
December 10, 2011UCCS track & field opens season at Air Force Blue & Silver OpenCOLORADO SPRINGS – The men’s 4 X 440 relay team knocked off Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference rivals Western State and Mesa State as the Mountain Lions opened their indoor track season Saturday at the Air Force Blue and Silver Open at the Cadet Fieldhouse.
May 19, 2011Nine Mountain Lions earn USTFCCCA all-region honorsNine University of Colorado Colorado Springs track & field athletes were named to the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association All-Central Region team, which was released Tuesday.Alan Ford, Marc Hensley, Travis Whitman and Jonathan Wright were all named all-region as members of the UCCS 4 X 400-relay team, while Anthony Cardinale earned the honor in the long jump. On the women's side, honorees were Ashley Benfield (400-meter hurdles), Lauren Graham (pole vault), Chelsie Overocker (triple jump) and Alexa Urban (800-meter run).
May 11, 2011Twelve UCCS track & field athletes named All-RMACThe University of Colorado-Colorado Springs had 12 athletes from nine events gain All-Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference honors during the RMAC Outdoor Track and Field Championship on May 8-10 in Golden.
May 10, 2011Graham wins pole vault as UCCS completes RMAC championshipsGOLDEN, Colo. – Lauren Graham won the pole vault Tuesday during the final day of the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Outdoor Track & Field Championships. In doing so, she set new records in the event for the RMAC, the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs and the Stermole Track & Field Complex.
April 18, 2011Track Team Returns from California Trip with School Records, Personal BestsThe University of Colorado at Colorado Springs track team was California dreamin' this past weekend and woke up with another national qualifying mark, four school records and 21 personal bests.
April 9, 2011Cardinale Sets National Qualifying Mark, Four UCCS Records FallBOULDER – Anthony Cardinale earned a provisional qualifying mark for nationals in the long jump Saturday as he and his University of Colorado at Colorado Springs teammates competed at the CU Invitational at Potts Field.
March 26, 2011CSU-Pueblo Open Gives Mountain Lions Track Team Chance to ShinePUEBLO – Kaitlin Frier’s second-place finish in the women’s 10,000-meter run highlighted the efforts of the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs track & field team at the CSU-Pueblo Open, which was held Saturday at the Neta & Eddie DeRose Thunderbowl.
February 26, 2011UCCS has 15 named all-RMAC as teams take sixth at conference championshipsKEARNEY, Neb. – Jonathan Wright joined Lauren Graham as a Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference champion as the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs completed a strong showing at the RMAC Indoor Track & Field Championships Saturday at the Health & Sports Center.
December 10, 2010Youth has been served on the UCCS track teamThe performer of the night is junior college transfer Colby Elliott. He competed in five events, broke two individual school records and was a member of tonight’s school record 4x400 meter relay team. Elliott’s night went as follows; fourth in the 60 meter hurdles with a school record 8.67 time, winner in the 300 meter with a school record time of 35.61, 12th in the high jump with a mark of 1.74 meters and 12th in the long jump with a mark of 6.17 meters. This guy is going to be something really special for UCCS track and field.
December 7, 20102011 UCCS Track and Field Preview2011 Track and Field competition for the University of Colorado-Colorado Springs begins this Friday, Dec. 10, at the Steinhouser field house in Golden with the CSM Alumni Extravaganza hosted by Colorado Mines, starting a 1pm. Seven All-Conference Mountain Lions and an NCAA All-American will be returning to the track.
May 11, 2010Graham Wins Pole Vault, Freshman of the Year at RMAC Track ChampionshipsPUEBLO - Lauren Graham of the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs not only won the women's pole vault competition at the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Outdoor Track & Field Championships Tuesday, she also set a new RMAC meet record in the process.
April 17, 2010Gomez Takes Flight Amongst Many UCCS Season and Personal BestsSteven Gomez cleared 2.15 meter in the men's high jump at the Colorado State-Pueblo Invitational. The temperature was far from ideal, at about 50 degrees , still Gomez took advantage during the low wind period of Saturday afternoon. He nearly cleared 2.19 meters, but he will have a couple more cracks at that height as Gomez has automatically advanced to NCAA D-II Outdoor Track and Field National Championship in Charlotte N.C., May 27-29.
April 3, 2010Lauren Graham and the UCCS relays star in GreeleyFor the most part the wind ruled the day in Greeley, but considering that last year on this weekend we had a big snow storm that cancelled the meet, having to deal with the wind was ok. "We competed wellâ", said Coach Mark Misch "there was much more good then bad today." We only saw two personal best out the Mountain Lion track team on this Saturday. The way the University of Colorado-Colorado Springs competed will pay off later when there is better weather.
February 26, 2010RMAC Championship Day 1GOLDEN, Colo. - Many of the athletes on the University of Colorado-Colorado Springs track and field team experienced their first taste of college championship track and field at the first day of the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Indoor Track & Field Championships on Friday at Steinhauer Field House.
February 19, 2010Golden Tune UpThe University of Colorado-Colorado Springs went to Golden, Colorado for a final tune up meet before the conference indoor championship. Generally, the field was not very strong. Yet, there were a couple exceptional marks.
February 13, 2010Soaring at Air ForceThe men's relays stole the show for UCCS track and field in the Cadet Fieldhouse at the Air Force Academy. Both the men's distance medley and 4x400 relay won their respective heats. Those relays were apart of a very productive event."I was very pleased with how the team competed", said coach Mark Misch "it was a great meet and we had solid races."
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