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Sandy Fetzer to be inducted into CSU Hall of Fame Friday PDF Print E-mail
Written by Holyoke Enterprise   

Sandy (Ham) Fetzer, former Haxtun standout athlete, will be one of five people inducted into the Colorado State University Sports Hall of Fame Friday, Oct. 29 at the Fort Collins Marriott at 5:30 p.m.

Fetzer was one of the most versatile distance runners in CSU history. She was the first-ever CSU cross country runner to qualify for the NCAA championships, CSU’s first female All-American in cross country, in 1991 was named as one of the athletic director’s top 30 scholar-athletes, a WAC scholar-athlete and cross country academic All-American.

She was an All-American in both cross country and track and field, took third place in the 1992 Olympic trials in the 5,000 meters, nationally ranked in the top 10 in the United States by Track and Field News in the 5,000 meters in both indoors and outdoors.

In 1992, Fetzer was considered one of the top female distance runners in the United States, finished 10th overall in the NCAA cross country championships as a senior, honored as one of the top sportswomen of Colorado and was the WAC conference champion in both the 3,000 and 5,000 meters in 1993.

Sandy and husband Kevin live near Severance with son Kylan and daughter Baillie. She is the daughter of Winston and Mary Ann Ham and daughter-in-law of Bob and Ronda Fetzer, all of Haxtun.