The awards continue to roll in for the University of Colorado cross country teams with numerous individuals picking up honors from the Pac-12 Conference.

Head coach Mark Wetmore was named the Pac-12 Men's and Women's Coach of the Year after guiding both teams to the 2015 Pac-12 team titles last Friday.

This is the fifth straight year he has earned the award on the men's side, while it's the second time he's earned it on the women's side. In total, this is the 16th and 17th time Wetmore has been named the conference coach of the year.

True freshman John Dressel was tabbed the Pac-12 Male Freshman of the Year as the top finishing freshman at the league's championship. Dressel finished sixth overall, finishing the 8-kilometer race in 23:19.4. It was just his second race as a Buffalo.

Four men and four women were named to the 2015 All-Pac-12 teams. Dressel, along with seniors Ammar Moussa and Pierce Murphy were named to the first team, while senior Connor Winter was selected to the second team.

On the women's side, sophomores Kaitlyn Benner and Melanie Nun, along with junior Erin Clark, earned first-team distinctions, while senior Maddie Alm was named to the second team.

All-Pac-12 teams are determined by an athlete's placing at the Pac-12 Championship.



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