Darby Downham of Cheyenne South Signs with Western Colorado
Cheyenne South track athlete Darby Downham has signed on with Western Colorado University in Gunnison. She won the indoor state championship in the 400-meter dash back in March with a time of 1.01.48. Downham also placed 6th in the 55-meter hurdle event at the indoor championships with a time of 9.13. In her junior year, he was 6th in the 400 at indoor championships.
At the 2021 state outdoor championships, Downham was 7th in the 400 in 1.01.13 and took 10th in the prelims of the 300 hurdle event. But her Cheyenne South team won the 4A outdoor championship in the 4x400 meter relay. She has not raced very much this spring due to a stress fracture.
Western Colorado is a Division II school that competes in the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference.