Highlands blows out Mountain Lions
Tara Podpah had 20 points and 10 rebounds to lead the New Mexico Highlands Cowgirls (8-17, 5-12 Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference) to a 64-43 over the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs Saturday evening in the Lionsâ€TM Den.
The game was closely contested in the first half as both teamâ€TMs had five point leads at one point. Highlands led the at the break 30-26.
Highlands dominated the second half, outscoring the Mountain Lions 34-17. CU-Colorado Springs shot just 16.7 percent (6-for-36) after halftime.
New Mexico Highlands outshot CU-Colorado Springs for the game 45.8 percent to 24.2 percent. The Cowgirls also dominated the glass, outrebounding the Mountain Lions 52-30.
B.J. McNeally had 18 points for CU-Colorado Springs, which has lost six straight RMAC games.
UCCS Players/Staff Featured
|Additional News Stories|
|November 16, 2012||Eastern New Mexico defeats UCCS in season-opener||The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs (0-1) lost its season opener to the Eastern New Mexico Zias Sunday afternoon. Eastern New Mexico beat the Mountain Lions 65-55 in front of 105 fans at the Lionsâ€™ Den.|
|July 21, 2004||Addition of deaf campers a||Thirteen-year old Ryan Peterson stole the ball, took a quick glance at the clock and pumped his fist triumphantly. The buzzer signaled his teamâ€™s two-point victory in one of many games played Wednesday at the Marty Fletcher Basketball Camp, hosted by the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs.But Peterson never heard the buzzer. He has never heard a buzzer. Peterson is deaf.|
|July 16, 2004||Hazelwood earns grant||Former Mountain Lions basketball player Elise Hazelwood was chosen to receive degree-completion grant for the 2004-05 academic year.|
|March 9, 2004||Three women's basketball players honored by RMAC||Three members of the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs womenâ€™s basketball team were honored by the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference.|
|February 28, 2004||Mountain Lions end season with yet another heartbreaker||The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs (10-17, 7-12 Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference) saw its season come to an end with a heartbreaking 55-52 loss to the Mesa State Mavericks (16-10, 12-6) Friday night in Grand Junction.|