2004-05 UCCS Women's Basketball Releases

November 11, 2004Women's basketball season previewThe University of Colorado at Colorado Springs women’s basketball has some big shoes to fill.
November 13, 2004Women's team falls to Colorado State in exhibitionFORT COLLINS – Exhibition games are meant to give coaches a chance to experiment with lineups and evaluate talent while returning players get a chance to shake off the offseason rust and newcomers get a first look at a new level of competition. That being the criteria, Saturday’s loss to the Colorado State Rams had to be considered a success for the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs and coach Marty Fletcher.
November 21, 2004Wyoming beats UCCS in season openerDon’t let the score fool you; this was a great way for the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs women’s basketball team to start its season.
November 27, 2004West Texas routes CU-Colorado SpringsAfter already playing two Division I opponents (one an exhibition), the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs' schedule didn’t get much easier Saturday afternoon when it traveled to Canyon, Tex. to play No. 22 West Texas A&M Buffalos.
November 30, 2004CU-ColoradoSprings shuts down Tigers, wins home openerThe University of Colorado at Colorado Springs used smothering defense to shut down the Colorado College Tigers Tuesday evening in the Lions’ Den.
December 1, 2004Mountain Lions D does it againFor the second straight night the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs' pressure defense frustrated its opponent. Not coincidentally, for the second straight night, the Mountain Lions won by double digits. CU-Colorado Springs held Grand Canyon’s powerful offense to 27 percent to shooting in a 58-37 spanking of the Lopes Wednesday evening in the Lions’ Den.
December 6, 2004Records fall in win over Johnson & WalesDENVER – So this is what this feels like.
December 8, 2004Jenkins named player of the weekUniversity of Colorado at Colorado Springs forward Emily Jenkins was named the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference West Division Player of the Week, the conference announced Wednesday.
December 9, 2004Fort Hays beats women's basketball at their own gameHAYS, Kan. - The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs was beaten at its own game Thursday night.
December 11, 2004Sauter, Richards lead Lions past Chadron StateCHADRON, Neb. - Jennine Sauter scored 24 points, while Julie Richards added 12 points and nine rebounds – all in the second half – to lead the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs to a 71-61 victory over the Chadron State Eagles Saturday night at Armstrong Gymnasium.
December 18, 2004Metro State blows out defenseless Mountain LionsThe tenacious defense that had helped the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs get off to its best start in three years was nowhere to be found Saturday afternoon in the Lions’ Den. The Metro State Roadrunners shot 45.8 percent from the field as they smoked the Mountain Lions 75-45.
December 20, 2004Regis beats Mountain Lions 53-43The effort was back for the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs Monday night in the Lions Den against the Regis Rangers. After a lackadaisical performance Saturday afternoon against Metro State, the Mountain Lions once again proved they can play with anybody in the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference. Regis trailed by seven at the half before beating CU-Colorado Springs 53-43.
January 8, 2005Late jumper lifts Colorado ChristianLAKEWOOD, Colo. – Rhiannon Dickison hit a pull-up jumper with eight second left as the Colorado Christian Cougars sent the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs to its fourth straight defeat, beating the Mountain Lions 46-44 Saturday night at Cougar Fieldhouse.
January 8, 2005Richards breaks record in lossGOLDEN, Colo. – Julie Richards broke the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs career blocked shot record and added 18 points, but the Mountain Lions were unable to overcome the red-hot Colorado School of Mines Orediggers and a huge rebounding disparity in a 51-40 loss Friday night at Volk Gymnasium.
January 11, 2005Winless Wildcats no match for Mountain LionsThe University of Colorado at Colorado Springs broke its four-game losing streak by walloping the Johnson and Wales Wildcats 91-47 Tuesday evening in the Lions’ Den
January 15, 2005Poor Free-throw Shooing costs Mountain LionsKalee Modlin scored 21 points and had eight rebounds to lead Nebraska-Kearney to its sixth straight win, dropping the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs Mountain Lions 72-58 Friday night in the Lions’ Den.
January 22, 2005Mountain Lions beat MesaThe University of Colorado at Colorado Springs got just what it needed Friday night in Grand Junction. The Mountain Lions got themselves back into the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference playoff race by beating the Mesa State Mavericks 69-60.
January 23, 2005The Great Leap BackwardsOne step forward and two steps back. It’s hard to get any where at that pace, but unfortunately that is exactly what the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs has done all season. The Mountain Lions latest steps backwards came Saturday night in Gunnison where they lost to Western State 64-49.
January 26, 2005Highlands takes out CU-Colorado SpringsThe University of Colorado at Colorado Springs lost a tough game to the New Mexico Highlands Cowgirls 64-58 in Las Vegas, N.M. Tuesday night.
January 29, 2005Comeback falls short vs. PuebloThe University of Colorado at Colorado Springs’ furious comeback bid came up just a little short Saturday night at the United States Olympic Training Center. Behind 16 points and 14 rebounds from Lauren Westerman Colorado State-Pueblo held on for a 67-65 win over the Mountain Lions.
February 3, 2005Mountain Lions lose big lead, stil beat ASCThe University of Colorado at Colorado Springs squandered a 17-point second half lead but still managed to pull off a crucial win over Adams State Thursday night in the Lions’ Den. Behind 16 points from Jennine Sauter CU-Colorado Springs beat the Grizzlies 60-55.
February 5, 2005Richards has career night as Mountain Lions beat SkyhawksHot shooting led the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs to an upset victory over the Fort Lewis Skyhawks Saturday afternoon at the Lions’ Den. The Mountain Lions shot 42.6 percent as they outlasted the Skyhawks 62-54.
February 9, 2005Podpah, poor shooting leads to Mountain Lions lossNew Mexico Highlands snapped the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs’ two-game winning streak by beating the Mountain Lions 79-71 Tuesday afternoon in the Lions’ Den.
February 10, 2005Flat line:Mountain Lions' playoffs hopes dead on the tableThe University of Colorado at Colorado Springs’ playoffs hopes had been on life support since they lost at home to New Mexico Highlands on Tuesday. After the Mountain Lions blew an 11-point lead and eventually lost to Colorado State Pueblo on Thursday, you can go ahead and pull the plug.
February 12, 2005Mountain Lions get by CCThe University of Colorado at Colorado Springs shook off a slow start in the first half to beat the Colorado College Saturday afternoon at Reid Gymnasium. CU-Colorado Springs beat the Division III Tigers 71-61.
February 14, 2005D-I Bears too much for Mountain LionsThe University of Colorado at Colorado Springs played well early before being overwhelmed by the Northern Colorado Bears Monday night in Greeley. Northern Colorado beat the Mountain Lions 73-54.
February 18, 2005That was easy...Fort Lewis smokes CU-Colorado SpringsFort Lewis held the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs to 16.9 percent shooting as they smoked the Mountain Lions 69-32 Friday night.
February 20, 2005Adams State beats CU-Colorado SpringsThe Adams State Grizzlies beat the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs 61-49 Saturday night in Alamosa.
February 25, 2005Mountain Lions beat MountaineersThe University of Colorado at Colorado Springs dominated the second half as they beat the Western State Mountaineers 76-53 Friday night in the Lions’ Den.
February 27, 2005Season comes to an end with loss to MavsThe University of Colorado at Colorado Springs women’s basketball team saw its season come to an end with a tough loss at home to the Mesa State Mavericks Saturday night. Mesa beat the Mountain Lions 69-64.
March 1, 2005Fletcher resigns as coach of women's programThe University of Colorado at Colorado Springs Athletic Department announced Tuesday that Marty Fletcher had resigned as head women’s basketball coach.
March 3, 2005Richards named second-team All-RMAC West DivisionUniversity of Colorado at Colorado Springs center Julie Richards was named second-team All-Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference West Division, the conference announced Friday.
March 14, 2005Coach search beginsHead Women’s Basketball CoachFull-time, 12 month positionAs an NCAA Division II institution and member of the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference, the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs invites applicants for Head Women’s Basketball Coach. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, managing all aspects of a competitive women’s basketball program, recruitment and retention of quality student-athletes, practice organization and game management, budget preparation and maintenance, and compliance with all University, NCAA and RMAC rules. Must show a strong commitment to the academic goals of the student-athlete and be able to promote and support the University’s mission.
May 13, 2005Stratton named new women's basketball coachThe University of Colorado at Colorado Springs Athletic Department announced Friday that Jessika Stratton had been hired as the school’s new women’s basketball coach.
October 13, 2005UCCS hosts Moonlight MadnessThe University of Colorado at Colorado Springs men’s and women’s basketball teams will be hosting Moonlight Madness on Saturday, Oct. 15 at 7 p.m. at the Lions’ Den.
October 19, 2005Sauter named preseason All-RMACUCCS forward Jennine Sauter was named preseason All-Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference West Division, the RMAC announced Wednesday.
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