2006-07 UCCS Women's Basketball Relases

October 13, 2006Women's basketball season previewTo say that the 2006-07 University of Colorado at Colorado Springs women’s basketball team is an unknown commodity would be far from profound. After all, only three players return from last season’s team and that trio combined for only 11.9 points, 6.5 rebounds and 3.2 assists per game. With those numbers – or rather lack of numbers – “unknown commodity” should go without saying.
November 3, 2006Buffaloes beat UCCS in first CU system matchupThe first meeting between the two athletic departments of the University of Colorado system ended as expected, with the Division I Colorado Buffaloes beating their Division II cousins at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs 80-45 in a women’s basketball exhibition game Friday evening in Boulder.
November 5, 2006New Mexico proves too much for UCCSALBUQUERQUE – The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs women’s basketball team had its second foray into the realm of big-time Division I basketball for the 2006-07 season Sunday with a 68-34 loss to the New Mexico Lobos in the Pit.
November 11, 2006UCCS finished exhibition season with loss to DenverDENVER – Thank goodness that’s over.
November 17, 2006Jenkins scores 19 with 7 steals; Mountain Lions drop opener 74-55PUEBLO – The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs Mountain Lions opened their season with a disappointing 74-55 loss to the No. 4 St. Cloud State Grizzlies Friday night in the first game of the Al Kaly Shrine Classic at the State Fair Events Center in Pueblo.
November 18, 2006Jenkins named to all-tournament teamThe University of Colorado at Colorado Springs junior Emily Jenkins was named to the Al Kaly Shrine Classic all-tournament team Saturday night.
November 18, 2006Mountain Lions drop to 0-2 after 85-60 loss to MavericksPUEBLO - Despite 19 points and nine rebounds by Nancy Hoist, the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs Mountain Lions were unable to contain the multiple-threat offense of the University of Nebraska at Omaha Mavericks and fell 85-60 Saturday afternoon in the Al Kaly Shrine Classic.
November 29, 2006Comeback falls short for UCCS womenThe University of Colorado at Colorado Springs got to within two three times in the final minutes Wednesday night but were unable to complete the comeback in a 62-56 loss to the Division I Northern Colorado Bears at the Butler-Hancock Sports Pavilion in Greeley.
December 2, 2006South Dakota blasts UCCS womenAll five South Dakota starters scored in double figures as the Coyotes defeated the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs 85-45 Saturday afternoon at Vermillion, S.D.
December 3, 2006UCCS women fall to 0-5Andrea Schoepf scored 19 points to lead the 24th-ranked Wayne State Wildcats to a 64-45 victory over the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs Sunday afternoon at Wayne, Neb.
December 8, 2006Turnovers costly in loss to CSU-PuebloPUEBLO – The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs had more turnovers than a French bakery as the Mountain Lions fell to 0-6 with a 57-47 loss to the Colorado State-Pueblo Thunderwolves Friday evening at the Colorado State Fairgrounds Events Center.
December 9, 2006UCCS tops Grizzlies to gain first victory of the seasonDolly Fiedelman scored 17 points for the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs to lead UCCS to a 56-59 victory over the Adams State Grizzlies for the Mountain Lions first win of the season Saturday in Alamosa.
December 16, 2006Mountain Lions fail to capitalize on opportunityStacy LaBuhn staged a one-person comeback, scoring six points in the final 48 seconds, but missed what would have been the game-tying free throw as the University of Colorado at Colorado fell 52-51 to the Western State Mountaineers Saturday evening at the Lions’ Den.
December 29, 2006Coyote-ugly game in GoldenDespite a game-high 18 points by Dolly Fiedelman, the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs dropped a 73-69 decision to the Kansas Wesleyan Coyotes Friday afternoon at Golden, Colo.
December 30, 2006Post play leads UCCS women to win over BiolaThe University of Colorado at Colorado Springs’ trio of post players outdueled their Biola Eagles counterparts to lead the Mountain Lions to a 65-54 victory Saturday at Golden, Colo
January 4, 2007UCCS holds on to top Western New MexicoSILVER CITY, N.M. – Natalie Lara’s game-tying 3-point attempt at the buzzer went in but barely missed beating the buzzer as the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs held on for a 60-57 victory over the Western New Mexico Mustangs Thursday evening at Drag’s court.
January 6, 2007Heavy lifting lifts LionsLAS VEGAS, N.M. – It’s common to use a dolly and a hoist when heavy lifting is needed. Fortunately for University of Colorado at Colorado Springs coach Jessika Stratton, she had both available Saturday night.
January 12, 2007Guard-play cost Mountain Lions at homeCOLORADO SPRINGS – If Fort Lewis coach Mark Kellogg was guardedly optimistic coming into Friday’s game against the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, it’s probably because he was optimistic about his guards.
January 13, 2007UCCS doouble-double trouble for Mesa StateCOLORADO SPRINGS – The Mountain Lions were double-double trouble for Mesa State Saturday night.
January 18, 2007Jubic's sharp shooting leads to winJanean Jubic knocked down three 3-pointers in the first four minutes of Thursday’s game to stake the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs to an early lead that the Mountain Lions never relinquished in an 82-68 victory over the Chadron State Eagles in Chadron, Neb.
January 20, 2007Tripp's 20 can't top LopersDespite 20 points by Tonya Tripp, the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs fell 76-61 to the Nebraska-Kearney Lopers Saturday at Kearney.
January 23, 2007UCCS women Tripp up Colorado CollegeCOLORADO SPRINGS – In a battle of size versus spunk, size won Tuesday night.
January 24, 2007Fiedelman named to academic all-RMAC teamDolly Fiedelman was named second team academic all-Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference, the RMAC announced Wednesday.
January 26, 2007Thornton, shooting prove keys to win over CougarsCOLORADO SPRINGS – Candace Thornton had 15 of her 19 points in the final nine minutes of the first half to help the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs break open a close game and roll to an 87-75 victory over the Colorado Christian Cougars Friday evening at the Lions’ Den.
January 27, 2007Metro turns turnovers into points against Mountain LionsCOLORADO SPRINGS – A pesky press defense and 20 Mountain Lion turnovers gave the visiting Metro State Roadrunners a 74-60 win in the Lions’ Den Saturday night, despite a season-high 25 points, 12 rebounds and four blocked shots by Tonya Tripp.
January 29, 2007Tripp named player of the weekUniversity of Colorado at Colorado Springs center Tonya Tripp was named the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference East Division player of the week, the conference announced Monday.
January 30, 2007Lopez twin lead Regis to winCOLORADO SPRINGS – Denise Lopez scored 29 points, including a remarkable 18-for-19 performance from the foul line, to lead the No. 23 Regis Rangers to a 68-58 victory over the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs Mountain Lions Tuesday evening at the Lions’ Den.
February 2, 2007No shooting equals no shot for UCCS womenGOLDEN – The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs’ 60-46 loss Friday evening to the Colorado School of Mines Orediggers had a familiar, if obvious, storyline.
February 9, 2007Metro State hands UCCS fourth straight lossTonya Tripp scored 14 points and Emily Jenkins grabbed a game-high eight rebounds but the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs fell behind early and never recovered in an 85-50 loss to the Metro State Roadrunners Friday evening in Denver.
February 10, 2007UCCS women snap 4-game losing streakAll five University of Colorado at Colorado Springs starters scored in double figures as the Mountain Lions snapped their four-game losing streak with a 72-68 victory over the Colorado Christian Cougars Saturday evening in Lakewood.
February 13, 2007UCCS women fall to RegisDENVER – The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs women’s basketball team’s already-slim playoff hopes took yet another hit Tuesday as the Mountain Lions were beaten 74-49 by the Regis Rangers at Regis Fieldhouse.
February 17, 2007UCCS nearly eliminated from playoff raceCOLORADO SPRINGS – The Colorado School of Mines shot 66.7 percent in the second half to defeat the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs 63-53 Saturday night at the Lions’ Den, virtually eliminating the Mountain Lions from the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference playoffs.
February 23, 2007Mountain Lions fall short of win against LopersCOLORADO SPRINGS – Despite having a lead at halftime, the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs could not hold off the playoff-bound Nebraska Kearney Lopers Friday night in the Lions’ Den, as the Lopers defeated the Mountain Lions 67-57.
February 24, 2007Mountain Lions end season with big win over ChadronCOLORADO SPRINGS –The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs had five different players score in double digits as they concluded a rough season on a high note Saturday night, as they defeated the Chadron State Eagles 87-66 in the Lions’ Den.
February 27, 2007Tripp named all-EastUniversity of Colorado at Colorado Springs center Tonya Tripp was named first-team all-East by Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference coaches, the conference announced Tuesday.
June 6, 2007Women's basketball announces recruiting classUniversity of Colorado at Colorado Springs women's basketball coach Jessika Stratton announced her 2007 recruiting class on Wednesday.Joining the Mountain Lions for the 2007-08 season will be Jazzmin Awa-Williams, a 5-foot-9 forward from Kailuakona, Hawaii, Mallory Lowe, a 6-foot-1 forward from Bushnell, Ill., Felisha Hamilton, a 5-foot-7 guard from Friendswood, Texas and Kirstin Buttars, a 5-foot-8 forward from Weston, Idaho.
June 8, 2007Girl's individual camp reaches capacityCOLORADO SPRINGS -- University of Colorado at Colorado Springs women's basketball coach Jessika Stratton announced Friday that her Individual Camp, which will be held June 18-21, is now full.
August 16, 2007Basketball fans invited to accompany team to OrlandoParents and fans of the UCCS women's basketball team wanting information about attending the Disney DII Tip Off tournament on Nov. 2-4 can find it by clicking on this link.
August 22, 2007Coach meets her matchCoach Jessika Stratton finally met her match -- literally.Now known as Jessika Caldwell, she knows how it feels to be living the married life. While attending a Church group she has been involved with several years, she met her future husband playing basketball on boys' night. She felt no pressure playing with the guys, she was just happy that they provided no competition and the odds where in her favor.
September 27, 2007UCCS picked fifth in preseason coaches' pollThe University of Colorado at Colorado Springs women's basketball team was chosen to finish fifth in the East Division in the annual Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Preseason Coaches' Poll.
October 16, 2007Mountain Lion Basketball to host Moonlight Madness on the 19th.Colorado Springs- The leaves are changing colors, the days are getting colder and winter is just around the corner. Although some may not be looking forward to the snow, the wintry weather means basketball season is just around the corner.Join the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs men's and women's basketball teams on Oct. 19 to celebrate Moonlight Madness, a kick off to start the new 2007-2008 season. The festivities will begin shortly after the UCCS volleyball team takes on Colorado Christian University at 7 p.m.
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