UCCS doouble-double trouble for Mesa State

By Doug Fitzgerald published January 13, 2007

COLORADO SPRINGS â€" The Mountain Lions were double-double trouble for Mesa State Saturday night.

Tonya Tripp and Emily Jenkins each posted a double-double to lead the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs to an 83-72 victory over the Mavericks at the Lionsâ€TM Den.

Tripp had 24 points and 13 rebounds, while Jenkins added 20 points, 10 rebounds and six steals for the Mountain Lions, who improved to 5-9, 3-4 in the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference. It was the second time this season that Tripp and Jenkins each posted a double-double in the same game. Prior to this season, UCCS hadnâ€TMt had two players reach the milestone in the same game since Jan. 31, 2004.

Brittany Fowler led Mesa State (9-6, 2-5 RMAC) with 20 points. Hannah Walsh added 13 points and Allison Piekarski had 12.

Nancy Hoist and Dolly Fiedelman added 11 and 10 points respectively for UCCS.

Mesa State held a 28-25 lead with five minutes remaining in the first half, but behind nine points by Tripp the Mountain Lions finished the half with a 19-3 run.

Mesa State twice closed to within two in the second half, but each time Tripp answered. the first time she hit a pair of free throws and the second time she rolled in a layup that sparked an 8-0 run that put the game away.

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