Metro State hands UCCS fourth straight loss

By Doug Fitzgerald published February 9, 2007

Tonya 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.

The Roadrunners (17-5, 10-4 Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference) stormed to an 11-0 lead in the first 3:25. When a Layup by trip cut the deficit to nine, nobody could have guessed that it would be as close as UCCS (8-14, 6-8 RMAC) would get. Metro State led by as many as 30 in the first half before settling for a 52-26 advantage at the intermission.

Behind four points by Jenkins and a three-point play by Nancy Hoist, the Mountain Lions opened the second half with a 7-2 run but could never reduce the lead to below 20.

Twelve Metro State players scored in the game led by Anne-Marie Torpâ€TMs 19 points. Cassandra Bratton added 14 points.

The Mountain Lions, who have now lost four straight, will play at Colorado Christian on Saturday.


UCCS Players/Staff Featured

Emily JenkinsEmily Jenkins22FSo.
Emily JenkinsEmily Jenkins22FSo.
Emily JenkinsEmily Jenkins33FJr.
Emily JenkinsEmily Jenkins33FSr.
Nancy HoistNancy Hoist40F
Nancy HoistNancy Hoist40F
Nancy HoistNancy Hoist40F
Tonya TrippTonya Tripp43C
Tonya TrippTonya Tripp43CSr.
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