2009-10 UCCS Women's Basketball News

October 30, 2009Mountain Lions picked to finish 12thWhile motivation wasn’t lacking, the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs women’s basketball team got a big boost in that area on Wednesday with the press release of the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Preseason Poll. The Mountain Lions were picked to finish last in the East Division and 12th overall by conference coaches.
November 6, 2009Air Force hands UCCS exhibition lossCOLORADO SPRINGS - Mallory Lowe had 15 points and seven rebounds as the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs got its only taste of game action before the start of the regular season with an 82-46 exhibition defeat at the hands of the NCAA Division I Air Force Falcons Friday evening at Clune Arena.
November 21, 2009UCCS 'posts' win over N. New MexicoALAMOSA, Colo. - Post players Mallory Lowe and Alyse Bessert combined for 33 points as the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs completed its participation in the Adams State Bankers Classic with a 61-53 victory over the Northern New Mexico Eagles Saturday afternoon at Plachy Hall.
November 20, 2009Lowe's first career double-double highlights 27-point blowout victoryALAMOSA - Mallory Lowe finally recorded the elusive double-double to lead the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs to a 76-49 victory over the Oklahoma Panhandle State Aggies Friday afternoon at Plachy Hall.
November 23, 2009Lowe named player of the weekMallory Lowe of the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs was named the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference East Division Player of the Week, the conference announced Monday.
November 23, 2009Lowe, Bessert named all-tournamentUCCS post players Mallory Lowe and Alyse Bessert were named to the all-tournament team for the Adams State Bankers Classic, which concluded on Oct. 21.
November 24, 2009Mountain Lions Erase 21-Point Deficit to Claim Comeback Win Over Western StateCOLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – There's an old saying in the theatre that you should leave them wanting more.
November 27, 2009Improvement considerable but not quite enough to overcome MSU-BillingsCOLORADO SPRINGS – If a team is measured by progress instead of perfection, University of Colorado at Colorado Springs women's basketball coach Stephen Kirkham should be well-pleased by what he saw on Friday.
November 28, 2009Holm named to all-tournament teamVera Jo Bustos of Adams State was named the MVP of the 2009 Hyatt Place Thanksgiving Classic hosted by the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs on Friday and Saturday.
November 28, 2009Mountain Lions snooze their way to lossCOLORADO SPRINGS – Who knew that Mountain Lions hibernate?
December 2, 2009Mountain Lions sign twoUniversity of Colorado at Colorado Springs women's basketball coach Stephen Kirkham announced the signing of two high school players. Joining the Mountain Lions beginning in the 2010-11 season will be Jeri Pikul of Buena Vista High School and Sammi Gentile of Salida High School.
December 5, 2009Mountain Lions comeback comes up short in loss to Western New MexicoCOLORADO SPRINGS - The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs trimmed 20 points off a 22-point deficit but couldn't manage the final two as in a 77-70 loss to the Western New Mexico Mustangs Saturday evening at the Lions' Den in the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference opener for both teams.
December 11, 2009UCCS comes back but can't overcome 28 turnovers in loss to CowgirlsLAS VEGAS, N.M. – Seventeen points by Payden Ackerman couldn’t overcome 28 turnovers as the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs women’s basketball team was beaten 68-59 by the New Mexico Highlands Cowgirls Friday evening at the John A. Wilson Complex.
December 12, 2009Threes fly free as CSU-Pueblo beats tired Mountain LionsPUEBLO, Colo. – The Colorado State-Pueblo Thunderwolves hit 62.5 percent from 3-point range to capture their first points in the 2009-10 Steel & Silver Series as their women’s basketball team ran away with a 85-54 victory over the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs Mountain Lions Saturday evening at Massari Arena.
December 20, 2009Lions' Den retired with uninspring effortCOLORADO SPRINGS – The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs retired its uninspiring venue, the Lions' Den, with an equally uninspiring performance as the Mountain Lions shot a miserable 25.8 percent from the field in a 60-42 loss to the Valley City State Vikings Sunday afternoon.
January 2, 2010Jiblits gets double-double in first start as Mountain Lions halt losing streakGOODWELL, Okla. – Kallie Jiblits had a double-double in her first career start to help the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs snap its six-game losing streak with a 66-39 victory over the Oklahoma Panhandle State Aggies Saturday afternoon.
January 7, 2010TV broadcast schedule announcedThe University of Colorado at Colorado Springs Media Services Department announced Thursday its broadcast schedule for this weekend's Mountain Lions basketball games. The games will air on Comcast Channel 20.
January 8, 2010UCCS digs deep hole early in loss to No. 10-ranked Fort LewisCOLORADO SPRINGS - A scant 16 months ago, the new UCCS Event Center was nothing more than a huge hole in what had previously been a hillside between the campus' University Center and Dwire Hall.
January 10, 2010Comeback attempt stalls at one as Mountain Lions fall to Adams StateCOLORADO SPRINGS - A spirited comeback fell short as the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs dropped a 66-57 decision to the Adams State Grizzlies Saturday evening at the UCCS Event Center.
January 15, 2010UCCS gets first RMAC win of season as five players reach double-figure scoringGUNNISON, Colo. – Lauren Holm scored a career-high 22 points to lead five Mountain Lions in double figures as the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs earned its first Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference win of the season, a 79-64 victory over the Western State Mountaineers Friday evening at Paul Wright Gym.
November 15, 20093-point barrage drops Mountain LionsBILLINGS, Mont. – The first game of the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs’ 2009-10 season was a record-setting affair.
January 16, 2010Lowe's double-double not enough to overcome Mesa State's mid-game runGRAND JUNCTION – The Mesa State Mavericks bracketed halftime with a 12-0 run and made that advantage stand in a 70-59 victory over the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs Saturday evening at Brownson Arena.
January 18, 2010Holm named player of the weekCOLORADO SPRINGS – Lauren Holm of the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs was name the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference East Division player of the week for the week of Jan. 11-17, the conference announced Monday.
January 21, 2010Four named to RMAC academic honor rollFour Mountain Lions were named to the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference honor roll, which was released on Jan. 20. Payden Ackerman, Janean Jubic, Jessica Lynch and Ashley Miller were all listed.
January 22, 2010Sharp-shooting Regis ruins the mood during grand opening of Event CenterIt's a shame to have to replace the lights in a brand-new building, but the Regis Rangers made it necessary by shooting them out Friday.
January 23, 2010Metro State handles Mountain LionsCOLORADO SPRINGS – The Mountain Lions have seen more sharpshooters than a Spaghetti Western this weekend.
January 26, 2010Schedule change announcedThe Mountain Lions' game at Regis, which was originally scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 27, has been changed to Thursday, Feb. 25 at 7 p.m. The change was made to accommodate an important scheduling conflict for the Rangers. The men's game between the schools will be played as originally scheduled.
January 28, 2010UCCS caught on rebounding loss to Chadron StateCHADRON, Neb. – The Chadron State Eagles set a new record for most 3-pointers shot by a University of Colorado at Colorado Springs opponent with 50 and outrebounded the Mountain Lions 62-45 to claim an 85-74 victory Thursday evening at Armstrong Gym.
January 30, 2010Comeback can't overcome big deficit as Mountain Lions fall to Nebraska-KearneyKEARNEY, Neb. – University of Colorado at Colorado Springs women’s basketball assistant coach Dave Lahnert has said “we play great when the game doesn’t matter anymore.”
February 5, 2010Caldwell, Colorado Christian beat UCCSLAKEWOOD, Colo. – In four seasons as the head coach of the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs women’s basketball program, Jessika Caldwell posted a 41-71 record. After Friday’s game, she’s now 1-0 against her former team.
February 6, 2010Mountain Lions buried by OrediggersGOLDEN, Colo. – Lauren Holm had 15 points but the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs fell behind early and never recovered in a 90-49 loss to the Colorado School of Mines Orediggers Saturday evening at Lockridge Arena.
February 10, 2010Whiteout Night, tailgate party on tap for upcomming basketball gamesOn Friday, February 12th the Campus Programming Committee will sponsor a tailgate party in the University Center Atrium before the women’s Basketball game against Nebraska-Kearney. There will also be a special guest appearance from Clyde the Mountain Lion. The women play at 6 pm and the men’s game follows at 8 pm in the new Gallogly Events Center.
February 12, 2010Mountain Lions Ask 'Why Not?' Before Setting New Highs in Win Over LopersCOLORADO SPRINGS – If you're trying to break out of a slump, don't ask why. Ask why not?
February 13, 2010UCCS Petri-fied in loss to Chadron StateCOLORADO SPRINGS - On Friday, the Mountain Lions saw how good they could be. A day later, they saw what they still need to do to get there permanently.
February 19, 2010Orediggers control statistics, score in win over UCCSCOLORADO SPRINGS – The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs was outrebounded 52-25 as the Colorado School of Mines Orediggers knocked off the Mountain Lions 79-60 at the Gallogly Events Center.
February 20, 2010Colorado Christian bests Mountain Lions on Senior NightCOLORADO SPRINGS - Juanice Cornell and Abby Rosenthal each scored 22 points to help the Colorado Christian Cougars spoil senior night at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs by beating the Mountain Lions 84-58 Saturday at the Gallogly Events Center.
February 25, 2010Miller's career-high 22 points not enough as UCCS beaten by RegisDENVER – Something had to give in Thursday evening’s women’s basketball game at Regis Fieldhouse.
February 26, 2010'Lone wolf' Mountain Lions finish difficult season with loss to Metro StateDENVER – Caley Fisher matched her career high with 11 points as the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs completed its season with a 59-47 loss to the Metro State Roadrunners Saturday evening at Auraria Event Center.
May 3, 2010Kirkham announces recruiting classUniversity of Colorado at Colorado Springs women's basketball coach Stephen Kirkham announced Monday the signing of five new players and the return of another.
August 31, 2010UCCS selects veteran coach to lead women’s basketball teamCorey Laster, most recently an assistant at NCAA Division I Bucknell, was named the new women's basketball coach at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs on Tuesday.
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