UCCS Hosts Western New Mexico Friday for Blackout Night

By MJ Arjomandi published January 31, 2013

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The University of Colorado Colorado Springs women's basketball team (13-4 / 10-3 RMAC) looks to continue their historic run this Friday, as they take on Western New Mexico (2-14 / 3-11 RMAC) for the annual UCCS Blackout Night.

The pregame tailgate activities will begin at 4 p.m. in the renovated Berger Hall, with the UCCS Office of Student Activities and the F.I.G.H.T. Club coordinating the activities. UCCS Radio will provide entertainment and dinner will be served before rally towels and 1,000 Blackout t-shirts are distributed.

UCCS leads the all-time series against Western New Mexico 9-4 after beating the Mustangs 80-73 in overtime in their previous meeting on Dec. 15 of this season. UCCS has won the previous five games against the Mustangs, dating back to Dec. 18, 2010.

The Mustangs are led on offense by Morgan Wohltman, who is 10th in the RMAC with 13.8 points per game. The Mountain Lions are led on offense by Abby Kirchoff, who is seventh in the RMAC with 14.4 points per game.

UCCS enters the game first in the RMAC three-point shooting (37.4), assists per game (16.8), defensive rebounds (28.4), 3-point percent (37.7), which ranks 9th in the nation and field goal percent (44.9), which also ranks 6th in the nation.

Fans who cannot make it to the Gallogly Events Center this Friday can watch the games online through the America One Network, or listen to the game for free at radio.uccs.edu. Pregame analysis for the show can be found exclusively at radio.uccs.edu 30 minutes prior to the 5:30 tip-off.

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