Nicole Opferman

Number30
ClassSo.
PositionG
Height5'4
HometownPueblo, Colo
Prev. SchoolPueblo South HS

Statistics

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Season  GP-GS  Min--Avg  FG-FGA   Pct 3FG-FGA   Pct  FT-FTA   Pct  Off Def  Tot  Avg  PF FO   A  TO Blk Stl  Pts  Avg
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2004-05  27-1  321 11.9  14-46   .304   2-10   .200  36-46   .783   16  23   39  1.4  17  0  22  23   0  18   66  2.4
2003-04  27-0  384 14.2  12-42   .286   2-3    .667  34-46   .739   30  26   56  2.1  25  0  26  16   1  15   60  2.2
2002-03  27-27 908 33.6  61-162  .377   5-16   .312  97-122  .795   48  68  116  4.3  40  0  41  38   2  51  224  8.3
2001-02  18-0   85  4.7   4-13   .308   0-1    .000   8-12   .667    1   6    7  0.4   1  0   2   5   0   6   16  0.9

Notes:



03-04:Played in all 27 games ... Averaged 2.2 points and 2.1 rebounds per game ... Had assist/turnover ratio of 1.6 ... Had seven rebounds vs. Southwest Baptist on Nov 21 ... Had eight points and four rebounds vs. Colorado Christian on Dec 12 ... Scored nine points and had four boards at Colorado College on Jan 27 ... Had a season-high 11 points and four rebounds vs. Northern Colorado on Feb 10 ... Had five rebounds and an assist at Mesa State on Feb 27.

2002-03:Started every game at the 2-spot as a sophomore ... Finished fourth on the team in scoring, 8.3 PPG ... Was third on the team in rebounding, 4.3 RPG ... Led the team in free-throw shooting with 79.5 percent ... Averaged 1.5 APG ... Led the team with an assist/turnover ratio of 1.1 ... Opened up the year with 12 points, three rebounds, three steals at Western New Mexico on Nov 22 ... Had 10 points and six rebounds at Colorado Mines on Dec 14 ... Scored 14 points at Colorado College on Jan 8 ... Had 13 points and a career-high eight rebounds vs. Nebraska-Kearney on Jan 17 ... Scored a then-career-high 17 points vs. Colorado College on Jan 27 ... Matched her career high of eight rebounds two other times; on Feb 22 against New Mexico Highlands, and on Mar 1 against Mesa State _ Eastablished a new career high in scoring against Mesa State, when she scored 19.

01-02:Saw limited action as a freshman in the Lions' deep and talented backcourt ... Played in 18 games averaging almost five minuets a game ... Scored in seven of the 18 games she appeared in ... Proved that she could play well when called on to play big minuets against CAL State Hayward on 11/30/01 when she scored six points, had three rebounds, dished out two assists, and had four steals in 20 minuets, all of which were career-highs ... Pulled down three boards against Cal State-Bakersfield on 12/28/01.

Pre UCCS Notes:

Before CU-Colorado Springs: Gradated High School third in her class of 262 with a 4.0 GPA ... Was named the South Central League MVP in 2001 ... Twice received All-State honorable mention honors ... Led the SCL in scoring her senior season ... Led her team to a 77-10 record and four conference championships during her four-year tenure at Pueblo South High School.

Personal Notes:

Personal: Is majoring in Computer Science with minor is Leadership and Math ... Enjoys playing Frisbee-golf and football ... Has one sister, Renee ... Parents are Regis and Loretta Opferman ... Born September 17, 1982.

Stories featuring Nicole Opferman

February 27, 2005Season comes to an end with loss to MavsThe University of Colorado at Colorado Springs women’s basketball team saw its season come to an end with a tough loss at home to the Mesa State Mavericks Saturday night. Mesa beat the Mountain Lions 69-64.
February 25, 2005Mountain Lions beat MountaineersThe University of Colorado at Colorado Springs dominated the second half as they beat the Western State Mountaineers 76-53 Friday night in the Lions’ Den.
January 26, 2005Highlands takes out CU-Colorado SpringsThe University of Colorado at Colorado Springs lost a tough game to the New Mexico Highlands Cowgirls 64-58 in Las Vegas, N.M. Tuesday night.
January 11, 2005Winless Wildcats no match for Mountain LionsThe University of Colorado at Colorado Springs broke its four-game losing streak by walloping the Johnson and Wales Wildcats 91-47 Tuesday evening in the Lions’ Den
January 8, 2005Late jumper lifts Colorado ChristianLAKEWOOD, Colo. – Rhiannon Dickison hit a pull-up jumper with eight second left as the Colorado Christian Cougars sent the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs to its fourth straight defeat, beating the Mountain Lions 46-44 Saturday night at Cougar Fieldhouse.
December 6, 2004Records fall in win over Johnson & WalesDENVER – So this is what this feels like.
December 1, 2004Mountain Lions D does it againFor the second straight night the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs' pressure defense frustrated its opponent. Not coincidentally, for the second straight night, the Mountain Lions won by double digits. CU-Colorado Springs held Grand Canyon’s powerful offense to 27 percent to shooting in a 58-37 spanking of the Lopes Wednesday evening in the Lions’ Den.
November 11, 2004Women's basketball season previewThe University of Colorado at Colorado Springs women’s basketball has some big shoes to fill.
February 13, 2004Mo gives Lions the nyuk, nyuk nyukThe University of Colorado at Colorado Springs women’s basketball team wasted a golden opportunity in Friday night’s 63-53 loss to the Fort Lewis Skyhawks.
February 10, 2004McNeally breaks records as Mountain Lions bounce back versus UNCThe Mountain Lions got just what the needed Tuesday night.
January 10, 2004Mountain Lions let one slip away vs. RegisThe University of Colorado at Colorado at Colorado Springs (3-8 2-3 RMAC) lost a heartbreaker to the Regis Rangers (8-5, 4-2 RMAC) 57-56 Saturday evening at the Lions’ Den.
December 4, 2003Lubbock Christian sends Mountain Lions to fourth straight lossThe University of Colorado at Colorado Springs (0-4) women’s basketball team dropped its fourth straight game, a 53-38 loss to the Lubbock Christian Lady Chaparrals (7-1) Thursday night at the Lions Den.
November 14, 2003Women's Basketball PreviewLast season, the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, without a single senior on the roster, went 7-20 overall, 5-12 in the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference. The Mountain Lions finished fifth in the West Division and played very competitive in most games, with five of their losses coming by five points or less.
October 25, 2003Scrimmage highlighted by balanced scoringChristina Merritt scored 12 of her 16 points in the second period as the Gold team won 33-14, avenging its 25-24 loss to the Black team in the first period, during the women's basketball team's first formal intrasquad scrimmage on Saturday.
March 2, 20032002-03 women's basketball season recapAfter losing six seniors and one other key reserve from a 2001-2002 team that went 19-9 and made it to the second round of the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference playoffs, CU-Colorado Springs had one of the youngest teams in the RMAC this season.
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