Christina Merritt

Number23
ClassSo
PositionF
Height5'9
HometownColorado Springs, Colo
Prev. SchoolColorado Springs Christan School

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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2003-04  15-1  204 13.6  15-40   .375   0-0    .000  17-25   .680   28  39   67  4.5  38  1  12  16   4   8   47  3.1
2002-03  27-0  421 15.6  20-56   .357   0-0    .000  26-56   .464   36  59   95  3.5  90  4  20  37   2  39   66  2.4

Notes:

2002-03: Played in every game as a freshman ... Averaged 2.5 PPG and 3.5 RPG ... Was second on the team in steals with 39 ... Also has 20 assists ... Had seven rebounds and four steals in her college debut against Western New Mexico on Nov 11 ... Had a career-high six steals vs. Wayne State on Dec 6 ... Scored a career-high eight points and added seven rebounds and three assists at Colorado College on Jan 8 ... Had 5 points and six rebounds against Fort Lewis ... Finished the season off with four points, six rebounds, and two steals against Mesa State on Mar 1.

Pre UCCS Notes:

Before CU-Colorado Springs: Was named All-Conference four times and second-team All-State while playing at Colorado Springs Christian School ...Was named her team's best defender, and for good reason, she not only holds the all-time steals record at CSCS but holds the record for the state of Colorado ... Led the Lions to a state championship her senior year, and was voted athlete of the week shortly thereafter.

Personal Notes:

Personal; Plans to major in Physical Therapy with a minor in Leadership Studies ... Friends call her Chrissy ... Loves art and enjoys running in her free time ... Has a twin brother, Jonathan, and two other siblings, Joanna and Elizabeth ... Parents are John and Debra Merritt .. Born on December 5, 1983

Stories featuring Christina Merritt

January 24, 2004Mesa State beats CU-Colorado Springs 68-66.Rosa Masler partially blocked a Jennine Sauter shot, collected the rebound and found Danielle Porreco for a layup with 1.2 seconds remaining to lift the Mesa State Mavericks (10-7, 6-3 Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference) to a 68-66 victory over the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs (5-10, 4-5 RMAC) Saturday night at the Lions’ Den.
January 17, 2004Mountain Lions denied unpecedented sweepFresh off an unlikely upset the night before, the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs came out strong Saturday trying to become the first Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference team to sweep the conference’s toughest road trip – the “pain on the plains” tour through Kearney, Neb., and Hays, Kan.
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.
January 6, 2004Division I Bears too much for Mountain LionsThe Northern Colorado Bears are headed to NCAA Division I. For 15 minutes Tuesday night, they were headed for trouble.
January 4, 2004Lions can't recover from bad first half in loss to Chadron StateChristina Merritt had 10 points and a game-high 11 rebounds but the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs Mountain Lions were unable to recover from a disastrous first half, losing 73-58 to the Chadron State Eagles Saturday night in Chadron, Neb.
January 1, 2004Mountain Lions defeat Metro StateThe University of Colorado at Colorado Springs (3-6, 2-1 Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference) won its first road game of the season 58-52 over Metro State (3-8, 1-2 RMAC) Thursday afternoon in Denver.
December 14, 2003Mountain Lions lose to Colorado MinesThe University of Colorado at Colorado Springs (2-5, 1-1 Rock Mountain Athletic Conference) had its two game winning streak snapped by the Colorado Mines Orediggers 75-71 Saturday night in 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.
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