Julie Richards

Number40
ClassSo
PositionC
Height6'2
HometownColorado Springs, Colorado
Prev. SchoolDoherty 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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2005-06  26-26 751 28.9 144-363  .397   5-26   .192  70-106  .660   42 124  166  6.4  91  5  40  66  75  14  363 14.0
2004-05  27-27 752 27.9  85-264  .322  25-84   .298  37-56   .661   23 163  186  6.9 102  6  14  65 105  14  232  8.6
2003-04  26-5  510 19.6  59-175  .337  14-52   .269  26-40   .650   31  92  123  4.7  91  8  21  32  69  16  158  6.1
2002-03  21-0  218 10.4  27-86   .314   4-20   .200  15-21   .714   20  31   51  2.4  47  2   4  13  26   6   73  3.5

Notes:

2005-06: Named second team All-RMAC Western Divison honors ... Ranked first in the RMAC in rebounds with 2.88 per game ... Ranked 12th in the RMAC in scoring with 14.0 per game ... Ranked 15th in the RMAC in rebounds with 6.4 per game Led the team in blocks with 75 ... Was second on the team in rebounds with 6.4 per game and 166 total

2004-05: Named second team All-RMAC Western Division honors ... Played in all 27 games averaging 8.8 points and 6.9 rebounds per contest ... Blocked 105 shots ... Had five double-doubles ... Had nine points and nine rebounds in the season opener at Division I Wyoming on Nov 21 ... Scored 18 points and blocked six shots at Colorado Mines on Jan 7 ... Had 15 points, five rebounds, and four blocks on Jan 21 at Mesa State ... Blocked eight shots to go along with 13 points and 10 rebounds against Colorado State- Pueblo on Jan 29 ... Had a career-high 24 points to go along with 11 rebounds and seven blocks against Fort Lewis on Feb 5 ... Was name RMAC player of the week.

2003-04: Played in 26 games with five starts ... Led the RMAC and ranked No. 10 in the nation in the blocked shots per game with 2.7 ... Also averaged 6.1 points per game ... Was third on the team in rebounding, 4.7 per game ... Set the school's single-game record for blocks with nine and flirted with a triple-double, posting 14 points and nine rebounds vs. Adams State on Jan 31 ... Started the season off with 11 points against Eastern New Mexico on Nov 11 ... Had 12 rebounds and eight points vs. Colorado College on Dec 9 ... Had a career-high 14 rebounds on Dec. 12 vs. Colorado Christian ... Had 13 points on 6-of-9 shooting at Colorado College ... Had eight points and nine boards vs. Fort Lewis on Jan 30 ... Had 10 points, six rebounds, and five blocks and Mesa State on Feb 27.

2002-03: Played in 21 games as a freshman ... Averaged 3.5 points and 2.4 rebounds per game ... Finished second on the team in block shots was 26 ... Had a career-high nine points and six rebounds against Nebraska-Kearney on Jan 17 ... Had a career-high seven blocks to go along with six points and six rebounds against Fort Hays State on Jan 18 ... Had seven points and three rebounds vs. Adams State on Feb 1 ... Had seven points and five rebounds at New Mexico Highlands on Feb 7.

Pre UCCS Notes:

Before UCCS: Played her high school ball at Doherty, were she finished her senior season third in the state in blocks ... Helped lead the Spartans to back-to-back Metro League Championships ... Also helped Doherty to back-to-back class 5A State championships games ... Was a member of the Spartan team that won the Farmington Tournament in New Mexico and the Gillette Tournament in Wyoming ... Graduated in the top 10% of her class and was a member of the National Honor Society

Personal Notes:

Personal: Majoring in Sports Health and Wellness ... Also enjoys playing football and hanging out with her family and friends ... Has three older sisters; Sara, Lauren, and Janice ... Parents are J and Susan Richards ... Born October 2, 1984.

Stories featuring Julie Richards

November 16, 2012Eastern New Mexico defeats UCCS in season-openerThe University of Colorado at Colorado Springs (0-1) lost its season opener to the Eastern New Mexico Zias Sunday afternoon. Eastern New Mexico beat the Mountain Lions 65-55 in front of 105 fans at the Lions’ Den.
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.
March 2, 2006Sauter, three others named All-RMACUniversity of Colorado at Colorado Springs senior Jennine Sauter was named first-team All-West Division by the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference, the RMAC announced Thursday. Three other Mountain Lions, Julie Richards, Stephanie Sauter and Maribeth Martinez were also honored by the conference.
March 1, 2006UCCS eliminated in RMAC playoffsDURANGO – The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs dug itself a hole too deep for even an inspired second-half defensive effort to overcome as the Mountain Lions were defeated 69-54 by the Fort Lewis Skyhawks Wednesday evening in the first round of the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference playoffs.
February 24, 2006Martinez leads UCCS into playoffsTalk about taking it right down to the wire.
February 23, 2006Sauter grabs record in lossJennine Sauter scored 21 points to become the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs’ all-time single-season scoring leader, but the Mountain Lions suffered their third straight defeat, 82-69 to the Mesa State Mavericks Thursday night at Grand Junction.
February 18, 2006Skyhawk gets hot like Moulton lava in win over UCCSCOLORADO SPRINGS – Amy Moulton scored 34 points as the Fort Lewis Skyhawks defeated the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs 71-59 Saturday night at the Lions’ Den.
February 11, 2006UCCS never trails in win over CSU-PuebloCOLORADO SPRINGS – Stephanie Sauter scored 12 of her game-high 18 points in the second half as the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs defeated the Colorado State-Pueblo Thunderwolves 74-64 Saturday night at the Lions’ Den.
February 7, 2006UCCS outplayed at HighlandsLAS VEGAS, N.M. – Despite 19 points by Jennine Sauter, the University of Colorado at Colorado was defeated 73-58 Tuesday night by the New Mexico Highlands Cowgirls at the John A. Wilson Complex.
February 4, 2006UCCS women win first RMAC road gameALAMOSA – Who said anything about a road jinx?
February 3, 2006Road woes continue for UCCS womenDURANGO – The Mountain Lions continued to be road kill Friday night.
January 31, 2006UCCS gets first road winCOLORADO SPRINGS – Jennine Sauter posted game-highs of 21 points and 13 rebounds to lead the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs to a 72-65 victory over Colorado College in a women's basketball game on Tuesday night at CC's Reid Gymnasium.
January 28, 2006Sans Richards, UCCS falls to Division I BearsJennine Sauter had 19 points and a career-high 18 rebounds but the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs couldn’t keep pace with the Division I Northern Colorado Bears in a 72-55 loss Saturday afternoon in Greeley, Colo.
January 27, 2006UCCS a half short of a wholePUEBLO – The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs women’s basketball team learned an important geometry lesson Friday night – it takes two halves to make a whole. If there’s just one half, well, that creates a hole.
January 24, 2006UCCS women win fourth straightJennine Sauter scored 23 points as the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs won its fourth straight game and sixth of its past seven with a 66-53 victory over the New Mexico Highlands Cowgirls Tuesday night at the Lions’ Den.
January 23, 2006Sauter named player of the week for second timeJennine Sauter was named the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference West Division Player of the Week, the conference announced Monday.
January 21, 2006Lions spring into first with win over Mesa StateJulie Richards had 27 points and 12 rebounds to help the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs take sole possession of first place in the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference’s Western Division lead with a 71-70 victory over the Mesa State Mavericks Saturday night at the Lions’ Den.
January 20, 2006Sauter helps UCCS overcome second half deficitJennine Sauter scored 28 points to help the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs overcome an 11-point second-half deficit and defeat the Western State Mountaineers 66-59 Friday night at the Lions’ Den.
January 16, 2006Trio of 20-somethings leads UCCS past Colorado CollegeA trio of 20-somethings wrought havoc upon the Colorado College Tigers Monday night.
January 14, 2006UCCS no match for Lopers without RichardsPlaying without center Julie Richards, the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs proved to be no match for the Nebraska-Kearney Lopers in a 75-40 loss Saturday at Kearney, Neb.
January 9, 2006Sauter named player of the weekThe Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference announced Monday that UCCS forward Jennine Sauter was named the West Division player of the week.
January 8, 2006"Other" Sauter keys UCCS winCall it the Stephanie Sauter factor.
January 5, 2006Defense key's UCCS winBehind an inspired defensive effort, the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs women’s basketball team defeated the Colorado Christian Cougars 71-39 Thursday night at the Lions’ Den.
January 3, 2006Richards named Player of the WeekMountain Lions senior Julie Richards was named the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference West Division Player of the Week, the conference announced Monday.
December 22, 2005Lions give Air Force a scareThe University of Colorado at Colorado Springs threw a big scare into the Air Force Falcons Thursday at Clune Arena before finally succumbing 68-56.
December 17, 2005Free throws lead Metro State past UCCSDENVER – Julie Richards had 17 points, 14 rebounds and six blocked shots, but the Mountain Lions couldn’t overcome a 20-5 Metro State free throw advantage as the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs was beaten 72-61 by the Roadrunners Saturday night at the Nest.
December 16, 2005Women's basketball falls to RegisDENVER – The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs Mountain Lions fell behind early Friday night and never fully recovered in a 66-53 loss to the Regis Rangers at Regis Fieldhouse.
December 10, 2005Late rally falls short in home lossThe University of Colorado at Colorado Springs mounted a late rally but the effort stalled as the Mountain Lions lost 66-53 to the Fort Hays State Tigers Saturday night at the Lions’ Den.
December 8, 2005Sauter, Mountain Lions win RMAC openerJennine Sauter scored 29 points to lead the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs to a 70-60 victory over the Chadron State Eagles Thursday night at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in the Rocky Mountin Athletic Conference opener for both teams.
November 26, 2005Unlikely shooter downs Mountain LionsLAKEWOOD, Colo. – Tay Mathis scored 30 points on 12-of-17 shooting, including 6-of-9 from 3-point range, as the Tampa Spartans defeated the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs 69-53 Saturday night in Game 3 of the CCU Thanksgiving Tournament.
November 25, 2005UCCS rally falls short in loss to SterlingLAKEWOOD, Colo. – A University of Colorado at Colorado Springs rally fell short as the Mountain Lions were defeated 81-73 by the Sterling Lady Warriors Friday night at Colorado Christian University.
November 19, 2005Buffs stampede UCCSJennine Sauter and Julie Richards scored 18 points each but the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs was crushed 105-69 by the West Texas A&M Lady Buffs Saturday night at Alamosa.
November 18, 2005Sauter's big night helps Stratton win her coaching openerALAMOSA – Jennine Sauter scored 35 points, the second-highest total in school history, as the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs gave Jessika Stratton a victory in her first game as coach of the Mountain Lions, 76-72 over the Pittsburg State Gorillas Friday night.
October 27, 2005Women's basketball previewIt’s going to get a little lonely on the bench for new University of Colorado at Colorado Springs women’s basketball coach Jessika Stratton.
March 3, 2005Richards named second-team All-RMAC West DivisionUniversity of Colorado at Colorado Springs center Julie Richards was named second-team All-Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference West Division, the conference announced Friday.
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.
February 18, 2005That was easy...Fort Lewis smokes CU-Colorado SpringsFort Lewis held the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs to 16.9 percent shooting as they smoked the Mountain Lions 69-32 Friday night.
February 14, 2005D-I Bears too much for Mountain LionsThe University of Colorado at Colorado Springs played well early before being overwhelmed by the Northern Colorado Bears Monday night in Greeley. Northern Colorado beat the Mountain Lions 73-54.
February 5, 2005Richards has career night as Mountain Lions beat SkyhawksHot shooting led the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs to an upset victory over the Fort Lewis Skyhawks Saturday afternoon at the Lions’ Den. The Mountain Lions shot 42.6 percent as they outlasted the Skyhawks 62-54.
February 3, 2005Mountain Lions lose big lead, stil beat ASCThe University of Colorado at Colorado Springs squandered a 17-point second half lead but still managed to pull off a crucial win over Adams State Thursday night in the Lions’ Den. Behind 16 points from Jennine Sauter CU-Colorado Springs beat the Grizzlies 60-55.
January 29, 2005Comeback falls short vs. PuebloThe University of Colorado at Colorado Springs’ furious comeback bid came up just a little short Saturday night at the United States Olympic Training Center. Behind 16 points and 14 rebounds from Lauren Westerman Colorado State-Pueblo held on for a 67-65 win over the Mountain Lions.
January 23, 2005The Great Leap BackwardsOne step forward and two steps back. It’s hard to get any where at that pace, but unfortunately that is exactly what the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs has done all season. The Mountain Lions latest steps backwards came Saturday night in Gunnison where they lost to Western State 64-49.
January 22, 2005Mountain Lions beat MesaThe University of Colorado at Colorado Springs got just what it needed Friday night in Grand Junction. The Mountain Lions got themselves back into the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference playoff race by beating the Mesa State Mavericks 69-60.
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, 2005Richards breaks record in lossGOLDEN, Colo. – Julie Richards broke the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs career blocked shot record and added 18 points, but the Mountain Lions were unable to overcome the red-hot Colorado School of Mines Orediggers and a huge rebounding disparity in a 51-40 loss Friday night at Volk Gymnasium.
December 20, 2004Regis beats Mountain Lions 53-43The effort was back for the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs Monday night in the Lions Den against the Regis Rangers. After a lackadaisical performance Saturday afternoon against Metro State, the Mountain Lions once again proved they can play with anybody in the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference. Regis trailed by seven at the half before beating CU-Colorado Springs 53-43.
December 11, 2004Sauter, Richards lead Lions past Chadron StateCHADRON, Neb. - Jennine Sauter scored 24 points, while Julie Richards added 12 points and nine rebounds – all in the second half – to lead the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs to a 71-61 victory over the Chadron State Eagles Saturday night at Armstrong Gymnasium.
December 9, 2004Fort Hays beats women's basketball at their own gameHAYS, Kan. - The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs was beaten at its own game Thursday night.
November 30, 2004CU-ColoradoSprings shuts down Tigers, wins home openerThe University of Colorado at Colorado Springs used smothering defense to shut down the Colorado College Tigers Tuesday evening in the Lions’ Den.
November 27, 2004West Texas routes CU-Colorado SpringsAfter already playing two Division I opponents (one an exhibition), the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs' schedule didn’t get much easier Saturday afternoon when it traveled to Canyon, Tex. to play No. 22 West Texas A&M Buffalos.
November 21, 2004Wyoming beats UCCS in season openerDon’t let the score fool you; this was a great way for the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs women’s basketball team to start its season.
November 11, 2004Women's basketball season previewThe University of Colorado at Colorado Springs women’s basketball has some big shoes to fill.
February 20, 2004Mountiain Lions' playoff hopes fading after loss to CSU-PTwo weeks ago Colorado State-Pueblo destroyed the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs 82-44 in Pueblo.
February 14, 2004Lions lose fourth straight RMAC gameThis was not the gameplan that the Mountain Lions want to make standard.
February 7, 2004Ugly loss at CSU-PuebloThis was one rough weekend for the Mountain Lions.
February 3, 2004Richards named player of the weekUniversity of Colorado at Colorado Springs sophomore Julie Richards was named the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference West Division player of the week, the conference announced Tuesday.
January 31, 2004Mountain Lions keep on rolling, beat AdamsMaybe it’s a little early to be throwing around the old “p” word, but the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs is playing playoff-caliber basketball right now.
January 30, 2004Mountain Lions stun Fort LewisThe University of Colorado at Colorado Springs (7-10, 5-5 Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference) came back from an eight-point second half deficit to shock the Fort Lewis Skyhawks (13-5, 7-3) 41-38 Friday evening at the Lions Den.
December 12, 2003Mountain Lions win RMAC opener over CCUJulie Richards set a new school record for blocked shots in a game as the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs (2-4, 1-0 Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference) won its conference opener 59-44 over the Colorado Christian Cougars Friday night in the Lions’ Den.
December 9, 2003Mountain Lions win first game of the season over Colorado CollegeFor the first three weeks of the season the University of Colorado Springs at Colorado Springs (1-4) had been struggling to score and to rebound.
November 22, 2003Mountain Lions lose second game of PSU-Chatters ClassicSaturday’s 72-51 loss to Pittsburg State dropped the University of Colorado at Colorado State Mountain Lions to 0-3 for the young 2003-04 season. It also continued an education that they hope yields results when they get into the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference portion of their schedule.
November 21, 2003Good second half but no cigarThe University of Colorado at Colorado Springs Mountain Lions matched the Southwest Baptist Lady Bearcats hoop for hoop in the second half of Friday nightís game at Pittsburg, Kan. Unfortunately, two halves were played and the Mountain Lions lost 63-43 in the first game of the Chatter Roundball Classic, hosted by Pittsburg State.
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.
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