Kirstin Buttars

HometownWeston, Idaho
Prev. SchoolWest Side HS


                        |---TOTAL---| |---3-PTS---|               |----REBOUNDS----|
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
2007-08 19-12  375 19.7  40-112  .357   2-8    .250  32-44   .727   32  58   90  4.7  27  0  13  31   2  17  114  6.


2007-08: Played in 19 games and became a starter, starting 12 games as a freshman before getting injured ... averaged 6.0 points, 4.7 rebounds, 0.9 steals, and 0.7 assists per game ... had a career-high 11 rebounds against Newman on Dec. 28 ... posted a her first career double-double on Jan. 18 against Nebraska-Kearny with 13 points and 10 rebounds ... had her second double-double against Metro State on Jan. 25 where she had a career-high 14 points along with 10 rebounds.

Pre UCCS Notes:

Before UCCS: Averaged 16.6 points, 11.8 rebounds and 3.3 blocked shots per game as a senior at West Side High School ... HJ News player of the year ... runner-up for the 2A player of the year award in Idaho ... named all-Valley all four years of high school ... awarded Player of the Year in Cache Valley ... helped team reach fourth in State in 2007 ... was leading scorer for three years at West Side High School ... was a National Honor student ... four year letter winner in three sports.

Personal Notes:

Personal: Majoring in Service Management ... enjoys running, bareback horse rides on the beach, shopping, wakeboarding, and being with friends ... has three siblings Caleb, Josh, and Candace Thornton (who is also on the UCCS women's basketball team) ... parents are Ray and Melissa Buttars.

Stories featuring Kirstin Buttars

February 2, 2008Mountain Lions fend off Mines rallyCOLORADO SPRINGS -- Nancy Hoist and Tonya Tripp each scored 10 points as the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs held off a spirited second-half Colorado School of Mines rally to defeat the Orediggers 52-47 Saturday evening at the Lions' Den.
January 25, 2008Metro proves too much for UCCSDenver -- Despite a double-double by Kirstin Buttars the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs falls to Metro State 61-47, Friday night at the Auraria Events Center.
January 18, 2008Two double-doubles not enough to top LopersCOLORADO SPRINGS -- Tonya Tripp and Kirstin Buttars each posted double-doubles, but the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs was unable to overcome the powerful Nebraska-Kearney Lopers in a 66-63 defeat Friday evening at the Lions' Den.
January 7, 2008Mountain Lions defeat Colorado CollegeCOLORADO SPRINGS -- Behind a 13-point, 13 rebound effort by Tonya Tripp, the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs won for the fourth time in its past five games with a 66-52 decision over the Colorado College Tigers Monday at Reid Gymnasium.
January 4, 2008Thornton leads UCCS to first RMAC win of seasonCOLORADO SPRINGS -- Candace Thornton recorded her first career double-double to lead the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs to a 63-57 victory over the New Mexico Highlands Cowgirls Friday evening at the Lions' Den.
October 23, 20072007-08 season previewThe coach has a new name. She has some exciting new talent. And she's got a smile she can't hide.
June 6, 2007Women's basketball announces recruiting classUniversity of Colorado at Colorado Springs women's basketball coach Jessika Stratton announced her 2007 recruiting class on Wednesday.Joining the Mountain Lions for the 2007-08 season will be Jazzmin Awa-Williams, a 5-foot-9 forward from Kailuakona, Hawaii, Mallory Lowe, a 6-foot-1 forward from Bushnell, Ill., Felisha Hamilton, a 5-foot-7 guard from Friendswood, Texas and Kirstin Buttars, a 5-foot-8 forward from Weston, Idaho.
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