Tonya Tripp

Number43
ClassSr.
PositionC
Height6-1
HometownDilworth, Minn.
Prev. SchoolHigh Point (Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton 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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2007-08 29-29  812 28.0 165-328  .503  13-40   .325  95-151  .629   71 166  237  8.2  75  4  42  74  39  25  438 15.1
2006-07 25-25  708 28.3 119-250  .476   6-18   .333  78-122  .639   60 131  191  7.6  74  3  12  54  37  15  322 12.9

Notes:

2007-08: Named second-team all-Eeast ... was named MVP at the Disney's Division II Tip-off East Coast Classic after averaging 18.7 points, 10 rebounds, two blocks, and two assists per game. ... Led the Mountain Lions to the tournament championship. ... Named to the Grizzly Tip-Off Classic all-tournament team after averaging 17 points, 10.5 rebounds and 2.5 assists per game. ... Earned her third all-tournament honor in as many tries at the Hyatt Place Mountain Lion Classic after averaging 19 points and eight rebounds per game while shooting 51.9 percent from the field ... played and started in 29 games ... led the team in scoring (438), rebounding (237), and blocked shots (39) ... tied for third on the team in assists (42) and fourth on the team in steals (25) ... averaged 15.1 points, 8.2 rebounds, 1.4 assists, 1.3 blocks, and 0.9 steals per game this season ... was second in the RMAC in rebounding and blocked shots, sixth in scoring, and eighth in field goal percentage (50.3) ... posted seven double-doubles this season ... had a career-high 29 points against Lubbock Christian on Nov. 17 ... had a career-high 15 rebounds against Regis on Feb. 12 ... had a career-high four assists twice this season ... tied her career-high four blocked shots two different times this season ... had a career-high four steals against Colorado Mines on Feb. 2.

2006-07: Was named to the first-team all-East ... led the team in scoring with 12.9 per game and blocked shots with 1.4 per game, and was second the team in rebounding with 7.6 per game ... started in all 25 games played ... had a total 322 points, 131 rebounds, 37 blocked shots, 15 steals, and 12 assists ... had a career-high 25 points and tied her career-high four blocked shots against Metro State on Jan. 27th ... had a career-high 14 rebounds against Colorado Christian on Feb. 10th ... had a career-high three steals against Colorado Christian on Jan. 26th.

Pre UCCS Notes:

2005-06 (at High Point): Came back from knee injury to play in all 28 of the Panthers games ... averaged 11.3 minutes per game ... shot 44.4 percent from the field, including 3-for-8 from 3-point range ... averaged 3.1 points and 2.3 rebounds per game ... team placed second in Big South Conference.

2004-05 (at High Point): Injured knee in preseason workouts and redshirted the season

2003-04 (at High Point): Played in all 28 games, starting two ... was 12th in the Big South in blocked shots (0.46 bpg) despite averaging just 15 minutes per game ... had eight points and six rebounds in win over East Tennessee State ... reached double-figures for first time with 11 points in win over Longwood ... scored seven points and grabbed nine rebounds against Gardner-Webb ... scored 16 points in win over Charleston Southern.

High School: Was all-state and two-year All-Heart O' Lakes Conference and all-section honoree at Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton HS in western Minnesota, just across the state line from North Dakota ... named to the preseason Fabulous Forty list by Minnesota Basketball Preview ... named to the All-Tournament team at the Minnesota state championships her senior year ... played AAU ball for the Minnesota Gym Rats and helped them to the 2002 Minnesota state title, a 13th-place finish at the 2001 national tournament and a seventh-place finish at the 2002 tournament ... third place in Minnesota envirothon.

Personal Notes:

Personal: Majoring in Business Marketing ... favorite athlete is Michael Jordan ... enjoys raspberries and the music of Jack Johnson ... favorite TV show is "The Simpsons" and favorite movie is "What's Eating Gilbert Grape" ... lists George Washington as person from history she'd most like to meet ... career goal is to work in advertising ... enjoys white water rafting, wakeboarding, and making jewelry ... parents are Terry and Linda Tripp ... Born in Fargo, N.D.

Stories featuring Tonya Tripp

March 6, 2013Kirchoff Leads Four Mountain Lions on All-RMAC TeamsUniversity of Colorado Colorado Springs leading scorer Abby Kirchoff led four Mountain Lions who earned a spot on the 2013 RMAC All-Conference teams announced today.
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.
February 27, 2008Tripp named second-team all-RMAC.University of Colorado at Colorado Springs center Tonya Tripp was named second-team all-Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference team for the East division, the conference announced Wednesday.
February 23, 2008Season ends with loss to Nebraska-KearneyKEARNEY, Neb. -- Four Mountain Lions scored in double figures but the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs were nonetheless beaten Saturday, 82-67 by the Nebraska-Kearney Lopers at the health and Sports Center.
February 21, 2008Tripp's 28 not enough as Mountain Lions fall to Chadron StateCHADRON, Neb. -- Tonya Tripp had 28 points and 12 rebounds and Janean Jubic had eight assists but the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs nonetheless fell 86-81 to the Chadron State Eagles Thursday evening at Armstrong Gym.
February 12, 2008Jubic's shot in final second lifts Mountain Lions to victoryCOLORADO SPRINGS -- Janean Jubic sank an improbable shot with 0.3 second remaining to lift the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs to a 74-72 victory over the Regis Rangers Tuesday evening at the Lions' Den.
February 9, 2008Metro State tops UCCSCOLORADO SPRINGS - Despite Tonya Tripp having 19 points and Jazzmin Awa-Williams and Nancy Hoist both having eight points, the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs was unable to keep up with the Metro State Roadrunners, falling by a score of 57-43 on Saturday evening at the Lion's Den.
February 8, 2008Colorado Christian completes season sweep of Mountain LionsCOLORADO SPRINGS -- Despite three University of Colorado at Colorado Springs players, Emily Jenkins, Tonya Tripp, and Janean Jubic, getting into double digits, the Mountain Lions were defeated by the Colorado Christian Cougars for the second time this season, 65-57, on Friday evening at the Lion's Den.
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 26, 2008UCCS is defeated by CCUThe University of Colorado at Colorado Springs fell to Colorado Christian 68-60 on Saturday at the Cougar Fieldhouse.
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 19, 2008Freshman leads UCCS to win over Chadron StateCOLORADO SPRINGS -- If you're going to have a coming-out party, it's nice to have a familiar face around.
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 12, 2008Mountain Lions blown out at Fort LewisDURANGO -- Facing the best team in the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference on its home court is never easy. Doing it minus your leading scorer and rebounder, well, that's a daunting proposition.
January 11, 2008UCCS comeback thwarted by Mesa StateGRAND JUNCTION -- The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs came most, but not all, of the way back from a 16-point second-half deficit before finally succumbing to the Mesa State Mavericks 68-52 Friday evening at Brownson Arena.
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 5, 2008Win over Western New Mexico an inside jobCOLORADO SPRINGS -- Saturday's win was an inside job for the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs.
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.
December 29, 2007No. 8 Concordia-St. Paul drops UCCSDENVER -- Coming off its first back-to-back 50 percent shooting games in at least eight seasons, the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs' offense shifted hard into reverse Saturday, making just 22.5 percent of its attempts in a 68-47 defeat at the hands of the No. 8 Concordia-St. Paul Golden Bears at the Auraria Events Center.
December 28, 2007UCCS makes point in snapping losing streakDENVER -- In a way, you could call the Mountain Lions' victory Friday a pointless win.
December 14, 2007UCCS loses heartbreaker to Western StateGUNNISON -- Audra Lawson's layup with 1.2 seconds remaining sent the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs to its seventh straight defeat, a 68-67 loss to the Western State Mountaineers Friday evening at Paul Wright Gym.
December 8, 2007Turnovers, poor shooting dooms UCCSCOLORADO SPRINGS -- A 26.1 percent shooting performance and 29 turnovers is usually the recipe for disaster and that's exactly what the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs got Saturday in a 68-52 loss to the Colorado State-Pueblo Thunderwolves at the U.S. Olympic Training Center.
December 7, 2007Adams State shoots past Mountain LionsCOLORADO SPRINGS -- Vera Jo Bustos scored 25 points on 11-for-15 shooting to lead the Adams State Grizzlies to a 70-50 victory over the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs Friday evening at the Lions' Den in the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference opener for both teams.
November 29, 2007Augustana's clutch shooting stops UCCSCOLORADO SPRINGS -- The No. 19 Augustana University Vikings defeated the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs Mountain Lions 73-63 Thursday night in the Lions' Den.
November 24, 2007South Dakota hands UCCS third straight lossThe University of Colorado at Colorado Springs women's basketball team dropped its second game at the Hyatt Place Mountain Lion Classic and its third straight overall with an 82-66 loss to the South Dakota Coyotes Saturday evening at the Lions' Den.
November 23, 2007Second-half surge sparks Wayne StateLaquisha Cook scored 19 of her 28 points in the second half to lead the Wayne State Wildcats to an 80-63 victory over the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs in the Hyatt Place Mountain Lion Classic Friday Evening at the Lions' Den.
November 19, 2007Tripp named RMAC East player of the weekUniversity of Colorado at Colorado Springs center Tonya Tripp was named the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference East Division player of the week, the conference announced Monday.
November 17, 2007Mountain Lions suffer first loss of seasonALAMOSA -- The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs' perfect start to the 2007-08 season came to an end Saturday as the Mountain Lions were beaten 71-60 by the Lubbock Christian Lady Chaps at Plachy Hall.
November 16, 2007Mountain Lions improve to program-best 4-0ALAMOSA -- The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs women's basketball team had four players score in double figures as the Mountain Lions extended the best start in school history to 4-0 with a 78-71 victory over the Mayville (N.D.) State Comets Friday afternoon at Plachy Hall.
November 4, 2007UCCS tops Bellarmine to win Disney tourneyLAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- Elephant might just become an acquired taste at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs.
November 3, 2007Tripp leads UCCS to second win at DisneyLAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- Tonya Tripp had 28 points and 12 rebounds to lead the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs to an 84-74 victory over the Limestone Saints Saturday at the Milk Barn at Disney's Wide World of Sports.
November 2, 2007Shooting leads UCCS to season-opening winLAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- Tonya Tripp had 13 points and 10 rebounds to lead the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs to a season-opening 68-63 victory over the Winona State Warriors Friday evening at the Milk Barn at Disney's Wide World of Sports.
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.
September 27, 2007UCCS picked fifth in preseason coaches' pollThe University of Colorado at Colorado Springs women's basketball team was chosen to finish fifth in the East Division in the annual Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Preseason Coaches' Poll.
February 27, 2007Tripp named all-EastUniversity of Colorado at Colorado Springs center Tonya Tripp was named first-team all-East by Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference coaches, the conference announced Tuesday.
February 24, 2007Mountain Lions end season with big win over ChadronCOLORADO SPRINGS –The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs had five different players score in double digits as they concluded a rough season on a high note Saturday night, as they defeated the Chadron State Eagles 87-66 in the Lions’ Den.
February 23, 2007Mountain Lions fall short of win against LopersCOLORADO SPRINGS – Despite having a lead at halftime, the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs could not hold off the playoff-bound Nebraska Kearney Lopers Friday night in the Lions’ Den, as the Lopers defeated the Mountain Lions 67-57.
February 17, 2007UCCS nearly eliminated from playoff raceCOLORADO SPRINGS – The Colorado School of Mines shot 66.7 percent in the second half to defeat the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs 63-53 Saturday night at the Lions’ Den, virtually eliminating the Mountain Lions from the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference playoffs.
February 13, 2007UCCS women fall to RegisDENVER – The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs women’s basketball team’s already-slim playoff hopes took yet another hit Tuesday as the Mountain Lions were beaten 74-49 by the Regis Rangers at Regis Fieldhouse.
February 10, 2007UCCS women snap 4-game losing streakAll five University of Colorado at Colorado Springs starters scored in double figures as the Mountain Lions snapped their four-game losing streak with a 72-68 victory over the Colorado Christian Cougars Saturday evening in Lakewood.
February 9, 2007Metro State hands UCCS fourth straight lossTonya Tripp scored 14 points and Emily Jenkins grabbed a game-high eight rebounds but the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs fell behind early and never recovered in an 85-50 loss to the Metro State Roadrunners Friday evening in Denver.
February 2, 2007No shooting equals no shot for UCCS womenGOLDEN – The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs’ 60-46 loss Friday evening to the Colorado School of Mines Orediggers had a familiar, if obvious, storyline.
January 30, 2007Lopez twin lead Regis to winCOLORADO SPRINGS – Denise Lopez scored 29 points, including a remarkable 18-for-19 performance from the foul line, to lead the No. 23 Regis Rangers to a 68-58 victory over the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs Mountain Lions Tuesday evening at the Lions’ Den.
January 29, 2007Tripp named player of the weekUniversity of Colorado at Colorado Springs center Tonya Tripp was named the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference East Division player of the week, the conference announced Monday.
January 27, 2007Metro turns turnovers into points against Mountain LionsCOLORADO SPRINGS – A pesky press defense and 20 Mountain Lion turnovers gave the visiting Metro State Roadrunners a 74-60 win in the Lions’ Den Saturday night, despite a season-high 25 points, 12 rebounds and four blocked shots by Tonya Tripp.
January 26, 2007Thornton, shooting prove keys to win over CougarsCOLORADO SPRINGS – Candace Thornton had 15 of her 19 points in the final nine minutes of the first half to help the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs break open a close game and roll to an 87-75 victory over the Colorado Christian Cougars Friday evening at the Lions’ Den.
January 23, 2007UCCS women Tripp up Colorado CollegeCOLORADO SPRINGS – In a battle of size versus spunk, size won Tuesday night.
January 20, 2007Tripp's 20 can't top LopersDespite 20 points by Tonya Tripp, the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs fell 76-61 to the Nebraska-Kearney Lopers Saturday at Kearney.
January 13, 2007UCCS doouble-double trouble for Mesa StateCOLORADO SPRINGS – The Mountain Lions were double-double trouble for Mesa State Saturday night.
January 12, 2007Guard-play cost Mountain Lions at homeCOLORADO SPRINGS – If Fort Lewis coach Mark Kellogg was guardedly optimistic coming into Friday’s game against the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, it’s probably because he was optimistic about his guards.
December 30, 2006Post play leads UCCS women to win over BiolaThe University of Colorado at Colorado Springs’ trio of post players outdueled their Biola Eagles counterparts to lead the Mountain Lions to a 65-54 victory Saturday at Golden, Colo
December 29, 2006Coyote-ugly game in GoldenDespite a game-high 18 points by Dolly Fiedelman, the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs dropped a 73-69 decision to the Kansas Wesleyan Coyotes Friday afternoon at Golden, Colo.
December 16, 2006Mountain Lions fail to capitalize on opportunityStacy LaBuhn staged a one-person comeback, scoring six points in the final 48 seconds, but missed what would have been the game-tying free throw as the University of Colorado at Colorado fell 52-51 to the Western State Mountaineers Saturday evening at the Lions’ Den.
December 8, 2006Turnovers costly in loss to CSU-PuebloPUEBLO – The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs had more turnovers than a French bakery as the Mountain Lions fell to 0-6 with a 57-47 loss to the Colorado State-Pueblo Thunderwolves Friday evening at the Colorado State Fairgrounds Events Center.
December 3, 2006UCCS women fall to 0-5Andrea Schoepf scored 19 points to lead the 24th-ranked Wayne State Wildcats to a 64-45 victory over the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs Sunday afternoon at Wayne, Neb.
December 2, 2006South Dakota blasts UCCS womenAll five South Dakota starters scored in double figures as the Coyotes defeated the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs 85-45 Saturday afternoon at Vermillion, S.D.
November 29, 2006Comeback falls short for UCCS womenThe University of Colorado at Colorado Springs got to within two three times in the final minutes Wednesday night but were unable to complete the comeback in a 62-56 loss to the Division I Northern Colorado Bears at the Butler-Hancock Sports Pavilion in Greeley.
November 17, 2006Jenkins scores 19 with 7 steals; Mountain Lions drop opener 74-55PUEBLO – The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs Mountain Lions opened their season with a disappointing 74-55 loss to the No. 4 St. Cloud State Grizzlies Friday night in the first game of the Al Kaly Shrine Classic at the State Fair Events Center in Pueblo.
November 11, 2006UCCS finished exhibition season with loss to DenverDENVER – Thank goodness that’s over.
November 5, 2006New Mexico proves too much for UCCSALBUQUERQUE – The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs women’s basketball team had its second foray into the realm of big-time Division I basketball for the 2006-07 season Sunday with a 68-34 loss to the New Mexico Lobos in the Pit.
October 13, 2006Women's basketball season previewTo say that the 2006-07 University of Colorado at Colorado Springs women’s basketball team is an unknown commodity would be far from profound. After all, only three players return from last season’s team and that trio combined for only 11.9 points, 6.5 rebounds and 3.2 assists per game. With those numbers – or rather lack of numbers – “unknown commodity” should go without saying.
October 5, 2006Less drama and more talent a good combinationSince 1975, Theatreworks has provided the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs with the best live theatre in Southern Colorado. Last year, however, the campus community had a second option for finding quality drama.
September 27, 2006UCCS women picked fourth in RMAC preseason pollThe University of Colorado at Colorado Springs women’s basketball team was chosen to finish fourth in the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference’s East Division according to the 2006-07 preseason coaches’ poll released Wednesday.
September 11, 2006Scavenger hunt a big hitDo not be alarmed. If on September 5 you saw Lloyd Christmas and Harry Dunne wandering around campus you were not hallucinating from the fumes in the science building. But in case you may have been mistaken that Jim Carrey put on his Dumb and Dumber tuxedo and made an appearance at UCCS, we would like to take this opportunity to set the record straight.
May 16, 2006Stratton comes up big with first recruiting classWhen University of Colorado at Colorado Springs Athletic Director Stephen Kirkham selected Jessika Stratton as coach the Mountain Lions women’s basketball team, some detractors doubted whether the 24-year old would be able to recruit at the Division II level.
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