2006 Women's Cross Country Releases

November 18, 2006UCCS Takes Seventh at NationalsThe University of Colorado at Colorado Springs women's cross country team earned the highest national finish in school history by capturing seventh place at the NCAA Division II National Cross Country Championships Saturday.
November 17, 2006XC Nationals Preview: Getting There Not Fun Whoever said "getting there is half the fun" never traveled with the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs women's cross country team.
November 16, 2006Badger Uses Science to Boost UCCSIn science there are few absolutes. The scientific community has theories and laws, but they are made to be proven wrong. Even an apparent absolute like the Law of Gravity can, scientifically speaking, be proven incorrect.
November 4, 2006UCCS Women Qualify for NationalsThe University of Colorado at Colorado Springs women's cross country team finished third at the North Central Region Cross Country Meet Saturday at Wayne, Neb. The performance earned the Mountain Lions a berth at the NCAA Division II National Cross Country Championship Meet on Nov. 18 at Wayne, Neb.
October 21, 2006Women Grab Third at RMAC ChampionshipIn the parlance of most sports, the term "uphill" indicates facing adversity, as in an "uphill battle." For the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs women's cross country team, "uphill" is all about opportunity.
October 4, 2006Women's Cross Country Retains No. 6 National RankingThe University of Colorado at Colorado Springs women's cross country team remained at the No. 6 spot on the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches' Association national Division II poll, which was released Tuesday.
September 30, 2006Boulder Finish Shows UCCS Closing on Big TwoLed by three runners in the top 10, the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs took third place among non-Division I teams Saturday at the Rocky Mountain Shootout in Boulder.
September 27, 2006Payne Named RMAC Runner of the Week for Sixth TimeThe University of Colorado at Colorado Springs cross country All-American won her school-record sixth Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference runner of the week award. It was also her third such award this season.
September 26, 2006Women's Cross Country Rises to No. 8 NationallyFresh off an impressive performance at the Colorado College Invitational, the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs women's cross country team rose to No. 6 nationally in the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches' Association weekly poll which was released Tuesday.
September 23, 2006UCCS Women Dominate at Colorado College InvitationalUniversity of Colorado at Colorado Springs women swept the first four places as the Mountain Lions scored a dominating win Saturday morning at the Colorado College Invitational.
September 19, 2006UCCS Women's Cross Country Stays in National RankingsFor the third consecutive week the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs women's cross country team held onto its No. 8 national ranking in the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches' Association poll.
September 14, 2006Feature: Payne has Things Timed Just RightTiming is everything. Just ask University of Colorado at Colorado Springs All-American runner Shannon Payne. It seems she has timed things just right.
September 13, 2006Payne Wins Second Straight Runner of the Week AwardFor the second consecutive week University of Colorado at Colorado Springs runner Shannon Payne was chosen as the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference/Boulder Running Company women's cross country runner of the week, the conference announced Wednesday.
September 12, 2006Women's Cross Country Retains No. 8 RankingThe University of Colorado at Colorado Springs women's cross country team retained its No. 8 national ranking according to the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches' Association poll which was released Tuesday.
September 9, 2006Mountain Lions Place Third at Lobo InvitationalShannon Payne finished fourth behind three Division I runners in the Lobo Invitational in the Women's 6k on Saturday. Payne's finish helped the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs Mountain Lions finish third as a team.
September 6, 2006Payned Named RMAC Runner of the WeekUniversity of Colorado at Colorado Springs junior Shannon Payne was named the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Women's Cross Country Runner of the Week, the conference announced Wednesday.
September 5, 2006UCCS Women Ranked Eighth in Cross Country PollThe University of Colorado at Colorado Springs women's cross country team is ranked eighth nationally, according to the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches' Association first 2006 poll which was released Tuesday.
September 1, 2006Payne Sets Course Record in WyomingShannon Payne of the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs set a new course record in winning the Wyoming Open cross country meet Friday at Laramie, Wyo.
August 30, 2006Women's Cross Country PreviewUniversity of Colorado at Colorado Springs cross country coach Graeme Badger is not one who drifts towards hyperbole. That's why what he says about the 2006 Mountain Lions women's cross county team should send a tingle down the spine of fans.
January 3, 2006Mountain Lions Qualified as All-Academic TeamThe UCCS Women's Cross Country team was qualified by the NCAA Division II Cross Country/Track and Field Coaches Association as an All-Academic Team this fall.
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