|Prev. School||Berthoud HS|
2007-08: Track: Placed eighth in the 200-meter dash at the CSM Joe Davies Open on Jan. 26 ... finished seventh in the 400-meter dash at the CSM All-Comers Meet on Feb. 16 ... places eighth in the 200 meters at the Rob Upton Invitational on Mar. 29 ... finished ninth in the 400 meters at the RMAC Outdoor Championships on May 6.
Pre UCCS Notes:
Awarded for two years all-State Academic Award ... was a four year state qualifier for Berthoud High School ... placed three out of the four years ... holds the schools records for 4x100 the 4x200 and 4x400 meter medley relays.
Majoring in Nursing ... enjoys being active and playing sports ... has four siblings Alex, Rhya, Luke, and Natalie ... parents are Clarke and Kris Stoesz.
Stories featuring Amanda Stoesz
|May 6, 2008||UCCS Has Many Positives in Final Day of RMAC Championships||With the RMAC (Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference) Outdoor Championships ending today, the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs finished with a conference champion who also qualified for nationals, seven new school records, eight all-conference (All-RMAC) performers, and even an athlete that competed with one shoe.|
|May 5, 2008||Second Day of RMAC Championships Comes to a Close||The second day of competition at the RMAC (Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference) Outdoor Championships is in the books. Gabe Small, Jason Shaver, and Josienne Heer had highlight performances in their events.|
|April 26, 2008||UCCS Competes in Heptathlon and Decathlon for First Time||For the first time, UCCS competed in the women's heptathlon and men's decathlon on Thursday, April 24 and Friday, April 25 in Fort Collins. Josi Heer and Carl Lum both established school records in the events.|
|April 19, 2008||KU Relays Wind Down on Saturday Afternoon||With four days of competition in the books, the KU Relays ended, and the UCCS track team can take a breather. The three unusual races that they competed in today were more for practice and training for upcoming events.|
|April 18, 2008||UCCS Competes in Rare Event, Lousy Weather at KU Relays||LAWRENCE, Kan. - As temperatures dropped into the 30's at the KU Relays, Branson Bartlett, Chris Reynolds, Dan Pinter, and Alex Tiernan competed in what University of Colorado at Colorado Springs coach Mark Misch called "a very rare event"- the 4x1-mile relay.|
|April 12, 2008||UCCS Women's Track Team has Breakthrough Performances||With winds gusting at around 25 miles per hour through the track and field area at Colorado College Invitational, Mountain Lions Kelsey Barry and Melissa McKinley made a switcheroo and had highlight performances in events that were unusual to them.|
|March 29, 2008||Bartlett's Win in the 5,000 Highlights UCCS at Upton Meet||FORT COLLINS -- Branson Bartlett took first place in the men's 5,000-meter run as the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs track & field teams competed Saturday at the Rob Upton Invitational at the Hansen Field Event Area.|
|March 22, 2008||Mountain Lions Compete in First Outdoor Meet of the Season||BOULDER -- The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs men's and women's track and field teams competed in their first outdoor meet of the year, the Potts Invitational held Saturday at the University of Colorado's Potts Field.|
|February 29, 2008||Payne Earns National Qualifying Time During First Day of RMAC Meet||KEARNEY, Neb. -- The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs women scored 20 points during the first day of the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Indoor Track and Field Championships Friday at the Health and Sports Center.|
|February 16, 2008||Heer's Busy Day, Payne's Win are Top Stories at Mines Meet||GOLDEN -- Josi Heer had a very busy Saturday.|
|February 9, 2008||Men and Women's Relay Teams Rewrite Records||The UCCS men's and women's 4x440 relay teams set new school records at the Don Barrett Air Force Invitational Saturday, records that were previously set just one week prior.|
|February 2, 2008||UCCS Relay Teams Set New School Records at Air Force Invitational||COLORADO SPRINGS -- Both the Men's and women's 4 X 400 relay teams set new University of Colorado at Colorado Springs school records Saturday on the final day of the Air Force Invitational at the Cadet Field House.|
|February 1, 2008||Mountain Lions Make Strides at Air Force Invitational||COLORADO SPRINGS -- Kaitlyn Frier took second place in her heat of the women's mile run Friday at the Air Force Invitational at the Cadet Fieldhouse.|
|January 26, 2008||Freshman Runners Stepping Up at First Track Meet of the Season||Freshman Melissa McKinley took second place in the 600-meter run Saturday to lead the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs women's track team at the CSM Joe Davies Open in Golden.|
|January 14, 2008||2008 Season Preview||The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs track team has produced several All-Americans over the past 10 years. During that same period, however, the UCCS women have never finished higher than fifth in the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference championship meet and the men have finished either last or next to last every season.|