2012-13 UCCS General Releases

June 19, 2013UCCS Athletics Records 18th Straight Semester with GPA Above 3.00University of Colorado Colorado Springs student-athletes maintained a term grade point average above a 3.00 for the 18th consecutive semester and 24 Mountain Lions earned a spot on the Dean's List or President's List for the Spring 2013 term.
June 10, 2013Shaswar, Kinzer Earn RMAC Scholar-Athlete AwardsUniversity of Colorado Colorado Springs seniors Mash Sashwar and Nikki Kinzer earned the RMAC Scholar-Athlete Award from the conference office.
June 6, 2013UCCS Records Fourth-Best Learfield Cup FinishThe University of Colorado Colorado Springs recorded a pair of top 10 national finishes for the fourth-best finish in school history in the 2013 Learfield Sports Division II Directors Cup standings released this morning.
May 23, 201319 Student-Athletes and Assistants to Graduate FridayWhen more than 1,100 students receive degrees at the Colorado Springs World Arena on Friday, 19 University of Colorado Colorado Springs student-athletes and assistants will be among the graduates
May 15, 2013UCCS Matches All-Time Best Finish in RMAC All-Sport Competition CupThe University of Colorado Colorado Springs matched its best finish in school history with a sixth-place finish in the 2012-13 RMAC All-Sport Competition Cup announced today by the conference office.
May 1, 2013Shaswar and Burrell Receive McLaughlin AwardUniversity of Colorado Colorado Springs senior student-athletes Mash Shaswar and Megan Burrell were honored as the recipients of the Thomas F. McLaughlin Award at the University's annual Awards Banquet tonight in Berger Hall.
May 1, 2013UCCS Sixth in RMAC All-Sport Standings with One Weekend LeftThe University of Colorado Colorado Springs moved down to sixth in the latest RMAC All-Sport Competition Standings compiled by the Mountain Lion Sports Information Office.
April 26, 2013Golf Championship Moves UCCS Into 5th in RMAC All-Sport StandingsThe University of Colorado Colorado Springs men's golf championship this week moved the Mountain Lions into fifth in the updated RMAC All-Sport Standings compiled by the UCCS Sports Information Office.
April 15, 2013This Week in Mountain Lion AthleticsUCCS will have softball and golf playing along the I-25 corridor, while the Mountain Lion track and field teams will be splitting squads across multiple races this weekend.
April 15, 2013Coach Elder Joins The Lion's Den - This Tuesday at TenTune in Tuesday at ten to The Lion's Den! - The official source for UCCS sports.
April 8, 2013Tune In Tuesday at Ten for a New Episode of The Lions DenTune in Tuesday at ten to The Lion's Den! - The official source for UCCS sports.
April 4, 2013Mountain Lions Launch Instagram PresenceIn addition to Facebook and Twitter, fans of the University of Colorado Colorado Springs athletic teams can follow their teams through Instagram.
April 3, 2013UCCS Sixth in New RMAC Snapshot StandingsThe inclusion of outdoor track and field provided the University of Colorado Colorado Springs nearly 50 more points in the latest RMAC "Snapshot" All-Sport Standings compiled by the UCCS Sports Information Office.
April 1, 2013Corids and Kornfeind on The Lion's Den Tuesday at 10Tune in Tuesday at ten to The Lion's Den! - The official source for UCCS sports. This week's guest will be Allie Corids and Payton Kornfeind, of the UCCS softball team.
April 1, 2013This Week in Mountain Lion AthleticsUCCS will take part in a busy week of events between home softball, golf in Arizona and track and field in New Mexico. The Hall of Fame ceremony will take place Thursday night and the first camps of the year get underway on Saturday.
March 18, 2013This Week in Mountain Lion AthleticsThe University of Colorado Colorado Springs softball team will look to maintain its perfect home record with New Mexico Highlands while track and field travels down Interstate 25 for the CSU-Pueblo Open.
March 14, 2013This Week in Mountain Lion AthleticsThe University of Colorado Colorado Springs begins the outdoor track and field season this weekend in Boulder, Colo., while the Mountain Lion softball team looks to extend its winning streak at Adams State on Saturday and Sunday.
March 11, 2013Scrivner and Dakin On This Week's Lions DenTune in Tuesday at ten to The Lion's Den! - The official source for UCCS sports. This week's guest will be Luke Dakin and Rob Scrivner, from the UCCS Men's Track and Field team.
March 7, 2013UCCS Sixth in RMAC Snapshot StandingsThe final standings in men's and women's basketball and the start of the conference baseball season moved to the University of Colorado Colorado Springs to sixth in the new RMAC All-Sport Standings compiled by the Mountain Lion Sports Information Office.
March 4, 2013Wolfinger and Kienitz on this Week's Lions Den, This Tuesday at TenTune in Tuesday at ten to The Lion's Den! - The official source for UCCS sports. This week's guest will be Lauren Wolfinger and Jessika Kienitz, from the UCCS women's basketball team.
February 27, 2013UCCS Radio to Broadcast UCCS Mountain Lion GamesAfter a successful pilot, UCCS radio will broadcast remaining UCCS men's and women's basketball games as well as Saturday softball games online at http://radio.uccs.edu.
February 25, 2013Koehler and Welsh Will be this Week's Guests on The Lions Den
February 20, 2013This Week in Mountain Lion AthleticsThe University of Colorado Colorado Springs basketball play at home for the final time in the regular season, softball opens the conference and home schedule this weekend and track and field travels to South Dakota for the conference championships.
February 18, 2013Davis and Mathewson Will be this Week's "The Lion's Den"
February 14, 2013Mountain Lions in the News - Week of Feb. 3-9

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February 13, 2013This Week in Mountain Lion AthleticsThe University of Colorado Colorado Springs women's basketball team continues its best start to the season against one of the teams
February 13, 2013UCCS Fourth in RMAC All-Sport StandingsThe first inclusion of the RMAC baseball season provided additional points for other conference schools and moved the University of Colorado Colorado Springs down to fourth in the new RMAC "Snapshot" All-Sport Competition Cup standings compiled today by the Mountain Lion sports information office.
February 11, 2013Kirkham Will be This Week's Guest on The Lions DenTune in Tuesday at ten to The Lion's Den! - The official source for UCCS sports. This week's guest will be the UCCS Athletic Director, Steve Kirkham. Mr. Kirkham will discuss the overall success of UCCS athletics this year, the recent trip of the softball team to Las Vegas and the historic run by the women's basketball team . Hosts MJ and Martin will also recap all the results from over the weekend and preview all the upcoming games. For all this and much more, tune in Tuesday at ten to The Lion's Den! - The official source for UCCS sports
February 7, 2013UCCS Records 17th Straight Semester with 3.00 Student-Athlete GPAOne of the most successful athletic semesters in the history of the University of Colorado Colorado Springs also came with success in the classroom as Mountain Lion student-athletes recorded a 17th consecutive semester with a grade point average above 3.0. Fourteen student-athletes earned the President's List with a semester GPA of 4.0 and 23 earned a spot on the Dean's List with a GPA between 3.75 and 3.99.
February 6, 2013UCCS Third in RMAC Snapshot StandingsThe start of the softball season moved the University of Colorado Colorado Springs back into the third in the new RMAC "Snapshot" standings compiled today by the Mountain Lion sports information office. UCCS is on pace to score 200 more points in 2012-13 than in the 2011-12 academic year.
February 6, 2013This Week in Mountain Lion AthleticsThe University of Colorado Colorado Springs women's basketball team continues its best start to the season against one of the teams
February 4, 2013Coach Peterson to be on This Week's Episode of The Lion's Den!Tune in Tuesday at ten to The Lion's Den! - The official source for UCCS sports. This week's guest will be the head coach of the UCCS softball team, Scott Peterson. Coach Peterson will discuss the 4-0-1 start to the season, the upcoming tournament in Las Vegas and what he did prior to coaching the Mountain Lions. Hosts MJ and Martin will also recap all the results from over the weekend and preview all the upcoming games. For all this and much more, tune in Tuesday at ten to The Lion's Den! - The official source for UCCS sports.
January 28, 2013Chancellor Dr. Shockley-Zalabak to be on This Week's "Lion's Den!"The official source for UCCS sports is back and better than ever. This week's special guest is esteemed Chancellor of UCCS, Dr. Pamela Shockley-Zalabak. So be sure to tune in Tuesday at ten to The Lion's Den, exclusively on radio.uccs.edu.
January 23, 2013UCCS Fourth in New RMAC Snapshot StandingsThe release of the national indoor track and field rankings late last week, the University of Colorado Colorado Springs picked up more scoring sports to improve to third in the latest RMAC "Snapshot" Standings compiled by the UCCS Sports Information Office. The standings provide an approximate strength of the overall athletic department among the 14 conference institutions.
January 21, 2013This Week in Mountain Lion AthleticsThe University of Colorado Colorado Springs athletic teams will compete in three different states during the weekend as basketball starts the second half of the conference season and indoor track and field continues the season in New Mexico.
January 18, 2013UCCS Earns Division II President’s Award for Academic ExcellenceThe University of Colorado Colorado Springs is one of 24 NCAA Division II schools notified it received the President's Award for Academic Excellence during annual NCAA meetings this week in Dallas.
January 16, 2013Mountain Lions Improve to Third in New RMAC Snapshot StandingsThe release of the national indoor track and field rankings late last week, the University of Colorado Colorado Springs picked up more scoring sports to improve to third in the latest RMAC "Snapshot" Standings compiled by the UCCS Sports Information Office. The standings provide an approximate strength of the overall athletic department among the 14 conference institutions.
January 15, 2013Verner Featured on RMAC Radio ShowUniversity of Colorado Colorado Springs Assistant Athletic Director for Sports Information Jared Verner will be one of the three featured guests on this week's edition of the RMAC Radio Show. Verner talked with host and Assistant Commissioner Eric Danner on a variety of topics with Mountain Lion athletics.
January 15, 2013UCCS to build “National Sports, Art and Wellness Village” along North NevadaImagine driving down Nevada Avenue to a concert, a sporting event, or a visiting a renowned inter-professional sport medicine and sport science facility. This is all part of the vision for the North Nevada corridor.
January 14, 2013"The Lion's Den!" Returns Tuesday at 10 a.m.The official source for UCCS sports is back, so be sure to tune in Tuesday at ten to The Lion's Den!
January 14, 2013This Week in Mountain Lion AthleticsThe University of Colorado Colorado Springs men's and women's basketball teams will be on the road for the first time in more than a month with games at Colorado Mines and Colorado Christian, while the indoor track and field teams begin the season at University of Colorado Boulder at the Potts Indoor Invitational.
December 21, 2012Mountain Lions No. 30 in Final Fall Directors' Cup StandingsThe national championship finishes by men's and women's cross country put the University of Colorado Colorado Springs in No. 30 in the final fall standings of the 2012-13 Division II Learfield Sports Directors' Cup. The standing is the best for the Mountain Lions after the completion of the fall season in program history.
December 13, 2012Nine Student-Athletes and Assistants to Receive Degrees FridayWhen the University of Colorado Colorado Springs confers more than 400 graduates with degrees on Friday, nine of those students will be either former student-athletes or students who contributed their services and skills to the administrative operations of the athletic department. The exercises begin at 2 p.m. at the Colorado Springs World Arena.
December 12, 2012This Week in Mountain Lion AthleticsBoth University of Colorado Colorado Springs basketball teams will travel for the final time of the 2012 calendar year with a trip to the conference New Mexico schools this weekend. The Mountain Lions will take on New Mexico Highlands on Friday night before Western New Mexico on Saturday.
December 11, 2012UCCS Launches New Athletics WebsiteGoMountainLions.com, the official online home for the University of Colorado Colorado Springs, received a fresh look when the new site launched this afternoon. The new site is the result of nearly six months of preparation of design and testing.
August 1, 2012Verner Named Assistant Athletic Director for Sports InformationUC-Colorado Springs Athletic Director Steve Kirkham is excited to announce the addition of Jared Verner to the Mountain Lions administrative staff as the Assistant Athletic Director for Sports Information. Verner begins his official duties today.
August 8, 2012Hiltner Joins Staff as Assistant Athletic Director for Compliance
August 8, 2012Join the Mountain Lion Twitter FollowingFans of the University of Colorado Colorado Springs Mountain Lions can receive exclusive updates from each of the teams throughout the season and during games by following the department on Twitter at @GoMountainLions.
August 10, 2012"Like" the Mountain Lions on FacebookUniversity of Colorado Colorado Springs Mountain Lion fans have more ways to follow their favorite teams by liking the Mountain Lions on Facebook. The page will allow for several opportunities for fans to engage with the Mountain Lions throughout the season.
August 21, 2012UCCS Radio to Debut Lion's Den Tuesday MorningUCCS Radio, the student radio station on the University of Colorado Colorado Springs campus, will debut a new sports show this morning for the 2012-13 academic year. "The Lion's Den" will feature Mountain Lion sports, along with regional and national sports every Tuesday at 10 a.m.
August 27, 2012Tuesday's Lion's Den Features Soccer ProgramsCOLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – University of Colorado Colorado Springs Head Men’s Soccer Coach Johnnie Keen and women’s soccer student-athletes Ashley Hooper and Jenna Gist will be the featured guest’s on Tuesday’s edition of the “Lion’s Den” on UCCS Radio. The show begins at 10 a.m., at radio.uccs.edu, with an archive of the show available later in the day on GoMountainLions.com.
August 27, 2012This Week in Mountain Lion AthleticsThe University of Colorado Colorado Springs begins the fall sports season this weekend with men’s soccer in California, volleyball in Phoenix and women’s soccer hosting the first two games of a six-game homestand this weekend. The Mountain Lions begin the opening weekend with eight contests over a four-day span during the extended Labor Day weekend.
September 4, 2012This Week in Mountain Lion AthleticsAll six fall teams are in action at home or in the Colorado Springs area this week. Men's soccer hosts in-town rival Colorado College, womens' soccer goes for a 3-0 start on Friday night, volleyball hosts four other teams for the Mountain Lion Invitational, the cross country teams host the fifth annual Rust-Buster and men's golf opens the season on Sunday at Air Force.
September 11, 2012This Week in Mountain Lion AthleticsWomen's soccer will end its six-game homestand with three games this week and will start the RMAC season this weekend along with men's soccer and volleyball. Men's golf wrapped up the Falcon Invitational on Monday and men's cross country will compete against Saturday in the Colorado College Invitational.
September 11, 2012Cross Country to be Featured on UCCS Radio TodayThe University of Colorado Colorado Springs cross country program will be featured when this week's episode of "The Lion's Den" airs today at 10 a.m. on UCCS Radio. The episode will highlight the win by Emilio Trujillo at last Saturday's Rust Buster and feature an interviews with Head Men's Coach Mark Misch and Head Women's Coach David Harmer on the outlook for the season.
September 24, 2012This Week in Mountain Lion Athletics
October 1, 2012This Week in Mountain Lion AthleticsThree of the six University of Colorado Colorado Springs fall teams will be in action home for Homecoming, with two more teams in action along the Front Range and the final team taking on the nation’s top teams in the Northwest in a busy week for Mountain Lion athletics.
October 1, 2012Mountain Lions Celebrate Homecoming with Four Days of Home EventsThe University of Colorado Colorado Springs Homecoming activities will extend to the Mountain Lion athletic events this weekend with special promotional events for UCCS students. The annual volleyball “White Out” and soccer “March” will highlight four consecutive days of Mountain Lion home events this weekend.
October 11, 2012Mountain Lions Rank 25th in NCSA Division II Power RankingsThe University of Colorado Colorado Springs came in at No. 25 among more than 300 U.S. and Canadian universities that compete in NCAA Division II athletics when athletic and academic standards are combined, according to Chicago-based NCSA Athletic Recruiting.
October 15, 2012This Week in Mountain Lion Athletics
October 18, 2012UCCS Third in RMAC Snapshot StandingsIn the first "snapshot" rankings for the RMAC All-Sports Competition Cup, the University of Colorado Colorado Springs would be in third among the 14 schools using the current standings or rankings to substitue for the final end-of-season standings.
October 22, 2012This Week in Mountain Lion Athletics
October 23, 2012UCCS Improves to Second in RMAC Snapshot RankingsThe first conference championships of the season pushed the University of Colorado Colorado Springs to second in the new RMAC “snapshot” standings in the All-Sports Competition Cup. The Mountain Lions stand in the top four, or finished in the top four, in the RMAC for all six fall teams.
October 29, 2012This Week in Mountain Lion Athletics
October 29, 2012Hagemann Joins Foundation Staff as Associate DirectorMelinda Hagemann, a former advertising manger with the Colorado Springs Gazette, joined the staff of the University of Colorado Foundation as the Associate Director of Development for the University of Colorado Colorado Springs campus. She will work with the Mountain Lion athletic department in supporting the needs of one of the top athletic programs in the RMAC this season.
October 30, 2012Lion's Den Returns Tuesday MorningAfter a week off due to technical difficulties at UCCS Radio, the Lion's Den returns on Tuesday morning. Hosts M.J. Arjomandi and Martin Hines return to the microphone to highlight the last two weeks of Mountain Lion athletics and preview the upcoming postseason events for UCCS.
November 2, 2012Mountain Lions Fourth in New RMACAnother round of RMAC standings went final as the University of Colorado Colorado Springs moved to fourth in the new RMAC "snapshot" standings in the All-Sports Competition Cup. In the four championships that have been decided, the Mountain Lions have finished in the top four of every event.
November 5, 2012This Week in Mountain Lion Athletics
November 8, 2012UCCS Fourth in RMAC Snapshot StandingsWith one weekend left in the regular season for volleyball, the University of Colorado Colorado Springs sits in fourth in the latest RMAC “snapshot” rankings for the best overall athletic department the conference. The rankings use the same point system that was used in last year’s All-Sport Competition Cup.
November 8, 2012Mountain Lions in the News - Week of Oct. 28-Nov. 3The University of Colorado Colorado Springs athletic department earned media attention in the Colorado Springs Gazette and in the UCCS Scribe as the men's and women's soccer teams hosted the RMAC tournament and the cross country teams posted their best finishes at the conference championships.
November 9, 2012UCCS Performs Well in Latest Release of NCAA Student-Athlete Success RatesThe University of Colorado Colorado Springs posted an NCAA Division II Student-Athlete Academic Success Rate above 75 percent for the third consecutive season in new data released by the NCAA earlier this month. The Mountain Lions finished with a rate of 79 percent for the 2005-06 cohort of student-athletes.
November 13, 2012This Week in Mountain Lion AthleticsThe University of Colorado Colorado Springs volleyball team begins postseason action on Tuesday night in the RMAC Tournament while the nationally-ranked Mountain Lion cross country teams travel to the national championships on Saturday. Both UCCS basketball teams begin their regular seasons this weekend in non-conference classics.
November 26, 2012This Week in Mountain Lion Athletics
November 27, 2012Mountain Lions Fifth in RMAC Snapshot StandingsThe University of Colorado Colorado Springs will begin the conference basketball season in fifth for the latest RMAC "Snapshot" standings for the all-sport competition cup. The updated standings include new scoring for the men's and women's basketball and wrestling non-conference season.
December 4, 2012This Week in Mountain Lion AthleticsThe University of Colorado Colorado Springs Mountain Lion basketball teams remain at home for a second weekend of home doubleheaders with Metro State and Regis.
December 6, 2012UCCS No. 17 in Latest Learfield Sports Directors' Cup StandingThe national finishes at the cross country championships kept the University of Colorado Colorado Springs among the top 20 in the latest update in the Learfield Sports Directors Cup standings in Division II. The Mountain Lions are at No. 17 and are one of four RMAC schools in the top 20.
November 21, 2012UCCS Ninth in First Division II Directors' Cup StandingsTwo finishes in the top 11 of the national cross country championships put the University of Colorado Colorado Springs in ninth in the first fall release of the Learfield Sports Directors' Cup standings. The all-sport competition included the national results from the men's and women's cross country and women's field hockey championships.
November 20, 2012This Week in Mountain Lion AthleticsThe University of Colorado Colorado Springs men's and women's basketball teams will play the final tuneup games before the start of the conference season, with the Mountain Lion women in Texas and the men in California for the Thanksgiving week.
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