Online Numbers Strong Through June

published July 1, 2013

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -, the official online home for the University of Colorado Colorado Springs, posted strong numbers for the month of June and the Mountain Lion social media accounts also experienced growth in the first full month of summer. experienced more than 7,300 pageviews on more than 5,600 visits. The year-to-date total from when the new site launched in December surpassed 90,000 pageviews and 65,000 visits during June, and traffic peaked during the month on June 3.

@GoMountainLions, the official Twitter account for UCCS athletics, also experienced growth with 22 new followers. The most popular stories were the announcement of the UCCS basketball games at Colorado State and the selection of Head Men's Golf Coach Phil Trujillo as the regional coach of the year. Kevin Witte's All-America selection for men's golf also ranked high among the most-interacted tweets for the Mountain Lions.

The Mountain Lions' Facebook page gained a net of seven new fans and experienced its most interaction on June 22 following the announcements on the CSU basketball games and Trujillo's coach of the year award. On YouTube, UCCS athletics surpassed the 10,000-view mark with 250 views. Instagram, the newest social media network for the Mountain Lions, maintained its following with 53 followers.

"Our focus during the month of June was the expansion of our records and history sections," said Jared Verner, UCCS Assistant Athletic Director for Sports Information. "The summer staff has been working on digitizing our statistics and photos, and on expanding and reformatting our records and history. We've made great strides in these areas to provide a fuller context of our current accomplishments as we begin to shift for preparation of the 2013-14 season." 

Additional News Stories
July 2, 2014South Dakota Mines Begins RMAC MembershipJuly 1 marked the start of conference membership for South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, which means the University of Colorado Colorado Springs will face the Hardrockers in eight sports for the 2014-15 year.
July 1, 2014UCCS Nutritionist Berning Wins Hess AwardUniversity of Colorado Colorado Springs biology profressor Jackie Berning received the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation's 2014 Mary Abbott Hess Award in recognition of her innovation in the field of food and nutrition.
June 12, 2014Belsterling and Dakin Earn RMAC Scholar-Athlete HonorsUniversity of Colorado Colorado Springs McLaughlin Award recipients Jessica Belsterling and Luke Dakin were named the 2013-14 RMAC Scholar-Athlete honorees from the institution.
June 4, 2014Mountain Lions Record 20th Straight Semester with 3.00+ Departmental GPAUniversity of Colorado Colorado Springs student-athletes maintained a term grade point average above 3.00 for the 20th consecutive semester and 29 Mountain Lions earned a spot on the Dean's List or President's List for the Spring 2014 term.
June 2, 2014Mountain Lions Sixth in All-Sport Cup to Match Best Finish in School HistoryThe University of Colorado Colorado Springs matched its best finish in school history with a sixth-place finish in the 2013-14 RMAC All-Sport Competition Cup.
Visit our Facebook pageVisit the UCCS Mount Lion's Twitter pageVisit the UCCS Mountain Lions Youtube pageVisit UCCS Rss feeds