2007-08 UCCS Men's Golf Releases

May 23, 2008Napikoski Named Honorable Mention All-AmericanUniversity of Colorado at Colorado Springs golfer Todd Napikoski was named NCAA Division II Ping All-American honorable mention, the Golf Coaches Association of American announced Friday.
May 17, 2008UCCS Finishes National Championship in 12th PlaceA promising start Saturday went sour quickly as the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs finished the 2008 NCAA Division II National Championship tied for 12th place.
May 16, 2008UCCS Slips to Sixth After Third Round of NCAA Golf NationalsTyler Bishop shot an even-par 70, but the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs slipped into a tie for sixth place after Friday's third round at the NCAA Division II National Championship at Memorial Park Golf Course.
May 15, 2008Trujillo Named Northwest Region Coach of the YearPhil Trujillo, coach of the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs’ nationally-ranked golf program, was named Eaton Golf Pride Division II Northwest Region Coach of the Year, the Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA) announced Thursday.
May 15, 2008Aggressive Mountain Lions Climb All the Way to Fourth Place in Second Round at Golf NationalsPhil Trujillo let the cats out Thursday and they ran straight up the leaderboard.
May 14, 2008UCCS in 16th-Place Tie After First Round at NationalsTodd Napikoski shot an even-par 70 Wednesday to lead the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs into a 16th-place tie after the first round of the NCAA Division II National Championship Tournament at Memorial Park Golf Club.
May 13, 2008Mountain Lions on Prowl for National TitleThe University of Colorado at Colorado Springs doesn't have a huge budget for its men's golf program. It doesn't have a coach whose only job is overseeing the golf team. And it doesn't have highly touted players from all over the country and/or world.
May 7, 2008Morfeld Named to RMAC All-Academic First TeamBrian Morfeld of the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs was named first-team academic All-Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference, the RMAC announced Wednesday.
May 7, 2008UCCS Wins Northwest Regional, Advances to National ChampionshipThe University of Colorado at Colorado Springs men's golf team qualified for nationals Wednesday with a dominant 23-stroke victory at the NCAA Division II Northwest Regional Championship at Adobe Creek Golf Club.
May 6, 2008UCCS Surges to 11-Stroke Lead After Two Rounds at Northwest RegionalEric Winder shook off a rough first round to shoot a 2-under par 70 in Tuesday's second round of the NCAA Division II Northwest Regional Championship, leading the surging University of Colorado at Colorado Springs Mountain Lions to an 11-stroke lead.
May 5, 2008UCCS Tied for First After First Round at RegionalsThe University of Colorado at Colorado Springs finishes tied for first after the first day of the NCAA Division II Northwest Regional at Adobe Creek Golf Club: Champ Tees Monday afternoon.
April 24, 2008UCCS Sweeps Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Golf AwardsThe University of Colorado at Colorado Springs swept the individual awards for Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference men's golf, it was announced late Wednesday.
April 24, 2008Bishop Named Golfer of the WeekTyler Bishop of the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs was named the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference golfer of the week, the conference announced Thursday.
April 22, 2008UCCS Wraps Up RMAC Championship with Tournament VictoryThe University of Colorado at Colorado Springs wrapped up its third consecutive Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference men's golf championship by winning the Northwest Regional Spring Head-to-Head Tuesday at The Pinery Country Club.
April 21, 2008UCCS Takes Big Lead After Two Rounds of Regional Head-to-HeadTyler Bishop shot a 1-under par 143 for the first two rounds, both played Monday, to lead the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs to a huge lead at the Northwest Region Spring Head-to-Head Golf Tournament at The Pinery Country Club.
April 15, 2008Freshman Comes Up Big as UCCS Wins RMAC Spring ChampionshipFreshman Brian Morfeld came up biggest when it counted most.
April 14, 2008Mastery of No. 9 Helps Propel Mountain Lions to Tournament LeadThe ninth hole at Hillcrest Golf Club proved pivotal Monday for the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs.
April 1, 2008Cosel's 68 Helps UCCS Golfers Climb to a Ninth-Place FinishDavid Cosel shot a blistering 4-under par 68 Tuesday to help the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs climb one spot to a ninth-place finish at the Grand Canyon Thunderbird Invitational at Palm Valley Golf Club.
March 31, 2008UCCS Golfers Slip to 10th Place After Disappointing Second RoundA disappointing score of 300 in the second round dropped the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs all the way from second place to 10th as the first day of the Grand Canyon Thunderbird Invitational wrapped up Monday at Palm Valley Golf Club.
March 20, 2008Bishop Named RMAC Golfer of the WeekTyler Bishop of the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs was named the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference golfer of the week, the conference announced Thursday.
March 11, 2008Mountain Lions Finish SoCal Intercollegiate in Eighth-Place TieTyler Bishop shot an even-par 70 in Tuesday's final round to lead the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs to an eighth-place finish at the 58th-annual Southern California Intercollegiate at the Marbella Country Club.
March 10, 2008UCCS in Eighth Place After First Two Rounds of SoCal IntercollegiateTyler Bishop shot a 5-over par 145 Monday to lead the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs into eighth place after two rounds of the 58th Southern California Intercollegiate Championship at Marbella Country Club.
February 28, 2008Spring Preview: UCCS Golfers Gear Up for Title RunWith the spring portion of the golf season starting on March 10, the UCCS men's golf team is preparing for the rest of the season and the NCAA Division II Northwest Regional Championship held in California from May 5-7.
February 21, 2008UCCS Rises to No. 15 in First Coaches' Poll of the SpringIt's a good sign when you can climb four spots in the rankings without playing a round.
June 17, 2008Trujillo Adds Two Recruits to Nationally-Ranked Golf ProgramLooking to deepen a University of Colorado at Colorado Springs golf team that finished 12th nationally this past season, coach Phil Trujillo announced Tuesday the signing of two recruits. Joining the Mountain Lions for the 2008-09 season will be Riley Andrews, a transfer from the University of Colorado-Boulder, and Wade Henry, a transfer from Chandler-Gilbert Community College in Arizona.
October 19, 2007Golf: UCCS ranked 19th nationallyThe Mountain Lions have cracked the Top 20.
October 4, 2007Golf: UCCS Climbs to No. 21 in National RankingsOn the heels of strong performances at the Northwest Region Fall Head-to-Head Tournament and the Grand Canyon Invitational, the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs men's golf team climbed all the way to a No. 21 national ranking.
October 2, 2007Golf: Seventh-Place Finish Concludes UCCS' Fall SeasonGOODYEAR, Ariz. -- David Cosel shot a 3-under par 69 Tuesday as the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs took seventh place at the Grand Canyon Invitational at Estrella Mountain Ranch Golf Club.
October 1, 2007Golf: Napikowski-led Mountain Lions in Seventh After First Two RoundsGOODYEAR, Ariz. -- Todd Napikowski of the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs shot a 5-under par 144 to tie for eight place individually after the first two rounds of the Grand Canyon Invitational which were both played Monday at the Estrella Mountain Ranch Golf Club.
September 27, 2007Golf: Napikowski named golfer of the weekTodd Napikowski of the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs was named the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Golfer of the Week, the conference announced Thursday.
September 25, 2007Golf: Second Means First for UCCS at Fall-Head-to-Head TourneyHASTINGS, Minn. -- Question: Where does second place equal first place?
September 18, 2007Golf: UCCS Comeback Falls Short, Finish Second at RMAC Event #1PUEBLO WEST -- The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs golf team gave Western New Mexico a scare Tuesday but were unable to come all the way back as the Mountain Lions took second place at the RMAC Golf Tournament #1 at Desert Hawk Golf Club.
September 17, 2007Golf: UCCS in Second Place after Day 1 of First RMAC EventPUEBLO WEST -- David Hoffman shot a 3-over par 147 to lead the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs into second place after the first two rounds of the RMAC Golf Tournament #1, which were played Monday at Desert Hawk Golf Club.
September 16, 2007Golf Preview: Pieces are in Place for Mountain LionsFor those who believe in portents, omens or predestination, the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs golf team is in for a great year. For believers, that conclusion was drawn when the Mountain Lions took seventh place at the Gene Miranda Falcon Invitational on Sept. 8-9, beating 11 NCAA Division I programs in the process. The last time UCCS had been as impressive at the Falcon Invitational was the 2001-02 season when the Mountain Lions took fifth. That season, they also spent three months as the No. 1-ranked Division II team in the nation and finished the season ranked eighth nationally.
September 9, 2007Golf: Seventh-Place Finish Bodes Well for Season AheadCOLORADO SPRINGS - In 2001-02, the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs golf team finished with its highest-ever national ranking -- eighth. During that season, the Mountain Lions spent the winter, a full three months, ranked No. 1 nationally.
September 8, 2007Golf: UCCS Shines Against Division I Field at Falcon InvitationalCOLORADO SPRINGS -- David Cosel shot a blistering 7-under par 137 over the first two rounds of the Gene Miranda Falcon Invitational Saturday to lead the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs into fifth place going into Sunday's final round.
August 29, 2007Golf team ranked 35th in preseason pollThe University of Colorado at Colorado Springs was the 35th highest vote getter in the 2007-2008 Division II Golf World/NGCA preseason coaches' poll.
June 5, 2007Golf Team Adds Division I TransferUniversity of Colorado at Colorado Springs golf coach Phil Trujillo announced Tuesday that former Lewis-Palmer High School star David Cosel was transferring to UCCS from Division I Kansas.
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