Mountain Lions Enter National Polls at No. 11

By Jared Verner published September 18, 2012

KANSAS CITY, Kan. - With a historic 6-0 start to the season, the University of Colorado Colorado Springs women's soccer team broke into the top 25 at No. 11 of the National Soccer Coaches Association of America Division II polls for the first time in program history. The Mountain Lions also improved to second in the NSCAA South Central Regional polls.

UCCS is the only undefeated team in the RMAC and one of 13 undefeated teams in NCAA Division II based on national statistics through Sept. 16. The Mountain Lions are third in the nation with a save percentage of 94.7% and No. 12 in the nation with a goals-against average of 0.333. The scoring offense ranks No. 29 in Division II with three student-athletes ranked in the top 100 in the nation for goals per game.

The Mountain Lions have outscored opponents 15-2 this season with shutouts in the last three games. UCCS has won seven straight home games dating back to last season.

UCCS also improved two spots to second in the latest South Central Regional polls after going 3-0 last week. The Mountain Lions are one of seven RMAC teams in the top 10 of the regional polls and one of four in the top five.

The Mountain Lions travel for the first time this season for a Friday afternoon contest at Regis, followed by a matchup with No. 14 Fort Lewis on Sunday.

Additional News Stories
February 6, 2013Five Sign with Mountain Lion Women's SoccerNichole Ridenour, Head Coach of the University of Colorado Colorado Springs women's soccer program, announced the addition of five student-athletes who signed National Letters of Intent today. Grace Ramsden (Loveland, Colo.), KK Brinton (Colorado Springs, Colo.), Jess Freeze (Jackson, Wyo.), Zoe Martinez (Tempe, Ariz.) and Savannah Long (Colorado Springs, Colo.) each signed on the first day of the signing period today.
November 6, 2012Mountain Lions Finish Season Eighth in Coaches Regional PollThe University of Colorado Colorado Springs women's soccer team (13-4-2) finished its best season in program history ranked eighth in the final Continental Tire National Soccer Coaches Association of America South Central Region poll.
November 5, 2012UCCS Misses National Tournament BerthThe University of Colorado Colorado Springs was left out of the 2012 NCAA Division II Women’s Soccer National Championship field announced tonight by the NCAA. The Mountain Lions finished the best season in program history with a 13-4-2 record and tied for third in the RMAC standings.
November 5, 2012NCAA to Unveil 2012 Postseason Fields TonightThe University of Colorado Colorado Springs men’s and women’s soccer teams will await their postseason future tonight when the NCAA Division II Men’s and Women’s Soccer Committees unveil the fields for the 2012 postseason. The men’s selection show will begin at 5 p.m. MST, with the women to follow at 5:30 p.m.
November 1, 2012UCCS Moves to Fifth in Latest NCAA Region RankingsThe University of Colorado Colorado Springs women's soccer team (13-4-2) moved one spot from fourth to fifth in the latest NCAA South Central Regional Ranking released on Wednesday. The ranking provides insight into the postseason selections to be made on Monday by the NCAA Division II Women's Soccer Committee.
Visit our Facebook pageVisit the UCCS Mount Lion's Twitter pageVisit the UCCS Mountain Lions Youtube pageVisit UCCS Rss feeds