2005 UCCS Softball Releases

May 19, 2005Krebs signed by pro teamUniversity of Colorado at Colorado Springs All-American catcher Crystal Krebs signed a contract Thursday with the Texas Thunder of National Pro Fastpitch.
May 12, 2005Krebs named academic All-DistrictTo the growing collection of awards and honors in Crystal Krebs' overstuffed trophy case, another was added Thursday. This one, though, was just a little different.
May 9, 2005Krebs, Colton named RMAC Player and Pitcher of the yearUniversity of Colorado at Colorado Springs seniors Crystal Krebs and Amber Colton were named the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference's Player and Pitcher of the Year, the conference announced Tuesday.
May 7, 2005Loss in RMAC title game ends seasonA season of promise ended Saturday as the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs softball team was eliminated from the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Tournament.
May 6, 2005Berg's clutch hit lifts LionsCharlene Berg belted a two-run, game-winning double to left center in the bottom of the seventh inning to lift the lethargic University of Colorado at Colorado Springs Mountain Lions to a 4-3 victory over Nebraska-Kearney in the second round of the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Tournament Friday.
May 6, 2005Familiar challenge faces Mountain LionsWell, this looks familiar.
May 1, 2005Split with Highlands ends regular seasonThe University of Colorado at Colorado Springs concluded its regular-season schedule Sunday with a doubleheader split against the New Mexico Highlands Cowgirls at Las Vegas, N.M. The Mountain Lions won the first game 11-4 and lost the nightcap 7-1.
April 30, 2005Split guarantees UCCS second placeThe Mountain Lions are now officially backed into the win-the-conference-tournament-or-else corner.
April 24, 2005Rain washes away doubleheaderSunday's softball doubleheader between the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs and the Fort Lewis Skyhawks was cancelled due to rain.
April 23, 2005Top, bottom of order shine in sweep of Fort LewisKara Rainey and Brianna Workman had six hits each and Charlene Berg belted two home runs to lift the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs to a doubleheader sweep of the Fort Lewis Skyhawks Saturday at Aspen Field. The Mountain Lions were pushed to extra innings in the opener, taking nine innings to win 4-2. They won the nightcap 8-1.
April 20, 2005Carlson's slam helps UCCS sweep CSU-PuebloBrittni Carlson hit two home runs, including her second grand slam in less than a week, as the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs swept the Colorado State-Pueblo Thunderwolves 7-2 and 7-3 Wednesday evening at Mountain Lion Field.
April 17, 2005Regis sweeps UCCS Sunday, salvages series splitDuring the 2005 season, there have been good Mountain Lions and bad Mountain Lions. Sunday, the bad Mountain Lions made an appearance.
April 16, 2005Krebs Breaks Record in Sweep of RegisCrystal Krebs hit three home runs to break the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs single-season school record and lead the Mountain Lions to a 10-2, 6-5 sweep of the Regis Rangers in Saturday's doubleheader at Mountain Lion Field.
April 14, 2005Sweep Puts UCCS in Second PlaceThe University of Colorado at Colorado Springs vaulted into second place in the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference with a sweep of the Colorado State-Pueblo Thunderwolves Wednesday at Rawlings Sports Complex.
April 13, 2005Dykstra Named RMAC Player of the WeekUniversity of Colorado at Colorado Springs shortstop Jennifer Dykstra was named the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Player of the Week for the week of April 4-10, the conference announced Wednesday.
April 12, 2005Doubleheader Moved to PuebloBecause of snow drifts left by this past weekend's storm, Wednesday's softball doubleheader between the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs and Colorado State-Pueblo has been moved from Mountain Lion Field to Pueblo's Rawlings Field.
April 9, 2005Krebs' Memorable Blasts Complete Mines SweepKrebs hit a pair of memorable home runs – her nation-leading 16th and 17th of the season – and the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs got two more strong pitching performances as the Mountain Lions defeated Colorado School of Mines 3-0 and 9-1 to complete a four-game sweep of the Orediggers.
April 8, 2005Pool No-Hitter Highlights UCCS SweepFor much of the past two seasons, University of Colorado at Colorado Springs pitchers Brenna Pool and Amber Colton have played a friendly game of anything-you-can-do-I-can-do. On Sunday, Colton upped the ante by throwing a no-hitter at Nebraska-Kearney.
April 6, 2005Colton Named Pitcher of the WeekUniversity of Colorado at Colorado Springs right-hander Amber Colton was named the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Pitcher of the Week, the conference announced Wednesday.
April 3, 2005Colton No-Hitter, Slam Lead to SweepAmber Colton pitched the third no-hitter in University of Colorado at Colorado Springs history and belted a grand slam to spur the Mountain Lions to a 9-0 victory over the Nebraska-Kearney Lopers in the first game of Sunday's doubleheader. UCCS won the second game 5-3 to complete the Sunday sweep and finish the four-game set with a 3-1 record.
April 2, 2005Split Halts Six-Game UCCS Win StreakAnne Manning hit a solo home run in the bottom of the sixth inning to give the Nebraska-Kearney Lopers a 2-1 victory in the second game of Saturday's doubleheader at Harvey Park and put an end to the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs' six-game winning streak. The Mountain Lions won the opening game of the four-game set in Kearney, Neb., 6-2.
March 20, 2005Shandera's Record Day Lifts UCCS Past RegisLindsay Shandera tied the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs school record by driving in seven runs Wednesday to lift the Mountain Lions to a 9-6 victory over the Regis Rangers.
March 25, 2005Lions Finish Rebel Games with a FlourishJennifer Dykstra hit an RBI double in the bottom of the seventh inning to give the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs a 7-6 victory over the Minnesota-Duluth Bulldogs Friday.
March 24, 2005UCCS Takes Two at Rebel GamesCrystal Krebs drove in 12 runs as the Mountain Lions won two games Thursday at the Rebel Games, beating the Pace Setters 8-0 in a five-inning mercy rule affair, then knocking off the West Virginia Wesleyan Bobcats 8-2.
March 23, 2005UCCS Rally Falls ShortA sixth-inning rally fell short Wednesday as the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs dropped its fourth straight game 9-7 to the Northwest Missouri State Bearcats.
March 22, 2005Lions Drop Opening Pair in FloridaAfter Tuesday's 4-0 loss to No. 19 Florida Southern, University of Colorado at Colorado Springs softball coach Scott Peterson was smiling. To the outsider, such a reaction would seem, at best, puzzling. After all, the Mountain Lions had just lost their second game of the day and been shut out in consecutive games for the first time since March 21, 2002.
March 20, 2005Krebs Slam Helps UCCS Avoid SweepCrystal Krebs hit a grand slam to lead the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs to a 9-1 victory in the opening game of Sunday's doubleheader and avoid a sweep at the hands of the Mesa State Mavericks.
March 19, 2005UCCS Drops Pair to MesaForget national and regional rankings. After getting swept in Saturday's doubleheader by the Mesa State Mavericks, the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs will have to scramble to achieve a far more humble goal; to qualify for the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference playoffs.
March 16, 2005Krebs Named National Player of the WeekUniversity of Colorado at Colorado Springs catcher Crystal Krebs was named the Louisville Slugger/National Fastpitch Coaches Association Division II National Player of the Week for the week of March 7-13, the NFCA announced Wednesday.
March 12, 2005UCCS Hits Big in Tripleheader SweepIt took until the third inning of its eighth game, but the identity crisis that had dogged the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs so far this season was decisively swept away Saturday.
March 6, 2005Cleland Slam Helps UCCS Avoid SweepFreshman Sarah Cleland hit a walk-off grand slam to give the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs a 10-9 victory in the first game of Sunday's doubleheader and avoid a four-game sweep at the hands of the Fort Hays State Tigers.
March 5, 2005UCCS Falls to 1-4 After Doubleheader SweepLike they did in 2004, the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs Mountain Lions have limped out to a 1-4 start on the season thanks to a pair of losses Saturday to the Fort Hays State Tigers at Mountain Lion Field.
February 23, 2005UCCS to Dedicate Mountain Lions FieldThe University of Colorado at Colorado Springs Athletic Department will dedicate Mountain Lion Field at the softball team's home opener on March 5.
February 19, 2005Three Games Rained OutUnrelenting rain showers in the Phoenix area Friday and Saturday forced the cancellation of the remainder of the RMAC/Lone Star Crossover Tournament.
February 18, 2005Lions Drop Pair in PhoenixMajor League baseball players play a full month against live competition to hone their batting eye. Softball teams that play in Colorado have no such luxury.
February 13, 2005Softball Wins Season OpenerIt took the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs softball team six innings to get its offense untracked, but the Mountain Lions still managed a sweep to open the 2005 season.
February 11, 2005Softball Sweeps Preseason AwardsThe University of Colorado at Colorado Springs women's softball team threw its first perfect game of the season – in the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference preseason coaches' poll.
February 2, 2005Softball Ranked No. 7 NationallySince the end of the 2004 softball season, the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs has looked toward Feb. 2 with a mixed sense of anticipation and curiosity. Wednesday, you see, was the day the National Fastpitch Coaches Association preseason Division II poll was released.
January 13, 2005Mountain Lions Lose a FriendThe University of Colorado Springs Athletic Department was deeply saddened Thursday when it learned of the passing of one of its greatest friends, Bob Krebs.
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