2010 UCCS Softball Releases

November 22, 2010Softball Signs Slugger Emily Jennings to 2011-12 SeasonUniversity of Colorado at Colorado Springs softball coach Scott Peterson announced on Monday that he received a National Letter of Intent for Emily Jennings. Jennings, a slugger from Liberty High School, will be joining the Mountain Lions for the 2011-12 season.
November 22, 2010Softball Signs California Pitcher Lindsey Buck to 2011-12 SeasonUniversity of Colorado at Colorado Springs softball coach Scott Peterson announced on Monday the addition of Lindsey Buck from Westfield High School (San Diego, Calif.) to his team with her signing of a National Letter of Intent. Adding Buck to the formidable pitching staff of Jenna Mott, Becca Smith, and Jessica Belsterling will lead to a deeper pitching staff in 2011-12.
June 5, 2010UCCS Softball Adds All-American PitcherScott Peterson has vowed that his University of Colorado at Colorado Springs softball teams will not be caught short of pitching again.
May 22, 2010Anastos Named to All-Region TeamUniversity of Colorado Springs senior first baseman Jessika Anastos was named to the 2010 Daktronics, Inc. Softball All-Central Region Second Team, the College Sports Information Directors of America announced Thursday.
May 14, 2010Regional Being Played at Mountain Lion FieldMountain Lion Field on the campus of the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs is playing host to the NCAA Division II Softball Central Region Tournament beginning Friday and continuing through the weekend.
May 4, 2010Anastos Named Second-Team All-RMACUniversity of Colorado at Colorado Springs first baseman Jessika Anastos was named second-team All-Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference, the RMAC announced Tuesday.
May 2, 2010Anastos Goes Deep Twice as UCCS' Season Comes to an EndJessika Anastos hit two home runs on her final day as a collegiate softball player as the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs finished its season by dropping two games to the Nebraska-Kearney Lopers Sunday at Dryden Park.
May 1, 2010Split vs. Nebraska-Kearney Not Enough to Stave Off Playoff Elimination for UCCSJenna Mott threw her second shutout of the season as the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs split its Saturday doubleheader with the Nebraska-Kearney Lopers but was eliminated from the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference playoffs.
April 25, 2010UCCS Playoff Hopes Flickering but Not Extinguished After Split with RangersLara Mathewson's two-run double and some alert baserunning helped the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs to beat the Regis Rangers 4-3 in Sunday's opener and split the doubleheader between the teams at Mountain Lion Field.
April 24, 2010Regis Assaulted by UCCS Batteryas Mountain Lions Manage SplitThe University of Colorado at Colorado Springs' battery of pitcher Jenna Mott and catcher Erin Milburn did most of the damage as the Mountain scored a 7-3 victory in the opener and went on to split their doubleheader against the Regis Rangers at Mountain Lion Field.
April 21, 2010Free Admission for Youth Softball Players, Picnic May Yield Record CrowdAside from UCCS' pivotal four-game series against the Regis Rangers, the Four Diamonds Sports Complex will also be playing host to the Pikes Peak Invitational, a huge softball tournament for club teams. Four Diamonds will be host to teams in the 16-18 age range.
April 21, 2010Three Named to Academic Honor RollThree of the UCCS Mountain Lion Softball players, Sarah McCauley, Julie Jenkins, and Jenna Straight, were named to the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference All-Academic Honor Roll, which was relased Wednesday.
April 18, 2010Mott Thrives in Traffic Jam as UCCSManages Split Against Fort LewisAs a Californian, Jenna Mott is accustomed to long journeys in heavy traffic. That being the case, Sunday's opener should have been very familiar for the freshman.
April 17, 2010Anastos Goes Deep Twice to Help UCCS Salvage Split Against Mesa StateJessika Anastos hit two homers and every Mountain Lion starter got at least one hit as the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs won Saturday's second game 10-8 to salvage a split of its doubleheader against the Mesa State Mavericks at Bergman Field.
April 11, 2010Metro State Completes Series SweepThe No. 4-ranked Metro State Roadrunners continued their tour of excellence through the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference by taking both ends of Sunday's doubleheader and completing a four-game sweep of the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs at Auraria Field.
April 10, 2010No. 4 Metro State Sweeps UCCSThe Metro State Roadrunners again gave evidence that their No. 4 national ranking is merited as they scored a pair of shutout wins over the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs Saturday at Auraria Field.
April 8, 2010Blanton's Blast, Strong Pitching Gives UCCS Split at Colorado School of MinesChristina Blanton's two-run homer in the sixth inning lifted the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs to a 2-1 victory in Thursday's opener and gave the Mountain Lions a doubleheader split against the Colorado School of mines Orediggers at CSM Softball Field.
April 3, 2010Chadron State Turns Tables, Dominates in Sweep of Mountain LionsIf turnabout is fair play, fairness advocates were pleased by Saturday's results from Mountain Lion Field.
April 2, 2010Mountain Lions' Offense Catches Fire for 27 Runs in Sweep of Chadron StateLara Mathewson's walk-off single lifted the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs to a 12-11 win in Friday's opener as the Mountain Lions went on to sweep a doubleheader against the Chadron State Eagles at Mountain Lion Field.
March 29, 2010Angry Thunderwolves, Ill Mountain Lions an Explosive Combo as UCCS Drops PairThe combination of an angry Colorado State-Pueblo team and a flu-ridden University of Colorado at Colorado side had predictable results as the Thunderwolves scored a 14-4, 16-1 doubleheader sweep Monday at Mountain Lion Field.
March 28, 2010Blanton's Walk-Off Homer Sparks UCCS to Doubleheader Sweep of ThunderwolvesChristina Blanton wants to be the next great University of Colorado at Colorado Springs hitter. She took a big step in creating her own legend Sunday.
March 22, 2010Two Grand Slams, Mott's Pitching Give Mountain Lions Two Wins at Adams StateThe University of Colorado at Colorado Springs hit two grand slams and got an outstanding pitching performance by Jenna Mott to win the final two games of Monday's tripleheader against the Adams State Grizzlies at ASC Softball Field.
March 17, 2010Good Pitching Performances Go to Waste as Balogh, Orediggers Sweep UCCSA team starved for good pitching performances wasted two on Wednesday.
March 14, 2010Offensive Barrage Not Enough to End Mountain Lions Six-Game Losing StreakTwenty-one runs, 27 hits, 14 walks and four RBIs each by Jessika Anastos, Lara Mathewson and Amanda Hathaway weren't enough to squelch the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs' losing streak as the Mountain Lions were swept 16-15 and 11-6 by Western New Mexico Sunday at Mustang Field.
March 13, 2010Barr's Walk-Off Home Run Sparks Mustangs to Doubleheader SweepKristina Barr hit a walk-off solo home run to lead off the seventh inning to give Western New Mexico a 4-3 victory in Saturday's opener and spark the Mustangs to a doubleheader sweep over the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs Mountain Lions.
March 7, 2010Blanton's Homers Go to Waste as Martinez, Cowgirls Sweep UCCSAndin Moran's bases-loaded single in extra innings pushed the New Mexico Highlands Cowgirls to a 7-5 win in Sunday's second game and a doubleheader sweep of the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs at Mountain Lion Field.
March 6, 2010Hernandez Double Helps UCCS Salvage Doubleheader Split vs. HighlandsKailey Hernandez hit a two-run double in the sixth inning to lift the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs to a 7-5 victory over the New Mexico Highlands Cowgirls and a doubleheader split Saturday afternoon at Mountain Lion Field.
March 4, 2010Adjustments Made to TV Broadcast ScheduleThe University of Colorado at Colorado Springs Information Technology Department announced Thursday that the broadcast schedule for two televised softball games have been altered. All games will be aired on Comcast Channel 20.The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs Information Technology Department announced Thursday that the broadcast schedule for two televised softball games have been altered. All games will be aired on Comcast Channel 20.
March 2, 2010Mathewson's Game-Winner, Anastos' Two Dingers Highlight Sweep Over PanhandleLara Mathewson's walk-off single gave the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs a 4-3 victory in the nightcap and a doubleheader sweep of the Oklahoma Panhandle State Aggies Tuesday afternoon at Mountain Lions Field.
March 1, 2010Games Pushed Back Two HoursTuesday's scheduled softball doubleheader between UCCS and Oklahoma Panhandle State has been pushed back two hours to allow for additional field maintenance. The new start times are 2 p.m. and 4 p.m.Tuesday's scheduled softball doubleheader between UCCS and Oklahoma Panhandle State has been pushed back two hours to allow for additional field maintenance. The new start times are 2 p.m. and 4 p.m.
February 27, 2010UCCS Swept by Mesa StateThe Mesa State Mavericks scored three runs in the bottom of the seventh inning to beat the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs 7-6 in the first game of Saturday's doubleheader and went on to sweep the Mountain Lions at Bergman Field.
February 24, 2010Admission to be Charged at Home GamesThe University of Colorado at Colorado Springs announced Wednesday its 2010 pricing for admission for home softball games. UCCS students, faculty and staff will still be admitted free of charge. Otherwise, the admission price will be $6 for adults and $3 for non-UCCS students, military, senior citizens and children under 12.
February 23, 2010Mesa State, UCCS to Try One More TimeThe University of Colorado at Colorado Springs and Mesa State will again try to get some games in before the start of the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference schedule when they get together for as doubleheader Saturday at Grand Junction's Bergman Field.
February 19, 2010Softball Tournament CancelledThe University of Colorado at Colorado Springs' hastily assembled softball tournament scheduled for Saturday and Sunday in Grand Junction was just as hastily cancelled Friday as Colorado's notoriously unpredictable weather struck again.The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs' hastily assembled softball tournament scheduled for Saturday and Sunday in Grand Junction was just as hastily cancelled Friday as Colorado's notoriously unpredictable weather struck again.
February 18, 2010Anastos Named All-TournamentUniversity of Colorado at Colorado Springs first baseman Jessika Anastos was named to the all-Montana State University Billings Desert Stinger Tournament first team, tournament officials announced Thursday.University of Colorado at Colorado Springs first baseman Jessika Anastos was named to the all-Montana State University Billings Desert Stinger Tournament first team, tournament officials announced Thursday.
February 14, 2010Blanton's Slam Provides Only Highlight as Mountain Lions Drop Two at TournamentChristina Blanton's grand slam provided the only highlight as the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs was beaten twice Saturday at the Desert Stinger Tournament at Majestic Park.
February 12, 2010Blanton's Blast Carries Mountain Lions to Season-Opening Win at Vegas TourneyChristina Blanton went 3-for-4 with four RBIs as the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs opened its 2010 softball season with a 12-4 win over the University of Mary Marauders Friday afternoon at Majestic Park.
January 20, 2010Mountain Lions picked Ninth, Anastos Named Preseason All-RMACJessika Anastos of the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs was named to the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference's Softball Preseason All-Conference Team, the RMAC announced Tuesday. Anastos and the Mountain Lions were picked to finish ninth overall in the 12-team conference and fifth in the East Division in the poll of conference coaches.
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