2013 UCCS Softball Releases

July 12, 2013Krebs Enters RMAC Hall of FameCrystal Krebs, a two-time University of Colorado Colorado Springs All-American and the former NCAA Division II record-holder for home runs, became the first softball student-athlete in conference history and the first Mountain Lion in school history to enter the RMAC Hall of Fame tonight at the Colorado Springs Marriott.
July 9, 2013Softball Adds August Summer CampSchool-age softball players who need to tune up before the fall season can do so in the 13th UCCS Softball Skills Camp Aug. 5-8.
June 17, 2013RMAC Hall of Fame Tickets On SaleTickets and tables are now on sale for the 2013 RMAC Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony and Banquet on July 12 at the Colorado Springs Marriott Hotel.
May 22, 2013Kornfeind Earns Pair of All-America HonorsUniversity of Colorado Colorado Springs freshman outfielder Payton Kornfeind became the first Mountain Lion since 2004 and the second in program history to earn a spot on the National Fastpitch Coaches Association All-America First Team.
May 13, 2013Kornfeind Earns Daktronics All-South Central Region HonorUniversity of Colorado Colorado Springs freshman outfielder Payton Kornfeind earned a spot on the 2013 Daktronics All-South Central Region First Team announced this morning.
May 10, 2013Kornfeind Named to NFCA All-Region First TeamPayton Kornfeind, the RMAC Freshman of the Year, was one of two conference softball student-athletes named to the National Fastpitch Coaches Association All-South Central Region First Team announced this afternoon.
May 6, 2013Mountain Lions Left Out of NCAA Regional TournamentThe University of Colorado Colorado Springs missed the regional tournament after the NCAA Division II Softball Committee released the 64 teams that qualified this morning.
May 5, 2013Smith Strikes Out Nine in 3-1 Loss to GrizzliesBecca Smith struck out nine batters to move into fourth in University of Colorado Colorado Springs season records and pitched a shutout through the first five innings, but Adams State scored three runs in the sixth inning as the Grizzlies (24-17) won the 3-1 elimination game against the Mountain Lions (26-20-1) today in the 2013 RMAC Tournament.
May 4, 2013UCCS Falls for the First Time in the Tournament GOLDEN, Colo. - The University of Colorado Colroado Springs softball team (26-19-1 / 19-4 RMAC), falls to Colorado Mines (29-5-1 / 27-3 RMAC) today 8-4.
May 4, 2013UCCS Continues Tournament Play with Colorado MesaAfter avenging a regular season sweep to Colorado Christian in the first round, the University of Colorado Colorado Springs will look to take the upper hand in a regular season split against Colorado Mesa in the second day of the 2013 RMAC Softball Tournament. The Mountain Lions (25-18-1) and Mavericks (27-15-1) will play at 10 a.m., at Lakewood Park.
May 3, 2013Fonseca Home Run Lifts UCCS to 4-3 WinDani Fonseca hit her fourth home run of the season with two outs in the top of the eighth inning to put the University of Colorado Colorado Springs ahead of Colorado Christian and the Mountain Lions retired the Cougars in the bottom of the eighth in order as UCCS (25-18-1) advanced in the 2013 RMAC Softball Tournament with a 4-3 win against the Cougars (25-22) at the Colorado School of Mines Softball Field.
April 30, 2013Kornfeind Named RMAC Freshman of the YearCOLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - University of Colorado Colorado Springs softball player, Payton Kornfeind is named the RMAC Freshman of the Year.
May 2, 2013Mountain Lions Face Cougars in RMAC First RoundFor the second time in the last three seasons and for the seventh time under Head Coach Scott Peterson, the University of Colorado Colorado Springs softball team will compete in the RMAC Softball Tournament.
April 29, 2013UCCS Earns No. 6 Seed for RMAC TournamentThe University of Colorado Colorado Springs softball team returns to the RMAC Tournament as the No. 6 seed and will face No. 3 seed Colorado Christian on Thursday, May 2, at Colorado Mines at 10 a.m.
April 28, 2013Spectacular Play Leads Mountain Lions to a Win on Senior DayCOLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - The University of Colorado Colorado Springs softball team (24-18-1 / 19-14 RMAC) splits the final double-header of the 2013 regular season as it falls to Colorado Mines (36-5-1 / 27-3 RMAC) 7-3 and defeats CSU-Pueblo (28-16 / 25-14 RMAC) 8-7 with a walk-off home run by Allie Corids.
April 27, 2013Smith Pitches 12 Innings to Start the Final Home Series COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - The University of Colorado Colorado Springs softball team (23-17-1 / 18-13 RMAC) falls to CSU-Pueblo (28-14 / 25-12 RMAC) and Colorado Mines (34-5-1 / 25-3 RMAC) in the first of two double headers this weekend to finish the 2013 regular season.
April 25, 2013Mountain Lions No. 10 in South Central Region RankingsThe University of Colorado Colorado Springs softball team made its first appearance in the NCAA Division II South Central Region ranking at No. 10 in the rankings released late Wednesday
April 21, 2013Corids Leads UCCS With Walk-Off in Day Two LAKEWOOD, Colo. - The University of Colorado Colorado Springs softball team (23-15-1 / 18-11 RMAC) splits the final day of the series, defeating Western New Mexico (17-28 / 14-20 RMAC) 8-0 and falling to Colorado Christian (23-19 / 19-9 RMAC) 2-0.
April 18, 2013Belsterling Named to the RMAC All-Academic First TeamCOLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - The Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference has recognized several University of Colorado Colorado Springs softball players for their academic excellence, including Jessica Belsterling, who was named to the RMAC All-Academic First Team.
April 20, 2013Belsterling Leads UCCS in Day OneLAKEWOOD, Colo. -The University of Colorado Colorado Springs softball team (22-14-1 / 17-10 RMAC) falls to Colorado Christian (20-19 / 16-9 RMAC) 5-4, and to Western New Mexico (17-25 / 14-17 RMAC) 10-6 today to begin a four-game pod series.
April 12, 2013Black Hills State Series CanceledThe four-game softball series between the University of Colorado Colorado Springs and Black Hills State has been canceled due to the winter storm that moved through South Dakota earlier this week.
April 7, 2013UCCS Finishes Series With Double-Header Sweep Against RegisCOLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - The University of Colorado Colorado Springs softball team (22-13-1 / 17-8 RMAC) sweeps Regis University (7-26 / 6-16 RMAC) in the final double-header of the series.
April 6, 2013Fonseca Leads UCCS With Two Home Runs in Day OneCOLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - The University of Colorado Colorado Springs softball team (20-13-1 / 15-8 RMAC) split today's double-header with Regis University (7-24 / 6-14 RMAC) as the Mountain lions won the first game 5-0 and lost the second game 6-2.
March 30, 2013Belsterling Blasts Two Home Runs in the Series FinaleGRAND JUNCTION, Colo. - Belsterling blasts two home runs and allows just two hits in the series finale as The University of Colorado Colorado Springs softball team (19-11-1 / 14-7 RMAC) splits day two with Colorado Mesa (15-10-1 / 13-6-1 RMAC).
March 22, 2013Mountain Lions Sweep Cowgirls to Improve to 9-0 at HomeCOLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - The University of Colorado Colorado Springs softball team (17-9-1 / 12-5 RMAC) sweeps the triple header with New Mexico Highlands (10-21-1 / 3-15-1 RMAC) to improve to 9-0 at home for the first time since 2006.
March 28, 2013Mountain Lions Take on the Mavericks This Weekend in Grand JunctionThe University of Colorado Colorado Springs softball team (17-9-1 / 12-5 RMAC) travels to Grand Junction this weekend to take on Colorado Mesa (13-8-1 / 11-4-1 RMAC) for a four-game series at Bergman Field.
March 23, 2013Final Game of New Mexico Highlands Series CancelledThe final game of the softball series between the University of Colorado Colorado Springs and New Mexico Highlands University is cancelled due to current weather conditions in Colorado Springs.
March 20, 2013UCCS and Highlands Series Moved UpA winter storm that is forecasted to hit Colorado Springs this weekend has moved the University of Colorado Colorado Springs and New Mexico Highlands softball series up to a tripleheader on Friday at 10 a.m.
March 16, 2013Flodman Extends On Base Streak as UCCS Splits Day 1The University of Colorado Colorado Springs softball team (13-8-1 / 8-4 RMAC) splits today's double header with Adams State (7-6 / 6-2 RMAC). Flodman reached base in each game to extend on base streak to 12 games, as the Mountain Lions won game one 3-0 and fell 3-4 in game two.
March 8, 2013Mountain Lions Sweep Roadrunners in Day 1The University of Colorado Colorado Springs softball team (12-7-1 / 7-3) swept Metro State (6-11 / 0-7 RMAC) today as the Mountain Lions defeat the Roadrunners 11-4, 10-2 and 8-7.
March 6, 2013Weekend Schedule with Metro State AlteredA 90 percent chance of snow has altered the four-game softball series between the University of Colorado Colorado Springs and Metro State this weekend.
March 3, 2013Kornfeind Leads the Mountain Lions in Day 2 With Three RBIsThe Mountain Lions also failed to add any more run the next inning, but did find themselves in scoring position. After starting with two quick outs, Shellenberg singled to the pitcher, and then advanced to third on a single by Kornfeind. Brittney Hoppe came in to pinch hit, but lined out to left field to end the top half of the fifth inning.
March 2, 2013Smith Gets the Win as UCCS Splits First Day with EaglesCHADRON, Neb . - The University of Colorado Colorado Springs softball team (9-5-1 / 4-1) splits today's games with Chadron State (4-7 / 3-3 RMAC. The Mountain Lions run-ruled the Eagles in the first game 12-0 after five innings, but fell 0-5 in the second game for their first conference loss this season.
March 1, 2013Mountain Lions Travel to Chadron to take on the Eagles this WeekendThe University of Colorado Colorado Springs softball team (8-4-1 / 3-0 RMAC) travels to Chadron Nebraska this weekend to take on the Chadron State Eagles (2-2 RMAC). The four-game series begins on Saturday, March 2, at 12:00 p.m.
February 26, 2013Corids Named RMAC Player of the WeekCOLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Univeristy of Colorado Colorado Springs softball player, Allie Corids, was named the RMAC player of the week after her outstanding performance last weekend.
February 24, 2013Coach Peterson Gets 300th Win as Mountain Lions go 3-0COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - The University of Colorado Colorado Springs (8-4-1 / 3-0 RMAC) defeats Fort Lewis (2-6 / 0-3) in three straight games to start the 2013 conference season. In the process, head coach Scott Peterson gets his 300th win, which is the most all-time by any coach in UCCS history.
February 21, 2013Weather Adjusts Weekend Series with Fort LewisThe potential for another round of cold temperatures and more precipitation in the Pikes Peak region late in the weekend will mean changes for the conference-opening softball series between the University of Colorado Colorado Springs and Fort Lewis. The teams will play a tripleheader on Saturday and a single game on Sunday. Saturday's tripleheader will begin at 10 a.m., while the Sunday game is set to start at 10 a.m.
February 15, 2013Belsterling, Hitchings Named to All-Stinger TeamUniversity of Colorado Colorado Springs pitcher Jessica Belsterling and outfielder Jourdan Hitchings were named to the 2013 Las Vegas Stinger All-Tournament team released late Thursday by Montana State-Billings.
February 10, 2013UCCS Closes Out Vegas Tournament with #24 DixieThe University of Colorado Colorado Springs successfully put runners on base early in the game, but early outs in those innings limited the chances of moving the runners home as the Mountain Lions (5-4-1) fell to No. 24 Dixie State (5-2) to close out the 2013 Desert Stinger Tournament. The game also concluded the non-conference season for UCCS.
February 9, 2013Flodman Extends Hitting Streak to Seven Games Against Western OregonJessica Belsterling recorded four strikeouts in five innings and went one-of-two at the plate as the University of Colorado Colorado Springs (5-3-1) fell to Western Oregon (2-6) 4-2 tonight in the fourth game for the Mountain Lions in the Desert Stinger Tournament at Majestic Park in northwest Las Vegas.
February 9, 2013UCCS Opens Second Day in Vegas with 4-1 WinJessica Beltserling went three-of-four at the plate and Becca Smith gave up only three hits as the University of Colorado Colorado Springs (5-2-1) earned a 4-1 victory tonight against Humboldt State (3-4) at the Desert Stinger Classic at Majestic Park in Las Vegas.

2013 UCCS Softball News Clippings

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February 7, 2013UCCS Radio to Carry Softball Games This WeekendUniversity of Colorado Colorado Springs softball fans will be able to follow two of this weekend’s games through live audio webcasts on UCCS Radio. The first and last games of the contests at the 2013 Desert Stinger Classic in Las Vegas, will be carried live by Sports Information Graduate Assistant M.J. Arjomandi.
February 3, 2013Mountain Lions Finish Opening Weekend Unbeaten DENVER, Colo. - The University of Colorado Colorado Springs softball team (4-0-1) defeats Adams State (1-4) today 11-3 to finish the opening weekend of the 2013 season unbeaten.
February 2, 2013Mountain Lions Start the Season 3-0-1DENVER, Colo - The University of Colorado Colorado Springs softball team (3-0-1) records its first tie in program history today as the game against Colorado Mines gets called 5-5 in the 5th inning.
February 2, 2013Mountain Lions Start the Season 3-0 for the First Time since 2007DENVER, Colo. - The University of Colorado Colorado Springs softball team defeats Metro State 6-5 to start the season 3-0 for the first time since 2007.
January 31, 2013UCCS Softball Season Officially Begins This Weekend in DenverThe University of Colorado Colorado Springs softball team begins the 2013 season this weekend in Denver, Clorado. The Mountain Lions will play five non-conference games in the next three days against teams that reside in the Rocky Mountan Athletic Conference. The games will not count for conference records, but will be the start of the official 2013 season which will count for overall records.
December 13, 2012Krebs to Enter RMAC Hall of FameCrystal Krebs, a member of the inaugural University of Colorado Colorado Springs Athletic Hall of Fame last April, will become the first Mountain Lion in school history to join the RMAC Hall of Fame next summer. She will be the first softball student-athlete in conference history to be inducted into the league's hall of fame.
January 23, 2013Mathewson Earns Spot on RMAC Preseason TeamUniversity of Colorado Colorado Springs senior infielder Lara Mathewson earned a spot on the All-RMAC Preseason Softball Team announced this afternoon by the conference office. The Mountain Lions also earned one first place vote and were picked seventh in the preseason poll.
February 1, 2013Belsterling Hits for the Cycle in a Win to Start the Season Jessica Belsterling hit for the cycle to lead the University of Colorado Colorado Springs to a 19-3 victory in five innings this against Regis in a non-conference matchup to begin the 2013 season. Becca Smith made her pitchng debut with 10 strikeouts in the five innings.
February 5, 2013Belsterling Earns RMAC Player of the WeekUniversity of Colorado Colorado Springs junior Jessica Belsterling earned the first RMAC Player of the Week honor of the softball season after she helped lead the Mountain Lions to an unbeaten record last weekend. UCCS went 4-0-1 for the best start to the season since 2007.
February 2, 2013UCCS wins second straight game to start the seasonUCCS played Adams State in the second game of the day. The game was delayed due to darkness, and was picked up in the third inning the following day.
February 8, 2013UCCS Drops First Two Games in VegasBecca Needler finished the opening day of the 2013 Desert Stinger Classic with three hits as the University of Colorado Colorado Springs (4-2-1) dropped games to Western Washington (5-5) and Grand Canyon (7-1) today at Majestic Park in northwest Las Vegas. Jessica Belsterling and Becca Smith split the pitching duties between the two games.
February 23, 2013Weather Forecast Cancels Sunday's GameForecasted cold temperatures on Sunday has led the University of Colorado Colorado Springs to cancel the final game of the four-game series with Fort Lewis, originally scheduled for 11 a.m. at Mountain Lion Field. The game will not be made up.
March 9, 2013Weather Cancels Final Game of Metro State SeriesSnow and temperatures have canceled the final game of the University of Colorado Colorado Springs and Metro State, scheduled for today at Mountain Lion Field.
March 15, 2013Mountain Lions Take on the Grizzlies this Weekend in AlamosaThe University of Colorado Colorado Springs softball team (12-7-1 / 7-3 RMAC) travels to Alamosa this weekend to take on Adams State (6-5 / 5-1 RMAC).
March 17, 2013UCCS Finishes Series With Seventh Run-Rule Win of the SeasonThe University of Colorado Colorado Springs softball team (14-9-1 /9-5 RMAC) wins its seventh game of the season by due to the run-rule as UCCS defeats Adams State (8-7 / 7-3 RMAC) in the final game of the series.
March 21, 2013Mountain Lions Host the Cowgirls Friday for a TripleheaderThe University of Colorado Colorado Springs softball team (14-9-1 / 9-5 RMAC) hosts New Mexico Highlands (10-18-1 / 3-12-1 RMAC) this Friday for a tripleheader. The Mountain Lions have swept both home triple headers this season and are 6-0 at home for the first time since 2007.
March 29, 2013Belsterling's Two Homeruns Leads UCCS to a Split in Day OneGRAND JUNCTION, Colo. - Jessica Belsterling's two homeruns aided The University of Colorado Colorado Springs softball team (18-10-1 / 13-6 RMAC) to a split in the first day with Colorado Mesa (14-9-1 / 12-5-1 RMAC), winning 4-1 in game one and falling 7-5 in game two.
May 5, 2013Mathewson, Smith Earn All-Tournament HonorsUniversity of Colorado Colorado Springs seniors Becca Smith and Lara Mathewson each earned a spot on the RMAC Softball All-Tournament team announced today after the conclusion of the tournament.
April 5, 2013Mountain Lions Look to Defend Undefeated Home Record This WeekendThe University of Colorado Colorado Springs softball team (19-11-1 / 14-7 RMAC) looks to defend its undefeated home record (9-0) this weekend as it hosts Regis University (6-23 / 5-13 RMAC) for a four-game series.
April 3, 2013Krebs Featured on RMAC Radio ShowUniversity of Colorado Colorado Springs Hall of Fame softball catcher Crystal Krebs was one of the three featured guests on this week's edition of the RMAC Radio Show.
May 1, 2013RMAC Softball Tournament Pushed Back One DayWinter weather conditions has delayed the start the 2013 RMAC Softball Tournament, originally scheduled to begin on Thursday, May 2.
April 9, 2013Smith Named RMAC Pitcher of the WeekCOLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - University of Colorado Colorado Springs softball pitcher, Becca Smith is named the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Pitcher of the Week, after leading the Mountain Lions to a series win against Regis University.
April 19, 2013Mountain Lions Play Pod Series This Weekend in LakewoodThe University of Colorado Colorado Springs softball team (22-12-1 / 17-8 RMAC) travels to Lakewood Colorado this weekend to play Colorado Christian (19-19 / 15-9 RMAC) and Western New Mexico (16-25 / 13-17 RMAC) in a four-game pod series.
April 26, 2013UCCS Hosts Final Regular Season Games This WeekendThe University of Colorado Colorado Springs softball team (23-15-1 / 18-11 RMAC) hosts its final regulars season games this weekend against CSU-Pueblo (26-14 / 15-9 RMAC) and No. 12 ranked Colorado Mines (33-4-1 / 24-2 RMAC).
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