Cara Newlon

HometownSierra Vista, Ariz.
Prev. SchoolBuena HS


2008: Played in eight games with one start ... as a pinch hitter had one hit and one run in eight at bats.

2007: Was awarded honorable mention academic all-RMAC ... played in 12 games with one start ... had three runs, two RBIs, one hit, and one stolen base this season.

2006: Served as the Mountain Lions' primary pinch runner as a freshman ... appeared in 30 games with one start ... scored seven runs ... was perfect defensively.

Pre UCCS Notes:

Before UCCS: Led Buena High School in Arizona to the state championships ... won the Scholar Athlete Award in high school.

Personal Notes:

Personal: Majoring in Education ... hobbies include softball, watching movies, and spending time with friends ... loves waking up to breakfast in bed ... has one sister, Lindsey and on brother, Tyler ... parents are Keith and Cindy Newlon.

Stories featuring Cara Newlon

March 1, 2008Haney Has Grand Slam, Eight RBIs as Mountain Lions SplitStacy Haney had a grand slam and eight RBIs to lead the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs to a 17-3 victory in the nightcap and a doubleheader split with the New Mexico Highlands Cowgirls Saturday at Brandt Field.
January 28, 20082008 Season PreviewIn 2007, the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs softball team went 28-0 when the opponent scored four runs or less. In 2006, the Mountain Lions went 26-1 under the same circumstances. That's a combined 54-1 over the past two seasons when opponents score four or fewer runs.
September 27, 2007UCCS Ranked 36th in GPAThe University of Colorado at Colorado Springs softball team ranked No. 36 nationally in grade point average, the National Fastpitch Coaches' Association announced Thursday.
April 23, 2007Shandera Named Academic Player of the YearUniversity of Colorado at Colorado Springs senior Lindsay Shandera was named the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference academic player of the year, the conference announced Friday.
January 12, 2007Softball 2007 Season PreviewUniversity of Colorado at Colorado Springs softball coach Scott Peterson is planning on making a run at the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference title this season.
August 10, 2006UCCS Softball Camps Continue to GrowSouthern Colorado's largest softball camp, which took place Aug. 7-10 at Mountain Lion Field on the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs campus, had another successful turnout with approximately 101 campers in attendance.
January 29, 20062006 Softball PreviewHaving lost seven seniors, including four All-Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference performers and the reigning NCAA home run record holder, many expect the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs softball team to take a step backward in 2006. That notion brings a smile, or maybe more of a smirk, to Mountain Lions' coach Scott Peterson's face.
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