Becca Needler

Number9
ClassSr.
PositionC
Height5-5
HometownFort Worth, Texas
Prev. SchoolTexas Woman's (Keller Central HS)
Bats/ThrowsRight/Right

Pre UCCS Notes:

Was the Co-MVP of District 5-5A as a senior at Keller Central High School in 2010 ... was an honorable mention all-area selection by the Dallas Morning News ... selected first-team All-District 5-5A as a junior ... also named academic all-district ... played for the Dallas Tigers club team ... played in the 2010 all-star and all-American game at the prestigious Colorado Sparkler tournament.

Personal Notes:

Majoring in Nutrition ... Parents Peggy and Stephan Needler ... Two Siblings, Zach and Brit ... she graduated high school with a 3.54 GPA ... her life ambition is to become a chiropractor ... Best things about Colorado Springs are the mountains and the weather ... Favorite sports team other than UCCS is the Pittsburg Steelers ... Favorite book is Withering Heights ... Favorite place on campus other than the athletic facilities is the Rec Center ... Least successful sport is equestrian racing ... First job was as a receptionist at Health First ... Desired travel destination is Africa ...

Stories featuring Becca Needler

April 19, 2014Mountain Lions Finish the Final Road Trip of the Regular Season 3-1 The University of Colorado Colorado Springs softball team (25-13 / 21-10 RMAC) splits the final doubleheader of a four-game series against Fort Lewis (22-24 / 18-16 RMAC) today as the Mountain Lions finish the final road trip of the regular season 3-1.
April 18, 2014Mountain Lions Move Into First Place with Doubleheader Sweep of Fort LewisThe University of Colorado Colorado Springs (24-12 / 20-9 RMAC) moved into first in the RMAC standings with 6-3 and 5-2 victories on the road at Fort Lewis (21-23 / 17-15 RMAC) today at Aspen Field.
April 16, 2014Belsterling Earns First Team All-Academic Honor For Second Straight SeasonUniversity of Colorado Colorado Springs senior pitcher and designated hitter Jessica Belsterling earned a spot on the 2014 RMAC Softball All-Academic First Team announced Tuesday afternoon by the conference office.
April 12, 2014Mountain Lions Drop Pair in Final Day of CSU-Pueblo SeriesJessica Belsterling went three-of-three from the plate in the first game with two runs and an RBI, but the University of Colorado Colorado Springs saw its 10-game home winning streak come to an end with 13-9 and 13-1 losses today to Colorado State-Pueblo at Mountain Lion Field.
April 11, 2014UCCS Sweeps CSU-Pueblo in a Matchup of the Two Top RMAC TeamsCOLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Emily Jennings hits two homeruns to help lead the University of Colorado Colorado Springs softball team (22-10 / 18-7 RMAC) to a sweep against Colorado State University Pueblo (18-17 / 15-9 RMAC) in today's doubleheader, featuring the top two teams in the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference.
March 15, 2014UCCS Run Rules Black Hills State in Both Saturday GamesA walk-off, bases loaded triple from Dani Fonseca capped a seven-running inning in the sixth as the University of Colorado Colorado Springs run-ruled Black Hills State in the first game 10-2 to open a four-game series with the Yellow Jackets.
March 10, 2014Hitchings Goes Seven-for-Eight From Behind the Plate Against Adams StateALAMOSA, Colo. - Jourdan Hitchings goes seven-for-eight from behind the plate as the University of Colorado Colorado Springs (4-8 / 2-5 RMAC) drops today's doubleheader against Adams State (12-10 / 10-2 RMAC).
March 9, 2014Mountain Lions & Grizzlies Split the First of Two DoubleheadersALAMOSA, Colo. - The University of Colorado Colorado Springs softball team (4-6 / 2-3 RMAC) splits the first doubleheader today of a four-game series with Adams State (9-10 / 8-2 RMAC), falling in the first game 5-2 and ending the day with a 3-1 victory.
February 22, 2014Belsterling's 5 Strikeouts & 3 RBIs Aid UCCS to a 6-5 Win to Begin ConferenceThe University of Colorado Colorado Springs softball team (3-3 / 1-0 RMAC) defeats Colorado Mines (4-8 / 1-1 RMAC) by a final score of 6-5 in the conference opener today, led by Jessica Belsterling who went two-for-two at the plate with two runs, three RBIs, and also recorded five strikeouts in 2.2 innings pitched.
February 21, 2014Mountain Lions Begin Conference Season This WeekendCOLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - The University of Colorado Colorado Springs softball team (2-3) begins the conference season this weekend as the UCCS plays Colorado Mines (4-5) and Chadron State (3-7) at Pioneer Park in Sterling, Colo.
February 12, 2014Vote for the Colorado Springs Orthopaedic Group Athlete of the WeekUniversity of Colorado Colorado Springs fans can provide their voice for the Colorado Springs Orthopaedic Group UCCS Athlete of the Week. Voting will take place each week when the Mountain Lions are in action, and will take place throughout the UCCS Athletics social media platforms.
February 12, 2014Vote for the Colorado Springs Orthopaedic Group Athlete of the WeekUniversity of Colorado Colorado Springs fans can provide their voice for the Colorado Springs Orthopaedic Group UCCS Athlete of the Week. Voting will take place each week when the Mountain Lions are in action, and will take place throughout the UCCS Athletics social media platforms.
February 12, 2014Vote for the Colorado Springs Orthopaedic Group Athlete of the WeekUniversity of Colorado Colorado Springs fans can provide their voice for the Colorado Springs Orthopaedic Group UCCS Athlete of the Week. Voting will take place each week when the Mountain Lions are in action, and will take place throughout the UCCS Athletics social media platforms.
February 12, 2014Vote for the Colorado Springs Orthopaedic Group Athlete of the WeekUniversity of Colorado Colorado Springs fans can provide their voice for the Colorado Springs Orthopaedic Group UCCS Athlete of the Week. Voting will take place each week when the Mountain Lions are in action, and will take place throughout the UCCS Athletics social media platforms.
February 12, 2014Vote for the Colorado Springs Orthopaedic Group Athlete of the WeekUniversity of Colorado Colorado Springs fans can provide their voice for the Colorado Springs Orthopaedic Group UCCS Athlete of the Week. Voting will take place each week when the Mountain Lions are in action, and will take place throughout the UCCS Athletics social media platforms.
February 9, 2014Mountain Lions Split Day Two Against Top 25 OpponentsLAS VEGAS, Nev. - The University of Colorado Colorado Springs softball team (2-2) split the second day of action in the Desert Stinger Classic as the Mountain Lions fell to No. 23 Dixie State (3-1) by a final score of 7-5, and defeated No. 22 Augustana (4-2) by a final score of 4-3.
February 7, 2014Mountain Lions Win Season Opener The University of Colorado Colorado Springs softball team (1-0) opened the 2014 season today with a win against Northwest Nazarene (3-1) in the first game of the Desert Stinger Tournament.
February 3, 2014Student-Athletes Post 19th Straight Semester with 3.00 Department GPAUniversity of Colorado Colorado Springs student-athletes maintained a term grade point average above 3.00 for the 19th consecutive semester and 34 Mountain Lions earned a spot on the Dean's List or President's List for the Fall 2013 term.
January 29, 2014Softball Player Preview Coach Peterson is very confident about the outlook of the upcoming season and quality of the team. According to Peterson, "our strength this season is going to be our athleticism and our pitching. Pitching is the most important thing in softball, and we have four pretty darn good ones. We are the deepest in that position than we have been in years."
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