2007-08 UCCS Women's Track & Field Releases

December 19, 2007Track: Former UCCS athlete earns donation for schoolFormer University of Colorado at Colorado Springs All-American Amanda Occhi earned a $500 donation for the Mountain Lions cross country/track program through her participation in the 2007 BolderBOULDER.
January 14, 20082008 Season PreviewThe University of Colorado at Colorado Springs track team has produced several All-Americans over the past 10 years. During that same period, however, the UCCS women have never finished higher than fifth in the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference championship meet and the men have finished either last or next to last every season.
January 26, 2008Freshman Runners Stepping Up at First Track Meet of the SeasonFreshman Melissa McKinley took second place in the 600-meter run Saturday to lead the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs women's track team at the CSM Joe Davies Open in Golden.
February 1, 2008Mountain Lions Make Strides at Air Force InvitationalCOLORADO SPRINGS -- Kaitlyn Frier took second place in her heat of the women's mile run Friday at the Air Force Invitational at the Cadet Fieldhouse.
February 16, 2008Heer's Busy Day, Payne's Win are Top Stories at Mines MeetGOLDEN -- Josi Heer had a very busy Saturday.
February 29, 2008Payne Earns National Qualifying Time During First Day of RMAC MeetKEARNEY, Neb. -- The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs women scored 20 points during the first day of the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Indoor Track and Field Championships Friday at the Health and Sports Center.
March 1, 2008Seven School Records Fall as UCCS Finishes RMAC ChampionshipsKEARNEY, Neb. -- The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs finished the final day of the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Indoor Track & Field Championships Saturday with seven school records, five all-RMAC performances and several personal records.
April 12, 2008UCCS Women's Track Team has Breakthrough PerformancesWith winds gusting at around 25 miles per hour through the track and field area at Colorado College Invitational, Mountain Lions Kelsey Barry and Melissa McKinley made a switcheroo and had highlight performances in events that were unusual to them.
April 17, 2008Payne Earns Qualifying Time for Nationals at Kansas RelaysEven with the rain, the cold, and the lightning, Shannon Payne earned a provisional qualifying time in the 10,000 meter run at the KU Relays. Payne's qualifying time was 36 minutes, 19.43 seconds, and the provisional qualifying time is 37:30.00.
April 19, 2008KU Relays Wind Down on Saturday AfternoonWith four days of competition in the books, the KU Relays ended, and the UCCS track team can take a breather. The three unusual races that they competed in today were more for practice and training for upcoming events.
April 26, 2008UCCS Competes in Heptathlon and Decathlon for First TimeFor the first time, UCCS competed in the women's heptathlon and men's decathlon on Thursday, April 24 and Friday, April 25 in Fort Collins. Josi Heer and Carl Lum both established school records in the events.
May 4, 2008UCCS Track Kicks Off the RMAC Outdoor ChampionshipsThe Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference (RMAC) Outdoor Championships began this afternoon in Gunnison. After the first four events of the women's heptathlon, Josienne Heer was in sixth place overall, and Carl Lum competed in the first five events of the men's decathlon.
May 5, 2008Second Day of RMAC Championships Comes to a CloseThe second day of competition at the RMAC (Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference) Outdoor Championships is in the books. Gabe Small, Jason Shaver, and Josienne Heer had highlight performances in their events.
May 6, 2008UCCS Has Many Positives in Final Day of RMAC ChampionshipsWith the RMAC (Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference) Outdoor Championships ending today, the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs finished with a conference champion who also qualified for nationals, seven new school records, eight all-conference (All-RMAC) performers, and even an athlete that competed with one shoe.
May 22, 2008Payne takes fourth at nationals, earns All-American honorsWALNUT, Calif. - It's been a long road back, but Shannon Payne is right back to being what she always expected to be - an All-American.
May 28, 2008Former UCCS star takes 10th place at the Bolder BoulderFormer University of Colorado at Colorado Springs athlete Sarah Shepard took 10th place among amateurs at Sunday's Bolder Boulder.
July 14, 2008UCCS women recognized as a D-II all-academic teamThe University of Colorado at Colorado Springs women's track team was named a 2008 Division II Women's All-Academic Track and Field Team by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA).
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