Track: Former UCCS athlete earns donation for school

By Doug Fitzgerald published December 19, 2007

Former 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.

In this year's race, the BolderBOULDER created a CU Challenge whereby 25 percent of the winnings of those University of Colorado Graduates (UCB, UCCS, etc) to cross country and track and field programs at the school. For those athletes who did not earn prize money, but competed on the American Team or the Colorado Team, the BolderBOULDER committed to donate $500 for each athlete.

Occhi, represented Team Colorado racing at the 2007 BolderBOULDER.

Occhi competed for UCCS in both cross country and track in 2001-02, earning All-American honors in 2002 for the indoor 5,000 meters.


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