Mountain Lions to Compete at Benich Invitational Saturday

By Jared Verner published March 18, 2013

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - The University of Colorado Colorado Springs outdoor track and field team will travel to the University of Northern Colorado for the Tom Benich Invitational on Saturday, March 23. The addition of the meet was made after Colorado State-Pueblo informed coaches that it would not host a meet this weekend.

The Mountain Lions will one of several teams moving to Greeley, Colo., this weekend. The NCAA requires teams to compete in at least four meets with at least 14 student-athletes per team in order to satisfy minimum requirements to qualify for the national championships.

Northern Colorado will release an updated schedule of events later this week to account for the additional teams and athletes.

Additional News Stories
July 24, 2013Women Earn 6th Straight USTFCCCA Scholar Team AwardThe University of Colorado Colorado Springs women's track and field teams earned Scholar Team honors from the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association for the sixth consecutive year.
June 26, 2013Colvin Earns Academic All-America HonorUniversity of Colorado Colorado Springs senior pole vaulter Alex Colvin earned Capital One Division II Academic All-America Third Team honors for women's cross country and track and field, announced this morning by the College Sports Information Directors of America.
May 30, 2013Colvin Earns Academic All-District SelectionUniversity of Colorado Colorado Springs national qualifier Alex Colvin earned a spot on the 2013 Capital One Academic All-District First Team announced this morning by the College Sports Information Directors of America.
May 27, 2013Payne Wins Age Division at Bolder BoulderUniversity of Colorado Colorado Springs alumna Shannon Payne finished first in the female 27 group and No. 13 among more than 22,000 women at the 2013 Bolder Boulder presented by crocs.
May 23, 2013Colvin Finishes No. 10 to Lead Mountain LionsThree Mountain Lions took on the best student-athletes in Division II in the pole vault, 1,500-meter run and 10,000-meter run as the University of Colorado Colorado Springs completed the first day of the 2013 NCAA Division II Women's Outdoor Track and Field National Championships at Colorado State-Pueblo.
Visit our Facebook pageVisit the UCCS Mount Lion's Twitter pageVisit the UCCS Mountain Lions Youtube pageVisit UCCS Rss feeds