Colvin Named RMAC Field Athlete of the Week

By Jared Verner published March 27, 2013

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - University of Colorado Colorado Springs senior pole vaulter Alex Colvin earned RMAC Women's Field Athlete of the Week honors this morning by the conference office. She's the first Mountain Lion to earn a weekly track and field award from the RMAC in the indoor or outdoor season.

Colvin cleared 12 feet, ½ inch at the UTEP Springtime meet last Saturday. The mark provisionally qualified her for the national championships and put her into a tie for fourth in the Division II performance lists. She is leading the RMAC in the event by more than a foot and is a two-time conference champion for the indoor pole vault.Colvin has the second-best mark in UCCS outdoor history with 12-2 from the 2012 season.

UCCS will have student-athletes competing a various meets this weekend, to match competition opportunities with individual spring break plans. The Mountain Lions will compete at the Washington University Invitational in St. Louis, the San Francisco State Distance Carnival and the Colorado Mines Division II Front Range Invitational.

UCCS Players/Staff Featured

Alex ColvinAlex ColvinPole Vault
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