Jenna Dorsey-Spitz

PositionMid-Distance
Height5-7
HometownPueblo, Colo.
Prev. SchoolAir Force (Pueblo South HS)

Notes:

2007-08: Cross Country: Named second-team academic all-RMAC ... finished seventh at the Colorado Colelge Invite on Sept. 22 with a time of 23:58.25 ... placed 17th at the Lobo Invitational on Sept. 8 with a time of 19:36 ... finished sixth at the Fort Hays Invitational on Oct. 6 with a time of 19:04.53 ... placed 19th at the RMAC championships on Oct. 20 with a time of 24:58.48 ... finished 24th at Regionals with a time of 22:26.

2006-07: Track: Was named to the RMAC indoor track all-academic team ... was named secound team all-RMAC in the 1800m and 3000m steeplechase. Cross Country: Named academic All-RMAC ... finished 18th at the Wyoming Invitational on Sept. 1st ... placed 17th at the Lobo Invitational on Sept. 9th ... finished 5th at the Colorado College Invitational on Sept. 23rd ... finished 13th at the RMAC Conference Championship Meet on Oct. 21st ... placed 12th at the North Central Regional Meet on Nov. 4th ... finished 25th at the NCAA Division II Championship Meet in Pensacola, Fla., where she recorded her personal best time for 6k, 21:21.0 and gained all-American honors.

2005-06: Track: Named second-team All-RMAC in the 3000m steeplechase ... finished 10th in the 3000m at the Air Force Invitational ... finished 27th in the mile at the CSM All-Comers meet ... finished 17th in the 3000m at the RMAC Indoor Track Championships ... finished first in the 3000m steeplechase at the Potts Invitational ... finished first in the 800m at the Colorado College Invitational ... finished eighth in the 3000m steeplechase at the Jack Christiansen Invitational ... finished ninth in the 800m at the RMAC Outdoor Track Championships as well as fifth in the 3000m steeplechase.

Pre UCCS Notes:

Before UCCS: Was named All-Academic Mountain West Conference Athlete in 2003 while attending the Air Force Academy.

Personal Notes:

Personal: Majoring in Mechanical/Aerospace Engineering ... has one sister Lauren, and two brothers Ryan and Brendan ... parents are Gayle and Larry Dorsey-Spitz.

Stories featuring Jenna Dorsey-Spitz

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.
November 3, 2007Cross Country: Women Take 12th at RegionalsThe University of Colorado at Colorado Springs women's cross country team finished 12th at the NCAA Division II North Central Regional meet on Saturday at the Don Baker Cross Country Course in Vermillion, South Dakota.
October 20, 2007Cross Country: Women Take Fifth, Men Sixth at RMAC ChmpionshipsBehind a 19th-place finish by Jenna Dorsey-Spitz, the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs women finished in fifth place Saturday at the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Cross Country Championships.
October 6, 2007Cross Country: Women Take Fifth, Men Ninth at Tiger InvitationalJenna Dorsey-Spitz fought off illness to take fourth among scoring runners and lead the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs women's cross country team to a fifth-place finish at the Tiger Invitational.
September 22, 2007Women's XC: Dorsey-Spitz Leads UCCS at Colorado College InviteJenna Dorsey-Spitz took fourth place among college runners to lead the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs women's cross country team to a fifth-place finish at the Colorado College Invitational Saturday at Monument Valley Park.
September 8, 2007Cross Country: UCCS Men, Women Each Grab Fourth in Season's First MeetALBUQUERQUE -- The Mark Misch era at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs began Saturday with both the men's and women's cross country teams earning fourth-place finishes at the Lobo Invitational.
September 6, 2007Cross Country Season PreviewYou've got a freshman-laden roster, a new coach and your best runner just had knee surgery. Sounds like the makings of a rebuilding year for the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs cross country team, doesn't it?
August 29, 2007Team Captains Elected for Cross CountryGabe Small was elected captain for the 2007 men's cross country team and Jenna Dorsey-Spitz was elected captain for the 2007 women's cross country team.
August 29, 2007Cross Country: UCCS Women Ranked No. 11The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs ranks 11th in the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association Division II women's cross-country preseason polls.
August 24, 2007Two Mountain Lion Runners Voted to Preseason PollShannon Payne and Jenna Dorsey-Spitz were named to the preseason all-Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference team, the conference announced Wednesday.
May 15, 2007Payne qualifies for nationalsUniversity of Colorado at Colorado Springs runner Shannon Payne qualified for nationals in two events, the NCAA announced Tuesday
May 8, 2007Payne Shines at RMAC ChampionshipsALAMOSA -- Shannon Payne of the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs became the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Champion in the 5,000-meter run with a victory in the event Tuesday at the RMAC Outdoor Track and Field Championships at Rex Stadium.
May 7, 2007UCCS opens competition at RMAC ChampionshipsALAMOSA -- Competing in the first 10,000-meter run of her life, Tavia Hammond turned in an impressive eighth-place finish to lead the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs Monday at the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Outdoor Track and Field Championships at Rex Stadium.
April 30, 2007UCCS Has 10 Women's Track Members Named Academic All-RMACTen members of the UCCS women's track and field team were named to the 2006-07 Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference women's outdoor track and field all-academic team.
April 14, 2007Women Finish Sixth at CC InviteJessica Hudson placed first in the 800-meter run with a time of 2 minutes, 24.06 seconds and gave the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs Mountain Lions 10 points Saturday at the 12th annual Colorado College Invitational. Hudson's time is the third-best in school history.
March 17, 2007Payne Leads UCCS Women in BoulderShannon Payne took second place in the 3,000-meter run Saturday to lead the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs women's track team at the Potts Invitational in Boulder.
March 2, 2007Shepard to run at nationalsUniversity of Colorado at Colorado Springs runner Sarah Shepard qualified to compete at the NCAA National Indoor Track and Field Championships.
February 24, 2007Shepard Leads Mountain Lions in RMAC Indoor ChampionshipsSarah Shepard earned eight of the fourteen team points by finishing second in the 3,000-meter run with a time of 10 minutes, 32 minutes, and 23 one-tenths of a second to lead the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs in the final day of the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference in Golden, Colorado.
February 23, 2007First day of RMAC Championships concludeThe University of Colorado at Colorado Springs women's track team finished the first day of the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Championships in sixth place with a total of six team points on Friday in Golden, Colorado.
February 10, 2007Shepard nabs provisional qualifying timeSarah Shepard earned a provisional qualifying time for nationals Saturday at the Husky Invitational in Seattle, Wash.
January 27, 2007Shepard Shines at Barrett MeetSarah Shepard had a second-place finish to lead six University of Colorado at Colorado Springs runners in the women's mile run Saturday at the Don Barrett Air Force Open at the US Air Force Academy.
January 19, 2007Hudson Leads Women's Track at Potts InvitationalJessica Hudson took third place in the women's 400-meter run and fourth in the 800-meter run to lead the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs women's track team Friday at the Potts Indoor Invitational at Boulder.
November 18, 2006UCCS Takes Seventh at NationalsThe University of Colorado at Colorado Springs women's cross country team earned the highest national finish in school history by capturing seventh place at the NCAA Division II National Cross Country Championships Saturday.
November 4, 2006UCCS Women Qualify for NationalsThe University of Colorado at Colorado Springs women's cross country team finished third at the North Central Region Cross Country Meet Saturday at Wayne, Neb. The performance earned the Mountain Lions a berth at the NCAA Division II National Cross Country Championship Meet on Nov. 18 at Wayne, Neb.
October 21, 2006Women Grab Third at RMAC ChampionshipIn the parlance of most sports, the term "uphill" indicates facing adversity, as in an "uphill battle." For the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs women's cross country team, "uphill" is all about opportunity.
September 30, 2006Boulder Finish Shows UCCS Closing on Big TwoLed by three runners in the top 10, the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs took third place among non-Division I teams Saturday at the Rocky Mountain Shootout in Boulder.
September 23, 2006UCCS Women Dominate at Colorado College InvitationalUniversity of Colorado at Colorado Springs women swept the first four places as the Mountain Lions scored a dominating win Saturday morning at the Colorado College Invitational.
September 9, 2006Mountain Lions Place Third at Lobo InvitationalShannon Payne finished fourth behind three Division I runners in the Lobo Invitational in the Women's 6k on Saturday. Payne's finish helped the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs Mountain Lions finish third as a team.
September 1, 2006Payne Sets Course Record in WyomingShannon Payne of the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs set a new course record in winning the Wyoming Open cross country meet Friday at Laramie, Wyo.
August 30, 2006Women's Cross Country PreviewUniversity of Colorado at Colorado Springs cross country coach Graeme Badger is not one who drifts towards hyperbole. That's why what he says about the 2006 Mountain Lions women's cross county team should send a tingle down the spine of fans.
May 15, 2006Personal Best Not Enough to Earn Trip to NationalsJenna Dorsey-Spitz finished fourth in the 3,000-meter steeplechase at the Emporia State Twilight Meet on Saturday, setting a new personal best time and putting her on the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs all-time performance list.
May 9, 2006UCCS Notches Best Ever RMAC Tournament ResultShannon Payne, Lisa Short and Sarah Shepard combined for 10 points in the 3,000-meter run Tuesday to lead the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs to a sixth-place finish at the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Outdoor Track and Field Championships at Gunnison, Colo.
May 8, 2006Birger Leads UCCS to Sixth Place After First Day of RMAC ChampionshipsAshley Birger and Jenna Dorsey-Spitz finished second and fifth respectively in the 3,000-meter steeplechase Monday to provide the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs women's track team with 12 team points and help lift the Mountain Lions into sixth place after the first day of the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Outdoor Track & Field Championships.
April 8, 2006Mountain Lions Get First at CC InviteThe University of Colorado at Colorado Springs captured a first-place finish in the Colorado College Invitational Saturday. The Mountain Lions are now going to have to vist the record books to make some changes.
April 2, 2006Two Compete in Benich Classic; Lund Provisional QualifierMegan Lund provisionally qualified for natonals while teammates Leslie Bennett and Jenna Dorsey-Spitz represented the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs at the Tom Benich Classic in Greeley.
February 25, 2006RMAC Indoor Championships ConcludeThe 3,000-meter run featured 30 Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference runners. However, Shannon Payne and Sarah Shepard outpaced and outran the rest of the field en route to fourth and fifth place finishes, respectively.
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