Lisa Short

PositionDistance
Height5-3
HometownColorado Springs, Colo.
Prev. SchoolAir Academy HS

Notes:

2006-07: Track: Was named to the RMAC indoor track all-academic team. Cross Country: Named academic All-RMAC ... finished 24th at the Wyoming Invitational on Sept. 1st ... placed 30th at the Lobo Invitational on Sept. 9th ... competed in the Rocky Mountain Shootout on Sept. 30th ... placed 28th at the RMAC Conference Championship Meet on Oct. 21st ... participated in the North Central Regional Meet on Nov. 4th ... ran in the NCAA Division II Championship Meet held in Pensacola, Fla. on Nov. 18th, where she recorded her personal best time for a 6k, 23:00.2.

2005-06: Cross Country: Competed in the Wyoming Inivtiational ... ran in the Woody Greeno Inivitational ... finished 30th at the Colorado College XC Invitational ... finished 33rd at the Boulder Shootout ... finished 32nd at the RMAC Cross Country Championships ... competed in the North Central Region Championships. Track: Named second-team All-RMAC in the 3000m ... finished 10th in the mile at the Joe Davies Inivitational ... finished 26th in the mile at the CSM All-Comers Meet ... finished 12th at the RMAC Indoor Track Championships ... finished sixth in the 3000m at the Potts Invitational with a time of 11:37.19 ... finished 11th in the 800m at the RMAC Outdoor Championships ... finished sixth in the 3000m at the RMAC Outdoor Championships.

Pre UCCS Notes:

Before UCCS: Was named Colorado Class 5A cross country all-state when she finished 10th at the state meet in 2002 ... during her four years at Air Academy High School, her team qualified for the state meet four times in cross country and three times in track ... was the regional champion in cross country and track in 2002 ... cross country Metro League Champion in 2002 ... qualified individually four times for state in cross country ... qualified three times for state in track ... team finished seventh at state in the 4x800m relay ... was awarded MVP for cross country in 2002 ... earned Coaches Award for track in 2002 ... awarded Most Improved Player for cross country ... awarded Gatorade Will to Win Athlete in 2002.

Personal Notes:

Personal: Majoring in English/Elementary Education ... enjoys running, playing guitar, hiking, camping, hanging out with friends, listening to music, and drawing ... has one brother Brian ... parents are Keith and Karen Short.

Stories featuring Lisa Short

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?
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.
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.
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 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.
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 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.
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.
March 25, 2006Birger, Payne shine at Trojan InviteAshley Birger and Shannon Payne's performances at the Trojan Inviational at the University of Southern California Saturday, rewrote the record book.
March 18, 2006Mountain Lions Kick Off Outdoor SeasonAfter completing the first week of the outdoor season in Boulder, Colo., the Mountain Lions have a lot of corrections to make- to the record books that is.
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.
January 21, 2006Gray Leads UCCS Women in GoldenTina Gray finished seventh in the mile run as the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs women's track team earned 11 team points at the Joe Davies Invitational in Golden, Colo., on Saturday.
October 22, 2005UCCS Women Take Fourth at RMAC ChampionshipsShannon Payne finished fourth to lead the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs to a fourth-place finish at the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Women's Cross Country Championships Saturday at Chatfield State Park in Denver.
September 24, 2005Women Dominate CC InvitationalThe University of Colorado at Colorado Springs women's cross country team scored the minimum points possible in dominating the Colorado College Invitational on Saturday at Monument Valley Park.
September 17, 2005UCCS Women Take Third at Woody Greeno MeetBuoyed by a second-place individual finish by sophomore Shannon Payne, the Mountain Lions took third place at the Woody Greeno Invitational in Lincoln, Neb., on Saturday, defeating six NCAA Division I programs in the process.
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