|Prev. School||Gateway HS|
2007-08: Track: Placed fifth in the 200m at Joe Davies Open Jan. 26 ... finished eighth in the 400m at the RMAC Indoor Championships Mar. 1 ... placed eighth in the 100m at Potts Invitational Mar. 22 ... finished ninth in the 400m at Tom Benich Track Classic Apr. 5 ... placed fifth in the 400m at Jack Christiansen Invite Apr. 26 ... finsihed fifth in the 200m and ninth in the 400m at the Emporia State Twilight Qualifier May 10.
Pre UCCS Notes:
Received the Masonic Award for academics ... was a Wendy's High School Heisman nominee while attending Gateway HS ... was all-state in football and track his senior year ... football team was Continental Conference champions.
Majoring in Psychology ... parents are Marie Pendarvis-Knight and Kenneth Knight ... has three older siblings ... enjoys working-out.
Stories featuring William Pendarvis
|December 5, 2008||Payne Earns National Qualifying Time, 14 School Records Set||GOLDEN, Colo. - Shannon Payne began the indoor track season the same way she finished the cross country season - by punching her ticket to nationals.|
|May 10, 2008||Vazquez, Pinter Lead the Way at Emporia State Twilight Qualifier||EMPORIA, Kan. - Alex Vazquez took second place in the men's 800-meter run to lead the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs track & field team Saturday at the Emporia State Twilight Qualifier, the Mountain Lions' final tuneup before nationals.|
|May 6, 2008||UCCS Has Many Positives in Final Day of RMAC Championships||With the RMAC (Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference) Outdoor Championships ending today, the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs finished with a conference champion who also qualified for nationals, seven new school records, eight all-conference (All-RMAC) performers, and even an athlete that competed with one shoe.|
|May 5, 2008||Second Day of RMAC Championships Comes to a Close||The second day of competition at the RMAC (Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference) Outdoor Championships is in the books. Gabe Small, Jason Shaver, and Josienne Heer had highlight performances in their events.|
|April 26, 2008||UCCS Competes in Heptathlon and Decathlon for First Time||For the first time, UCCS competed in the women's heptathlon and men's decathlon on Thursday, April 24 and Friday, April 25 in Fort Collins. Josi Heer and Carl Lum both established school records in the events.|
|April 18, 2008||UCCS Competes in Rare Event, Lousy Weather at KU Relays||LAWRENCE, Kan. - As temperatures dropped into the 30's at the KU Relays, Branson Bartlett, Chris Reynolds, Dan Pinter, and Alex Tiernan competed in what University of Colorado at Colorado Springs coach Mark Misch called "a very rare event"- the 4x1-mile relay.|
|April 12, 2008||UCCS Uses Colorado College Invitational to Brush Up||The Colorado College Invitational ended up becoming a meet between The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs and Colorado College. It was not an official dual team-scored event, but UCCS used the meet to warm up for the upcoming Kansas University Relays.|
|April 5, 2008||Vazquez Takes Third, Nearly Qualifies for Nationals in 800||Alex Vazquez almost had a nationally qualifying time in the men's 800-meter run today at the UNC Tom Benich Invite in Greeley, CO.|
|March 29, 2008||Bartlett's Win in the 5,000 Highlights UCCS at Upton Meet||FORT COLLINS -- Branson Bartlett took first place in the men's 5,000-meter run as the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs track & field teams competed Saturday at the Rob Upton Invitational at the Hansen Field Event Area.|
|March 22, 2008||Mountain Lions Compete in First Outdoor Meet of the Season||BOULDER -- The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs men's and women's track and field teams competed in their first outdoor meet of the year, the Potts Invitational held Saturday at the University of Colorado's Potts Field.|
|March 1, 2008||Seven School Records Fall as UCCS Finishes RMAC Championships||KEARNEY, Neb. -- The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs finished the final day of the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Indoor Track & Field Championships Saturday with seven school records, five all-RMAC performances and several personal records.|
|February 29, 2008||Payne Earns National Qualifying Time During First Day of RMAC Meet||KEARNEY, Neb. -- The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs women scored 20 points during the first day of the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Indoor Track and Field Championships Friday at the Health and Sports Center.|
|February 16, 2008||Heer's Busy Day, Payne's Win are Top Stories at Mines Meet||GOLDEN -- Josi Heer had a very busy Saturday.|
|February 9, 2008||Men and Women's Relay Teams Rewrite Records||The UCCS men's and women's 4x440 relay teams set new school records at the Don Barrett Air Force Invitational Saturday, records that were previously set just one week prior.|
|February 2, 2008||UCCS Relay Teams Set New School Records at Air Force Invitational||COLORADO SPRINGS -- Both the Men's and women's 4 X 400 relay teams set new University of Colorado at Colorado Springs school records Saturday on the final day of the Air Force Invitational at the Cadet Field House.|
|February 1, 2008||Mountain Lions Make Strides at Air Force Invitational||COLORADO SPRINGS -- Kaitlyn Frier took second place in her heat of the women's mile run Friday at the Air Force Invitational at the Cadet Fieldhouse.|
|January 26, 2008||Freshman Runners Stepping Up at First Track Meet of the Season||Freshman Melissa McKinley took second place in the 600-meter run Saturday to lead the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs women's track team at the CSM Joe Davies Open in Golden.|
|January 14, 2008||2008 Season Preview||The 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.|