Alex Colvin

PositionPole Vault
Height5-6
HometownMonument, Colo.
Prev. SchoolKansas (Lewis-Palmer HS)

Pre UCCS Notes:

Before UCCS: Four year letter in Track ... 3rd place at state senior year ... 4th place at state sophomore year ... honor Society ... Student body vice president. Received the Mailk award from San Diego State University.

Personal Notes:

Personal: Majoring in Human Biology ... Parents are Douglas and Clara Colvin ... Sibling are Katherine, Colvin ... enjoys hiking, reading, and pottery.

Stories featuring Alex Colvin

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 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.
May 21, 2013UCCS Qualifies Three for National Track ChampionshipsThe University of Colorado Colorado Springs will send three female student-athletes to compete in the 2013 NCAA Division II Outdoor Track & Field Championships on May 23-25 at the Neta and Eddie DeRose ThunderBowl at Colorado State-Pueblo.
May 21, 2013Qualifiers Earn USTFCCCA All-Region HonorsNational qualifiers Alex Colvin, Alyssa Andrews and Megan Burrell each earned a spot on the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association All-South Central Region Team for the University of Colorado Colorado Springs.
May 14, 2013Colvin Earns Spot on RMAC All-Academic First TeamNCAA qualifier Alex Colvin earned a spot on the first team to lead the University of Colorado Colorado Springs on the 2013 RMAC Women's Outdoor Track and Field All-Academic Teams announced this afternoon.
May 12, 2013Burrell Lowers UCCS Record in 1,500-Meter RunMegan Burrell improved on her program record in the 1,500-meter run and lowered her NCAA provisional time to lead the University of Colorado Colorado Springs in the Colorado Mines Mother's Day Last Chance Meet today at the Stermole Track and Field Complex.
May 6, 2013Martell, Colvin Lead UCCS at RMAC ChampionshipsAngie Martell and Alex Colvin both turned in provisional qualifying performances and earned all-conference honors to lead the University of Colorado Colorado Springs at the 2013 RMAC Track and Field Championships at the Stermole Complex at the Colorado School of Mines.
April 27, 2013Burrell, Colvin Post Provisional Marks at Colorado MinesMegan Burrell improved on her program record and NCAA Division II provisional qualifying time in the 1,500-meter run and Alex Colvin cleared a provisional height for the fifth time this season to lead the University of Colorado Colorado Springs at the Colorado Mines Pre-Conference Meet today at the Stermole Track and Field Complex.
April 20, 2013Colvin Improves to No. 10 in DII Performance ListsAlex Colvin improved on her provisional qualifying mark in the pole vault and moved into No. 10 in the national performance lists for the University of Colorado Colorado Springs women's track and field team at the SAC Conference Challenge at Oklahoma Baptist.
April 13, 2013Colvin Improves on Qualifying Mark at West TexasUniversity of Colorado Colorado Springs senior pole vaulter Alex Colvin improved on her qualifying mark at the West Texas A&M Open on Saturday.
April 6, 2013Urban Leads Mountain Lions at New MexicoAlexa Urban finished third among Division II runners and fifth overall in the 800-meter run to lead the University of Colorado Colorado Springs women's track and field team at the Don Kirby Tailwind Invitational today at the University of New Mexico.
April 3, 2013Colvin Earns Second Team RMAC All-Academic SelectionRMAC indoor pole vault champion Alex Colvin earned a spot on the conference's 2012-13 All-Academic Second Team announced Tuesday afternoon.
March 27, 2013Colvin Named RMAC Field Athlete of the WeekUniversity 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.
March 16, 2013Colvin Finishes Second in Pole Vault at BoulderAlex Colvin cleared 10 feet, 11 ¾ inches on her second attempt of the day and finished second in the pole vault to lead the University of Colorado Colorado Springs at the Jerry Quiller Classic today at Potts Field at the University of Colorado Boulder.
February 26, 2013UCCS 10th in Final Regional IndexThe University of Colorado Colorado Springs women's indoor track and field team will finish the regular season in No. 10 in the final U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association South Central Regional Team Index released this morning.
February 25, 2013Five Mountain Lions Earn All-Region HonorsFive Mountain Lions posted marks this season that rank among the best in the South Central Region to earn U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association All-Region honors this afternoon.
February 23, 2013Colvin Repeats at RMAC Pole Vault ChampionAlex Colvin repeated as the champion in the indoor pole vault to lead the University of Colorado Colorado Springs on the final day of the 2013 RMAC Indoor Track & Field Championships today at Black Hills State University. The Mountain Lions accumulated 30 points to finish seventh in the team standings.
February 16, 2013Burrell Sets Record, Qualifies with Sandoval at MinesMegan Burrell broke the University of Colorado Colorado Springs women's track and field record for the indoor 3,000-meter run and improved on her provisional qualifying time for the 2013 national championships to lead the Mountain Lions at the Joe Davies Open this afternoon at the Colorado School of Mines. Veronica Sandoval also finished with a qualifying time in the event.
January 26, 2013Three Provisionally Qualify at New MexicoAlex Colvin, Megan Burrell and Alexa Urban each turned in NCAA Division II provisional qualifying marks to lead the University of Colorado Colorado Springs women's indoor track and field team at the New Mexico Invitational today at the Albuquerque Convention Center.
January 18, 2013Colvin Matches Season Best on Day One of Potts InviteAlex Colvin matched her season best with 10 feet, 11 ¾ inches in the pole vault to open the University of Colorado Colorado Springs action at the University of Colorado Boulder Potts Invitational this afternoon at Balch Fieldhouse. Colvin was stopped at the provisional qualifying height of 11-5 ¾.
January 17, 2013Mountain Lions Open Potts Invite with Pole Vault FridayThe University of Colorado Colorado Springs will begin the 2013 University of Colorado Boulder Potts Invitational Friday afternoon when defending RMAC champion Alex Colvin competes in the pole vault at Balch Fieldhouse. Colvin will begin competition at 3 p.m.
August 3, 2012Colvin Earns Spot on All-Academic SquadNEW ORLEANS – UC-Colorado Springs national pole vault qualifier and RMAC indoor champion Alex Colvin earned a spot on the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association All-Academic Women's Teams announced by the national office last week. The organization recognized 317 student-athletes from 82 schools.
August 3, 2012Women Earn All-Academic Status from USTFCCCANEW ORLEANS – UC-Colorado women's indoor and outdoor track and field teams were one of six RMAC teams and 83 teams in NCAA Division II to earn All-Academic honors from the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association. The Mountain Lions earned the award after a team cumulative grade point average of 3.00 or greater.
May 16, 2012Four Mountain Lions named to the 2012 DII USTFCCCA Outdoor Track & Field All-Region TeamsColorado Springs, CO: The USTFCCCA Outdoor Track & Field 2012 All-Region Teams were announced today and that included four Mountain Lions receiving five honors. The RMAC Champion men's 4x400 team were named All-Region and those individuals included Anthony Davis, Mark Hensley, Travis Whitman, and Jonathan Wright. Jonathan Wright also received All-Region honors for his individual effort in the 400 meter dash. Women's Pole Vaulter Alex Colvin, who will be competing next week at the NCAA Division II National Championships in Pueblo, CO, was also named All-Region.
April 2, 2012UCCS Tracksters Compete Nation-Wide Over Spring Break.It was a busy spring break week for many of the UCCS track team as several individuals were competing in various meets around the country.
March 5, 2012Three Mountain Lions Named All-Region in Track & FieldNEW ORLEANS – The U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) has named All-Region honorees for indoor track & field in Division II. Among the honorees are two University of Colorado at Colorado Springs Women’s Pole Vaulters and a Men’s 800 meter runner.  Christy Carmody, Alex Colvin, and Matt Cameron were the three Mountain Lions on the list of 1,012 athletes from all over the country to receive All-Region honors. 
February 13, 2012Three Days, Four States, Two Meets, and another National QualifierMatt Cameron followed up his impressive performance in New Mexico last weekend with another national qualifying mark at the Grand Valley State Big Meet in Allendale, Michigan on Friday. Cameron, who currently sits fifth in the country in the 800 meter run, bettered the provisional standard in the mile by running 4:12.89 amongst stiff competition in Michigan. The performance moves Cameron to #2 all-time for UCCS behind only Moses Tum, a former national champion for the Mountain Lions.
January 23, 2012Martin Hits National Qualifying Mark to Lead Mountain Lions at CU Potts InviteSeth Martin cleared 2.06 meters (6’9”) in the high jump, finishing runner-up and bettering the NCAA Provisional Standard of 2.04 meters Saturday. In just his second collegiate meet, the freshman put himself in position to qualify for the NCAA DII Indoor National Meet to be held March 9-10 in Mankato, MN.  The performance moves Martin to number two all-time on the UCCS Men’s High Jump list, behind 2009 All-American Steven Gomez. Currently sitting at 13th in the nation, Martin looks poised to improve upon his qualifying mark in the coming weeks.
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