2005 UCCS Volleyball Releases

December 12, 2005Joseph promoted to administrative assistantThe University of Colorado at Colorado Springs Athletic Department announced Tuesday that A.J. Joseph has been promoted to administrative assistant to athletic director Stephen W. Kirkham.
November 11, 2005UCCS eliminated from RMAC playoffsThe University of Colorado at Colorado Springs volleyball team’s season came to an end Friday as the Mountain Lions were defeated 3-0 (30-22, 20-28, 34-32) by the Metro State Roadrunners in the first round of the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference playoffs in Kearney, Neb.
November 10, 2005Three Mountain Lions named All-RMACUCCS junior middle blocker Kelley Angel was named first-team All-Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference, the RMAC announced Thursday. Teammate Andrea Weedman was named second-team All-RMAC, while Jill Wrenn was honorable mention.
November 4, 2005Volleyball loses third straight matchThe good news is that the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs volleyball team finished the 2005 regular season with a best-ever 12-7 Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference record (16-12 overall) and will be making only its second trip to the RMAC playoffs next week.
November 2, 2005Another record crowd witnesses lossBehind 17 kills each by Samantha Connelly and Holly Swanson, the Colorado State-Pueblo Thunderwolves grabbed two points in the Steel and Silver Series with a 3-2 (24-30, 30-23, 31-29, 28-30, 15-4) victory over the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs Wednesday before a UCCS-record 402 fans at the U.S. Olympic Training Center.
October 29, 2005UCCS slips into secondThe University of Colorado at Colorado Springs slipped into a tie for second place in the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference’s Western Division with a 3-0 (30-26, 30-29, 30-22) loss to the Mesa State Mavericks in Grand Junction Saturday.
October 28, 2005Defeat of Western sets up first-place showdownA week ago, University of Colorado at Colorado Springs volleyball players admitted, albeit in a chagrined manner, that they had looked past a tough Adams State team in anticipation of their first-place matchup against New Mexico Highlands the following night. The result was a loss to Adams State.
October 22, 2005UCCS thumps Highlands to remain in first-place tieCOLORADO SPRINGS - The Mountain Lions faced their first true must-win situation of the season Saturday night and passed the test.
October 21, 2005Record crowd disappointed by volleyball lossA school-record 330 fans went away disappointed as the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs volleyball team was defeated by the Adams State Grizzlies 3-2 (15-30, 30-25, 30-26, 23-30, 15-10) Friday night at the Lions’ Den.
October 16, 2005Win over Fort Hays keeps UCCS atop Western DivisionThe University of Colorado at Colorado Springs volleyball team went into this weekend's difficult road trip needing a split to retain its spot at the top of the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference's Western division.The Mountain Lions got what they needed Sunday afternoon with a 3-2 (29-31, 30-27, 32-34, 30-19, 15-7) victory over the Fort Hays State Tigers at Gross Memorial Coliseum in Hays, Kan.
October 15, 2005Kearney dominant in topping UCCS The Nebraska-Kearney Lopers subjected the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs to a bit of turnabout Saturday night.Nebraska-Kearney defeated the Mountain Lions 3-0 (30-12, 30-13, 30-12), holding UCCS to an -.083 hitting percentage. The Mountain Lions had swept their previous three matches, holding two opponents to a negative hitting mark and the other to .009.
October 12, 2005UCCS wins ninth straight home matchThe middle blockers of the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs accounted for 22 kills and hit a robust .576 as the Mountain Lions defeated the Grand Canyon ‘Lopes 3-0 (30-25, 30-17, 30-22) Wednesday night at the Lions’ Den.
October 10, 2005Angel named west division player of the weekUniversity of Colorado at Colorado Springs junior Kelley Angel was named the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference West Division Player of the Week, the conference announced Monday.
October 8, 2005Volleyball ends 13-year drought with win over RegisIt was a very bad weekend for monkeys at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs.
October 7, 2005Volleyball stuns Metro StateSometimes, ignorance really is bliss.
October 7, 2005Volleyball moves into first place in RMAC WestComing off Thursday's emotional win over national powerhouse Metro State, there was a very real concern that the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs volleyball team might suffer a letdown on Friday against the struggling Colorado Christian Cougars.
October 2, 2005Volleyball can't overcome Mines, busKelley Angel and Diane Sheldon each had 16 kills but the University of Colorado at Colorado was unable to overcome a huge block and a long bus trip in a 3-2 (30-22, 26-30, 30-18, 26-30, 15-12) loss to the Colorado Mines Orediggers Sunday in Golden, Colo.
October 1, 2005Meeter adds Name to all-time list in winLibero Laura Meeter had 38 digs, the second-highest total in school history, to lead the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs to a 3-1 (33-31, 30-22, 24-30, 30-26) victory over the Chadron State Eagles Saturday afternoon at Chadron, Neb.
September 24, 2005UCCS win streak comes to an endThe University of Colorado at Colorado Springs volleyball team came within a point of matching a school-record-tying eighth straight win Saturday night before falling to the New Mexico Highlands Cowgirls 3-2 (30-15, 22-30, 26-30, 31-29, 15-11) at Las Vegas, N.M.
September 23, 2005Volleyball sets record with winThe Mountain Lion volleyball team set one record Friday night and will shoot to tie another on Saturday.
September 16, 2005Volleyball equals record for consecutive conference winsThe University of Colorado at Colorado Springs equaled its school record for consecutive conference wins Friday night with a 3-0 (30-27, 32-30, 30-22) victory over the Fort Lewis Skyhawks.
September 13, 2005UCCS strikes first in Steel and SilverPUEBLO – The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs took the first two points of the newly announced Steel and Silver Series Tuesday thanks to a dramatic come-from-behind 3-2 victory over the Colorado State-Pueblo Thunderwolves at Massari Arena.
September 10, 2005Volleyball wins fourth straightMesa State looked into its own past Saturday night and something entirely unexpected happed – the memory came out on top.
September 9, 2005Volleyball impressive in winning RMAC openerThe Mountain Lions volleyball team won their third straight match Friday night and did so in convincing fashion.The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs hit a robust .279 to cruise to a 3-0 (30-22, 30-19, 30-24) victory over the Western State Mountaineers at the Lions' Den in the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference opener for both teams.
September 3, 2005Middle blockers lead UCCS to winMiddle blockers Kelley Angel and Caroline Ottino combined for 36 kills as the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs evened its record at the Amerisuites/Mountain Lion Invitational with a 3-1 victory over the St. Mary's Rattlers on Saturday.
September 2, 2005Volleyball loses to Wayne StateKelly Angel had 11 kills but the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs volleyball team fell to 1-5 with a 3-0 (30-14, 30-20, 30-26) loss to the Wayne State Wildcats Saturday afternoon at the Lions’ Den.
September 2, 2005Volleyball reduces errors, gets winDiane Sheldon had 12 kills as the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs volleyball team defeated the Angelo State Rambelles 3-0 Friday night at the Lions’ Den.
September 1, 2005Volleyball dominates stats, loses matchDespite an 83-46 advantage in kills, the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs was defeated 3-2 (19-30, 30-27, 25-30, 35-33, 15-13) by the Cameron Aggies Thursday night at the Lions' Den.
August 27, 2005UCCS volleyball notches first winDiane Sheldon had 13 kills to lead the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs volleyball team to its first victory of the season, a 3-1 (30-25, 26-30, 30-24, 30-28) victory over the Dallas Baptist Patriots Saturday evening at the ASU Concho Classic in San Angelo, Texas.
August 26, 2005Volleyball drops first two matches of seasonThe University of Colorado at Colorado Springs' much-anticipated 2005 volleyball season got off to a rocky start Friday as the Mountain Lions dropped their first two matches of the season at the ASU Concho Classic at San Angelo, Texas.
August 22, 2005Volleyball season previewRocky Mountain Athletic Conference opponents have often referred to the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs as "the sleeping giant," confiding in hushed tones that if the Mountain Lions ever get on equal footing in terms of tradition and funding, they'll dominate. While it may be an overstatement to say that the 2005 version of UCCS volleyball is ready to reach giant status just yet, it would certainly be realistic to say that they're at least poised to take a giant leap.
August 15, 2005Volleyball picked second in preseason pollThe University of Colorado at Colorado Springs volleyball team was picked to finish second in the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference’s Western Division in the 2005 preseason coaches poll, the conference announced Monday.
May 16, 2005Volleyball adds three impact playersUniversity of Colorado at Colorado Springs volleyball coach Jessica Wood announced Monday the addition of three new players to an already formidable roster.
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