2007 UCCS Volleyball Releases

November 16, 2007Season ends with loss in NCAA TournamentKEARNEY, Neb. -- The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs' first trip to the NCAA tournament ended all too quickly, as the Mountain Lions were beaten 3-0 (30-25, 32-30, 30-22) by the Metro State Roadrunners Friday in the first match of the Southwest regional at the University of Nebraska-Kearney's Health and Sports Center.
November 14, 2007Akers named second-team All-Southwest RegionUniversity of Colorado at Colorado Springs middle blocker Brooke Akers was named to the 2007 Daktronics Division II All-Southwest Region Volleyball second team, the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) announced Wednesday.
November 12, 2012Mountain Lions qualify for NCAA TournamentCOLORADO SPRINGS -- For the first time in program history, the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs volleyball team qualified for the NCAA Tournament.
November 11, 2007 Lopers top UCCS in RMAC championship matchKEARNEY, Neb. -- It was fitting that Sunday was Veteran's Day.
November 10, 2007Laband helps send UCCS to RMAC title matchKEARNEY, Neb. -- The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs came out for warm-ups prior to Saturday's Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Tournament semifinal against Adams State sporting T-shirts that said, ‘the more difficult the challenge, the sweeter the victory.'
November 9, 2007Mountain Lions earn first-ever RMAC playoff winKEARNEY, Neb. -- To a season full of firsts for the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs volleyball program, add one more.
November 7, 2007Three Mountain Lions named all-RMACUniversity of Colorado at Colorado Springs middle blockers Brooke Akers and Heidi Fehringer were named first-team all-Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference, the RMAC announced Wednesday. Teammate Andrea Weedman was named honorable mention.
November 3, 2007UCCS tops Mines for school-record 16th RMAC winGOLDEN -- The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs volleyball team will enter the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Tournament with a little momentum thanks to a 3-0 (30-21, 30-26, 30-26) victory over the Colorado School of Mines Orediggers Saturday evening at Lockridge Arena.
October 30, 2007Mountain Lions top Regis for 15th RMAC victoryDENVER -- Diane Sheldon led five Mountain Lions in double-figure kills as the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs defeated the Regis Rangers 3-2 (26-30, 30-28, 27-30, 30-27, 15-10) Tuesday evening at Regis Fieldhouse.
October 27, 2007Loss to Lopers hurts UCCS' tournament hosting hopesKEARNEY, Neb. -- Despite Lauren Orth's match-high 12 kills, the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs was beaten 3-0(30-24, 30-27, 30-22) by the No. 21-ranked Nebraska-Kearney Lopers Saturday evening at the Health and Sports Center.
October 26, 2007Akers, Fehringer lead UCCS past Chadron StateChadron, Neb. -- Brooke Akers had 23 kills and Heidi Fehringer added 22 more as the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs defeated the Chadron State Eagles 3-1 (30-22, 25-30, 30-22, 30-23) Friday evening at Armstrong Gymnasium.
October 24, 2007Stewart named to RMAC all-academic teamSetter Jessica Stewart of the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs was named to the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference all-academic second-team, the conference announced Wednesday.
October 22, 2007Akers nabs third RMAC East player of the week awardUniversity of Colorado at Colorado Springs middle blocker Brooke Akers was named the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference East Division player of the week for volleyball, the conference announced Monday.
October 20, 2007UCCS finishes home schedule a perfect 9-0COLORADO SPRINGS -- Nobody ever said perfection would be easy.
October 19, 2007UCCS improves to 8-0 at home with win over Cougars
October 13, 2007Fort Lewis ends UCCS' seven-match winning streakDURANGO -- The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs' seven-match winning streak came to an end Saturday as the Mountain Lions dropped a 3-1 decision to the Fort Lewis Skyhawks at the Whalen Athletic Center.
October 12, 2007Mountain Lions ranked second in regionTo a season that has seen the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs achieve a number of historic firsts, add one more.The Mountain Lions were ranked second in the first NCAA Division II Southwest Region poll, which was released Wednesday. It is the highest such ranking attained by a UCCS volleyball team.
October 12, 2007Can you dig it? Meeter can as UCCS outlasts Mesa StateGRAND JUNCTION -- Behind 32 digs by Laura Meeter and an epic Game 4, the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs improved to 11-1 in the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference with a 3-2 (22-30, 30-25, 22-30, 40-38, 15-11) win over the Mesa State Mavericks Friday evening.
October 5, 2007Mountain Lions complete comeback against MustangsSILVER CITY, N.M. -- Six University of Colorado at Colorado Springs players had double-digit kills as the Mountain Lions defeated the western new Mexico Mustangs 3-2 (24-0, 30-28, 26-30, 30-28, 15-13) Friday night in a matchup of the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference's two divisional leaders.
October 4, 2007Mountain Lions get a scare, then a win, at HighlandsLAS VEGAS, N.M. -- Brooke Akers and Heidi Fehringer combined for 48 kills as the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs recovered from a two-game deficit to defeat the New Mexico Highlands Cowgirls 3-2 (28-30, 30-32, 30-24, 30-27, 15-13) Thursday evening at the John A. Wilson Complex.
October 1, 2007Akers earns second RMAC player of the week honorUniversity of Colorado at Colorado Springs middle blocker Brooke Akers was named the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference East Division Player of the Week, the conference announced Monday.The senior from Desert Hot Springs, Calif,. averaged 4.27 kills per game as the Mountain Lions won three matches to improve their RMAC record to 8-1 and their home record to 7-0, both the best starts in school history. Akers hit .290 for the week and had 12 blocks, five of which were solo.
September 29, 2007UCCS sets home win markCOLORADO SPRINGS -- Dorothy clicked her heels three times and said, "there's no place like home."The Mountain Lions couldn't agree more. And after Saturday's win over Western State, nobody could blame them for doing a little heel-clicking themselves.
September 28, 2007Adams State becomes UCCS' sixth straight home victimCOLORADO SPRINGS -- Brooke Akers had 20 kills and seven blocks (two solo) to lead to University of Colorado at Colorado Springs to a 3-1 (30-22, 26-30, 30-24, 30-22) victory over the Adams State Grizzlies Friday evening at the Lions' Den.
September 27, 2007Quartet leads UCCS to fifth straight home victoryCOLORADO SPRINGS -- Four Mountain Lions had 12 or more kills as the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs defeated the Colorado State-Pueblo Thunderwolves 3-1 (25-30, 30-17, 30-18, 30-23) Thursday evening.
September 22, 2007Trio rolls doubles as UCCS tops Colorado ChristianLAKEWOOD -- Brooke Akers, Diane Sheldon and Heidi Fehringer each reached double-digit kills as the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs improved to 5-1 in the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference by defeating the Colorado Christian Cougars 3-0 (30-22, 30-21, 30-16) Saturday evening at the Cougar Event Center.
September 21, 2007UCCS drops first RMAC match of the seasonDENVER -- The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs' four-match winning streak came to an end Friday evening as the Mountain Lions dropped a 3-0 (30-21, 30-25, 30-24) decision to the Metro State Roadrunners.
September 17, 2007Akers named RMAC East Division player of the weekUniversity of Colorado at Colorado Springs middle blocker Brooke Akers was named the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference East Division player of the week, the conference announced Monday.The senior from Desert Hot Springs, Calif. average five kills per game, hit .452 and recorded seven blocks (two solo) as UCCS beat #25 Nebraska-Kearney Friday, the first time UCCS has ever beaten the Lopers in 17 attempts. In fact, prior to Friday's match, UCCS had only won four GAMES against Nebraska-Kearney. Akers came back Saturday to hit .583 and average 5.33 kills per game against Chadron State.
September 15, 2007Meeter matches ace record in UCCS winCOLORADO SPRINGS -- Laura Meeter tied a UCCS record with six service aces and Brooke Akers added 16 kills as the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs remained unbeaten in Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference play with a 3-0 win over the Chadron State Eagles Saturday at the Lions' Den.
September 14, 2007Weedman, Mountain Lions each notch historic firstsCOLORADO SPRINGS -- The University of Colorado Springs volleyball team and Mountain Lions senior Andrea Weedman each pulled off an historic first Friday night, with UCCS defeating the Nebraska-Kearney Lopers for the first time ever and Weedman setting a new school career record for digs.
September 7, 2007Fehringer leads UCCS to win over MinesIt looks like Jessica Wood wasn't completely out of her mind after all.
September 4, 2007Mountain Lions top Regis in RMAC openerCOLORADO SPRINGS -- To open the 2007 season, the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs volleyball team did something it had never done by beating a nationally-ranked opponent. Tuesday night at the Lions' Den, the Mountain Lions did something almost as rare; they beat Regis.
September 1, 2007Minnesota State outlasts Mountain LionsThe University of Colorado at Colorado Springs volleyball team lost an emotional match 3-2 to the Minnesota State-Mankato Mavericks (6-1) in the third game of the Rockhurst Classic of Saturday. The Mountain Lions (2-6) struggled with their execution, tallying a total of 48 errors, and a fantastic Maverick front line that produced 19 blocks.
September 1, 2007No. 16 Washburn dispatches UCCSThe University of Colorado at Colorado Springs volleyball team (2-7) lost Game 4 of the Rockhurst Classic to the No. 16-ranked Washburn Lady Blues (8-1) 3-0 to close out the tournament. The Mountain Lions will host Regis to begin conference play on Tuesday, Sept. 4 at 7:00 P.M.
August 31, 2007Rockhurst hands UCCS fifth straight lossThe University of Colorado at Colorado Springs volleyball team came into this season knowing their schedule was going to open tough. Friday's first game at the Rockhurst Classic against hosting team Rockhurst (4-1) was no exception and the Mountain Lions struggled as they dropped the opener 3-0.
August 31, 2007UCCS wins back-and-forth affairThe University of Colorado at Colorado Springs volleyball team (2-5) came into the second game of the Rockhurst Classic against the Missouri-Saint Louis Tritons (3-3) with one thing on its mind, proving they could compete at this level. A 3-2 win proved just that.
August 27, 2007UCCS drops finale in FloridaST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs volleyball team completed its trip to the Sunshine State Monday with a 3-0 (30-16, 30-26, 30-21) loss to the Eckerd Tritons at the McArthur Center.
August 25, 2007No. 1 Tampa tops UCCSTAMPA -- University of Colorado at Colorado Springs volleyball coach Jessica Wood took the Mountain Lions to Florida in order to play some of the best teams in the country. They don't get much better than the Tampa Spartans, who beat the Mountain Lions 3-0 (30-15, 30-12, 30-26) Saturday.
August 25, 2007No. 10 Hillsdale tops UCCSLAKELAND, Fla. -- Brooke Akers had nine kills but the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs lost its third straight match -- all to nationally ranked opponents -- falling 3-0 (30-16, 30-20, 30-20) to the No. 10 Hillsdale Chargers Saturday evening at Florida Southern College.
August 24, 2007UCCS opens season with win over No. 23 Western WashingtonIt took the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs exactly one match to accomplish something no Mountain Lions volleyball team has done since at least 2001.
August 24, 2007Cal Baptist serves UCCS a lossTAMPA -- University of Colorado at Colorado Springs assistant athletic director A.J. Joseph made an observation prior to Friday night's match against the NAIA No. 3-ranked California Baptist Lancers.
August 23, 2007Tournament preview: Aircraft hopefully provides good omenWhile loading onto the plane that would take the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs volleyball team to Tampa on Thursday, senior Stacy Laband made an observation.
August 17, 2007Volleyball Season PreviewOpponents might call on the Army for help when they face the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs volleyball team this season. That's because the Mountain Lions have already employed the services of both the Air Force and the Navy.
August 13, 2007Volleyball preseason coaches' poll releasedMiddle blocker Brooke Akers of the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs was named to the preseason all-Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference team, the conference announced Monday.
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