2010 UCCS Volleyball Releases

November 11, 2010Playoff Loss to Mesa State Ends Mountain Lions' SeasonCOLORADO SPRINGS - Alex Nuttall and Nikki Kinzer of the University of KEARNEY, Neb. - The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs' foray into the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference postseason tournament ended with its first match, a 3-1 (23-25, 25-17, 25-20, 25-19) loss to the No. 2 seeded Mesa State Mavericks Thursday at the health & Sports Center.
November 10, 2010Nuttall, Kinzer named to All-RMAC volleyball teamsCOLORADO SPRINGS - Alex Nuttall and Nikki Kinzer of the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs were named to the All-Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Volleyball second and third team respectively, the conference announced Tuesday.
November 6, 2010UCCS Ends Regular Season with Loss, Playoffs on TapCOLORADO SPRINGS – The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs completed its regular season Saturday with a 3-0 (27-25, 25-16, 25-20) loss to the Nebraska-Kearney Lopers at the Gallogly Events Center.
November 5, 2010Mountain Lions Clinch Playoff Berth with Win over Chadron StateCOLORADO SPRINGS - Behind 16 kills and a .682 hitting mark by Nikki Kinzer, the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs clinched a berth in the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference postseason tournament by dispatching the Chadron State Eagles 3-0 (25-10, 25-12, 25-13) Friday evening at the Gallogly Events Center.
November 3, 2010UCCS raises $841 for Breast CancerThe UCCS women’s volleyball program teamed up with the UCCS Sport Management program to raise $841 for Dig Pink, a nationwide event that helps the volleyball community to provide support, awareness, and funding towards breast cancer.
November 2, 2010Mountain Lions Lose Close Match, Not Playoff HopesThe University of Colorado at Colorado Springs fell 3-2 (25-20, 23-25, 21-25, 25-14, 15-17) in a back-and-forth, five-set match against the Colorado College Tigers Tuesday night. Nine Tiger aces were too much to overcome in a game leading up to the Mountain Lion’s (15-11) final playoff push this weekend.
October 29, 2010Blast-from-the-Past Crockett Leads UCCS to Win Over Colorado ChristianCOLORADO SPRINGS - The Mountain Lions went back to the future to put themselves in the driver's seat to earn a spot in the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference playoffs.But this was no DeLorean. It was Molly Crockett with 19 kills and 13 digs that lifted the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs to a come-from-behind 3-2 (14-25, 21-25, 25-22, 25-16, 15-13) victory over the Colorado Christian Cougars Friday evening at the Gallogly Events Center.
October 26, 2010Win Over Mines Sets Up Huge Match on FridayGOLDEN – Alex Nuttall had 21 kills to lead the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs to a 3-1 (25-22, 19-25, 25-20, 25-18) victory over the Colorado School of Mines Orediggers Tuesday evening at Lockridge Arena.
October 23, 2010Mountain Lions rebound from two-set deficit, beat RegisDENVER – Alex Nuttall had 17 kills and Nicole Pederson had 12 blocks to lead the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs to a come-from-behind 3-2 (22-25, 14-25, 25-21, 25-16, 15-9) victory over the Regis Rangers Saturday at Regis Fieldhouse.
October 22, 2010Nuttall's 17 kills can't keep UCCS apace of Metro StateDENVER – Alex Nuttall had 17 kills but the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs volleyball team nonetheless dropped a 3-1 (23-25, 25-23, 25-22, 25-23) decision to the Metro State Roadrunners Friday evening at the Auraria Events Center.
October 20, 2010Johnson Named RMAC All-Academic Second Team, Six Others on Honor RollUniversity of Colorado at Colorado Springs junior Sonja Johnson was named RMAC All-Academic second team, the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference announced Wednesday. Six other Mountain Lions were also honored by the conference.
October 16, 2010Mountain Lions Streak their Way to Win over Western StateGUNNISON – Things have gotten a bit trendy concerning the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs volleyball program.The Mountain Lions kept a number of perplexing streaks alive as they defeated the Western State Mountaineers 3-1 (29-31, 25-17, 25-19, 25-17) Saturday evening at Paul Wright Gymnasium.
October 15, 2010UCCS comeback stalls in loss to Adams StateALAMOSA – Almost can be a very empty word. For instance, the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs volleyball team almost staged a remarkable comeback Friday evening.
October 14, 2010Mountain Lions Top CSU-Pueblo in Five Sets, UCCS Takes Steel & Silver LeadPUEBLO – The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs took a 10-4 lead in the 2010-11 Steel & Silver Series Thursday evening with a 3-2 (20-25, 25-23, 25-23, 20-25, 15-12) volleyball victory over the Colorado State-Pueblo Thunderwolves at Massari Arena.
October 9, 2010UCCS' Vailiant Comeback Falls Short COLORADO SPRINGS- After a 2-0 set lead, it took Metro State everything they had to hold off the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, winning in five (21-25, 19-25, 25-23, 26-24, 14-16) sets. Despite several impressive performances by the Mountain Lions (10-8, 4-5 Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference), the relentless attack and defensive play of the Roadrunners (13-5, 8-2 RMAC) outlasted the valiant comeback attempt of UCCS.
October 8, 2010Regis' Front Line Too Much, Mountain Lions Fall 3-0COLORADO SPRINGS- The Regis Rangers' front line was too much for the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs to overcome as the Mountain Lions fell 3-0 (25-23, 25-18, 25-17). The Rangers (11-6, 6-2 Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference) put up 10 blocks on the night while UCCS (10-7, 4-4 RMAC) only managed three and gave up four points on block errors.
September 30, 2010UCCS Notches Key Road Win at Colorado ChristianLAKEWOOD, Colo. - Sonja Johnson had 10 kills and three other Mountain Lions had nine each as the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs scored a 3-1 road victory over the Colorado Christian Cougars Thursday evening at the CCU Event Center.
September 28, 2010Mines Too Deep for Mountain LionsCOLORADO SPRINGS - Alex Nuttall's 17 kills and 10 digs weren't enough to keep the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs volleyball team from dropping a 3-1 (26-24, 25-22, 25-27, 25-19) decision to the Colorado School of Mines Orediggers Tuesday evening at the Gallogly Events Center.
September 27, 2010Clyde's grand opening, Whiteout Night and volleyball on tap for TuesdayThe much-anticipated opening of Clyde's, the new pre-game and post-game refuge for UCCS sports fans, will be held in conjunction with Whiteout Night on Tuesday.
September 25, 2010Mountain Lions Respond with Sweep of their OwnCHADRON, Neb. - The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs rebounded from Friday night’s loss to Nebraska-Kearney with a win in straight sets (25-17, 25-14, 25-14) over the Chadron State Eagles. UCCS dominated from the get go as their only deficit of the match came via a 1-0 score to start the second set.
September 24, 2010No. 12 Nebraska-Kearney Sweeps UCCSKEARNEY, Neb. - The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs proved no match for the No. 12-ranked Nebraska-Kearney Lopers Friday night at the Health & Sports Center, dropping a 3-0 (25-19, 25-8, 25-15) decision.
October 18, 2010UCCS Defeats New Mexico Highlands in Four SetsCOLORADO SPRINGS - Nikki Kinzer had 17 kills and 10 blocks, both match highs, the lead the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs to a 3-1 (25-18, 25-23, 24-26, 25-17) victory over the New Mexico Highlands Cowgirls Saturday evening at the Gallogly Events Center.
September 17, 2010Western New Mexico's big two puts end to UCCS win streakCOLORADO SPRINGS – Despite 17 kills by Nikki Kinzer, the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs' five-match winning streak came to an end Friday as the Mountain Lions were beaten 3-1 (29-27, 13-25, 25-23, 29-27) by the Western New Mexico Mustangs at the Gallogly Events Center.
September 16, 2010Mountain Lions Overcome 0-2 Deficit, Block their Way to Win Over Fort LewisCOLORADO SPRINGS - The Mountain Lions fought off five match points in Thursday's third set, and then they rolled all the way back to win their Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference opener.
September 13, 2010Kinzer named RMAC offensive player of the weekNikki Kinzer, a sophomore, middle blocker from Colorado Springs, Colorado was named RMAC offensive player of the week.
September 13, 2010Pederson, Kinzer named to all-tournament teamCOLORADO SPRINGS – Nikki Kinzer and Nicole Pederson of the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs plus five others were named to the 2010 Hyatt Place Mountain Lion Invitational all-tournament team, which was released Monday.
September 11, 2010Mountain Lions win third straight at Hyatt Place InvitationalCOLORADO SPRINGS - Middle blockers Nikki Kinzer and Nichole Pederson combined for 31 kills to lead the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs to a 3-2 victory over the Lees McRae Bobcats Saturday afternoon and keep the Mountain Lions unbeaten at the Hyatt Place Mountain Lion Classic.
September 11, 2010Mountain Lions Win Their 4th Straight at Home in a Victory Over the Grand Canyon LopesOn the strength of .267 hitting the Mountain Lions won their fourth and final match of the Hyatt Place Mountain Lion Invitational against the Grand Canyon Lopes 3-0, securing their position as tournament champions.
September 10, 2010UCCS Volleyball Initiates Gallogly Center with Win Over Fort LewisCOLORADO SPRINGS - The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs volleyball team scored a couple of firsts in Friday's win over Fort Lewis. First, the Mountain Lions recorded a win in its first match at UCCS' Gallogly Events Center. Also, they handed the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference's last unbeaten team its first loss.
September 10, 2010Mountain Lions grab second Friday win with decision over Winona StateCOLORADO SPRINGS - The Mountain Lions were lethargic, lackadaisical and ultimately successful in Friday's late match.
September 4, 2010Lynn hammers UCCS in Saturday's openerBOCA RATON, Fla. – Coming off an impressive, two-win day Friday at the 2010 Lynn University Courtyard by Marriott Invitational, the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs got schooled in Saturday’s opener.
September 4, 2010Mountain Lions Fall to Rollins, Finish Florida Tournament with 2-3 RecordBOCA RATON, Fla. – The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs completed its participation at the 2010 Lynn University Courtyard by Marriott Invitational with a 3-0 (25-22, 25-19, 25-21) loss to the Rollins Tars Saturday afternoon at the de Hoernle Center.
September 3, 2010Mountain Lions Sweep Valdosdta State, Even Record at 1-1BOCA RATON, Fla. – Nikki Kinzer had 12 kills and Lindsey Stich filled in admirably at setter as the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs swept the Valdosta State Blazers 3-0 (25-20, 25-20, 25-16) Friday afternoon at the de Hoernle Center.
September 3, 2010Mountain Lions Complete Friday Sweep by Knocking Off California-PennsylvaniaBOCA RATON, Fla. – The Mountain Lions gave their fans a TGIF feeling.
September 2, 2010Mountain Lions lose match, Bathelt in season openerBOCA RATON, Fla. – The Mountain Lions won, lost and lost again Thursday at the de Hoernle Center.
August 18, 2010UCCS volleyball picked fifth in preseason pollThe University of Colorado at Colorado Springs was picked to finish fifth in the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference's preseason volleyball coaches poll.
May 30, 2010UCCS offense gets boost with Crockett's returnCOLORADO SPRINGS As collegiate coaches build their teams, there is always a lot of attention paid to who's coming in. Sometimes, though, the biggest gains are who's coming back.
May 25, 2010Kinzer transfers to UCCS from Division I ColoradoCOLORADO SPRINGS The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs volleyball program added another big cog to its championship-seeking machinery Tuesday when it was announced that Nikki Kinzer had transferred in from the University of Colorado at Boulder.
February 28, 2010UCCS happy to add another BarnettUCCS has added another commitment to its recruiting class this year.
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