Kinzer named RMAC player of the month
Colorado Springs, Colo. - Senior middle blocker Nikki Kinzer was named the RMAC player of the month after she helped the Mountain Lions to nine wins in 14 matches in the month of September. She hit .329 by notching 102 kills on 216 total attempts (31 errors) while blocking an impressive 1.61 attempts per set.
Kinzer was named the RMAC Defensive Player of the Week on Sept. 17 after leading the Mountain Lions to a 3-0 victory against then-No. 17 Colorado Mines. She has led the Mountain Lions to an undefeated home record and an eight-match winning streak during the month. For the season, Kinzerleads the RMAC with 1.51 blocks per set and is third in Division II, and she is also leading a blocking effort that ranks seventh in Division II this season.
She is also No. 1 in block assists at UCCS in the rally scoring era (Since 2001) with 300, needing just 6 more to become No. 2 all-time in school history.
UCCS Players/Staff Featured
|Additional News Stories|
|June 24, 2013||Kinzer Receives RMAC Degree Completion Award||University of Colorado Colorado Springs All-American Nikki Kinzer was one of several RMAC student-athletes to receive a Degree Completion Award from the conference to assist in costs to finish her education.|
|June 10, 2013||Shaswar, Kinzer Earn RMAC Scholar-Athlete Awards||University of Colorado Colorado Springs seniors Mash Sashwar and Nikki Kinzer earned the RMAC Scholar-Athlete Award from the conference office.|
|April 15, 2013||Mountain Lions Spend Sunday Teaching Skills to Girl Scouts||Members of the University of Colorado Colorado Springs volleyball team taught skills to approximately 100 Girl Scouts from the area during the organization's Sports Extravaganza on Sunday at Doherty High School.|
|April 2, 2013||Audrey Nelson Hall of Fame Profile||One of the top offensive producers in University of Colorado Colorado Springs volleyball history will be one of four inductees for the 2013 UCCS Athletic Hall of Fame.|
|January 24, 2013||2013 RMAC Schedule Set||COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The University of Colorado Colorado Springs will open the RMAC volleyball schedule at home Sept. 20 in the 2013 conference schedule announced today. The Mountain Lions will play 11 of its 21 conference matches at home in the Gallogly Events Center.|