2013 UCCS Volleyball Press Releases

November 14, 2013UCCS Makes Post Season Push This Weekend on the RoadThe University of Colorado Colorado Springs volleyball team prepares for its final regular season matches as the Mountain Lions play the Orediggers of No. 13 Colorado Mines (22-5 / 16-2 RMAC) on Friday night and the Cougars of Colorado Christian (18-10 / 12-6 RMAC) on Saturday night.
November 9, 2013UCCS Sweeps Final Home Match of the SeasonCOLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - The University of Colorado Colorado Springs volleyball team (11-14 / 7-10 RMAC) defeats Black Hills State (7-19 / 3-14) tonight in straight sets (25-21, 29-27, 26-4) at the Gallogly Events Center for the final home match of the season.
November 8, 2013Sciacca Finishes with Season-High Night Against Chadron StateKristen Sciacca finished with a season-high 17 kills as the University of Colorado Colorado Springs (10-14 / 6-10 RMAC) fell in five sets to Chadron State (6-21 / 3-14 RMAC) tonight in the Gallogly Events Center.
November 2, 2013Loosbrock Matches Career-High in Kills Against Metro StateDENVER, Colo. - Laura Loosbrock matches a career-high 10 kills to lead the University of Colorado Colorado Springs volleyball team (10-12 / 6-8 RMAC) tonight as the Mountain Lions fall to the Roadrunners of Metro State (14-9 /10-5) by a final score of 3-1(24-26, 25-17, 25-17, 25-15).
November 7, 2013UCCS Hosts Final Home Matches of the Season This WeekendThe University of Colorado Colorado Springs volleyball team (10-13 / 6-9 RMAC) prepares for its final home matches of the season this weekend as the Mountain Lions host the Eagles of Chadron State (5-21 / 2-14 RMAC) on Friday night and the Yellow Jackets of Black Hills State ( 7-18 / 3-13 RMAC) on Saturday night.
October 25, 2013Bush Leads the Mountain Lions Against the MavericksGRAND JUNCTION, Colo. - The University of Colorado Colorado Springs volleyball team (10-11 / 6-7 RMAC) falls to Colorado Mesa (17-4 / 9-3 RMAC) tonight in straight sets (25-23, 25-18, 25-20) at the Brownson Arena.
October 31, 2013UCCS Travels to Denver for Consecutive Conference MatchesThe University of Colorado Colorado Springs volleyball team (10-11 / 6-7 RMAC) travels to Denver this weekend for consecutive conference matches as the Mountain Lions face the Rangers of Regis (14-9 / 10-4 RMAC)on Friday night and the Roadrunners of Metro State (13-9 / 9-5 RMAC) on Saturday night.
October 24, 2013UCCS Rallies to Win Three Straight Against Fort LewisDURANGO, Colo. - The University of Colorado Colorado Springs volleyball team (10-10 / 6-6 RMAC) rallies back from 2-0 in the match to win the final three sets as UCCS defeats Fort Lewis 3-2 (20-25, 18-25, 25-20, 25-19, 15-12) tonight at the Whalen Gymnasium.
October 23, 2013Two Mountain Lions Earn RMAC Honor Roll Distinctions for VolleyballCOLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Heather Sanders and Amanda Bloom of the University of Colorado Colorado Springs volleyball team, were both named to the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Honor Roll.
October 23, 2013Mountain Lions Hit the Road for Two Conference MatchesCOLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - The University of Colorado Colorado Springs volleyball team begins a two match road trip Thursday night as the Mountain Lions travel to Durango to face the Skyhawks of Fort Lewis (5-13 / 5-5 RMAC).
October 19, 2013UCCS Defeats Steel & Silver Rival CSU-PuebloCOLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - The University of Colorado Colorado Springs volleyball team (9-10 / 5-6 RMAC) defeats Colorado State University Pueblo (7-13 / 4-7 RMAC) in four sets (25-14, 25-22, 19-25, 25-22) tonight at the Gallogly Events Center.
October 18, 2013Catlett Records Career-High 18 Kills Aganist Adams StateCOLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Kim Catlett records a career-high 18 kills as the University of Colorado Colorado Springs volleyball team ( 8-10 / 4-6 RMAC) falls to Adams State (9-9 / 7-3 RMAC) tonight 3-1 (25-21,25-20, 34-36, 25-17) in the Gallogly Events Center.
October 17, 2013Mountain Lions Defeat Mountaineers in Straight SetsCOLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - The University of Colorado Colorado Springs volleyball team (8-9 / 4-5 RMAC) defeats Western State (1-16 / 0-9 RMAC) tonight in straight sets (26-24, 25-13, 25-22).
October 12, 2013Mountain Lions Fall to Cowgirls in New MexicoLAS VEGAS, N.M. - The University of Colorado Colorado Springs volleyball team (7-9 / 3-5 RMAC) falls to New Mexico Highlands University (8-10 / 2-5 RMAC) tonight 3-0 (25-20, 25-20, 25-21).
October 10, 2013Banich Posts Season-High Hitting Percentage at WNMUJordan Banich finished with eight kills and a season-high .300 hitting percentage as the University of Colorado Colorado Springs (7-8 / 3-4 RMAC) fell 3-0 at Western New Mexico (12-3 / 5-2 RMAC) tonight at Drags Court in Silver City, N.M.
October 16, 2013Mountain Lions Begin Three Match Home-Stand Thursday NightCOLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - The University of Colorado Colorado Springs volleyball team (7-9 / 3-5 RMAC) begins a three match home-stand Thursday as the Mountain Lions host the Mountaineers of Western State (1-15 / 0-8 RMAC).
October 11, 2013UCCS Looks For 9th Straight Win Against New Mexico HighlandsLAS VEGAS, N.M. - The University of Colorado Colorado Springs volleyball team (7-8 / 3-4 RMAC) travels this Saturday to play the Cowgirls of New Mexico Highlands University (7-10 / 1-5 RMAC).
October 9, 2013Mountain Lions Play Mustangs This Thursday in New MexicoSILVER CITY, N.M. - The University of Colorado Colorado Springs volleyball team (7-7 / 5-5 RMAC) travels to play the Mustangs of Western New Mexico (11-3 / 4-2 RMAC) Thursday.
October 5, 2013UCCS Falls to No. 23 RegisCOLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - The University of Colorado Colorado Springs volleyball team (7-7 / 3-3 RMAC) falls to No. 23 Regis (8-6 / 4-1 RMAC) tonight in straight sets.
October 4, 2013Mountain Lions Fall to Metro StateCOLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - The University of Colorado Colorado Springs volleyball team (7-6 / 3-2 RMAC) falls to Metro State (8-5 / 4-1 RMAC) by a final score of 3-1 tonight at the Gallogly Events Center.
November 1, 2013Gordon Leads the Mountain Lions Against the Rangers of RegisDENVER, Colo. - Setter Grace Gordon had a well-balanced performance tonight with a match-high attack percent of .571 and team-highs of 10 digs and 20 assists to lead the University of Colorado Colorado Springs volleyball team (10-12 / 6-8 RMAC) as the Mountain Lions fell to the Rangers of Regis University (15-9 / 11-4 RMAC) in straight sets (25-23, 25-21, 25-15).
September 30, 2013Sanders Named RMAC Defensive Player of the WeekUCCS libero, Heather Sanders, is named the RMAC Defensive Player of the Week. Sanders led the Mountain Lions over the weekend to two conference wins on the road. Sanders recorded 44 digs in seven sets for an average of 6.29 per set. She also added four service aces over the weekend.
October 3, 2013UCCS Hosts Top RMAC Contenders This WeekendCOLORADO SPRI NGS, Colo. - The University of Colorado Colorado Springs volleyball team (7-5 / 3-1 RMAC) hosts conference contenders Metro State (7-6 / 3-2 RMAC) and No. 23 Regis (8-6 / 4-1 RMAC) this weekend for a two match home-stand.
September 28, 2013Mountain Lions End Road Trip With Win Over the EaglesCHADRON, Neb. – The University of Colorado Colorado Springs volleyball, team (7-5 / 3-1 RMAC) defeats Chadron State (3-8 / 0-4 RMAC) tonight 3-1 (25-21, 29-27, 24-26, 25-17).
September 27, 2013UCCS defeats Black Hills State in Straight SetsSPEARFISH, S.D. - The University of Colorado Colorado Springs volleyball team (6-5 / 2-1 RMAC) defeats Black Hills State (5-6 / 1-3 RMAC) tonight in straight sets (25-22, 25-18, 25-23).
September 21, 2013UCCS Falls to No. 19 Colorado Mines in Five SetsCOLROADO SPRINGS, Colo. - The University of Colorado Colorado Springs volleyball team (5-5 / 1-1 RMAC) falls to No. 19 Colorado Mines (7-3 / 2-0 RMAC) in five sets (19-25, 18-25, 25-19, 25-17, 15-12).
September 20, 2013UCCS Begins Conference Season with a Win at Home Over CCUCOLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - The University of Colorado Colorado Springs volleyball team (5-4 / 1-0 RMAC) defeats Colorado Christian (4-6 / 0-2 RMAC) by a final score of 3-2 (25-20, 19-25, 25-22, 22-25, 15-13) on Whiteout Night for the Mountain Lion's home-opener.
September 26, 2013Mountain Lions Take to the Road for Two Conference Matches COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - The University of Colorado Colorado Springs volleyball team (5-5 / 1-1 RMAC) travels to Spearfish S.D. to take on Black Hills State (5-5 /10-2 RMAC) on Friday night and Chadron Neb. to take on Chadron State (3-8 / 0-3 RMAC) on Saturday night.
September 19, 2013UCCS Begins Conference Season With Whiteout WeekendCOLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - The University of Colorado Colorado Springs volleyball team (4-4) begins the 2013 conference season this weekend as the Mountain Lions host Colorado Christian (4-5) and No. 19 Colorado Mines (6-3) for the annual Whiteout event.
September 18, 2013T-Shirts, Lift Tickets On Tap for Whiteout WeekendThe University of Colorado Colorado Springs volleyball team will open the 2013 home season and begin the RMAC schedule this Friday and Saturday during Whiteout Weekend events on the UCCS campus.
September 14, 2013Mountain Lions Fall to No. 7 Central MissouriWARRENSBURG, Mo. - The University of Colorado Colorado Springs volleyball team (4-4) falls to No. 7 Central Missouri (9-0) in straight sets (25-14, 25-15, 25-17) today in the final match of the Peggy Martin Challenge.
September 14, 2013UCCS Defeats McKendree in Straight SetsWARRENSBURG, Mo. - The University of Colorado Colorado Springs volleyball team (4-3) defeats McKendree (1-5) in straight sets (25-17, 25-21, 25-17) today in the third match of the Peggy Martin Challenge.
September 13, 2013Mountain Lions Fall to Pittsburg StateWARRENSBURG, Mo. - The University of Colorado Colorado Springs volleyball team (3-3) falls to Pittsburg State (1-4) in straight sets (25-23, 25-12, 25-23) today during the Peggy Martin Challenge.
September 13, 2013Mountain Lions Fall in the First Match of the Peggy Martin ChallengeWARRENSBURG, Mo. - The University of Colorado Colorado Springs volleyball team (3-2) falls to Emporia State (5-0) by a final score of 3-1(25-17, 25-21, 14-25, 25-20) to begin the Peggy Martin Challenge.
September 12, 2013Mountain Lions Travel to Missouri for the Peggy Martin ChallengeThe University of Colorado Colorado Springs volleyball team (3-1) travels to Warrensburg, Mo., to participate in the Peggy Martin Challenge this upcoming weekend.
September 7, 2013Mountain Lions Fall for the First Time This SeasonCANYON, Texas - The University of Colorado Colorado Springs volleyball team (3-1) suffers its first loss of the season tonight as the Mountain Lions fall to No. 10 ranked West Texas A&M (5-0) in straight sets (20-25, 21-25, 21-25) in the final match of the BritKare Lady Buff Classic.
September 7, 2013UCCS Improves to 3-0 With Win in Straight Sets Against Incarnate WordCANYON, Texas - The University of Colorado Colorado Springs volleyball team improves to 3-0 on the season with a win in straight sets against Incarnate Word (25-18, 25-23, 30-28).
September 6, 2013UCCS Opens the Season With a 3-1 Win Against Lubbock Christian The University of Colorado Colorado Springs volleyball team (1-0) defeats Lubbock Christian (0-1) by a final score of 3-1 (25-22, 24-26, 25-19, 25-18) to begin the 2013 season.
September 6, 2013UCCS Starts the Season 2-0CANYON, Texas - The University of Colorado Colorado Springs volleyball team (2-0) defeats Texas-Permian Basin (0-2) by a final score of 3-2 (25-12, 19-25, 25-14, 25-27, 15-10) at the BritKare Lady Buff Classic and improves to 2-0 to start the season for the first time since 2001.
September 5, 2013Mountain Lions Kick off the 2013 Season This Weekend in TexasThe University of Colorado Colorado Springs volleyball team begins the 2013 regular season this Friday, as the Mountain Lions travel to Canyon, Texas to participate in the BritKare Lady Buff Classic.
September 3, 20132013 Volleyball Preview-Third of Four Editions: Defensive SpecialistOf all the changes this season to the UCCS volleyball team, the position which will see the most familiar faces is libero or defensive specialist. The Mountain Lion return their starting libero from 2012, Katie Maguire, senior Heather Sanders, former outsider hitter Sam Schroeder, and add freshman Katie Bartlett.
September 2, 20132013 Volleyball Preview-Second of Four Editions: Middle BlockersThe biggest position change this season for the UCCS volleyball team is at middle blocker, as the Mountain Lions are without their three starting middle blockers from a season ago: Amy Einspahr, Megan Koop, and Nikki Kinzer.
August 31, 20132013 Volleyball Preview-First of Four Editions: Outside HittersThe University of Colorado Colorado Springs volleyball team will look vastly different than it did a season ago, as the Mountain Lions introduce first year head coach, Chrissy elder, and return just two starters from last year, outside hitters Jordan Banich and Kim Catlett.
August 29, 2013Volleyball Begins the 2013 Season Next Weekend in TexasCOLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - The University of Colorado Colorado Springs volleyball team begins the 2013 season on Friday, September 6 as the Mountain Lions travel to Canyon Texas for a four-game, non-conference road trip.
August 21, 2013Volleyball to Hold Fall Festival Aug. 30University of Colorado Colorado Springs volleyball will hold its first Fall Festival Aug. 30 at Big R on 840 Spanish Bit Drive in Colorado Springs.
August 19, 2013Mountain Lions Projected to Qualify for RMAC TournamentThe University of Colorado Colorado Springs volleyball is projected to advance to the RMAC Tournament for the second straight season after the release of the 2013 RMAC Preseason Coaches' Poll this afternoon.
August 16, 2013Fall Sports Report Sunday, Begin Practices MondayThe 2013 fall season will get underway this weekend with University of Colorado Colorado Springs student-athletes report for preseason meetings on Sunday and begin practices on Monday.
August 14, 2013Mountain Lions Win Spirit Award at Special Olympics Plane PullThe University of Colorado Colorado Springs volleyball team won the Team Spirit Award at the Inaugural Special Olympics Colorado Plane Pull last Saturday at Denver International Airport.
August 6, 2013Assistant Coach Glavan Accepts New Mexico PositionUniversity of Colorado Colorado Springs former assistant volleyball coach JJ Glavan will become an assistant coach for Division I New Mexico.
July 2, 2013Volleyball Alumni Invited Back to Campus Oct. 17-19The coaching staffs for the University of Colorado Colorado Springs soccer and volleyball teams invite alumni from those teams to return to campus to celebrate Alumni Weekend Oct. 17-19.
August 19, 2013Volleyball Begins 2013 with Two PracticesThe University of Colorado Colorado Springs soccer, cross country and volleyball teams completed their first day of practices today
September 4, 20132013 Volleyball Preview-Fourth of Four Editions: SettersOne of the most difficult positions for Coach Elder to replace on the volleyball court this season is the setter. The Mountain Lions have had two prolific setters commanding the court for the past four years: Cindy Bathelt and Lindsey Stich, who both rank in the top ten all-time in program history for career assists.

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