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March 27, 2014Head Women's Basketball Coach Position OpenedThe University of Colorado Colorado Springs (UCCS) announces an opening for the Head Women's Basketball Coach in the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics.
March 13, 2014Kirchoff Named to Daktronics All-Region Second TeamAbby Kirchoff, the best single-season scorer in program history for the University of Colorado Colorado Springs women's basketball team, earned a spot on the Daktronics All-South Central Region Second Team this afternoon.
March 6, 2014Kirchoff Earns All-RMAC First Team Honor for Second Straight SeasonRecord-setting University of Colorado Colorado Springs junior guard Abby Kirchoff earned a spot on the All-RMAC First Team for the second straight season in the announcement of the conference postseason awards on Tuesday.

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March 4, 2014UCCS Season Comes to End in RMAC QuarterfinalsThe University of Colorado Colorado Springs used a 10-point run to pull within three points of No. 4 Colorado Mesa with 7:23 to play, but the Mavericks (26-1) rallied back for a 70-57 decision against the Mountain Lions (13-14) tonight in the RMAC Shootout Quarterfinals.
March 2, 2014Mountain Lions Earn Eighth Seed and Will Travel to MesaThe University of Colorado Colorado Springs women's basketball team will take a five-game winning streak into the 2014 RMAC Shootout as the eighth seed and will face top-seeded Colorado Mesa in the quarterfinals on March 4.
March 1, 2014UCCS Clinches Playoff Berth with Fifth Straight WinThe University of Colorado Colorado Springs women's basketball team clinched an RMAC Shootout berth with its fifth straight win of the season in a 62-43 victory against Metro State tonight in the Gallogly Events Center.
February 28, 2014Kirchoff Ties Season Scoring Record in Win Against RangersAbby Kirchoff scored 28 points to match the University of Colorado Colorado Springs single season record for points in a season and led the Mountain Lions to a 84-81 win against Regis tonight in the Gallogly Events Center.
February 22, 2014Mountain Lions Win Third Straight on Kirchoff's 21 PointsAbby Kirchoff scored 21 points for her 12th 20-point game of the season to lead the University of Colorado Colorado Springs (11-13 / 10-10 RMAC) to a 63-49 win against Black Hills State (12-13 / 11-10 RMAC) at the Donald E. Young Center tonight.
February 22, 2014Mountain Lions Go for Sweep of Yellow Jackets TonightThe University of Colorado Colorado Springs women's basketball team, winners of three of its last four games, will go for the season sweep of Black Hills State tonight when the Mountain Lions (10-13 / 9-10 RMAC) take on the Yellow Jackets (12-12 / 11-9 RMAC) at 5:30 p.m., in the Donald E. Young Center in Spearfish, S.D.
February 21, 2014Mountain Lions Win 10th Game of Season in 81-73 VictoryThe University of Colorado Colorado Springs used a 20-5 run early in the first half to take a 23-9 advantage nine minutes into the game and held off a Chadron State rally in the second half as the Mountain Lions (10-13 / 9-10 RMAC) defeated the Eagles (4-20 / 4-16 RMAC) 81-73 tonight in Armstrong Gymnasium.
February 20, 2014UCCS Begins Tournament Push in NebraskaThe University of Colorado Colorado Springs controls its own destiny for the RMAC tournament, and can take a step closer to securing a spot in the tournament when the Mountain Lions (9-13 / 8-10 RMAC) take on Chadron State (4-19 / 4-15) on Friday.
February 18, 2014Vote for the Colorado Springs Orthopaedic Group Athlete of the WeekUniversity of Colorado Colorado Springs fans can provide their voice for the Colorado Springs Orthopaedic Group UCCS Athlete of the Week. Voting will take place each week when the Mountain Lions are in action, and will take place throughout the UCCS Athletics social media platforms.
February 15, 2014Kirchoff Moves to Third in Career Scoring in Win Against SkyhawksAbby Kirchoff scored a game-high 18 points and moved into third in the University of Colorado Colorado Springs career scoring records as the Mountain Lions (9-13 / 8-10 RMAC) defeated Fort Lewis (13-9 / 10-8 RMAC) tonight in the Gallogly Events Center.
February 14, 2014Krueger Scores Season-High 16 in Loss to AdamsKellie Krueger led the University of Colorado Colorado Springs with 16 points off the bench and Sam Patteron finished with a game-high 10 rebounds as the Mountain Lions (8-13 / 7-10 RMAC) fell to Adams State (9-13 / 5-12 RMAC) 71-66 in overtime at the Gallogly Events Center.
February 14, 2014Mountain Lions Go For Season Sweep of Adams on FridayAfter knocking off one of the top teams in the conference, the University of Colorado Colorado Springs women's basketball team will look to continue the momentum in the final stretches of the regular season when the Mountain Lions (8-12 / 7-9 RMAC) host Adams State on Friday night.
February 13, 2014UCCS Will Play 4Kay Friday NightThe University of Colorado Colorado Springs women's basketball will host their 2014 "Play 4Kay" breast cancer awareness event this Friday when the Mountain Lions host Adams State in the Gallogly Events Center.
February 12, 2014Vote for the Colorado Springs Orthopaedic Group Athlete of the WeekUniversity of Colorado Colorado Springs fans can provide their voice for the Colorado Springs Orthopaedic Group UCCS Athlete of the Week. Voting will take place each week when the Mountain Lions are in action, and will take place throughout the UCCS Athletics social media platforms.
February 8, 2014Mountain Lions Defeat ThunderWolves in Downtown ClassicThe University of Colorado Colorado Springs avenged a one-point loss earlier this season and led by as many as 15 points as the Mountain Lions (8-12 / 7-9 RMAC) defeated Colorado State-Pueblo (16-6 / 13-3 RMAC) 67-57 tonight in the Second Annual Downtown Classic at the historic Colorado Springs City Auditorium.
February 1, 2014Kirchoff Scores 28 as UCCS Falls to HighlandsThe University of Colorado Colorado Springs led in the entire first half, but couldn't overcome an 8-0 start from New Mexico Highlands in the second half as the Mountain Lions (7-12 / 6-9 RMAC) fell 80-70 to the Cowgirls (9-10 5-10 RMAC) tonight at the Joe A. Wilson Complex.
February 1, 2014Mountain Lions Take on Cowgirls to End New Mexico TripThe University of Colorado Colorado Springs women's basketball team will go for the season sweep of New Mexico Highlands for the second straight season when the Mountain Lions (7-11 / 6-8 RMAC) face the Cowgirls (8-10 / 4-10 RMAC) at 6 p.m., at the Joe A. Wilson Complex.
January 31, 2014Kirchoff Extends Double-Digit Scoring Streak at Western N.M.Abby Kirchoff extended her double-digit scoring streak with a game-high 17 points as the University of Colorado Colorado Springs (7-11 / 6-8 RMAC) fell on the road 77-62 to Western New Mexico (9-10 / 6-8 RMAC) at the WNMU Fieldhouse.
January 31, 2014Mountain Lions on the Road to Face MustangsThe University of Colorado Colorado Springs women's basketball team will begin to starting playing teams for the second time this season when the Mountain Lions (7-10 / 6-7 RMAC) takes on Western New Mexico (8-10 / 5-8 RMAC) tonight in Silver City, N.M.
January 29, 2014Kirchoff Earns Colorado Springs Orthopaedic Group Athlete of the Week AwardJunior guard Abby Kirchoff of the University of Colorado Colorado Springs women's basketball team is the Colorado Springs Orthopaedic Group Athlete of the Week for Jan. 20-26
January 28, 2014Vote for the UCCS Athlete of the WeekUniversity of Colorado Colorado Springs fans can provide their voice for the Colorado Springs Orthopaedic Group UCCS Athlete of the Week. Voting will take place each week when the Mountain Lions are in action, and will take place throughout the UCCS Athletics social media platforms.
January 27, 2014Kirchoff Earns RMAC Offensive Player of the Week AwardUniversity of Colorado Colorado Springs junior guard Abby Kirchoff averaged 18.5 points to earn the RMAC Offensive Player of the Week award this morning.
January 25, 2014Mountain Lions Win Second StraightAbby Kirchoff scored 16 second-half points to lead the University of Colorado Colorado Springs women's basketball team (7-10 / 6-7 RMAC) to its second straight win in a 65-60 victory against Chadron State (3-14 / 3-10 RMAC) tonight.
January 24, 2014Kirchoff's Double-Double Leads UCCS Past Black Hills StateAbby Kirchoff earned her second double-double of the season with 19 points and 10 rebounds, and came three assists away from the second triple-double in program history, as the University of Colorado Colorado Springs (6-10 / 5-7 RMAC) defeated Black Hills State (10-6 / 9-3 RMAC) 71-60 tonight on Blackout Night in the Gallogly Events Center.
January 24, 2014Women Face Black Hills State on Blackout NightThe University of Colorado Colorado Springs women's basketball team will look to get back into the win column tonight when the Mountain Lions (5-10 / 4-7 RMAC) face the Black Hills State (10-5 / 9-2 RMAC) at 5:30 p.m., at the Gallogly Events Center.
January 23, 2014Blackout Night Returns to Gallogly Events Center on FridayThe annual Blackout Night returns to the Gallogly Events Center on Friday night, when the University of Colorado Colorado Springs takes on Black Hills State in a basketball doubleheader.
January 23, 2014Downtown Classic will Feature New Playing SurfaceThe Second Annual Downtown Classic on Feb. 8, will feature new flooring for the basketball doubleheader between the University of Colorado Colorado Springs and Colorado State-Pueblo.
January 21, 2014Vote for the UCCS Athlete of the WeekUniversity of Colorado Colorado Springs fans can provide their voice for the Colorado Springs Orthopaedic Group UCCS Athlete of the Week. Voting will take place each week when the Mountain Lions are in action, and will take place throughout the UCCS Athletics social media platforms.
January 18, 2014Kirchoff Moves to 5th in Career Scoring Against ChristianThe University of Colorado Colorado Springs women's basketball team (5-10 / 4-6 RMAC) erased a 10-point halftime deficit and led by two points with 3 minutes and 19 seconds to play, but Colorado Christian (7-8 / 5-6 RMAC) finished the game on a 13-4 run in a 80-73 decision tonight in the Gallogly Events Center.
January 18, 2014Mountain Lions Look to Rebound Against CougarsAfter a one-point loss last night against Colorado Mines, the University of Colorado Colorado Springs (5-9 / 4-6 RMAC) will look to rebound tonight against Colorado Christian (6-8 / 4-6 RMAC) at 5:30 p.m., in the Gallogly Events Center.
January 17, 2014Kirchoff Records 20th 20-Point Game Against Colorado MinesAbby Kirchoff scored a game-high 24 points for her 20th career game with 20 or more points with eight field goals as the University of Colorado Colorado Springs (5-6 / 4-6 RMAC) dropped a 55-54 game to Colorado Mines (4-10 / 3-7 RMAC) tonight at the Gallogly Events Center.
January 16, 2014UCCS Begins Homestand with Mines on Friday NightThe University of Colorado Colorado Springs women's basketball team (5-8 / 4-5 RMAC) will return to the home confines of the Gallogly Events Center for the first time in nearly a month on Friday night with a 5:30 p.m., game against Colorado Mines (3-10 / 2-7 RMAC).
January 14, 2014Five Mountain Lions Earn Spot on RMAC Honor RollThe University of Colorado Colorado Springs women's basketball team placed five student-athletes on the honor roll in the 2013-14 RMAC All-Academic Awards announced this afternoon/
January 14, 2014UCCS, CSU-Pueblo Basketball Teams to Square Off in Downtown ClassicThe Downtown Classic returns to the historic Colorado Springs City Auditorium Feb. 8, when the University of Colorado Colorado Springs takes on Colorado State-Pueblo in a Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference basketball doubleheader.
January 14, 2014Vote for the UCCS Athlete of the WeekUniversity of Colorado Colorado Springs fans can provide their voice for the Colorado Springs Orthopaedic Group UCCS Athlete of the Week.
January 10, 2014Mountain Lions Fall at No. 5 MavericksThe University of Colorado Colorado Springs scored the first 10 points of the game against fifth-ranked Colorado Mesa, but after the opening five the minutes the Mavericks took control as the Mountain Lions (5-8 / 4-5 RMAC) fell 64-46 to Colorado Mesa (14-0 / 1-0 RMAC) at Brownson Arena.
January 10, 2014RMAC's Top Scorers Meet Tonight in Grand JunctionWith its third win in the last four games, the University of Colorado Colorado Springs women's basketball team will look to continue its momentum in the toughest test this season when the Mountain Lions (5-7 / 4-4 RMAC) take on No. 5 Colorado Mesa (13-0 / 9-0 RMAC) in Brownson Arena.
January 9, 2014UCCS Posts Best Defensive Performance in Win at Western StateThe University of Colorado Colorado Springs women's basketball allowed a season-low 52 points and Abby Kirchoff led the offense with her third straight 20-point game as the Mountain Lions (5-7 / 4-4 RMAC) defeated Western State (5-9 / 5-4 RMAC) by a 70-52 margin tonight in Paul Wright Gym
January 9, 2014UCCS Goes for Sixth Straight Western State Win TonightThe University of Colorado Colorado Springs women's basketball team will go for its sixth straight win of the series tonight when the Mountain Lions (4-7 / 3-4 RMAC) take on Western State (5-8 / 5-3) tonight at Paul Wright Gym.
January 6, 2014Vote for the UCCS Athlete of the WeekUniversity of Colorado Colorado Springs fans can provide their voice for the Colorado Springs Orthopaedic Group UCCS Athlete of the Week.
January 4, 2014Kirchoff Moves Up Scoring Charts at CSU-PuebloAbby Kirchoff finished with her eighth 20-point game of the season and led the University of Colorado Colorado Springs with five assists as the Mountain Lion (4-7 / 3-4 RMAC) fell 65-64 to Colorado State-Pueblo (10-3 / 7-0 RMAC) tonight in Massari Arena.
January 3, 2014Mountain Lions Open 2014 at CSU-PuebloThe University of Colorado Colorado Springs women's basketball team will open 2014 on the road in a 5:30 p.m., matchup at rival Colorado State-Pueblo on Saturday in Massari Arena.
December 23, 2013Kirchoff Earns RMAC Defensive Player of the Week AwardUniversity of Colorado Colorado Springs junior guard Abby Kirchoff earned RMAC Defensive Player of the Week honors after she helped lead the Mountain Lions to a 2-0 weekend to close out the 2013 calendar year.
December 21, 2013Kirchoff Reaches 1,000, Patterson Sinks Free Throws as UCCS Claims WinSam Patterson made two free throws with 0.1 seconds left in regulation to send the game into overtime, and then made another pair with 0.3 seconds left in overtime to seal the win as the University of Colorado Colorado Springs (4-6 / 3-3 RMAC) won 79-75 against Western New Mexico (4-7 / 1-5 RMAC) tonight in the Gallogly Events Center.
December 21, 2013Mountain Lions Aim to Continue Home Success TonightAfter its second straight home win, the University of Colorado Colorado Springs women's basketball team will close out the 2013 calendar year tonight when the Mountain Lions (3-6 / 2-3 RMAC) take on Western New Mexico (4-6 / 1-4 RMAC) at the Gallogly Events Center.
December 20, 2013Mountain Lions Win Second Straight Home GameThe University of Colorado Colorado Springs shot 59 percent from the field and posted its best field goal defense of the season in a 77-55 win against New Mexico Highlands tonight in the Gallogly Events Center.
December 20, 2013Mountain Lions Take on Cowgirls in Return to GalloglyThe University of Colorado Colorado Springs will return to the familiar court at the Gallogly Events Center for the first time in more than a month when the Mountain Lions (2-6 / 1-3 RMAC) take on New Mexico Highlands (4-3 / 1-3 RMAC) at 5:30 p.m.
December 14, 2013Kirchoff Moves Up in Career Scoring Charts at RegisAbby Kirchoff matched her career high with 28 points and moved up in the University of Colorado Colorado Springs career scoring records as the Mountain Lions (2-6 / 1-3 RAMC) dropped a 74-85 game at Regis (4-3 / 2-1 RMAC) in Denver.
December 14, 2013UCCS Goes for Fourth Straight Regis Win TonightThe University of Colorado Colorado Springs women's basketball team (2-5 / 1-2 RMAC) will look for its third Saturday win of the season this afternoon when the Mountain Lions face Regis (3-3 / 1-1 RMAC) at 3 p.m., in the Regis Fieldhouse.
December 13, 2013Kirchoff Continues to Lead Scoring Effort at Metro StateAbby Kirchoff led the University of Colorado Colorado Springs scoring effort for the seventh time this season with 19 points as the Mountain Lions (2-5 / 1-2 RMAC) fell 68-56 to Metro State (2-4 / 1-1 RMAC) tonight at the Auraria Events Center.
December 13, 2013UCCS Returns to Auraria Events Center to Face Metro StateThe University of Colorado Colorado Springs women's basketball team will compete for the third time this season at the Auraria Events Center, but will be able to face the team that calls the arena home for the first time this season when the Mountain Lions (2-4 / 1-1 RMAC) take on Metro State (1-4 / 0-1 RMAC).
December 7, 2013Mountain Lions Take 72-54 Road Win at Adams StateAfter giving up the first eight points of the game, the University of Colorado Colorado Springs went on a 10-4 run and never looked back in an 72-54 victory at Adams State tonight at Plachy Hall.
December 7, 2013UCCS Going for Fourth Straight Adams State Win TonightThe University of Colorado Colorado Springs women's basketball team will look to go for its fourth straight win in the series against Adams State when the teams meet tonight in a 6 p.m., game at Plachy Hall in Alamosa, Colo.
December 6, 2013Kirchoff Scores 27 in RMAC OpenerAbby Kirchoff led the University of Colorado Colorado Springs scoring for the fifth time this season and moved up to ninth in career scoring records as the Mountain Lions (1-4 / 0-1 RMAC) fell 68-64 to Fort Lewis (4-1 / 1-0 RMAC).
December 6, 2013UCCS Opens RMAC Season at Fort LewisThe University of Colorado Colorado Springs women's basketball team, the favorite to win the 2013-14 RMAC championship, will open the conference season on Friday night in Durango, Colo., at Fort Lewis.
November 23, 2013Kirchoff Finishes with Third 20-Point Game of Season Against MavericksAbby Kirchoff led the University of Colorado Colorado Springs in scoring for the fourth straight game with her third 20-point game of the season, but the Mountain Lions (1-3) closed out the nonconference season in a 87-68 loss to No. 24 Minnesota State tonight in the Auraria Events Center.
November 23, 2013Mountain Lions Wrap Up Nonconference Season Against MavericksThe University of Colorado Colorado Springs (1-2) will aim to finish the nonconference season at .500 when the Mountain Lions take on No. 24 Minnesota State (2-1) at 5 p.m., in the Metro State Classic at the Auraria Events Center.
November 22, 2013Kirchoff Matches Career High in Loss to LopersAbby Kirchoff matched her career-high with 28 points and finished one rebound shy of the double-double as the University of Colorado Colorado Springs (1-2) fell 83-74 to Nebraska-Kearney (2-2) tonight at the Auraria Events Center in the Metro State Classic.
November 22, 2013Mountain Lions Face Former RMAC Foe Tonight in DenverThe University of Colorado Colorado Springs (1-1) will face a former member of the RMAC on Friday when the Mountain Lions face Nebraska-Kearney (2-1) in the Metro State Classic.
November 19, 2013UCCS Receiving Votes in First Regular Season National PollThe University of Colorado Colorado Springs women's basketball team received eight votes in the first regular season WBCA / USA Today Division II Top 25 Coaches' Poll released this afternoon.
November 16, 2013Kirchoff Named to All-UCCS Classic TeamUniversity of Colorado Colorado Springs junior guard Abby Kirchoff earned a spot on the 2013 All-UCCS Classic Team, announced tonight after the conclusion of the classic earlier in the day
November 16, 2013Five Score in Double Figures as Mountain Lions Win Against LancersThe University of Colorado Colorado Springs (1-1) never trailed and had five student-athletes score in double figures as the Mountain Lions earned a 76-64 victory against California Baptist (2-1) tonight at the Gallogly Events Center.
November 16, 2013Mountain Lions Look to Bounce Back Against California BaptistThe University of Colorado Colorado Springs (0-1) will look to rebound after a tough loss on Friday night when the Mountain Lions take on California Baptist (2-0) at 5:30 p.m., on Saturday night.
November 15, 2013Kirchoff Pulls Down Career-High 12 Rebounds Against Bemidji StateAbby Kirchoff pulled down a career-high 12 rebounds and scored 25 points as the University of Colorado Colorado Springs (0-1) dropped its season-opener 85-76 to Bemidji State (2-0) tonight in the Gallogly Events Center.
November 15, 2013Mountain Lions Open Season Friday at Home with Bemidji StateThe University of Colorado Colorado Springs, the preseason favorite to win the RMAC in 2013-14, will open the home and regular season on Friday night with former regional opponent Bemidji State.
November 8, 2013Kirchoff Leads Mountain Lions in Overtime Loss at Colorado StateAbby Kirchoff made the game-tying layup with 8.9 seconds left to force overtime and finished with a game-high 24 points as the University of Colorado Colorado Springs (0-1 exhibition) fell 87-82 tonight to Colorado State (1-0) at Moby Arena.
November 8, 2013Nationally-Recognized Mountain Lions Take on Rams in ExhibitionThe University of Colorado Colorado Springs women's basketball, the preseason favorite to win the RMAC, will play its only exhibition game on Friday at Colorado State (2-0 exhibition).
October 29, 2013Mountain Lions Receiving Votes in National Preseason PollThe University of Colorado Colorado Springs women's basketball team, the preseason favorite in the RMAC, is receiving votes in the Women's Basketball Coaches Association / USA Today Division II Preseason Poll.
October 16, 2013Mountain Lions Picked to Win RMAC ChampionshipAfter finishing with the best winning percentage in program history in 2012-13, the University of Colorado Colorado Springs was picked to win its first RMAC women’s basketball championship in the 2013-14 Preseason Coaches’ Polls released this morning.
June 20, 2013UCCS to Face Colorado State in Exhibition Action Nov. 8The University of Colorado Colorado Springs and Colorado State University will face each other in a basketball doubleheader on Nov. 8 at Moby Arena in Fort Collins, Colo.
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