Four Mountain Lion teams in action at RMAC championships Nov. 2-4

RMAC Championship logos

The UCCS men’s and women’s soccer teams, and men’s and women’s cross country teams, will compete in the championships for the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Nov. 2-4 in Denver metro area.

Live coverage for each event will be available at GoMountainLions.com.

Women’s soccer
No. 15 UCCS, the defending RMAC Tournament champions, won its quarterfinal game 3-1 against Colorado State University-Pueblo Oct. 30. Tori Maydew scored in the first minute of the game while Anna Gregg and Savannah Mills scored second half goals for UCCS.

The Mountain Lions will face Westminster College of Utah in the semifinals at 4 p.m., Nov. 2, on the campus of Colorado School of Mines. UCCS won the first meeting against the Griffins 1-0 Sept. 28 in Salt Lake City.

If UCCS wins, the Mountain Lions will play the winner of Mines and Dixie State in the championship game at noon Nov. 4 in Golden, Colorado.

Parking for the semifinal is in lot K is $1 per hour until it is free at 5 p.m. Parking will be free for the championship game. Game tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for seniors and students, and are available for purchase at the game only.

Men’s soccer
UCCS avenged a loss last week to Regis with a 5-3 victory Oct. 30 in the first round. Corey Carabajal and Alex VonHolle scored two goals each while Mario Mandel scored the final goal in the 76th minute.

The Mountain Lions face the RMAC regular season champion, Colorado School of Mines, in the semifinal game at 1:30 p.m. in Golden, Colorado. Mines won the first game between the teams Sept. 16 in a 4-1 contest.

If UCCS wins, the Mountain Lions will face the winner of Westminster and Colorado Mesa University in the championship game at 2:30 p.m. Nov. 4 in Golden, Colorado.

Parking for the semifinal is in lot K is $1 per hour until it is free at 5 p.m. Parking will be free for the championship game. Game tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for seniors and students, and are available for purchase at the game only.

Men’s and women’s cross country
The UCCS men’s and women’s cross country teams will compete in the RMAC Championships Nov. 3 at the Stenger Soccer Complex in Arvada, Colorado. The men’s eight-kilometer race begins at 9:50 a.m. with the women’s six-kilometer race at 10:45 a.m.

The No. 9 Mountain Lion women are one of four top-10 national teams in the RMAC, along with No. 1 Adams State University, No. 2 Western Colorado University and No. 5 Mines. Kayla Wooten is a two-time national runner of the week this season.

The No. 22 Mountain Lion men are one of five top-25 national teams in the conference with No. 1 Adams State, No. 2 Mines, No. 5 Western Colorado and No. 12 CSU-Pueblo.

Admission is free for both races.

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