With fanfare normally reserved for major college football programs, UCCS Athletics signed 34 student-athletes to NCAA National Letters Intent on April 13, the largest single-day signing day in school history.
The increase came with the inaugural signees in baseball and women’s lacrosse, and the second round of signings for expanded track and field programs.
Of the 34 students who signed, 20 are from Colorado. Other states represented are Arizona (3), California (2) and Illinois, Nebraska, Iowa, Nevada, Oregon, Minnesota, New Mexico, Kansas and Pennsylvania with one each.
By sport, the signings were distributed among the following sports: Men’s Cross County/Track and Field, nine; Women’s Cross County/Track and Field, four; Women’s Lacrosse, eight; Men’s Baseball, eight; Men’s Basketball, 2; Women’s Basketball, 1; Women’s Softball, 1; Women’s Volleyball, 1.
Seventy-four student-athletes have signed for the 2015-16 academic year, including this week’s 34.