CMU volleyball tops UCCS
The Colorado Mesa University volleyball team wrapped up it’s sixth straight home win Friday with a sweep of University of Colorado-Colorado Springs at Brownson Arena.
The Mavericks (17-4, 9-3) continued a dominant stretch at home in which they’re 7-0 and dropped only one game in those matches in the past calendar year.
Abby Ney and Audrey Steinkirchner paced the Mavs with 11 kills each. Melissa Hess and Christian Otzen each added 10 kills. CMU hosts Metro State today at 7 p.m.
CMU’s Alexis Skarda finished second in the women’s short-track mountain bike race Friday at the Division II Collegiate National Championships.
Teammates Ariana Dittmer, Lexie Millard and Mikaleh Smith all finished in the top 20.
For the CMU men, Morgan Ryan and Jeffery Sikes finished ninth and 10th, respectively.
Mesa is second in the team standings after the first day of the two-day championships. The cross country and downhill mountain bike events take place today.
The Mavericks have lost four straight after a 3-1 loss to New Mexico Highlands. Kendra Kenchoff scored the lone goal for CMU.
Friday’s game against Fort Lewis was postponed until noon today because of lightning in Durango.
Swimming & Diving
Facing NCAA Division I University of Utah, CMU lost a dual to the Utes 187-107 in Salt Lake City. Sophomore Justin Hastings won the 100-yard backstroke and 200 backstroke for the Mavericks.