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Mesa’s Rowe qualifies for 200 finals at track nationals

By Staff

Colorado Mesa junior Whitney Rowe finished fourth in her preliminary heat, but it was fast enough to put her in the finals of the women’s 200-meter dash Friday at the NCAA Division II track & field championships. Rowe’s time ...


Sergio’s story

By Allen Gemaehlich

Sergio Valenzuela came to Colorado Mesa for an opportunity. The junior outfielder, who was born and raised in Tijuana, Mexico, is making the most of his chance. The leadoff batter is a sparkplug for the Mavericks, who lead the nation in ...

Mavs’ Cusick qualifies for 1,500 finals at nationals

By Staff

Colorado Mesa junior John Cusick qualified for the finals in the men’s 1,500-meter run at the NCAA Division II track & field championships on Thursday in Allendale, Michigan. Cusick posted a time of 3 minutes, 55.57 seconds in his ...


Senior leadership

By Allen Gemaehlich

Garrett Carpenter and Kyle Davis hear it all the time. The Colorado Mesa sixth-year seniors are often referred to as senior citizens. “I think I’ve heard every old joke there is,” Davis said. “(Assistant coach Steve) ...

Toughness a staple of Wagner’s 2014 recruiting class

By Patti Arnold

Taylor Wagner was looking for a few characteristics in his latest recruiting class for the Colorado Mesa women’s basketball team. Scoring, because the six players who graduated accounted for all but 10 of the 75 points the Mavericks ...

Mavs’ Prater finishes tied for 45th at golf nationals

By Staff

Colin Prater was consistent, but it wasn’t enough to earn All-America honors. The Colorado Mesa freshman shot rounds of 75, 76 and 75 for a three-round total of 13-over-par 226 and tied for 45th place in the NCAA Division II men’s ...

Abrams resigns as Mavericks’ softball coach

By Allen Gemaehlich

Two years after Kris Mort resigned to become a full-time associate athletic director, Colorado Mesa is looking for another softball coach. Colorado Mesa Athletic Director Tom Spicer accepted Candace Abrams’ resignation Tuesday. A ...

Mavs’ Prater tied for 37th at nationals

By Staff

Colorado Mesa freshman Colin Prater needed one more stroke Tuesday than he did Monday at the NCAA Division II National Championship tournament, but he slid 13 spots on the men’s golf leader board. Prater shot a 76 on Tuesday at The ...


Finishing strong

By Allen Gemaehlich

John Cusick and Shane Niksic were frustrated. The Colorado Mesa junior track and field runners have competed in distance races for years, but they struggled to finish races strong this year. They visited doctors and discovered they had an ...

Prater tied for 24th at NCAA golf

By Staff

Colin Prater had a rough opening round in the NCAA Division II men’s golf national championship. The Colorado Mesa freshman shot a 4-over-par 75 on Monday at the Meadows Golf Course in Allendale, Mich., tied for 24th. Prater ...

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