Category: College

Gonzales overlooked no longer

DENVER – Rebecca Gonzales (Highlands Ranch, Colo./Mountain Vista) was looking for a chance. She got it at MSU Denver. And the Roadrunners couldn’t be happier about it. Overlooked by many despite hitting .587 as a senior All-Continental League player at Mountain Vista High School, Gonzales has been an every-game starter in […]

UCCS Wins RMAC Championship

PUEBLO, Colo. – The University of Colorado-Colorado Springs used the best defensive performance in RMAC Tournament Championship game history to win the first title in program history in a 53-37 victory against Regis tonight at Colorado State-Pueblo’s Massari Arena. The Mountain Lions (23-7) earned the RMAC’s automatic bid […]

Golf team makes school history

Freshman recruit Sabrina Naccarato pitches the ball onto the green during the women’s golf tryouts Aug. 27. Photo by By: Angelita Foster The newly formed Metro women’s golf team finished 12th Sept. 8 at the Colorado State University-Pueblo Open, a historical first for the university. The team shot […]

Roland a bright spot for Metro golf

Published October 23, 2013 in The Metropolitan Metro women’s golfer junior Jasmine Roland. Environmental portrait by Courtland Wilson •   by Angelita Foster   Raised in small-town Cottonwood, Ariz., Jazmine Roland didn’t have the advantage of well manicured greens or a golf professional, or even a girl’s team […]

Title IX turns 40

“I think the recruiting process for athletes going from high school to college is the same for females and males. As a female, I have an opportunity to get a scholarship, to get a free education for my athletic ability just like a male does.” ~Jenessa Burke, Basketball, […]

Jablonski: skill and confidence in the net

Jablonski: skill and confidence in the net Metro women’s soccer goalkeeper Nicole Jablonski chose MSU Denver and Division II over numerous Division I offers. Photo by Danielle Shriver •   By Angelita Foster Nicole Jablonski isn’t big physically. At only 5 feet 5 inches, she doesn’t take up much of […]