Women’s basketball advances to RMAC Championship, defeats CSU Pueblo 58-54

Junior forward Maison White recorded 19 points and 10 rebounds, while junior guard Amyah Moore Allen added 17 points and eight rebounds as the Mountain Lions defeated CSU Pueblo on Friday, sending UCCS to the RMAC Championship against Regis University. 

This is the first time since 2017 the Mountain Lions will be playing in the RMAC Championship, and only the second time in program history. 

White was the leading scorer for UCCS, shooting 7-13 from the field while also adding a steal. Moore Allen’s 17 bench points went along with three assists and three steals. UCCS had 27 bench points, while the Thunderwolves did not record a single point from non-starters. 

Junior guard Krystina Hagood added six points, two rebounds, two assists and three steals. Redshirt sophomore guard Breelyn Robinson recorded a game-high four steals and also finished with three assists.  

The UCCS women’s basketball team made it to the RMAC semi-finals after beating Colorado School of Mines 71-65 on March 5. 

UCCS will play Regis University on March 9 at the Regis Fieldhouse at 5 p.m., where the winner will clinch the RMAC Championship and advance to the NCAA Division II Tournament. Seeding will be determined and released on March 10 at 8:30 p.m.

#20 Rylie Ottman takes the ball up the court against Colorado School of Mines on Mar. 5. Photo by Lillian Davis.