University of Colorado
Athletic Department

Make your voice heard for the Colorado Springs Orthopaedic Group UCCS Athlete of the Week for the week of Jan. 13-19. Fans can vote through, at, on twitter at @GoMountainLions, and on Instagram at @GoMountainLions. Voting ends at 10 a.m., MST, on Jan. 22, with the Athlete of the Week announcement at 3 p.m., that afternoon.

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Abby Kirchoff - Women's Basketball
Abby Kirchoff improved to fifth in UCCS career scoring records this weekend and recorded her 20th 20-point game of her career and the 10th this season against Colorado Mines on Friday. She is seventh in Division II with 23.3 points per game this season.

Derrick White - Men's Basketball
Derrick White came two assists of a triple-double against Colorado Christian with 28 points, 10 rebounds and eight assists. It was the second double-double of his career. He improved to fourth in UCCS career records for free throws made during the week and is fifth in the RMAC this season with 19.2 points per game.

Jonathan Wright - Men's Track & Field
Jonathan Wright finished second in both the 200-meter and 400-meter dashes at the Adams State Open on Saturday. He was the top attached collegiate finisher in the 400-meter dash and came within a half-second of a provisional time for the national championships. He is leading the RMAC in the 40-meter dash and is a member of the 4x400-meter relay team that is ranked second in the conference.

Alexa Urban - Women's Track & Field
Alexa Urban won the 600-yard run and was a member of the winning 4x400-meter relay team at the CU-Boulder Potts Invitational on Saturday. She is sixth in the RMAC in the 800-meter run from earlier this season.

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