Traditionally, cu football head coaches haven’t fared well in their first game, but Mike MacIntyre proved to be the exception. When he led CU over Colorado State 41-27, he became the second Buff head coach in 81 years to win in his CU debut.
CU Volleyball Sets Victories Liz Kritza had gone without a victory over a nationally ranked opponent in her first 4.5 seasons as volleyball coach. But in an eight-day span, the Buffs knocked off two nationally ranked programs — No. 11-ranked UCLA and No. 1-ranked Washington.
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Athletic administrator Ceal Barry, the winningest women’s basketball coach in school history, completed her 30th year at CU-Boulder. Last summer she served as interim athletic director after the departure of Mike Bohn and before the hiring of Rick George.
Darian Hagan (Soc ex’92), a starting quarterback, and former Buff men’s basketball coach Frosty Cox will be inducted into the Colorado Sports Hall of Fame on April 17.
The CU soccer team posted its best start — through the end of September — since 2008. The Buffs won eight of their first 10 games, with both losses to nationally ranked teams. In early October, Colorado won its first Pac-12 home game ever by beating Oregon State 2-1. CU followed up the win over Oregon State by beating Oregon.
Emma Coburn (Mktg’13) added another chapter to the storied recent history for CU runners in the 3,000-meter steeplechase by winning the NCAA title in the event in Eugene, Ore.
Bill McCartney, who led CU-Boulder to its only national championship in football in the 1990 season, will be inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame on Dec. 10 in New York.
Rick George was introduced as CU’s sixth full-time athletic director on July 17, succeeding Mike Bohn. From 1987-91, he was assistant athletic director for CU-Boulder’s football operations when the Buffs won a national football title.
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