The Colorado volleyball team earned the USMC/AVCA Team Academic Award for the 2021–22 season for the third time in the program's 30-year history, successfully maintaining above a 3.30 GPA for the fall 2021 and spring 2022 semesters.
CU Boulder alumnus Cliff Branch will be the first Buff in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Branch, who died in 2019, played two years for the CU football team before a 14-year career in the NFL. He will be commemorated in Canton, Ohio.
A total of 64 Colorado Buffaloes were named to the Pac-12 Conference's 2022 Spring Academic Honor Roll. Recipients were from men's and women's outdoor track and field, women's lacrosse, men's and women's golf and women's tennis.
Two former football players, Jim Hansen and Eric McCarty, are the first inductees in 35 years into the CU Hall of Honor. Also, a legacy wing has been created with twins Peggy Coppom and the late Betty Hoover as the first honorees.
When Judy Sigel Freeman and Jill Sigel Greer joined CU tennis in 1972, it was the dawn of a new era with the signing of Title IX. The legislation prohibits sex-based discrimination in any school or education program that receives federal funding.
CU Boulder senior Malak Bouraeda took medalist honors at the Colorado Golf Association's U.S. Open Qualifier at the Walnut Creek Golf Preserve in Westminster. The U.S. Women's Open will take place June 2–5 in Southern Pines, North Carolina.
The CU football team is hosting a blood stem cell donor registry drive with Be the Match on Wednesday, April 27, from 2 to 6 p.m. in Balch Fieldhouse. It only takes a few minutes to sign up and provide a cheek swab.