Mya Hollingshed

Mya Hollingshed becomes 1st CU women’s basketball player selected in 1st round of WNBA draft

April 13, 2022

A year ago, Mya Hollingshed chose to forego the WNBA draft for a chance at an NCAA Tournament selection. That decision was the start of the buildup to a more recent entry draft, where Hollingshed was selected as the eighth overall pick in the first round by the Las Vegas Aces.

Black and white photo of Cliff Branch running football

Cliff Branch finally gets the call: Pro football hall of fame

March 22, 2022

University of Colorado Athletic Hall-of-Famer Cliff Branch finally had his dream come true, posthumously, as he was selected for induction into the Pro Football Hall of Fame—class of 2022. The induction will take place in Canton, Ohio, in August.

The CU women's basketball team in a huddle.

Buffs in action this week: Basketball

March 14, 2022

Colorado men's basketball will host the first round of the National Invitation Tournament at 9 p.m. on March 15. Colorado women’s basketball is heading to the NCAA Tournament for a game at 11:30 a.m. on March 18.

Emily Covert and other female athletes running

Large squad, including 5 women, heading to NCAA championships for track and field

March 10, 2022

This Friday and Saturday, the CU track and field program is sending six student-athletes to the NCAA championships, five of them women. This represents the largest female contingent from CU competing at nationals in individual events since 2001.

Jenny Simpson holds up American flag after winning bronze medal in Rio Olympics

Jenny Simpson to be inducted into Pac-12 Hall of Honor

March 8, 2022

The Pac-12 Conference announced the 2022 class of the Pac-12 Hall of Honor, including Jenny Simpson, who was a member of the cross-country and track and field teams from 2005–09. She is one of the most decorated athletes in CU history.

Spencer Wood skiing

Spencer Wood off to great start in Paralympic Games

March 8, 2022

Spencer Wood got off to a busy and successful start at the Paralympic Games in Beijing, competing in three events in the first four days of the games in para-alpine skiing.

Evan Battey

Buffs’ Evan Battey embodies all that is good about college athletics

March 4, 2022

Last weekend, after a stunning Colorado victory by the men's basketball team over No. 2 Arizona, Battey hopped onto the scorer's table and delivered a heartfelt, passionate "thank you" to everyone who supported him, helped him and cheered him on during his five years in Boulder.

Women's basketball player on the court

CU women's basketball team wins Pac-12 quarterfinal to advance

March 4, 2022

After narrowly escaping the fourth-seeded and 14th ranked Arizona Wildcats, 45-43, in Thursday's Pac-12 quarterfinal, Colorado is heading to the semifinals for the first time since 2015.

An aerial view of the Champions Center and CU Boulder campus.

CU Athletics unveils new diversity, equity and inclusion strategic plan

Feb. 23, 2022

The University of Colorado Athletics Department has unveiled its new goal-targeted strategy that will help CU continue to build a culture that places the highest of values on core diversity, equity and inclusion principles.

The CU men's basketball team

Buffs in action this week: Basketball, lacrosse and tennis

Feb. 22, 2022

Colorado men’s and women’s basketball close out the home season this week, while lacrosse and tennis return to Boulder.