The Colorado women`s basketball team has received its second pledge from a high school player for the 2012 recruiting cycle. Kyleesha Weston, a 5-foot-7 guard from Kansas City, Mo., has given CU coach Linda Lappe a verbal commitment to play for the Buffs, according to

Weston scored 15.4 points per game and averaged 4.5 steals and 4.5 rebounds for Park Hill High as a junior. She reportedly chose the Buffs over Missouri, Kansas State, Denver, Houston and New Orleans.

She joins Heritage standout Lauren Huggins as the other known member of the Buffs` 2012 class. With 11 players on the roster and only one senior for the upcoming season, CU coaches will have at least five scholarships available for the 2012 cycle barring any transfers joining the program.

CU announces women`s

golf schedule

Coming off the best season in program history, University of Colorado women`s golf coach Anne Kelly announced the team`s 2011-12 schedule Monday.

The Buffs will play four fall tournaments and five spring tournaments.

"The caliber of tournaments that we are able to compete in this year is fantastic," Kelly said. "This is definitely the toughest schedule we have ever had and I would say it`s in the top tier of schedules of any team in the country this season."

The Buffs open the fall at Colorado State`s Ptarmigan Ram Fall Classic Sept. 12-13.

The Buffs will participate in two Pac-12 tournaments -- Washington`s Edean Ihlanfeldt Invitational the first weekend of October and the Wildcat Invitational in Tucson Feb.


5-7. CU will also play in the Mercedes-Benz SEC/Pac-12 Challenge in Knoxville, Tenn., during the fall slate.

The Pac-12 Championship, hosted by Washington State at the Palouse Ridge Golf Club is April 27-29 and CU hosts the NCAA Regionals May 10-12 at Colorado National Golf Club in Erie.

The Buffs return nine of 10 players from last season, including seniors Emily Talley and Jessica Wallace. The Buffs will have two newcomers, including Purdue transfer Alex Stewart, who had a stroke average of 74.81 as a true freshman for the defending NCAA champions.

CU women`s golf schedule


Sept. 12-13 -- Ptarmigan Ram Fall Classic Colorado State University host at Ptarmigan Country Club in Fort Collins

Sept. 25-26 -- Dick McGuire Invitational University of New Mexico host at University of New Mexico Golf Course in Albuquerque, N.M.

Oct. 3-5 -- Edean Ihlanfeldt Invitational University of Washington host at Sahalee Country Club in Sammamish, Wash.

Oct. 21-23 -- Mercedes-Benz SEC/Pac-12 Challenge University of Tennessee host at Holston Hills Country Club in Knoxville, Tenn.


Feb. 5-7 -- Wildcat Invitational University of Arizona host at Vistoso Golf Club in Tucson, Ariz.

Feb. 13-15 -- Northrop Grumman Regional Challenge Ohio State University host at Palos Verdes Country Club in Palos Verdes Estates, Calif.

Feb. 26-28 -- All State Sugar Bowl Tulane University host at English Turn Country Club in New Orleans, La.

March 16-18 -- Fighting Irish Spring Invitational University of Notre Dame host at Longbow Golf Club in Scottsdale, Ariz.

March 26-27 -- Anuenue Spring Break Invitational University of Hawaii host at The Bay Course at Kapalua in Maui, Hawaii

Tennis trio honored

Three University of Colorado tennis players were named Intercollegiate Tennis Association Scholar-Athletes this week, while the tennis team earned the ITA team award.

Senior-to-be Michala Hedelund Jensen, and sophomores-to-be Kristina Barber and Carla Manzi Tenorio were three of 524 Division I women selected.

In order to earn ITA Scholar-Athlete status a player must meet the following criteria: 1.) be a varsity letter winner, 2.) have a grade point average of at least 3.50 (on a 4.00 scale) for the current academic year, and 3.) have been enrolled at their present school for at least 2 semesters (including freshman thorough senior year).

One of 109 colleges selected, the Buffaloes earned their fifth ITA academic honor under current head coach Nicole Kenneally, who is entering her 13th year at CU.