Colorado College coach Katherine Menendez was named WHoopDirt.com Divison III National Coach of the Week and is now eligible for the National Coach of the Year award at the end of the season.
Coach Menendez guided Colorado College to a pair of come-from-behind wins in their opening series this week. On Friday, CC trailed by eight with just under nine minutes remaining but fought back to take a 57-55 victory over Trinity. In a rematch the following day, Colorado College again trailed in the fourth quarter, this time outscoring Trinity by eight in the final period to force overtime. The Tigers were able to come away with a 64-61 victory in the extra period to improve to 2-0 on the season. Their next contest comes against Southwestern in their home opener on Friday.