PUEBLO, Colo. (February 8, 2017) - Colorado State University-Pueblo's Tuileisu Anderson (Jr., Vancouver, Wash.) and JaCobi Jones (Jr., Omaha, Neb.) have been named Pack Student-Athletes of the Week, presented by Mobile Record Shredders.
Anderson scored 50 points in two wins for the Pack to become the 14th player in CSU-Pueblo history to join the 1,000-point club. She averaged 25.0 points per game as the Pack ran through Adams State and Fort Lewis to remain unbeaten.
The junior made 47.2 percent from the field (17-of-36), 36.0 percent (9-of-25) from beyond the arc and 87.5 percent (7-of-8) from the charity stripe. Anderson also averaged 5.5 rebounds, 1.5 assists, and 1.5 steals per game.
Anderson currently sits 12th in Pack history with 1,028 points scored.
On the men's side Jones was crowned RMAC Champion at 165 with a 7-3 decision in the finals. He was the winner at 157 last year.
Jones used a major decision (12-4) and a fall (1:24) to reach the finals.
He led the No. 15 Colorado State University-Pueblo wrestling team to the 2017 Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Championships at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado Saturday.
The title is the seventh overall and first since 2001.
The CSU-Pueblo women's basketball team remained at No. 3 in the latest WBCA Poll this week and travels to Westminster Friday for an RMAC tilt. The Pack wrestling team wraps up conference play on the road this week at Adams State (Feb. 9) and Chadron State (Feb. 11).
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As a member of the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference, Colorado State University – Pueblo competes in 22 varsity sports in NCAA Division II intercollegiate athletics.
Past Pack Athletes of the Week
Jan. 25 – Katie Cunningham/Dante Carter
Jan. 18 – Molly Rohrer/Nelson Kahler
Jan. 11 – Jaszymn Johnson/Kyle Fantin
Dec. 15 – Malin Wallmon/Thomas Staines
Dec. 7 – Molly Rohrer/Nelson Kahler
Nov. 30 – Katie Cunningham/Mark Williams
Nov. 25 - Miriam Roberts/Marcelo Laguera
Nov. 16 - Megan Schultz/Joseph Jones
Nov. 9 - Laikyn Koss/Marcelo Laguera
Nov. 2 - Mariangel Perez/Aaron Strunk
Oct. 26 - Alison Darr/Rex Dausin
Oct. 19 - April McDonough/Brandon Payer
Oct. 12 - Rianna Lockhart/Bernard McDondle
Oct. 5 - Katie Burnett/Derrick Williams
Sept. 28 - Sandra Grimaldo/Kyle Rosenbrock
Sept. 21 - Elena Michalski/Emery Taylor
Sept. 14 - Miriam Roberts/Jake Ice