Busch and Garcia named Pack Athletes of the Week presented by Mobile Record Shredders

Busch and Garcia named Pack Athletes of the Week presented by Mobile Record Shredders

PUEBLO, Colo. (March 1, 2017) - Colorado State University-Pueblo's Stefany Busch (So., Carlsbad, Calif.) and PT Garcia (R-So., Denver, Colo.) have been named Pack Student-Athletes of the Week, presented by Mobile Record Shredders.

Pack diver Busch became the first student-athlete from the CSU-Pueblo Swimming & Diving team to qualify for the NCAA National Meet.

She punched her ticket to the NCAA National Meet with an automatic qualifying score of 417.20 in the time trials of the women's one-meter, 11 dives, on day three of the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Championships at the El Pomar Natatorium in Grand Junction, Colo. 

In the time trials, Busch, bested the rest of the field to earn the Pack's top individual finish at the RMAC Championships. Busch beat the minimum score of 390. The sophomore diver delivered a school record in the event.

With her victory at the RMAC Championships, Busch earned her fifth individual win of the season. She owns every diving record at CSU-Pueblo.

On the men's side, Garcia was crowned Super Region Four Champion at 133 due to a medical forfeit in the title match.

Garcia owns a 15-4 overall record including posting a 3-0 mark at regionals.

He is one of four members of the Pack wrestling team to qualify for NCAA Championships.

Garcia owns a 15-4 overall record including posting a 3-0 mark at regionals.

Both teams will travel Mar. 7-11 to Birmingham, Ala. and compete in their respective championship as part of the NCAA winter championships. Five winter sports, men's and women's swimming and diving, men's and women's indoor track and field and wrestling will seek championship gold.

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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
Feb. 22 – Taylor Long/Nelson Kahler
Feb. 15 - Tatianna Clanton/Rico Spikes
Feb. 8 - Tuileisu Anderson/JaCobi Jones
Feb. 2 - Sydni Riley/PT Garcia
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