PUEBLO, Colo. (November 22, 2017) - Colorado State University-Pueblo's Katie Jones (Sr., Baldwin, Kan.) and Alec Choury (Jr., Westminster, Colo.) have been named Pack Student-Athletes of the Week, presented by Mobile Record Shredders.
Jones averaged 10.0 points per game in her first weekend of competition.
Making her first appearance of the season Friday against Northern State, Jones asserted herself at both ends of the court. The guard scored 10 points, including a 7-of-8 showing from the free-throw line. Defensively, Jones recorded a career-high four steals.
On Saturday, Jones scored 10 points for the second consecutive night in the Pack's 67-59 win over Davenport. The senior went 4-of-9 from the field and 2-of-3 from downtown to help the Pack knock off the Panthers.
On the men's side, Choury capped his fantastic season at the NCAA Division II Cross Country Championship by clocking a 10K time of 31:46.5 to post a 28th place finish and earn his first-career All-American honor.
Choury was the second finisher for the ThunderWovles, who were seventh as a team. The Pack recorded their second straight top 10 finish at the championships, while the placing tied for the second best finish in program history.
The Pack moved up eight spots from their national ranking of No. 15 in the pre-championships poll.
The women's basketball team travels this week to compete in the West Texas Thanksgiving Classic in Canyon, Tex. The Pack will battle Eastern New Mexico Friday at 11 a.m. (MT) and take on host-West Texas Saturday at 1:30 p.m. (MT).
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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 Pueblo.
Past Pack Athletes of the Week
Nov. 15 - Misha McDowell/BJ Hardy
Nov. 8 – Alexa Eastep/Marcelo Laguera
Nov. 2 - Mackenzie Bean/Emery Taylor
Oct. 19 - Phoebe Pontious/Protus Babaya
Oct. 11 - Melissa Nichols/Neil Tillman
Oct. 4 - Gillian Maness/Tanner Cuda
Sept. 27 - Danelle Dondelinger/Connor Marth
Sept. 20 - Courtney Ewing/Brandon Payer
Sept. 13 - Miriam Roberts/Marcelo Laguera
Sept. 6 - Mackenzie Bean/Fraser Hughes