PUEBLO, Colo. (December 13, 2017) - Colorado State University-Pueblo's Angelique Urenda (Sr., Pueblo, Colo.) and Thomas Staines (So., Colorado Springs, Colo.) have been named Pack Student-Athletes of the Week, presented by Mobile Record Shredders.
Urenda broke her own pole vault record she established last week (11'8.5" - 3.57m) by vaulting 12 feet and 0.75 inches (3.68m).
The reigning Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Field Athlete of the Week ranks ninth nationally and has the best mark in the RMAC this season in the pole vault. She competed in the high jump and posted a mark of 5' 3.25" (1.61m) to finish fourth.
On the men's side, Staines ran the 800m run in 1:55.45, which converted to an NCAA Division II provisional time of 1:52.12. The mark ranks third in teh RMAC, fifth nationally and was 0.45 seconds faster than his NCAA time last week.
He also ran the opening leg of the winning 4x400m relay squad. Their time of 3:25.39 is the fastest in the league this season and ranks 20th nationally.
The CSU-Pueblo indoor track & field season continues at the MLK Invitational Jan. 19 in Albuquerque, NM.
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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
Dec. 6 - Arianna Rohde/Ron Sweeten
Nov. 29 - Katie Cunningham/Mika Nuolivirta
Nov. 22 – Katie Jones/Alec Choury
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