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

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

PUEBLO, Colo. (January 31, 2018) - Colorado State University-Pueblo's Gillian Maness (So., Kalispell, Mont.) and PT Garcia (Jr., Denver, Colo.) have been named Pack Student-Athletes of the Week, presented by Mobile Record Shredders.

Maness helped produced two NCAA provisional times at the Mines Division II Invite.

Saturday she won the 3000m run with a time of 10:24.91, which converted to 9:59.49 to rank 22nd nationally. Friday, Maness ran the opening leg (1200m) for the distance medley relay team, as they finished third with an NCAA provisional time of 12:19.97. The mark converted to 11:55.51 and ranks 11th nationally.

Maness helped the ThunderWolves finish fifth of 11 teams at the meet.

On the men's side, seventh-ranked Garcia finished the week 2-0 at 133.

He posted a 9-1 major decision against Colby Duncan of Western State, as the No. 5 ThunderWolves recorded a 31-12 victory against the No. 15 Mountaineers. He picked up an 8-3 decision victory against Central Oklahoma's Jose Breece. The Pack suffered a 20-18 loss to the No. 10 Bronchos.

In the two matches, Garcia totaled seven takedowns and was only brought down once. He enters the RMAC Championships with a 7-3 record.

The indoor track & field team competes next at the CU open Feb. 3 in Boulder, Colo. The wrestling squad head north Saturday to battle in the RMAC Championships at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs.

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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. 24 - Jennah Knafelc/Will Newman
Jan. 18 - Hannah Plummer/Kyle Fantin

Jan. 10 - Tuileisu Anderson/JaCobi Jones
Dec. 20 - Taylor Long/Will Newman
Dec. 13 - Angelique Urenda/Thomas Staines
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