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