CSU-Pueblo Baseball Headlines

2009-10

  • Pack baseball adds 13 recruits for 2011
    June 30, 2010
    Pack baseball adds 13 recruits for 2011 The Colorado State University-Pueblo baseball program will add 13 new recruits to its 2011 roster, head baseball coach Stan Sanchez announced Wednesday. After losing six starting position players, including three infielders, as well as three starting pitchers to graduation, the focus of the class of 2010 was undoubtedly to replenish the team’s infield and pitching.
  • Sanchez, Roff earn regional gold gloves
    May 13, 2010
    Sanchez, Roff earn regional gold gloves CSU-Pueblo infielders received recognition Thursday when second baseman Mike Sanchez and third baseman Austin Roff each were recognized with the NCAA Division II Central Region Rawlings/ABCA Gold Glove Award.
  • Big inning dooms T-Wolves, ends season
    May 07, 2010
    Big inning dooms T-Wolves, ends season The ThunderWolves saw their hopes for a repeat as RMAC Tournament champions disappear, as a seven-run inning by Mesa State buried the Pack and ejected them from the RMAC playoffs.
  • Pack downs Regis, lives to play another day
    May 06, 2010
    Pack downs Regis, lives to play another day CSU-Pueblo put it together in a big way Thursday in an RMAC Tournament elimination game vs. Regis, stringing together 15 hits and claiming a 13-3 win over the Rangers.
  • Pueblo Chieftain: Pack seeks magic in Nebraska
    May 05, 2010
    Pueblo Chieftain: Pack seeks magic in Nebraska Stan Sanchez is hoping his team can rediscover some magic today when the Colorado State University-Pueblo baseball team begins play in the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference tournament.
  • ThunderWolves fall to UNK, head to losers' bracket
    May 05, 2010
    ThunderWolves fall to UNK, head to losers' bracket For the second consecutive season, Nebraska-Kearney has sent CSU-Pueblo to the losers' bracket in the RMAC Tournament as the Pack fell 5-1 to the Lopers in Kearney Wednesday.
  • Pack receives six all-RMAC selections
    May 05, 2010
    Pack receives six all-RMAC selections Six ThunderWolves were recognized as all-conference performers, the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference announced Wednesday, with the Pack securing three second-team selections and three third-team selections.
  • Sanchez goes yard twice as Pack salvages win
    May 01, 2010
    Sanchez goes yard twice as Pack salvages win Second baseman Mike Sanchez hit two bombs - his first two homers of his career - as the Pack salvaged a split with Colorado School of Mines Saturday.
  • Hapless ThunderWolves falter vs. Mines
    April 30, 2010
    Hapless ThunderWolves falter vs. Mines CSU-Pueblo stranded 12 runners and only sent one run across the plate Friday night, falling 10-1 to Colorado School of Mines in Golden.
  • Pack swept out of Kearney
    April 25, 2010
    Pack swept out of Kearney CSU-Pueblo squandered a golden opportunity to secure the RMAC Plains Division title Sunday at Nebraska-Kearney as the Lopers completed a three-game sweep of the ThunderWolves.
  • Pack's game with Kearney postponed, CSUP trails
    April 24, 2010
    Pack's game with Kearney postponed, CSUP trails CSU-Pueblo's nine-inning affair with Nebraska-Kearney Saturday was called due to rain in the eighth inning as the Pack trailed 6-5. The game will be continued tomorrow at noon, as will the remaining game of the three-game series.
  • Pack arms implode at Kearney
    April 23, 2010
    Pack arms implode at Kearney CSU-Pueblo gave up 19 runs Friday, undoing 15 ThunderWolf hits as the Pack fell 19-9 at Nebraska-Kearney.
  • 'Pack the Park' draws over 2,000, nets Pack win
    April 18, 2010
    'Pack the Park' draws over 2,000, nets Pack win The ThunderWolves' 'Pack the Park' game was an unabashed success Sunday night as the ThunderWolves grabbed a 7-4 win in front of over 2,000 fans at Hobbs Field at the Runyon Sports Complex.
  • Pack the Park rescheduled to Sunday, April 18
    April 17, 2010
    Pack the Park rescheduled to Sunday, April 18 Due to inclement weather, the Colorado State University-Pueblo athletics department will now host the sixth annual Pack the Park event and the Art & Lorraine Gonzales Youth Baseball Clinic on Sunday, April 18 at 5:05 p.m. at Runyon Field.
  • ThunderWolves on cusp of a sweep
    April 17, 2010
    ThunderWolves on cusp of a sweep CSU-Pueblo earned a win in the first game of a doubleheader at Regis Saturday, and carried a 14-12 lead into the 7th inning of game two before the game was called due to darkness.
  • Pack snags series win with split
    April 10, 2010
    Pack snags series win with split It may not have been the prettiest day for the Pack, but CSU-Pueblo rode hot bats to a split with Colorado Christian Saturday, securing the series win.
  • Stellar Pack arms dominate Colorado Christian
    April 09, 2010
    Stellar Pack arms dominate Colorado Christian CSU-Pueblo found its one-two pitching punch against Colorado Christian, getting a pair of dominant - and quick - complete-game wins from Cole Stephens and Josh Herback-South as the Pack recorded 3-2 and 7-0 wins over the Cougars.
  • Pack roughed up at Metro
    April 03, 2010
    Pack roughed up at Metro CSU-Pueblo couldn't point to many positives Saturday following a 19-2 loss to Metro State in Denver.
  • ThunderWolves drop two at Metro
    April 02, 2010
    ThunderWolves drop two at Metro CSU-Pueblo had trouble finishing games Friday at Metro State, losing the opener 9-7 on a walk-off home run and the nightcap 6-5 when a 7th inning rally came up short.
  • Pack downed by Mesa State
    March 28, 2010
    Pack downed by Mesa State CSU-Pueblo had trouble with its pitching in one game, and trouble with its bats in the other as the Pack fell to a doubleheader sweep to Mesa State Sunday.
  • Stephens powers Pack to split with Mesa
    March 27, 2010
    Stephens powers Pack to split with Mesa Behind a dominant complete game performance by closer-turned-starter, Cole Stephens, CSU-Pueblo beat archrival Mesa State 2-1 before falling 7-4 in the nightcap, getting a split with the Mavericks.
  • ThunderWolves outsmart MIT
    March 24, 2010
    ThunderWolves outsmart MIT CSU-Pueblo claimed a non-conference win against some of the smartest baseball players in the nation Wednesday, besting Massachusetts Institute of Technology 9-4 at the Russ Matt Invitational in Chander, Ariz.
  • T-Wolves victimized again by weather, will face MIT
    March 23, 2010
    T-Wolves victimized again by weather, will face MIT CSU-Pueblo saw its fifth consecutive game get rained out Tuesday in an unlikely locale, Phoenix, Ariz., as the Pack's Tuesday games with Division III powers, Carleton (Minn.) and Southern Maine, were cancelled. Instead, CSU-Pueblo picked up a game against M.I.T. in Phoenix Wednesday.
  • Snow claims Highlands series
    March 21, 2010
    Snow claims Highlands series CSU-Pueblo's weekend series with nationally-ranked New Mexico Highlands has been cancelled due to snow, New Mexico Highlands University announced Sunday.
  • Pack secures sweep with walk-off double
    March 13, 2010
    Pack secures sweep with walk-off double Reserve catcher Jake Orr was the star for the ThunderWolves Saturday, coming through with a two-run double in the Pack's improbable 4-3 comeback win, securing a doubleheader sweep of the Orediggers.
  • Pack tees off on Mines
    March 12, 2010
    Pack tees off on Mines CSU-Pueblo kept up their hot streak in RMAC games, recording a 15-1 win over Colorado Mines Friday.
  • ThunderWolves swept by #26 Highlands
    March 09, 2010
    ThunderWolves swept by #26 Highlands CSU-Pueblo's high after their weekend sweep of Nebraska-Kearney were dashed Tuesday when it was tripped up by arguably the RMAC's top team in New Mexico Highlands.
  • Sayas, Montano nab RMAC Player of the Week honors
    March 09, 2010
    Sayas, Montano nab RMAC Player of the Week honors CSU-Pueblo swept the RMAC's Player of the Week honors this week, as Joaquin Montano earned Pitcher of the Week honors while Mark Sayas nabbed Player of the Week honors.
  • Hot Pack arms complete sweep of Kearney
    March 06, 2010
    Hot Pack arms complete sweep of Kearney Behind two strong starting pitching performances and the long-awaited debut of senior closer Cole Stephens, CSU-Pueblo swept a pair from Nebraska-Kearney Saturday, securing a three-game sweep of the Lopers.
  • Strong start by Meaney, Pack bats lead to win
    March 05, 2010
    Strong start by Meaney, Pack bats lead to win Pack ace Dillon Meaney turned in his best start of the season as CSU-Pueblo knocked off Nebraska-Kearney 6-3 Friday afternoon.
  • Snow pushes another series to Pueblo
    March 02, 2010
    Snow pushes another series to Pueblo For the second consecutive week, snowy conditions on an opponent's field has flipped the site of a baseball series to Pueblo, where the ThunderWolves will host Nebraska-Kearney.
  • Doubleheader split leads to series loss to Regis
    February 27, 2010
    Doubleheader split leads to series loss to Regis The ThunderWolves split a doubleheader with Regis Saturday, falling in the three-game series two games to one against the squad that entered the weekend with the worst record in the RMAC.
  • Pack falls short to Regis
    February 26, 2010
    Pack falls short to Regis Facing a strange "road" game at Pueblo's Runyon Field against Regis, CSU-Pueblo couldn't catch up following an early-inning explosion by the Rangers, falling 7-6.
  • Poor field conditions force weekend baseball to Pueblo
    February 25, 2010
    Poor field conditions force weekend baseball to Pueblo Due to poor field conditions at Regis from last weekend's winter storm, CSU-Pueblo will host this weekend's baseball series with Regis University, the CSU-Pueblo and Regis athletic departments announced Thursday.
  • Sayas' steal of home lifts T-Wolves
    February 19, 2010
    Sayas' steal of home lifts T-Wolves Facing a potential doubleheader sweep Friday against 29th-ranked New Mexico Highlands, a gutsy steal of home by Mark Sayas provided the ThunderWolves momentum to claim the back end of Friday's twin bill.
  • Pack, Mesa State trade shutouts in doubleheader
    February 13, 2010
    Pack, Mesa State trade shutouts in doubleheader The Pack finished up an impressive weekend against their biggest rival, Mesa State, Saturday, trading shutouts, winning 12-0 before falling 4-0, and splitting a four-game set with the Mavericks.
  • ThunderWolves split with Mesa State
    February 12, 2010
    ThunderWolves split with Mesa State The ThunderWolves came away with their third doubleheader split of the season Friday when they claimed a 12-5 win over Mesa State after falling 8-0 to the Mavericks.
  • Pack gets another split with Metro in home opener
    February 06, 2010
    Pack gets another split with Metro in home opener The ThunderWolves rebounded from a blown save loss in game one of Saturday's doubleheader to ride a complete game gem by newcomer Joaquin Montano to get a 9-2 win in the nightcap and come away with the split.
  • Pack opens season with split at Metro State
    February 05, 2010
    Pack opens season with split at Metro State The ThunderWolves opened their 2010 slate Friday, bringing hot bats and literally cold arms to battle, and leaving Denver with a bittersweet split with the Roadrunners.
  • Pack junior Rodriguez writing for national baseball blog
    January 26, 2010
    Pack junior Rodriguez writing for national baseball blog CSU-Pueblo junior first baseman, Josiah Rodriguez, is penning a blog for the college baseball web site, PingBaseball.com. Click here to read Josiah's blog on ThunderWolf baseball.
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2008-09

  • Longmont Times-Call: Fobes has shot in draft
    June 09, 2009
    Longmont Times-Call: Fobes has shot in draft As the Major League Baseball draft begins Tuesday, the Longmont Times-Call profiles one of their own, CSU-Pueblo all-American Jason Fobes.
  • Fobes earns third all-American honor
    June 08, 2009
    Fobes earns third all-American honor CSU-Pueblo outfielder Jason Fobes was named a first-team all-American by the National Collegiate Baseball Writers' Association, it was announced Sunday.
  • Fobes earns another all-American honor
    June 04, 2009
    Fobes earns another all-American honor CSU-Pueblo senior outfielder Jason Fobes has been named a third-team selection to the American Baseball Coaches' Association all-American team, the ABCA announced this week.
  • Fobes becomes CSUP's first academic all-American
    May 26, 2009
    Fobes becomes CSUP's first academic all-American CSU-Pueblo outfielder Jason Fobes, recently named a Daktronics first-team All-American, added another honor to his resume Tuesday when he was named a first-team academic all-American by the College Sports Information Directors of America.
  • Fobes named first-team all-American
    May 22, 2009
    Fobes named first-team all-American CSU-Pueblo outfielder Jason Fobes has been named a first-team All-American on the Daktronics Division II Baseball all-American team, Daktronics announced Friday.
  • Three ThunderWolves earn ABCA all-region honors
    May 18, 2009
    Three ThunderWolves earn ABCA all-region honors Three CSU-Pueblo baseball standouts have earned all-Central Region honors from the American Baseball Coaches' Association (ABCA), the organization announced Monday morning.
  • Gas runs out on ThunderWolves' ride
    May 17, 2009
    Gas runs out on ThunderWolves' ride The ThunderWolves' 2009 season was jump-started in a come-from-behind win over Southwest Minnesota State early Saturday, but faced with claiming its second win on the day, CSU-Pueblo's truck simply ran out of gas against Wayne State at the NCAA Division II Central Regionals.
  • Pack posts stunning comeback at regionals
    May 16, 2009
    Pack posts stunning comeback at regionals Late-inning rallies in baseball are usually a loud, emotionally draining affair. Saturday, as CSU-Pueblo staged a stunning come-from-behind win over Southwest Minnesota State in the NCAA Division II Central Region Tournament in Grand Junction, the ThunderWolves managed to be both docile and emotional at once, coming back from a 14-8 deficit after seven innings to emerge the victor, besting the Mustangs 15-14 in what may have been the most surreal rally in the history of the program.
  • Behind Meaney, Pack ejects Minnesota St.
    May 15, 2009
    Behind Meaney, Pack ejects Minnesota St. In a do-or-die game, Pack hurler Dillon Meaney went above and beyond the call of duty, throwing a complete-game 8-hitter as the ThunderWolves scored a 13-4 win over second-seeded Minnesota State Friday in the NCAA Central Regionals.
  • Sleeping giant wakes up vs. ThunderWolves
    May 14, 2009
    Sleeping giant wakes up vs. ThunderWolves CSU-Pueblo couldn't continue its hot streak after last week's RMAC Championship run, watching a 3-0 first-inning lead evaporate as Mesa State scored a 17-6 win over the ThunderWolves at the NCAA Division II Central Regionals.
  • Mattivi, Fobes, Wismann named Daktronics all-Region
    May 13, 2009
    Mattivi, Fobes, Wismann named Daktronics all-Region Pitcher Mario Mattivi and outfielder Jason Fobes were both named Daktronics NCAA Division II All-Central region first team selections, Daktronics announced Wednesday. Utility player Matt Wismann was also named a second-team selection.
  • ThunderWolves garner sixth-seed at region
    May 11, 2009
    ThunderWolves garner sixth-seed at region The CSU-Pueblo baseball team received the sixth-seed in the six-team NCAA Division II Central Regional Tournament, the NCAA announced today.
  • Pack exorcises demons, claims RMAC Championship
    May 09, 2009
    Pack exorcises demons, claims RMAC Championship ThunderWolves take down Kearney ace, New Mexico Highlands en route to first title since 2004
  • CSU-Pueblo pulls out 11-10 thriller over Metro State
    May 08, 2009
    CSU-Pueblo pulls out 11-10 thriller over Metro State When a championship is one the line, a “team of destiny” usually emerges. Friday, as CSU-Pueblo and Metro State faced each other in an elimination game at the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Tournament, held at CSU-Pueblo’s Rawlings Field, fans were treated to a rare sight – the scene created when two teams of destiny butt heads.
  • Fobes named CoSIDA Academic All-District
    May 07, 2009
    Fobes named CoSIDA Academic All-District CSU-Pueblo outfielder Jason Fobes has been named to the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-District VII team, CoSIDA announced Thursday.
  • Pack stays alive, ejects Mesa State
    May 07, 2009
    Pack stays alive, ejects Mesa State Behind a stellar outing by starting pitcher Dillon Meaney, CSU-Pueblo earned a huge win in an elimination game against top-seeded Mesa State, claiming a 6-3 win Thursday in the RMAC Tournament.
  • Pack nets three on all-RMAC first team
    May 06, 2009
    Pack nets three on all-RMAC first team CSU-Pueblo sent three to the all-conference first team: catcher Tony Pechek, outfielder Jason Fobes and pitcher Mario Mattivi.
  • ThunderWolves fail to solve Kearney's Sheldon
    May 06, 2009
    ThunderWolves fail to solve Kearney's Sheldon For the third time this season, CSU-Pueblo was the victim of a lights out pitching performance by Nebraska-Kearney ace and recently-crowned RMAC Pitcher of the Year, Ryan Sheldon, losing 4-1 in the opening round of the RMAC Tournament.
  • Fobes busts consecutive hits mark as Pack splits
    May 03, 2009
    Fobes busts consecutive hits mark as Pack splits CSU-Pueblo closed its regular season Sunday when it split a doubleheader with Colorado School of Mines, winning 7-2 before dropping an 11-6 decision.
  • Pack wraps up Plains Division with sweep of Mines
    May 02, 2009
    Pack wraps up Plains Division with sweep of Mines The Pack rode two effective pitching performances to claim two big wins over Colorado School of Mines Saturday, clinching the RMAC Plains Division for the ThunderWolves and securing the second seed in next week's RMAC Tournament.
  • 2009 'Pack the Park' is May 1 vs. Colo. Mines
    May 01, 2009
    2009 'Pack the Park' is May 1 vs. Colo. Mines The Colorado State University-Pueblo athletics department will host the fifth annual Pack the Park event and the Art & Lorraine Gonzales Youth Baseball Clinic on Friday, May 1 at Runyon Field. Be part of a great baseball celebration as the CSU-Pueblo Baseball program strives to beat the All-Time Division II Attendance Record for a single game (3,683) set by the ThunderWolves in 2005.
  • Pack the Park cancelled
    May 01, 2009
    Pack the Park cancelled Due to inclement weather, CSU-Pueblo's "Pack the Park" night at Runyon Field in Pueblo has been cancelled. CSU-Pueblo will now play a pair of doubleheaders this weekend, with a double-dip scheduled for noon Saturday, and another doubleheader scheduled for noon on Sunday. All games are being held at CSU-Pueblo's Rawlings Field.
  • ThunderWolves hold on to sixth in region
    April 29, 2009
    ThunderWolves hold on to sixth in region Despite dropping four games to Nebraska-Kearney last weekend, CSU-Pueblo remained in the running for a regional bid, coming in at sixth in the region in the NCAA's latest Central Region rankings, released Wednesday.
  • Pack cool streak continues, loses 13-4
    April 26, 2009
    Pack cool streak continues, loses 13-4 CSU-Pueblo suffered its second series sweep of the season Sunday when it lost 13-4 at Nebraska-Kearney.
  • ThunderWolves continue stumble vs. Kearney
    April 25, 2009
    ThunderWolves continue stumble vs. Kearney Needing just one win to clinch the RMAC Plains Division title, CSU-Pueblo couldn't seize opportunities as Nebraska-Kearney swept Saturday's doubleheader, putting the ThunderWolves in danger of being swept from the weekend's four-game set.
  • ThunderWolves stopped by Kearney hurler
    April 24, 2009
    ThunderWolves stopped by Kearney hurler CSU-Pueblo went into Friday night showdown with Nebraska-Kearney knowing they had a tall task in defeating arguably the top arm in the RMAC, UNK's Ryan Shelton. But Shelton may have saved his best outing of his career for the Pack Friday as CSU-Pueblo fell 12-1.
  • Fobes named RMAC Academic Player of the Year
    April 22, 2009
    Fobes named RMAC Academic Player of the Year CSU-Pueblo senior outfielder Jason Fobes, a business major, has been named the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Academic Player of the Year, the RMAC announced Wednesday.
  • ThunderWolves remain in fourth regionally
    April 22, 2009
    ThunderWolves remain in fourth regionally CSU-Pueblo held on to its ranking of fourth in the NCAA Division II Central Region rankings, released Wednesday.
  • Hernandez named RMAC Pitcher of the Week
    April 21, 2009
    Hernandez named RMAC Pitcher of the Week CSU-Pueblo closer Jesus Hernandez, who left his comfort zone of closing for the world of long relief out of necessity this weekend vs. Regis, has been honored as the RMAC Pitcher of the Week, the RMAC announced Tuesday.
  • Sanchez gets 900th win as Pack splits with Regis
    April 20, 2009
    Sanchez gets 900th win as Pack splits with Regis CSU-Pueblo head coach Stan Sanchez won his 900th career game Monday as the ThunderWolves moved ever closer to clinching the RMAC Plains Division title, splitting a doubleheader at Regis, losing 15-9 in the opener before winning 15-11 in the nightcap.
  • CSU-Pueblo stretches win streak to 8
    April 19, 2009
    CSU-Pueblo stretches win streak to 8 CSU-Pueblo kept up its resurgence at Regis Sunday, scoring a 15-10 win over the Rangers and stretching its win streak to eight.
  • Bloom named national player of the week
    April 15, 2009
    Bloom named national player of the week ThunderWolf shortstop Eric Bloom has received his second player of the week honor this week, being named one of five players nationally as the "Louisville Slugger National Player of the Week" by the Collegiate Baseball Newspaper, it was announced Wednesday.
  • ThunderWolves debut at 4th in regional rankings
    April 15, 2009
    ThunderWolves debut at 4th in regional rankings CSU-Pueblo got a favorable ranking of 4th in the Central Region in the NCAA's first Division II regional rankings, released Wednesday.
  • Not a misprint: Pack scores 32-23 win, claims sweep
    April 11, 2009
    Not a misprint: Pack scores 32-23 win, claims sweep All sorts of team records were set Saturday in a hitting display at Colorado Christian, as the ThunderWolves defeated the Cougars by a ridiculous 32-23 score before closing the series with a 9-3 win.
  • Pack stomps CCU as Bloom sets RBI record
    April 10, 2009
    Pack stomps CCU as Bloom sets RBI record The ThunderWolves cruised to a pair of wins over Colorado Christian Friday by scores of 12-9 and 24-8, riding a school record 8 RBI by Eric Bloom to victory in game two.
  • Fobes, Timmins selected as RMAC Players of the Week
    April 07, 2009
    Fobes, Timmins selected as RMAC Players of the Week CSU-Pueblo swept this week's RMAC baseball awards as senior outfielder/DH Jason Fobes was named RMAC Player of the Week and starting pitcher Dustin Timmins was named RMAC Pitcher of the Week, the RMAC announced Tuesday.
  • Pack battles in exhibition vs. Sky Sox
    April 07, 2009
    Pack battles in exhibition vs. Sky Sox CSU-Pueblo baseball got to square down with the top prospects in the Colorado Rockies organization Tuesday, hanging with the Colorado Springs Sky Sox for five innings before losing in an exhibition at Security Service Field.
  • Pack seizes opportunities, sweeps Metro State
    April 05, 2009
    Pack seizes opportunities, sweeps Metro State The ThunderWolves took advantage of a total of 19 walks, four wild pitches and two passed balls issued by Metro State Sunday, allowing the Pack to claim a sweep in a much-needed RMAC doubleheader.
  • Pack earns wild split vs. Metro
    April 03, 2009
    Pack earns wild split vs. Metro CSU-Pueblo and Metro State dished out a total of 67 hits over their doubleheader Friday as neither team scored under 10 runs, with Metro State winning 14-11 in the first game before the Pack evened the score with a 13-11 win.
  • ThunderWolves swept by Mesa
    March 29, 2009
    ThunderWolves swept by Mesa No. 3-ranked Mesa State completed a four-game sweep of the ThunderWolves Sunday at Grand Junction.
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2007-08

  • Massaro shares AAA shot with CSU-Pueblo family
    June 03, 2008
    Massaro shares AAA shot with CSU-Pueblo family Just a week ago, Massaro never thought he would be in Colorado Springs with his friends and family cheering him on. He was toiling with the Stockton Ports, the Athletics’ high-A club, after being demoted from Double-AA Midland. But a rash of injuries on the A’s at the Major League level prompted Massaro’s call up, which was part of an organization-wide overhaul that gave a number of players in the farm system a shot on the AAA club, the Sacramento River Cats.
  • Pack baseball adds 10 for 2009
    June 03, 2008
    Pack baseball adds 10 for 2009 The CSU-Pueblo baseball program added ten new signees for the 2009 season, Pack coach Stan Sanchez announced Tuesday. The pitching-rich 2009 class includes nine junior college transfers, as well as J.T. Greenhood, a Pueblo County High School graduate, who is one of the most celebrated prep standouts to ever come out of Pueblo.
  • Pack's Cordova earns all-region nod
    May 21, 2008
    Pack's Cordova earns all-region nod CSU-Pueblo outfielder Thomas Cordova added another award to his collection Wednesday, as he was recognized as a member of the American Baseball Coaches Association/Rawlings All-West Region team Wednesday as a second team selection.
  • CSU-Pueblo Baseball Camps to take place in June
    May 13, 2008
    CSU-Pueblo Baseball Camps to take place in June The Colorado State University-Pueblo baseball team will hold its summer camps for youths aged 8-12 in June 2008. Four camps will be offered during the month in which CSU-Pueblo coaches and players will help campers develop their skills.
  • Errors spoil 'Pack the Park' for ThunderWolves
    May 02, 2008
    Errors spoil 'Pack the Park' for ThunderWolves The only thing colder than the frigid weather conditions Friday night on Hobbs Field at the Runyon Sports Complex was the defense of the Colorado State University-Pueblo baseball team.
  • Pack finishes out of the money after sweep by Regis
    May 02, 2008
    Pack finishes out of the money after sweep by Regis The ThunderWolves saw their playoff hopes go up in flames Saturday as the visiting Regis Rangers scored a sweep over the Pack, winning the first game 11-3 before scoring a 6-0 win in the second game.
  • Bovard voted Athlete of the Week for May 1, 2008
    May 01, 2008
    Bovard voted Athlete of the Week for May 1, 2008 Baseball player Rutger Bovard has been selected as the CSU-Pueblo Athlete of the Week, according to the visitors of GoThunderWolves.com.
  • 2008 'Pack the Park' is Friday at Runyon Field
    April 29, 2008
    2008 'Pack the Park' is Friday at Runyon Field The ThunderWolves annual baseball bash, "Pack the Park," will take place on Friday, May 2, 2008 at Runyon Field in Pueblo as the ThunderWolves host Regis, looking to secure a playoff spot and break the NCAA Division II baseball attendance record.
  • Pack's Bovard earns RMAC Player of the Week honor
    April 29, 2008
    Pack's Bovard earns RMAC Player of the Week honor Fresh off of a weekend that saw him hit over .500 and knock in 15 runs, Pack junior centerfielder Rutger Bovard has been named the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Player of the Week, the RMAC announced Tuesday.
  • Pack explodes for 24 runs, claims split from Mines
    April 27, 2008
    Pack explodes for 24 runs, claims split from Mines It was just what the doctor ordered - in a season defined by struggles and inconsistency, the Pack put it all together Sunday, exploding for 24 runs and solidifying their claim to the sixth and final playoff spot in the race for the RMAC Tournament.
  • Hernandez' 15 Ks undone in extra-inning loss
    April 25, 2008
    Hernandez' 15 Ks undone in extra-inning loss Though Pack pitcher Jesus Hernandez threw 15 strikeouts against Colorado Mines Friday, the ThunderWolves saw a ninth-inning rally blow up in their faces as Mines beat the Pack 8-7 in 10 innings.
  • Davitt first-team selection to RMAC all-academic team
    April 24, 2008
    Davitt first-team selection to RMAC all-academic team Pack senior Matt Davitt has been selected as a first-team member of the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference all-academic team, the RMAC announced Wednesday.
  • Pack scores huge upset, sweeps #9 Metro State
    April 22, 2008
    Pack scores huge upset, sweeps #9 Metro State After the ThunderWolves' non-conference doubleheader with #9 Metro State Tuesday, it was hard to tell which team was nationally ranked and which one had struggled through the 2008 season.
  • Pack's playoff hopes slip, loses to Kearney
    April 20, 2008
    Pack's playoff hopes slip, loses to Kearney The ThunderWolves missed an opportunity to maintain a lead over New Mexico Highlands for the sixth and final RMAC playoff spot, losing 17-9 to Nebraska-Kearney and seeing their lead over the Cowboys dwindle to just one game.
  • Pack bats deliver split with Kearney
    April 19, 2008
    Pack bats deliver split with Kearney Pack reserve first baseman Jerry Salazar got a rare nod as the starting first baseman Saturday against Nebraska-Kearney, and he certainly made it count. The Pueblo native logged 4 RBI in leading the ThunderWolves to a 15-7 win in the Pack's second game, salvaging a doubleheader split.
  • Big inning dooms Pack against Kearney
    April 18, 2008
    Big inning dooms Pack against Kearney A bases loaded double by Kearney's Griff Watson was the centerpiece of a five-run fifth inning that allowed the Lopers to surge ahead of the Pack and claim a 7-4 win Friday.
  • Pack stays in line for playoff spot after split with Highlands
    April 13, 2008
    Pack stays in line for playoff spot after split with Highlands Coming in to this weekend's four-game set with New Mexico Highlands, the ThunderWolves had an opportunity to create a sizable margin between themselves and Highlands for the sixth and final playoff spot in the RMAC Tournament. After splitting the four-game set, though, the ThunderWolves still lack breathing room.
  • Pack splits with Highlands
    April 12, 2008
    Pack splits with Highlands Four players had three hits apiece as Colorado State University-Pueblo defeated New Mexico Highlands University 9-6 to gain a split of a Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference baseball series Saturday.
  • T-Wolves' baseball team overcomes adversity, slide
    April 08, 2008
    T-Wolves' baseball team overcomes adversity, slide Getting through adversity is what athletics is all about. Just ask Joe Proto and Nick Balentine.
  • Double-play combo is solid as Pack completes sweep of CCU
    April 05, 2008
    Double-play combo is solid as Pack completes sweep of CCU The motto of Pack baseball these days is simple and almost zen-like: "Things unfold as they should." Following the Pack's four-game home sweep of Colorado Christian, which they finished Saturday by taking down the Cougars 10-5 and 9-2, the ThunderWolves have purged all memories of a 12-game losing streak, instead basking in the glow of a newly-minted five-game win streak, the team's longest win streak of the season.
  • Pack pitching steps up, enables doubleheader sweep
    April 04, 2008
    Pack pitching steps up, enables doubleheader sweep Dustin Timmins and Jesus Hernandez pitched lights out as the Thunderwolves won the first two games of the four game series with the Colorado Christian Cougars, Friday at Rawlings Field.
  • Fobes voted Athlete of the Week for Apr. 3, 2008
    April 03, 2008
    Fobes voted Athlete of the Week for Apr. 3, 2008 Baseball player Jason Fobes has been selected as the CSU-Pueblo Athlete of the Week, according to the visitors of GoThunderWolves.com.
  • Pack knocks off NMSU in team's cable TV debut
    April 02, 2008
    Pack knocks off NMSU in team's cable TV debut In front of a regional television audience for the first time in school history, the Pack put it all together, knocking off DI New Mexico State 7-6 Tuesday.
  • Pack gives DI New Mexico St. a run for their money
    April 01, 2008
    Pack gives DI New Mexico St. a run for their money So much for the ThunderWolves being a DII pushover and a supposed easy win for Division I New Mexico State Monday. The Pack nearly stole one from the Aggies in a shootout, losing 17-15.
  • Former Pack player lands job with Colorado Rockies
    March 31, 2008
    Former Pack player lands job with Colorado Rockies Albert Sandoval may never play for the Colorado Rockies but he's hoping to be an intragal part of the organization.
  • Metro State completes sweep of ThunderWolves
    March 30, 2008
    Metro State completes sweep of ThunderWolves Metro State is considered one of the top teams in the country, coming into this weekend's four-game set with the Pack ranked 13th in the country. But with an 8-6 win over the Pack Sunday, the ThunderWolves tried not to make excuses as their losing streak extended to 11.
  • Metro State hands Pack loss
    March 28, 2008
    Metro State hands Pack loss The Colorado State University-Pueblo baseball team lost its eighth consecutive game Friday 17-9 to Metro State College at Aurauria Field.
  • Pack encouraged by Sat. performance against Mesa
    March 22, 2008
    Pack encouraged by Sat. performance against Mesa It may be the first sin of athletics to call any loss a "moral victory," but the ThunderWolves' performance in a 4-2 loss to Mesa State Saturday provided something much easier to accept - encouragement.
  • Mesa keeps up barrage, sweeps double dip from Pack
    March 21, 2008
    Mesa keeps up barrage, sweeps double dip from Pack The Mesa State Mavericks were able continue their dominance over the ThunderWolves by winning both games in the conference doubleheader Friday at Rawlings Field.
  • A Perfect Storm: Mesa devours Pack
    March 20, 2008
    A Perfect Storm: Mesa devours Pack Year after year, when the ThunderWolves' key rival, Mesa state, comes to town, it is often a battle of the titans, with the victor having the inside track to the RMAC title. But Mesa State, brutally and unapologetically, showed that that title will likely not go through Pueblo this year. The Mavericks stormed in to Rawlings Field and came away with a dominant 19-1 victory.
  • ThunderWolf pitching collapses, drops third straight to Regis
    March 16, 2008
    ThunderWolf pitching collapses, drops third straight to Regis Another day, another bullpen implosion by the ThunderWolves, who saw relievers give up 11 runs in a wacky 19-14 loss to Regis Sunday.
  • Mattivi, Garcia solid as Pack upends Regis
    March 14, 2008
    Mattivi, Garcia solid as Pack upends Regis Before this season, South High School graduate Mario Mattivi was hoping to battle his way into the ThunderWolves' rotation, perhaps excelling a number-four, Sunday afternoon pitcher for the Pack. Now, he's a solid number-one.
  • Pack rights the ship with 14-9 win over Mines
    March 09, 2008
    Pack rights the ship with 14-9 win over Mines With a wake-up call loudly blaring in the Pack's collective ears, the ThunderWolves rallied against the Orediggers Sunday, pulling off a much-needed 14-9 win.
  • Stunned ThunderWolves swept by Mines
    March 08, 2008
    Stunned ThunderWolves swept by Mines First, Mines defeated the ThunderWolves for the first time in 28 tries in the early game of a doubleheader Saturday. Then, the Orediggers added insult to injury.
  • Pack bats marshal a hit parade, rout Mines 18-5
    March 07, 2008
    Pack bats marshal a hit parade, rout Mines 18-5 The ThunderWolves' bats revved up to full speed Friday, logging 21 hits in an 18-5 rout of Colorado Mines Friday afternoon.
  • Wismann voted Athlete of the Week for Mar. 6, 2008
    March 06, 2008
    Wismann voted Athlete of the Week for Mar. 6, 2008 Baseball player Matt Wismann has been selected as the CSU-Pueblo Athlete of the Week, according to the visitors of GoThunderWolves.com.
  • Pack's Garcia selected as RMAC pitcher of the week
    March 04, 2008
    Pack's Garcia selected as RMAC pitcher of the week The Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference has announced that CSU-Pueblo reliever, Chris Garcia, has been named RMAC Pitcher of the Week.
  • Small-ball pays off as Pack splits with Metro
    March 04, 2008
    Small-ball pays off as Pack splits with Metro There is a reason that the Metro State pitching staff is considered one of the best in the RMAC - the ThunderWolves found that out first hand Tuesday. The ThunderWolves overcame that, though, in grinding out a split.
  • ThunderWolves ranked seventh in region by Baseball Writers
    March 03, 2008
    ThunderWolves ranked seventh in region by Baseball Writers The National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association has announced that the ThunderWolves are ranked seventh in the Division II West Region poll, according to rankings released Monday.
  • Pack comes tumbling back to earth, splits series with Kearney
    March 01, 2008
    Pack comes tumbling back to earth, splits series with Kearney “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times” - for the Thunderwolves this weekend, those words could not be more true. On Saturday, just one day after sweeping a doubleheader from Nebraska-Kearney, the Thunderwolves dropped both games against the Lopers.
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