Meisner named RMAC scholar-athlete
[6/12/12] - CSU-Pueblo graduating senior Lee Meisner has been named CSU-Pueblo's representative male scholar-athlete for 2012, the RMAC announced Monday.

CSU-Pueblo honor athletes recognized
[4/17/12] - Six outstanding graduating senior student-athletes were recognized with awards of distinction Tuesday as top student-athletes at CSU-Pueblo.

'Signing Day Event' slated for Feb. 1
[1/23/12] - The annual CSU-Pueblo Signing Day Event, taking place the evening of "National Signing Day" at the Pueblo Convention Center, is slated for Wednesday, Feb. 1.

Pack's 2011 All-American total now at nine
[1/19/12] - The final 2011 Division II Football All-American teams were announced Thursday, as Don Hansen's Football Gazette and released the final All-American squads of the season.

'Beyond Sports Network' names five T-Wolves to All-America squad
[1/5/12] - The 'Beyond Sports Network', a collegiate athlete networking web site, has released its 2011 Division II All-American squad, which includes five ThunderWolves.

Nine ThunderWolves earn first-team all-region honors
[1/4/12] - A total of 16 ThunderWolves, including nine first-teamers, received recognition as All-Super Region Three selections by Don Hansen's Football Gazette Wednesday.

Wristen named National Coach of the Year
[12/28/11] - CSU-Pueblo head football coach, John Wristen, has been named the Division II National Coach of the Year by American Football Monthly magazine.

Meisner, Wristen headline All-Colorado accolades
[12/22/11] - CSU-Pueblo senior linebacker Lee Meisner was named the National Football Foundation Colorado Chapter Defensive Player of the Year Thursday, joining his coach, John Wristen, who was also named Colorado Coach of the Year.

Pack ranked ninth to finish season
[12/19/11] - CSU-Pueblo was ranked in the Division II top ten to finish the season for the first time in school history, ranked ninth in the land in the final American Football Coaches' Association poll released Monday.

Major, Meisner claim more All-America honors
[12/17/11] - For the second time this year, both Kyle Major and Lee Meisner have named All-Americans, this time on the Associated Press Little All-America team.

Hughes named National Coordinator of the Year
[12/17/11] - CSU-Pueblo defensive coordinator Hunter Hughes has earned a very prestigious honor, being named the Division II Coordinator of the Year by FootballScoop and SpeedTracs.

DeRose selected for RMAC Hall of Fame
[12/15/11] - Former football and track standout, athletic director and tireless promoter and supporter of CSU-Pueblo Athletics, Dan DeRose, has been selected for induction into the RMAC Hall of Fame.

Major, Meisner earn All-American status
[12/14/11] - CSU-Pueblo seniors Kyle Major and Lee Meisner each earned Daktronics All-American honors, it was announced Wednesday.

2012 CSU-Pueblo football season tickets now on sale
[12/12/11] - CSU-Pueblo football fans that are itching for the 2012 football season begin can get an early jump on the expected season ticket rush by renewing their existing seats or purchasing new seats for just $45, the CSU-Pueblo Department of Athletics announced.

Meisner named Academic All-American
[12/7/11] - CSU-Pueblo senior linebacker Lee Meisner has been named an Academic All-American by Capital One and the College Sports Information Directors of America.

Def. coordinator Hughes up for national coordinator of the year
[12/7/11] - John Wristen isn't the only CSU-Pueblo football coach up for a national award. Defensive coordinator Hunter Hughes also needs your vote as he is one of four national finalists for Football Scoop/SpeedTracs Coordinator of the Year.

Wristen named one of five finalists for Liberty Mutual Coach of the Year
[12/6/11] - CSU-Pueblo head coach John Wristen was named one of five finalists for the Liberty Mutual Division II National Coach of the Year, Liberty Mutual announced Tuesday.

Wristen named AFCA Regional Coach of the Year
[12/6/11] - CSU-Pueblo head coach John Wristen was recognized as one of five Division II regional coaches of the year, the American Football Coaches' Association announced Tuesday.

Meisner named Regional Defensive Player of the Year
[11/30/11] - CSU-Pueblo linebacker Lee Meisner added another honor to his trophy case Wednesday after being named the Super Region 3 Defensive Player of the Year, making him one of five ThunderWolves to earn all-region honors.

Pack's dream season ends at hands of national champs
[11/26/11] - "To be the best, you gotta beat the best" is a tried and true mantra, and Saturday for the ThunderWolves, they came within a field goal of doing just that, standing by as their season ended in a 24-21 loss to Minnesota-Duluth.

RMAC postseason accolades aplenty for ThunderWolves
[11/16/11] - The RMAC champion ThunderWolves were recognized accordingly for an outstanding season as RMAC postseason awards were given out Wednesday, headlined by defensive player of the year, Lee Meisner.

Pack rises to No. 1 in the nation
[11/14/11] - CSU-Pueblo rose to a ranking that was unthinkable to anybody outside of the Pack locker room three months ago, coming in as the top team in the country in the latest AFCA Coaches' Poll released Monday.

ThunderWolves earn top seed, prepare to host playoff games
[11/13/11] - CSU-Pueblo was rewarded for its 11-0 Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference championship season Sunday with the announcement that the ThunderWolves will be the top seed in its region and get the opportunity to host as many as three home playoff games, the NCAA announced.

'11 in 11' realized by ThunderWolves
[11/12/11] - In preseason camp, CSU-Pueblo's players put a signature on the end of their text messages that advertised their 2011 goals in no uncertain terms - "11 in '11". Saturday, that bold prediction was realized in an 11-0 season and an RMAC Championship.

Pack's Lewis one of 22 finalists for Harlon Hill Trophy
[11/11/11] - For the second straight year, CSU-Pueblo senior tailback Jesse Lewis is one of 22 national finalists for the Harlon Hill Trophy, the NCAA Division II equivalent of The Heisman Trophy.

Meisner earns second career Academic All-District honor
[11/10/11] - CSU-Pueblo senior linebacker Lee Meisner has been named Academic All-District by ESPN The Magazine and the College Sports Information Directors of American (CoSIDA).

ThunderWolves climb to second in the nation
[11/7/11] - CSU-Pueblo has been given its highest national ranking in the history of the football program - No. 2 - in the latest American Football Coaches' Association Division II Coaches' Poll.

Pack's a 'perfect 10' after win over Western State
[11/5/11] - CSU-Pueblo extended its record to 10-0 Saturday, mauling Western State 41-3 at the Neta & Eddie DeRose ThunderBowl.

Pack climbs to No. 4 in latest poll
[10/31/11] - CSU-Pueblo rose to a ranking of fourth in the nation Monday after improving to 9-0 with last week's win over New Mexico Highlands.

Pack retains region's top ranking
[10/31/11] - CSU-Pueblo continued to be ranked at the top of the NCAA Division II Super Regional rankings, the NCAA announced Monday.

Mathews, Sandoval net RMAC weekly honors
[10/31/11] - CSU-Pueblo standouts J.B. Mathews and Josh Sandoval were recognized by the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Monday as its players of the week.

ThunderWolves defense again stellar in 37-0 win
[10/29/11] - CSU-Pueblo improved to a school-record 9-0 Saturday in impressive fashion, using the time-honored strengths of solid defense and a heady running game to take down New Mexico Highlands 37-0.

ThunderWolves start atop regional rankings
[10/24/11] - CSU-Pueblo is in control of its own destiny for a home playoff game and first round bye in the NCAA Division II National Playoffs, ranked first in the initial NCAA regional rankings released Monday.

ThunderWolves climb to No. 7
[10/24/11] - CSU-Pueblo improved to a ranking of 7th in the nation Monday after its 27-7 win over Colorado Mesa, the American Football Coaches Association announced.

Major nets another RMAC weekly honor
[10/24/11] - CSU-Pueblo senior kicker Kyle Major was again recognized by the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference as its special teams player of the week.

ThunderWolves turn away scrappy Colorado Mesa
[10/22/11] - In a game that saw eight total personal fouls called, the CSU-Pueblo stopped a determined Colorado Mesa squad Saturday, securing a 27-7 win.

Paint the stands in pink at football, volleyball games
[10/21/11] - CSU-Pueblo's "Pink Out" football game Saturday with Colorado Mesa, as well as the ThunderWolves' 5th annual "Block Out Breast Cancer" volleyball game Tuesday give Pack fans a chance to donate to breast cancer awareness causes.

CSU-Pueblo football team featured in USA Today
[10/19/11] - The CSU-Pueblo football team continues to receive national coverage as it was featured in an article in the USA Today.

Dickens earns Colorado Player of the Week honors
[10/18/11] - CSU-Pueblo cornerback Stephan Dickens became a rare defensive selection for the National Football Foundation, Colorado Chapter Player of the Week.

Meisner named RMAC Academic Player of the Year
[10/18/11] - CSU-Pueblo linebacker Lee Meisner earned RMAC Academic Player of the Year honors Tuesday, headlining a solid crop of student-athletes receiving first or second-team honors on the Academic All-RMAC squad.

Pack now in top ten in two polls
[10/18/11] - For the first time in school history, CSU-Pueblo is ranked in the top ten nationally in two separate polls, as the poll has put the Pack in the top ten.

Pack moves into the top ten
[10/17/11] - CSU-Pueblo moved into the top ten in the NCAA Division II national rankings for the first time in school history, receiving a ranking of 8th in the latest AFCA Division II Coaches' Poll.

Major, Dickens selected RMAC Players of the Week
[10/17/11] - For the fifth straight week, CSU-Pueblo had at least one player named an RMAC Player of the Week as Stephan Dickens earned defensive honors and Kyle Major earned offensive honors.

Pack secures earth-shaking win over undefeated Lopers
[10/15/11] - CSU-Pueblo used a stout defensive performance to trip up the top-ranked offense in the nation Saturday, using four interceptions to grab a 27-14 win over fourth-ranked Nebraska-Kearney.

Pack football program featured on
[10/13/11] - CSU-Pueblo's football program, including its unique way it strengthens its athletes physically and mentally, has been featured on the website.

CSU-Pueblo Football Newsletter: Oct. 11, 2011

Mathews racks up another honor
[10/11/11] - CSU-Pueblo freshman tailback J.B. Mathews was again named a player of the week Tuesday, this time by the National Football Foundation's Colorado Chapter.

ThunderWolves remain ranked 11th
[10/10/11] - CSU-Pueblo didn't move up the American Football Coaches' Association rankings after its 23-6 win over Colorado School of Mines Thursday, still ranked at 11th this week.

Mathews, Costa garner Player of the Week honors
[10/10/11] - Two ThunderWolves garnered RMAC Player of the Week honors this week, as both J.B. Mathews and Josh Costa were recognized.

Pack wows national TV audience with convincing win
[10/6/11] - CSU-Pueblo exorcised a few demons in front of a packed house Thursday night, improving to 6-0 with a 23-6 win over Colorado School of Mines on national television.

Tickets still available for Pack's game with Mines, available on numerous TV packages
[10/5/11] - Tickets are running out for CSU-Pueblo's nationally-televised Oct. 6 game with Colorado Mines, which will air across the country on the CBS College Sports network, locally on Altitude, and with other affiliates.

CSU-Pueblo Football Newsletter: Oct. 4, 2011

Two ThunderWolves identified by pro scouting organization
[10/4/11] - CSU-Pueblo seniors Kyle Major and Lee Meisner have been added to the watch list for the 2012 Beyond Sports Network Collegiate Showcase, a pro combine style opportunity for FCS, D-II, D-III and NAIA athletes.

ThunderWolves rise to 11th in the nation
[10/3/11] - CSU-Pueblo rose three spots in the latest American Football Coaches' Association Division II poll released Monday, coming in at 11th after sitting at 14th for two straight weeks.

Meisner earns Player of the Week honors
[10/3/11] - CSU-Pueblo senior linebacker Lee Meisner was named the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Defensive Player of the Week Monday.

Meisner named semifinalist for NFF Scholar-Athlete Award
[9/29/11] - CSU-Pueblo senior linebacker Lee Meisner has been named a semifinalist for the prestigious National Football Foundation Scholar-Athlete Award, the NFF announced Thursday.

CSU-Pueblo Football Newsletter: Sept. 27, 2011

Sandoval nabs RMAC Special Teams honor
[9/26/11] - CSU-Pueblo punt returner Josh Sandoval was named the RMAC Special Teams Player of the Week Monday, marking third time in four weeks a ThunderWolf has garnered the weekly special teams honor.

Pack remains ranked 14th in the nation
[9/26/11] - As the top 15 teams in the nation all won last weekend, CSU-Pueblo remained entrenched at a ranking of 14th nationally in the American Football Coaches' Association poll, released Monday.

Pack takes care of Skyhawks in well-rounded showing
[9/24/11] - CSU-Pueblo posted its second shutout of the season Saturday, blanking Fort Lewis 47-0 and improving to 4-0 on the season.

CSU-Pueblo Football Newsletter: Sept. 20, 2011

Pack's Lewis named Colorado Player of the Week
[9/20/11] - CSU-Pueblo tailback Jesse Lewis has been named the National Football Foundation, Colorado Chapter Player of the Week.

ThunderWolves rise to 20th in poll
[9/20/11] - CSU-Pueblo's ranking improved in the other major Division II football poll, the poll, rising from 24th to 20th in the nation this week.

ThunderWolves weigh in at 14th in the nation
[9/19/11] - The Pack's stock keeps on rising, and following its 20-11 win over Adams State Saturday, the ThunderWolves rose to 14th in the nation in the latest AFCA Coaches' Poll.

ThunderWolves crash Adams State's party, outlast Grizzlies
[9/17/11] - It had all the makings for an upset - Adams State was hosting its first ever night game, showing off its brand spanking new dorms and video board, against perhaps its biggest rival in the ThunderWolves. But the Pack ruined all that, winning 20-11.

CSU-Pueblo Football Newsletter: Sept. 15, 2011

ThunderWolves make it into the top 20
[9/12/11] - CSU-Pueblo rose to 18th in the country in the latest American Football Coaches' Association (AFCA) Division II Top 25 poll released Monday.

Pack stays perfect, avoids trap game
[9/10/11] - Facing a potential trap game before conference play opens up, the CSU-Pueblo football team put its foot on the gas and never looked back as they blew past Northwest Oklahoma State 41-0.

CSU-Pueblo Football Newsletter: Sept. 7, 2011

Pack rises to 21st in the nation
[9/5/11] - CSU-Pueblo made its debut in the American Football Coaches' Association Division II Poll Monday, entering at 21st in the country following its win over West Texas A&M last week.

Pack's game with Colorado Mines to be televised locally on Altitude
[9/1/11] - The CBS College Sports Network's Division II Game of the Week featuring CSU-Pueblo and Colorado School of Mines on October 6 will be carried locally on the Altitude Sports Network, Altitude announced Thursday.

Pack stuns 19th-ranked West Texas A&M
[9/1/11] - CSU-Pueblo wasn't supposed to go in to one of the most hostile environments in all of Division II and snag a win, but that's just what they did Thursday night, eking out a 26-24 win over 19th-ranked West Texas A&M.

Eight new assistants added to staffs over summer months
[8/29/11] - Eight new assistant coaches were added by various CSU-Pueblo coaching staffs over the summer, including three alumni of the Pack athletic program.

CSU-Pueblo Football Newsletter: Aug. 29, 2011

Three picked for D2 vs NAIA Senior Bowl Preseason Team
[8/19/11] - Preseason honors keep rolling in for CSU-Pueblo football players as Jesse Lewis, Kyle Major and Lee Meisner, who were each selected as members of the D2 vs NAIA Senior Bowl Preseason All-American Team.

Tickets for Pack's game at West Texas A&M go on sale Monday
[8/16/11] - Tickets for CSU-Pueblo's season-opening game at West Texas A&M will go on sale Monday morning, West Texas A&M officials announced.

Group sales now available for CSU-Pueblo home football games
[8/16/11] - Group tickets in clusters of 20 or more are now available for any of CSU-Pueblo’s six home football games. Of particular note is the ThunderWolves’ nationally-televised game with Colorado School of Mines Oct. 6, where a capacity-plus crowd is expected.

ThunderWolves open season receiving votes in national poll
[8/15/11] - The ThunderWolves received a mention in the Division II Preseason Top 25 released Monday, possibly paving the way toward a national ranking with a hot start to 2011.

Catch coaches' and players' previews of the 2011 Pack Football season
[8/15/11] - It's 'Media Day' season for the ThunderWolves, and as the Pack's fall camp gets underway, watch interviews with CSU-Pueblo players and head coach, John Wristen, about the upcoming 2011 season.

Pack garners first place votes in RMAC Coaches' Poll
[8/1/11] - CSU-Pueblo was picked to finish tied for second, receiving one first place vote, in the RMAC Preseason Football Coaches' poll, released Monday. Senior linebacker Lee Meisner was also selected as the preseason defensive player of the year.

CSU-Pueblo to make fan bus available to football season-opener
[7/29/11] - The Colorado State University-Pueblo Department of Athletics will be providing fans an opportunity to see the ThunderWolves’ 2011 football season-opener in person on Sept. 1, providing a fan bus to Canyon, Tex. for the Pack’s showdown with nationally-ranked West Texas A&M.

Major placed on 2011 Fred Mitchell Award watch list
[7/14/11] - CSU-Pueblo senior kicker, Kyle Major, has been named one of 28 kickers in the nation to be placed on the watch list for the Fred Mitchell Award, honoring the top placekicker in NAIA, FCS, D-II and D-III.

Pack assistant Miller calls it a career
[7/8/11] - CSU-Pueblo Assistant Head Coach Tom Miller will retire after nearly 40 years coaching football.

Wristen gives first preview of 2011 at Sports Corp Luncheon
[6/29/11] - CSU-Pueblo head coach, John Wristen, started the football preview season Wednesday as he shared his insights about the Pack at the 2011 Colorado Springs Sports Corp Football Kickoff Luncheon.

Meisner, Lewis garner preseason All-American honors
[6/20/11] - CSU-Pueblo seniors Lee Meisner and Jesse Lewis have been named Preseason All-Americans by Division II Consensus Draft Services.

Meisner named Sporting News Preseason All-American
[6/13/11] - CSU-Pueblo senior linebacker Lee Meisner was named Preseason All-American by Sporting News, the publication announced last week.

CSU-Pueblo to host Colorado School of Mines in nationally-televised game
[5/31/11] - Football squads from Colorado State University – Pueblo and Colorado School of Mines will be featured on national television as part of the CBS College Sports Network’s NCAA Division II Game of the Week, the NCAA and CBS Sports Network announced Tuesday.

Pack alum Vaughn re-joins UFL's Las Vegas Locos
[5/20/11] - Former CSU-Pueblo All-American Chase Vaughn continued to get one step closer to his dream of playing in the NFL, re-signing a contract with the Las Vegas Locomotives of the UFL.