ThunderWolves ranked No. 6 for second straight week in AFCA poll

ThunderWolves ranked No. 6 for second straight week in AFCA poll


WACO, Texas (October 20, 2015) – The Colorado State University-Pueblo football team stayed put as the No. 6 team in the American Football Coaches Association NCAA Division II poll, released Monday. The ThunderWolves were also No. 2 in the poll. 

The ThunderWolves (6-1, 5-0 RMAC) went on the road last weekend and scored 48 unanswered points to defeat Chadron State College 48-10. 

Minnesota State University, Mankato still tops the poll as the No. 1 team with 27 first-place votes, while the ThunderWolves' semifinal opponent a season ago, University of West Georgia, was No. 2 for the sixth straight week and picked up the other five first-place nods.

The ThunderWolves host No. 7 and undefeated Colorado School of Mines (7-0, 5-0 RMAC) in an important Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference showdown of last season's Co-RMAC Champions. Kickoff is set for 2 p.m. at the Neta and Eddie DeRose ThunderBowl.

Tickets can be purchased at the Massari Arena Box Office or online at

The game will also air live on Comcast CET, which is avaiable to Xfinity Comcast subscribers across the state of Colorado on channel 105 (900 HD).

The contest will serve as the Pack's Pink Out game to raise awareness for breast cancer and funds for the St. Mary-Corwin Breast Center of Excellence. Fans are encouraged to wear pink and donate to the cause. 

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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.