ThunderWolves head north for two games in Aurora

ThunderWolves head north for two games in Aurora

PUEBLO, Colo. (April 12, 2018) – Colorado State University-Pueblo will travel to Aurora, Colo. for a pair of games. The Pack will play Johnson & Wales University Friday at 6 p.m. and faceoff with Notre Dame De Namur Sunday at 12 p.m. Both games will be played at the Aurora Sports Complex. 

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CSU-Pueblo enters the weekend 3-6 with a 1-3 record in Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference games. The Pack will look to snap a four-game losing streak. Three of these four losses have come against ranked opponents.

Coming off of a seven-point game against Westminster College (two goals and five assists), Blake Foerster (Sr., Centennial, Colo.) continues to lead the RMAC in scoring. The attackman has averaged 4.89 points per game, 12th most in D-II. 

Foerster's 2.89 goals per game also lead the RMAC and ranks 18th nationally. He has averaged 2.0 assists per game, eighth most in D-II. 

Preston DeHerrera (Sr., Northglenn, Colo.) leads the RMAC with 1.67 caused turnovers per game. He ranks 30th in D-II in takeaways per game.

Taylor Davis (Jr., Littleton, Colo.) ranks second in the RMAC with 2.67 goals per game. He is the 26th leading scorer nationally. Davis' 3.78 points per game are good for seventh in the RMAC.

Anthony Ferrie (Jr., Littleton, Colo.) ranks third in the RMAC with 3.89 points per game. Ferrie's 1.67 assists per game also stand third in the conference.  He ranks 23rd in D-II in assist per game.

Senior Caleb Johnson (Castle Rock, Colo.) shined in the Pack's game last Sunday against Westminster. Johnson had 10 ground balls and won 13 of 18 in the faceoff circle. The midfielder has 3.11 ground balls per game, ninth-most in the RMAC. 

Nick Richards (Sr., Henderson, Nev.) has made 13.25 saves per game, eighth-most in D-II. Richards ranks second in the RMAC with 106 saves and 13.25 saves per game. 

His fellow Nevadan Devin Thrower (So., Las Vegas, Nev.) ranks fourth in the RMAC with 1.56 caused turnovers per game. Michael DeMaio (Fr., Gambrills, Md.) averages 3.89 ground balls per game., fifth-most in the RMAC. DeMaio's  1.0 caused turnovers per game ranks ninth in the RMAC.

The Pack will face a Wildcats team Friday that has yet to win this season. Johnson & Wales is 0-7. They have lost to the other four RMAC schools by an average of 26.5 goals per defeat.

The Argonauts are 2-7 on the season.  The Pack beat NDNU 17-6 in their only meeting April 1, 2016.

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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