GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (May 4, 2018) – Making their first Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Tournament appearance, the No. 4 seed Colorado State University-Pueblo Men's Lacrosse team proved little resistance for the No.1 seed and No. 10 ranked Colorado Mesa University as the Pack fell 32-6 in the RMAC Tournament semifinals Friday at Walker Field.
Blake Foerster (Sr., Centennial, Colo.) finished his Pack career with a hat trick. The RMAC's leading scored netted three goals and dished out an assist. Foerster set a school record with 71 points, 40 goals and 31 assists in his senior campaign. He had 15 career hat tricks including Friday night's three-goal outburst.
Anthony Ferrie (Jr., Littleton, Colo.) led the Pack with three caused turnovers from the attack position. Ferrie also scored a goal. He snagged four ground balls, also a team-high.
Taylor Davis (Jr., Littleton, Colo.) potted a goal and handed out an assist. Davis matched Foerster's school-record with 40 goals in 2018.
The Pack's sixth goal came courtesy of KC Scott (So., Windsor, Colo.). Scott scored on his only shot of the game.
Michael DeMaio (Fr., Gambrills, Md.) and Caleb Johnson (Sr., Castle Rock, Colo.) each had four ground balls. Johnson's 69 ground balls in 2018 set a school record. DeMaio's 55 ground balls rank as the second highest single-season total in program history.
The Mavericks scored the game's first five goals before Foerster put the Pack on the board. Colorado Mesa answered Foerster's goal with another 10-0 run before he scored again. The Pack trailed 18-2 at halftime. They would roll to a 32-6 win.
The ThunderWolves finished the season 6-9. They went 2-6 in RMAC play. CSU-Pueblo made its first RMAC Tournament appearance The Pack's six wins matched a program-record for the Pack.
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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