ThunderWolves welcome Christian and Mines to start RMAC play

ThunderWolves welcome Christian and Mines to start RMAC play

PUEBLO, Colo. (September 15, 2016) – The Colorado State University-Pueblo men's soccer team will begin Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference play against Colorado Christian Friday at 7 p.m., the first of five straight games at the Art & Lorraine Gonzales Soccer Stadium.

CSU-Pueblo returns to the friendly confines of Gonzales Stadium after a 0-2 road trip a week ago. The Pack fell 2-1 in overtime Friday at Northeastern State. Connor Marth (Jr., Tulsa, Okla.) scored his first goal of the season in the effort. Sunday the Pack was shutout 3-0 at West Texas A&M.

The homestand continues Sunday when the Pack host Colorado School of Mines at 1 p.m. followed by matches with Adams State (Sept. 23), Fort Lewis (Sept. 25) and UCCS (Sept. 30).

How to Follow the Pack

Friday, September 16, 2016: CSU-Pueblo vs. Colorado Christian 7:00 p.m. (Stats)

Sunday, September 18, 2016: CSU-Pueblo vs. Colorado Mines 1:00 p.m. (Stats)

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CSU-Pueblo News and Notes

  • CSU-Pueblo is 39-10-3 all-time against Colorado Christian. The ThunderWolves have won the past five meetings with the Cougars.
  • Against Colorado School of Mines, the Pack are 9-34-4 all time. The Pack's last win was on Oct. 14, 2007.

Opponent Capsules

Colorado Christian University Cougars

Record: 0-5 (0-1 RMAC)

Statistical Leaders:

       Points: 4 – Genaro Arellano        

       Goals: 2 – Arellano

       Shots: 11 – Blake Goodale

       Goalkeeper Saves: 34 – Brandon Eide

Last game played: September 14th – Lost 0-7, vs. Colorado School of Mines.

About the Cougars

CCU has been outscored 21-2 in five games. They opened RMAC play Thursday versus CSM. began the season with a 3-1 mark in nonconference play. The Skyhawks picked up their first win of the season Sept. 5 versus Eastern New Mexico. 

Colorado School of Mines Orediggers

Record: 2-2-1 (1-0 RMAC)

Statistical leaders:

        Points: 5 – Ford Edwards

        Goals: 2 – Three players    

        Shots: 13 – Nikolaus Grotz

        Goalkeeper Saves: 15 – Leo Chely

Last game played: September 14th – Won 7-0, at Colorado Christian

About the Orediggers

CSM defeated Colorado Christian 7-0 in their RMAC opener. The Cougars went 1-2-1 in nonconference play.

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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.