ThunderWolves tripped up in overtime

ThunderWolves tripped up in overtime

PUEBLO, Colo. (September 16, 2016) - The Colorado State University-Pueblo men's soccer team fell 2-1 in overtime Friday against Colorado Christian to open Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference play.

Colorado Christian clinched the win two minutes into the overtime period on a scramble in front of the net.

Mackenzie Paquette (Sr., Phoenix, Ariz.) scored the lone goal for the Pack in the 49th minute after he received a ball off a corner kick from Connor Marth (Jr., Tulsa, Okla.).

From the start CSU-Pueblo controlled possession for much of the first half, firing off six shots to the Cougars three. CCU led 2-1 in corner kicks.

Colorado Christian scored the equalizer in the 73rd minute following a lapse in the defense.

In the second period CSU-Pueblo again came out of the gates firing led by Paquette's four shots in the game.

For the contest the Pack held a 12-7 shot advantage along with 4-2 in corner kick attempts.

CSU-Pueblo (2-3, 0-1 RMAC) returns to the pitch Sunday when they welcome Colorado Mines to town for a 1 p.m. match at Art & Lorraine Gonzales Soccer Stadium.

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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.