Pack to host UCCS Friday; plays Sunday at MSU Denver

Pack to host UCCS Friday; plays Sunday at MSU Denver

PUEBLO, Colo. (September 29, 2016) – The Colorado State University-Pueblo men's soccer team ends five-game homestand Friday when the Pack welcomes UCCS to town for a Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference matchup set for 7 p.m. at the Art & Lorraine Gonzales Soccer Stadium. The ThunderWolves end the weekend Sunday at MSU Denver at 2:30 p.m. at the Regency Athletic Complex.

The ThunderWolves return to the pitch after finishing 1-1 last week against Adams State and Fort Lewis. Pack freshman Miles Sanchez (Bothell, Wash.) scored three times in the two games including netting two goals Friday against Adams State.

Dycus Kelly (So., Laramie, Wyo.) scored his first goal of the year in the matchup Friday in the 3-1 victory over the Grizzlies.

Sunday marks the first game of a three game road trip. The Pack plays at Fort Lewis (Oct. 7) and at Adams State (Oct. 9).

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Friday, September 30, 2016: CSU-Pueblo vs. UCCS Mountain Lions 7:00 p.m. (Stats) (Video)

Sunday, October 2, 2016: CSU-Pueblo at MSU Denver Roadrunners 2:30 p.m. (Stats) (Video)

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CSU-Pueblo News and Notes

  • CSU-Pueblo is 21-31-3 all-time against UCCS. The ThunderWolves beat the Mountain Lions 1-0 last season in the first round of the RMAC Tournament.
  • Against MSU Denver, the Pack is 19-28-3 all time. The Pack's last win came at home Sept. 28, 2014 by a 1-0 score at home against then-ranked No. 8 Roadrunners.

Opponent Capsules

UCCS Mountain Lions

Record: 4-4-1 (3-2-0 RMAC)

Statistical Leaders:

Points: 6 – Conor Langenbahn   

Goals: 2 – Four players

Shots: 24 – Blake Barnes

Goalkeeper Saves: 19 – David Meyer

       Last game played: September 28th – Won 1-0, vs. MSU Denver

MSU Denver Roadrunners

Record: 5-3-1 (3-1-1 RMAC)

Statistical leaders:

Points: 12 – Josh Belfrage

Goals: 6 - Belfrage

Shots: 32 - Belfrage

Goalkeeper Saves: 31 – Hayden Rus

       Last game played: September 28th – Lost, 0-1 at UCCS

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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.