CSU-Pueblo concludes home schedule versus No. 24 Colorado Mesa and Westminster

CSU-Pueblo concludes home schedule versus No. 24 Colorado Mesa and Westminster

PUEBLO, Colo. (October 13, 2016) – The Colorado State University-Pueblo men's soccer team ends the home portion of its schedule this week as No. 24 Colorado Mesa and Westminster comes to town for a pair of Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference matches at the Art & Lorraine Gonzales Soccer Stadium.

Friday the Pack will celebrate Parent/Family Day at the pitch and Sunday Pack head coach Roy Stanley and his staff will honor the departing seniors in a pregame ceremony ahead of kickoff against Westminster.

The Pack returns to action after two wins on the road at Fort Lewis and Adams State.

CSU-Pueblo scored a 1-0 overtime win at FLC behind Miles Sanchez's (Fr., Bothell, Wash.) fifth goal of the season just one minute into the extra period. The Pack outshot the Skyhawks 14-13 in the contest and held 9-4 corner kick advantage.

Sunday at Adams State Lucas Rodriguez (Jr., Bogota, Colombia) scored his first goal of the season in the 79th minute to guide the Pack in the 1-nil victory. The ThunderWolves earned seven corner kicks to the Grizzlies five.

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Friday, October 14, 2016: CSU-Pueblo vs. No. 24 Colorado Mesa Mavericks 7:00 p.m. (Stats)

Sunday, October 16, 2016: CSU-Pueblo at Westminster College 12:00 p.m. (Stats) (Video)

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CSU-Pueblo News and Notes

  • CSU-Pueblo is 4-9-3 all-time against Colorado Mesa. The ThunderWolves dropped a 4-0 decision Nov. 6, 2015 in the RMAC Tournament semifinals played in Golden, Colo.
  • Against Westminster, the Pack is 8-4-1 all-time. CSU-Pueblo scored a 3-1 victory over the Griffins last season in the teams' first meeting since 2008.

Opponent Capsules

No. 24 Colorado Mesa University Mavericks

Record: 9-1-3 (8-0-1 RMAC)

Statistical Leaders:

     Points: 35 – Roy Abergil

     Goals: 17 – Abergil

     Assists: 5 – Moshe Perez, Kevin Del Mazo

     Shots: 54 – Abergil

     Goalkeeper Saves: 41 – Briley Guarneri

Last game played: October 12th – Won 3-0, vs. Westminster

 

Westminster College Griffins

Record: 3-9 (2-7 RMAC)

Statistical leaders:

     Points: 9 – Cristian Alfaro

     Goals: 3 – Alfaro

     Assists: 3 - Alfaro

     Shots: 25 - Alfaro

     Goalkeeper Saves: 44 – Max Medley

Last game played: October 12th – Lost, 0-3 at Colorado Mesa

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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.