PUEBLO, Colo. (March 24, 2017) – The Colorado State University-Pueblo softball team returns to the friendly confines of Rawlings Softball Complex this week and welcomes Regis University for a crucial four-game Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference beginning Saturday.
The series begins at noon Saturday and game two to follow. The teams will finish the weekend Sunday with another twin bill beginning at 11 a.m.
Through the first month of conference play, CSU-Pueblo (11-13, 8-8 RMAC) sits tied with Regis in the RMAC Standings entering the weekend.
The Pack returns home after splitting a four game road series at Chadron State last week.
Freshman Gabby Moreno (3B, Scottsdale, Ariz.) guided the Pack offensively going 7-for-12 (.583 avg.) with three walks and one double, one homerun and five RBIs collected.
Michaela Burpee (So., C, Union City, Calif.) smacked two homeruns in the series and gathered five RBIs and two doubles.
K'Lee Kent (Jr., P, Hobbs, NM), Vivian Ledesma (So., SS, Colton, Calif.) and Moriah Turney (Sr., 2B, Brighton, Colo.) each hit their first homeruns of the year. Kent's three-run bomb in game three propelled the Pack past the Eagles in a 10-8 victory.
SETTING THE STAGE
Last season CSU-Pueblo defeated Regis 10-9 in their only meeting of the season.
Regis Rangers (16-16, 8-8 RMAC)
Last time on the field: Regis went 2-2 in a RMAC series at home against Fort Lewis. RU is led offensively by Carlie Sexton with a .402 average. In the circle the Rangers are guided by Logan Losh (13-5, 2.05 ERA).
Live stats/video links for select games can be found on the ThunderWolves' schedule page.
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ON DECK FOR THE THUNDERWOLVES
CSU-Pueblo travels north and battles at University of Colorado Colorado Springs Apr. 1-2 in a four game RMAC series at Mountain Lion Field in Colorado Springs.
As a member of the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference, Colorado State University – Pueblo competes in 22 varsity sports in NCAA Division II intercollegiate athletics.