CSU-Pueblo Softball Headlines


  • Bosio named Daktronics All-American
    May 27, 2010
    CSU-Pueblo sophomore pitcher and designated player, Justine Bosio, was named an honorable mention All-American by Daktronics, it was announced Thursday.
  • Bosio claims all-region honors
    May 19, 2010
    CSU-Pueblo pitcher/designated player, Justine Bosio, was recognized as a Daktronics All-Central Region selection at a designated player, it was announced Wednesday morning.
  • Two upsets ends Pack's season
    May 07, 2010
    Despite two more stellar pitching performances by hurler Justine Bosio, the ThunderWolves struggled to score Friday, falling to Regis then to Colorado Mines by 1-0 and 2-1 scores, ending the Pack's season.
  • Bosio, Pack blank Chadron State in RMAC opener
    May 06, 2010
    Pack hurler Justine Bosio tossed a masterpiece Thursday in the opening game of the 2010 RMAC Tournament vs. Chadron State, allowing just three hits and notching her fourth shutout of the season in a 6-0 win.
  • Nuanez earns CoSIDA/ESPN Academic All-District honor
    May 06, 2010
    CSU-Pueblo senior catcher Bo Nuanez has been recognized as a second-team academic all-district selection by the College Sports Information Directors of American and ESPN The Magazine, CoSIDA announced Thursday.
  • RMAC Tourney becomes do or die for Pack
    May 05, 2010
    After Wednesday's announcement that CSU-Pueblo has dropped out of the region's top ten, the ThunderWolves' goal in the 2010 RMAC Tournament has changed considerably: Win the whole thing or go home.
  • Purcell headlines Pack's all-RMAC selections
    May 04, 2010
    Four ThunderWolves received all-Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference honors Tuesday, headlined by a first-team all-RMAC honor for senior second baseman, Kelly Purcell.
  • Pack can't close deal on division title
    May 02, 2010
    For the second consecutive season, CSU-Pueblo played on the final day of the regular season with a chance to win the RMAC West Division title. And for the second consecutive year, the Pack couldn't close the deal, getting swept by Western New Mexico Sunday.
  • Pack within a win of West Division title
    May 01, 2010
    CSU-Pueblo played itself to within one win of its first ever RMAC West Division title Saturday, playing to a split with Western New Mexico in the final regular season series of the season.
  • Adams State takes 2 of 3 from Pack
    April 28, 2010
    In a crucial triple-header in Alamosa Wednesday, the Pack dropped the first two games,15-9 and 15-13 before the bats came alive for the Pack as they cruised to a 16-4 crushing of the Grizzlies.
  • CSU-Pueblo topples New Mexico Highlands
    April 25, 2010
    The CSU-Pueblo softball team bounced back from two losses on Saturday to sweep the Cowgirls 8-0 in 5 innings before scoring a huge come from behind victory in game two, 5-4.
  • CSU-Pueblo loses two against Highlands
    April 24, 2010
    The CSU-Pueblo softball team dropped two big RMAC games in getting swept by the visiting New Mexico Highlands University Cowgirls. The Pack could not hold onto a lead late in game one, falling 8-7 before three solo homers in game two was too much for the Pack as they fell, 4-0.
  • Nuanez nabs academic all-RMAC honors
    April 21, 2010
    CSU-Pueblo senior catcher Bo Nuanez was named an RMAC All-Academic selection Wednesday, the RMAC announced.
  • Pack emerges 3-1 from weekend action
    April 17, 2010
    CSU-Pueblo split its two-game series with Nebraska-Kearney Saturday, cruising to a 6-4 win before falling in a 6-5 heartbreaker in the late game.
  • Bosio, T-Wolves have field day with Chadron State
    April 16, 2010
    The CSU-Pueblo softball team battled frigid temperatures and cold winds en route to a doubleheader sweep of Chadron State Eagles. The Pack made quick work of the Eagles in game one, notching a 9-1 victory in a 8-run rule affair; before a big four-run inning in game two gave the Pack a 5-2 win.
  • ThunderWolves ink Otero JC standout Traxinger
    April 15, 2010
    The Colorado State University-Pueblo softball program has received a letter of intent from Otero Junior College pitcher and former Niwot High School standout, Shannon Traxinger to play softball for the ThunderWolves beginning in 2010.
  • ThunderWolves move up to sixth in Central Region
    April 14, 2010
    CSU-Pueblo was ranked sixth in the NCAA Division II Central Region according to the latest regional polls released by the NCAA Wednesday.
  • CSU-Pueblo finishes sweep of Fort Lewis
    April 11, 2010
    The CSU-Pueblo softball team completed the series sweep with Fort Lewis with two late game scoring surges and overall good pitching with a 5-3 win in game one before an RBI single propelled the T-Wolves to a 2-1 victory in the finale.
  • Pack gets doubleheader sweep
    April 10, 2010
    The CSU-Pueblo softball team returned home after a tough road trip to play host to Fort Lewis College Skyhawks, opening the weekend with two dramatic come from behind victories, winning game one 8-6 before pulling out a thriller in the nightcap for a 2-1 victory.
  • Softball tilt with Adams State cancelled
    April 06, 2010
    CSU-Pueblo's two-game doubleheader against Adams State, scheduled for Thursday, April 8, has now been cancelled. The games will be made up April 28 at Adams State, where the Grizzlies will host the ThunderWolves for a triple-header.
  • Pack split again at Mesa State
    April 03, 2010
    The CSU-Pueblo softball team ended the weekend with another doubleheader split with Mesa State on Saturday afternoon. The Pack dropped the first game 10-7, before rebounding in the finale with a 5-1 victory.
  • Pack splits at Mesa State
    April 02, 2010
    The CSU-Pueblo softball team traveled the five-hour drive over the Western Slope to take on Mesa State Mavericks in Grand Junction. The T-Wolves stumbled in game one, 2-1. Before bouncing back in the nightcap with a 9-4 victory.
  • Pack blasts Mountain Lions
    March 29, 2010
    The CSU-Pueblo Softball blasted there way through the final day of a 4-game series with the UCCS Mountain Lions in a big way, winning the first 14-4 before cruising to an easy 16-1 victory in game two.
  • Pack lays egg in Springs
    March 28, 2010
    Needing a series win to keep pace with Western New Mexico in the overall RMAC West Division standings, CSU-Pueblo took a major step backward when it lost two in a doubleheader Sunday to a sub-.500 UCCS team.
  • Softball remains in national-rankings
    March 24, 2010
    CSU-Pueblo, despite losing three of four to eighth-ranked Metro State last weekend, remained in the NFCA Division II rankings this week, "receiving votes" for the second consecutive week.
  • Softball doubleheader with Adams State rescheduled
    March 23, 2010
    CSU-Pueblo's mid-week doubleheader with Adams State has been rescheduled to Thursday, March 25 at 2 p.m. The game will take place at the Rawlings Sports Complex at CSU-Pueblo.
  • CSU-Pueblo gets split with Metro State
    March 22, 2010
    CSU-Pueblo split a doubleheader with eighth-ranked Metro State Monday, claiming a 6-4 win before falling 2-1 in a squeaker in the final game.
  • ThunderWolves suffer sweep at hands of #8 Metro State
    March 21, 2010
    CSU-Pueblo was the victim of a Metro State no-hitter then a walk-off home run Sunday, falling to a heartbreaking doubleheader sweep at the the hands of eighth-ranked Metro State Sunday.
  • ThunderWolves enter national rankings
    March 17, 2010
    CSU-Pueblo made its first appearance in the NFCA Division II national rankings since 2002 Wednesday when it "received votes" in the latest national poll
  • Bosio claims third straight pitching honor
    March 17, 2010
    CSU-Pueblo sophomore hurler Justine Bosio kept up her hot start to the 2010 season, earning her third consecutive RMAC Pitcher of the Week honor Wednesday.
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  • Pack softball adds 10 2010 signees
    May 28, 2009
    The CSU-Pueblo softball program, fresh off their 2009 season when they were the Central Region runner-up, have added 10 new student-athletes to the roster for 2010 season, coach Shane Showalter announced today.
  • Pack nets four on all-Region team
    May 13, 2009
    Four ThunderWolves were recognized with second-team honors on the Daktronics NCAA Division II All-Central Region team, Daktronics announced today.
  • Pack's magical run ends vs. Mesa State
    May 10, 2009
    A down 7th inning undid CSU-Pueblo's magical run in the Central Region Tournament Sunday as the Pack fell 10-6 to Mesa State in the Central Region Championship game.
  • ThunderWolves within reach of Central Region title
    May 09, 2009
    The ThunderWolves' unlikely run at the NCAA Division II Central Regional tournament continued Saturday as the Pack move to within one game of the NCAA Division II Central Regional championship game after rebounding from an early 8-3 loss to Mesa State before eliminating Colorado School of Mines with a 3-1 win in the day's late game.
  • Pack downs third-seeded Mines at regionals
    May 08, 2009
    #6 CSU-Pueblo defeated #3 Colorado School of Mines by a score of 7-1 on day one action of the NCAA Division II Central Region Tournament at the Regis Softball Field in Denver, Colo.
  • Softball team heading to NCAA's
    May 05, 2009
    CSU-Pueblo has received a bid to the NCAA Central Regional tournament, the NCAA announced Sunday night. Click here to find tournament information and follow the Pack in their quest for a Regional Championship.
  • Pack out at RMAC, awaits regional bid
    May 01, 2009
    CSU-Pueblo was unceremoniously swept out of the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference tournament Friday, losing to top-seeded Metro State and Mesa State, leaving the Pack to await word on a possible bid to the Central Regional Tournament next week.
  • Big first-inning lifts Pack to RMAC Tourney win
    April 30, 2009
    A three-run first inning by the ThunderWolves laid the groundwork for a 6-4 win over Regis Thursday morning in the first-round of the RMAC Softball Tournament, being held at Metro State College in Denver.
  • CSU-Pueblo sends five to all-RMAC team
    April 29, 2009
    The CSU-Pueblo softball team saw five of its players named to the all-Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference team, headlined by first teamers Kelly Purcell and Ashley Aldrich.
  • ThunderWolves sitting at sixth in region
    April 29, 2009
    The CSU-Pueblo softball team kept its hopes for a regional berth in check this week, as the Pack remained at sixth in the NCAA Central Region softball rankings, the NCAA announced Wednesday.
  • Pack places two on RMAC all-century softball team
    April 28, 2009
    CSU-Pueblo placed two members on the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference All-Century Softball Team - pitcher Kerri Chase and Niki (Toussaint) Whitaker, CSU-Pueblo's current associate athletic director.
  • ThunderWolves fall short of RMAC West title
    April 26, 2009
    Needing to sweep in order to claim its first ever RMAC West Division title, CSU-Pueblo fell short Sunday, winning 8-4 in the opener before falling 2-1 in the late game vs. Western New Mexico.
  • Pack splits with Western New Mexico
    April 25, 2009
    The CSU-Pueblo softball team battled to a split with the Mustangs of Western New Mexico losing the first game 6-1, but coming back strong with a 10-1 finish in five innings in game two.
  • Tyler named CSU-Pueblo athlete of the year
    April 23, 2009
    CSU-Pueblo senior shortstop Janine Tyler has been named the co-CSU-Pueblo Female Athlete of the Year, the athletics department announced Thursday.
  • Pack's Purcell named academic all-RMAC
    April 22, 2009
    CSU-Pueblo junior second baseman Kelly Purcell has been named to the academic all-Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference first team, the RMAC announced Thursday.
  • CSU-Pueblo struggles vs. Adams State
    April 22, 2009
    The CSU-Pueblo Softball team struggled with the Grizzlies of Adams State in the rare mid-week double header Wednesday in Alamosa, losing game one 6-2, before losing game two 5-3.
  • Pack softball stays at sixth in region
    April 22, 2009
    CSU-Pueblo's fortunes for making the NCAA Division II Central Regional tournament remained strong Wednesday, as CSU-Pueblo remained at sixth in the region, according to the Central Region ranking relesed by the NCAA.
  • CSU-Pueblo too hot to handle for Highlands
    April 19, 2009
    The CSU-Pueblo Softball team finished the weekend off with a bang with a sweep of the Cowgirls of New Mexico Highlands. The Pack shutout Highlands in game one with an impressive 17-0 victory before sealing the weekend sweep with a 22-7 victory in game two.
  • Aldrich tees off as Pack sweeps Highlands
    April 18, 2009
    Senior centerfielder Ashley Aldrich turned in one of the finest days in CSU-Pueblo softball history Saturday, knocking in a school-record nine runs as the Pack scored 13-3 and 17-10 wins over New Mexico Highlands.
  • ThunderWolves stay in the hunt for regional berth
    April 15, 2009
    CSU-Pueblo found itself ranked sixth in the region in the latest NCAA Division II Central Region poll released Wednesday.
  • T-Wolves return to winning ways
    April 10, 2009
    The CSU-Pueblo softball team returned to their winning ways with a sweep of the Skyhawks of Fort Lewis on Saturday in Durango, Colorado. The T-Wolves took game one 3-2 and battled the Skyhawks to a come from behind victory in game two, winning 5-2 in 8 innings.
  • Pack's hot streak halts at Metro State
    April 03, 2009
    CSU-Pueblo saw its school-record 11-game win streak come to an end Friday when 12th-ranked Metro State won two dogfights with the ThunderWolves, winning 9-6 and 4-2.
  • Pack sweeps Mesa, claims 11th straight win
    March 29, 2009
    The ThunderWolves kept rolling Sunday, opening a four-game set with Mesa State by posting a dominant sweep of Mavericks, tying a school record with its 11th straight win.
  • Pack takes division lead, wins ninth straight
    March 25, 2009
    The ThunderWolves' surge continued Wednesday as it disposed of Adams State with a doubleheader sweep, taking over first place in the RMAC West Division and claiming its ninth straight win, its longest win streak in three seasons.
  • Pack continues hot streak with sweep of UCCS
    March 22, 2009
    The Pack completed the sweep of UCCS on Sunday to continue their hot streak of 7 straight wins.
  • Pack sweeps doubleheader to win their 5th straight
    March 21, 2009
    The CSU-Pueblo Softball team continued their stellar play and pitching remained strong as they swept the day one double header over UCCS.
  • Pack takes 3-of-4 from Chadron State
    March 15, 2009
    The CSU-Pueblo softball team completed the weekend off right, taking the final two games from Chadron State winning game one 2-1 and shutting the Eagles down in game two 6-0.
  • Pack rebounds to take split from Chadron
    March 14, 2009
    It is hard to mentally come back from nearly being no-hit, but that's just what the ThunderWolves did Saturday at Chadron State, shrugging of an early 1-0 loss to put up an impressive 11-2 win.
  • Pack takes three of four from Kearney
    March 08, 2009
    The CSU-Pueblo Softball team completed the weekend by taking the final two games against Nebraska-Kearney at Rawlings Complex
  • Pack splits games on home opening day
    March 07, 2009
    The CSU-Pueblo Softball team battled through gusty winds all afternoon Saturday as they split the opening day of a weekend series against Nebraska-Kearney, taking the first game 4-2 and falling 6-0 in the second game.
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  • Pack's summer softball camps announced
    June 26, 2008
    The Colorado State University-Pueblo softball program will hold its Elite Varsity Softball Camp from Aug. 9-10 and its Instructional Camp from Aug. 2-3, both at the CSU-Pueblo softball complex.
  • Pack softball bows out of RMAC Tourney
    May 02, 2008
    This wasn't Friday the 13th, but it might as well have been for the Colorado State University-Pueblo softball team. The ThunderWolves had a nightmare performance Friday at the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference postseason tournament at Long Lake Park in Arvada.
  • Three ThunderWolves garner all-RMAC honors
    April 30, 2008
    Three CSU-Pueblo softball players have been honored as second-teamers on the 2008 all-Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference, the RMAC announced Wednesday.
  • Pack draws Metro State in RMAC Tournament
    April 28, 2008
    The ThunderWolves will enter the RMAC Tournament as the sixth seed, taking on Metro State, the three-seed, the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference announced Sunday.
  • Pack ends regular season in flurry, sweeps WNMU
    April 27, 2008
    The ThunderWolves finished the regular season Sunday on high note, scoring a doubleheader sweep of Western New Mexico, winning eight of their final 10 games of the season.
  • Pack settles for split with Western New Mexico
    April 26, 2008
    After the ThunderWolves pulled off a stunning come-from-behind win in Saturday's first game against Western New Mexico, momentum was squarely in the Pack's grasp. But a great rebound by the Lady Mustangs halted the Pack's four-game win streak, leaving them with a split.
  • Hansen voted Athlete of the Week for Apr. 24, 2008
    April 24, 2008
    Softball player Alyssa Hansen has been selected as the CSU-Pueblo Athlete of the Week, according to the visitors of GoThunderWolves.com.
  • Davitt first-team selection to RMAC all-academic team
    April 24, 2008
    Pack senior Matt Davitt has been selected as a first-team member of the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference all-academic team, the RMAC announced Wednesday.
  • Pack's Tyler shatters school stolen base record
    April 24, 2008
    Junior shortstop Janine Tyler didn't do anything out of the ordinary during the Pack's doubleheader sweep of Adams State Wednesday - she simply did all she could to help her team score runs. In doing so, she stole two bases Wednesday, giving her 23 for the season and breaking a school record.
  • Pack avenges losses to Adams, climbs RMAC standings
    April 24, 2008
    It was only two weeks ago that the ThunderWolves' playoff lives looked to be in doubt. But following Wednesday's doubleheader sweep of Adams State, avenging a pair of ugly losses to the Grizzlies in February, the Pack is solidly the sixth seed in the race for the RMAC playoffs going into the final weekend of the regular season.
  • Pack rebounds to split double with Highlands, win series
    April 20, 2008
    After losing Sunday's first game to New Mexico Highlands 10-6, the ThunderWolves could have rolled over and blew a golden opportunity to win the four-game series. But the Pack rebounded in all facets of the game to beat Highlands 11-1 and capture the series win.
  • Pack gets much-needed sweep of Highlands
    April 19, 2008
    For the ThunderWolves, who came into Saturday's doubleheader against New Mexico Highlands tied for the final playoff spot in the RMAC, each game remaining in the 2008 season will be like playoff games. Saturday, the Pack scored wins in that playoff atmosphere.
  • Tyler voted Athlete of the Week for Apr. 17, 2008
    April 17, 2008
    Softball player Janine Tyler has been selected as the CSU-Pueblo Athlete of the Week, according to the visitors of GoThunderWolves.com.
  • Pack splits again against Mines in Alamosa
    April 13, 2008
    A lead-off home run by Janine Tyler and a grand slam by Kelly Purcell helped the ThunderWolves take the first game of a doubleheader with Colorado Mines in Alamosa Sunday.
  • Pack one hit away from a sweep of UCCS
    April 12, 2008
    The ThunderWolves were just one hit away from claiming a sweep from the UCCS Mountain Lions Saturday, but came away with a split at an RMAC pod held at Alamosa.
  • Pack can't salvage split with Fort Lewis
    April 06, 2008
    Short a few hands in the pitching staff, the ThunderWolves did their best to reverse their fortunes - all bad - after a sweep at the hands of Fort Lewis Saturday in the series-openers. The ThunderWolves accomplished part of that mission, upending the Skyhawks 4-1 in game one Sunday, but couldn't manage the split, dropping the late game 8-3.
  • Pack pitchers come up lame in doubleheader sweep
    April 05, 2008
    The Thunderwolves dropped to 8th place in the RMAC standings Saturday as they lost the first two games of the four-game series with the Fort Lewis Skyhawks, losing 8-2 and 7-0.
  • 33 hits can't salvage win against Mesa State
    March 30, 2008
    The ThunderWolves' offense was in high-octane overdrive Sunday, putting together 33 hits during the day's doubleheader with Mesa State. But lackluster pitching and late-inning heroics by the Mavericks led to a four-game sweep for Mesa State.
  • Pack solved by Mesa State
    March 29, 2008
    The ThunderWolves came into the weekend series against Mesa State on a hot streak, winning five straight. But in a pivotal series that may determine supremacy in the RMAC West, the Mavericks swept the Saturday doubleheader from the Pack.
  • Swanberg voted Athlete of the Week for Mar. 27, 2008
    March 27, 2008
    Softball player Kelsey Swanberg has been selected as the CSU-Pueblo Athlete of the Week, according to the visitors of GoThunderWolves.com.
  • Swanberg selected as RMAC Pitcher of the Week
    March 25, 2008
    Pack pitcher Kelsey Swanberg has been selected as the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Pitcher of the Week, the RMAC announced Tuesday.
  • Everything keeps clicking as Pack finishes sweep of UNK
    March 22, 2008
    In the ThunderWolves' history, Nebraska-Kearney has historically owned the Pack. Saturday, the Pack finished its first ever sweep over the Lopers, and more importantly, took strides in its quest to become an upper-echelon team in the RMAC.
  • Pack scores rare triple-header sweep of Kearney
    March 21, 2008
    Thursday night was long for the CSU-Pueblo softball team. Their van broke down 80 miles outside of Kearney, Neb. Thursday, forcing them to forego their scheduled Thursday night game and sit idle for around eight hours waiting for the van to get serviced. Friday, it was obvious what the Pack did with all that down time - prepare.
  • Romero voted Athlete of the Week for Mar. 20, 2008
    March 20, 2008
    Softball player Kari Romero has been selected as the CSU-Pueblo Athlete of the Week, according to the visitors of GoThunderWolves.com.
  • Metro implosion allows Pack to come away with split
    March 16, 2008
    Kari Romero was the beneficiary of a second consecutive wild pitch in the bottom of the 7th against Metro State Sunday, allowing the Pack to salvage a split.
  • Higby tosses a gem, enables Pack split with Regis
    March 09, 2008
    After losing 12-0 in the early game, the ThunderWolves had all the reasons in the world to think that the second half of their Sunday doubleheader with Regis would be a lot of the same. But pitcher Amber Higby had different ideas.
  • Pack settles for split with Regis
    March 08, 2008
    The Pack was manic Saturday, rising from the high of taking a 2-1 win in an 11-inning marathon with Regis, then falling back to earth as they couldn't convert the back end of the doubleheader, losing 6-3 in the nightcap.
  • Pack ends series on high note, splits Saturday with Chadron
    March 01, 2008
    Saturday, the Pack saw roadblocks in all the major facets of the game - pitching, hitting and fielding. But the ThunderWolves did what good teams do - win anyway.
  • Pack overcomes freak injuries to get a pair from Chadron
    February 29, 2008
    Despite losing two of their top pitchers to injuries sustained in an auto accident, the Pack rallied and took two games from visiting Chadron State Friday
  • Aldrich voted Athlete of the Week for Feb. 28, 2008
    February 28, 2008
    Softball player Ashley Aldrich, recently picked as the RMAC's Player of the Week, has also been selected as the CSU-Pueblo Athlete of the Week, according to the visitors of GoThunderWolves.com.
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