CSU-Pueblo 73, Regis 45
After a close win last Saturday, the Pack cruised to a win Friday night at Massari Arena against the visiting Regis University Lady Rangers 73-45.
Both teams entering Friday night's game at 8-5. The Lady Rangers scored first Friday night and the Thunderwolves found themselves down 4-to-nothing early in the game. But an early 3-pointer by Amanda Bartlett (Jr., Kiowa, Colo.) got the Pack started. Bartlett's three-pointer to start the game was the first of five straight five 3-pointers and took the lead with 14:39 left in the first half and didn't look back as they had a comfortable 18 point lead to close out the first half.
The Pack continued their streak as they started the second half on a 14-2 run and continued to build their lead, at one point leading by 30. Rachel Espinoza (Jr., Pueblo, Colo.) led the Pack with 17 points while Kendall Babler (So., Rifle, Colo.) added 14 points while grabbing a career high 3 steals.
This win is the first for the Thunderwolves over Regis since 2003 and the first win over Regis for head Coach Kip Drown in his 5 years at CSU-Pueblo.
With the win CSU-Pueblo improved to 9-5 overall and 5-1 in RMAC play. CSU-Pueblo will host Metro State Saturday night at 6pm. in Massari Arena.