COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (August 22, 2018) – The Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference released its annual Preseason Coaches Poll and Colorado State University-Pueblo Women's Golf was picked to finish second in the RMAC standings.
The Pack earned two first place votes and finished with 126 points in the poll, 14 points behind University of Colorado Colorado Springs, who was voted to finish first. CSU-Pueblo finished second in the RMAC Tournament a season ago.
Courtney Ewing (Sr., Pueblo West, Colo.) received Preseason All-RMAC accolades. In the 2017-18 season, Ewing earned RMAC Golfer of the Year and Academic Golfer of the Year honors.
Ewing led the RMAC with a 75.3 stroke average. She has earned a First Team All-RMAC selection twice in her Pack career. Ewing was also voted RMAC Golfer of the Week four times last season.
Including Ewing, the Pack returns four seniors with Jolene Kam (Shah Alam, Selangor, Malaysia), Rachanok Rahulpan (Pathumthani, Thailand), and Orakorn Thirayatorn (Meang Khonkaen, Thailand) all back for their final season with the Pack. All four of these ThunderWolves finished in the top 18 at the RMAC Championships in 2018.
Rahulpan garnered First Team All-RMAC accolades during her junior season with a 77.9 stroke average. Thirayatorn collected Second Team All-RMAC honors after carding a 78.1 stroke average.
Kam is a two-time Second Team All-RMAC selection. She averaged 78.8 strokes per round in 2017-18.
Freshman Amy Sutheran (Hartlepool, Durham, England, UK) will join the Pack for the 2018-19 season. The Pack will begin play at the Farmers Insurance Samuel Proal Invitational, Sept. 3-4 at the Pueblo Country Club.
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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.