Lightning , Mesa halt Pack WLAX’s upset bid

Lightning , Mesa halt Pack WLAX’s upset bid

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (March 31, 2017) – Cold weather, a lightning delay, and a potent Colorado Mesa University offensive attack all quieted Colorado State University-Pueblo Women's Lacrosse as the Mavericks defeated the Pack 18-6.

Taylor Christensen (So., Colorado Springs, Colo.) totaled her second hat trick of the season.  She now has 15 goals and five assists. Christensen also controlled two draws.

Allison Wurscher (So., Tigard, Ore.) netted a pair of goals for the Pack. Sami LaBella (So., Pleasanton, Calif.)  added a goal in a losing effort.

Rachael Welzin (Jr., Farmington, Minn.) led the Pack with three ground balls and two caused turnovers. However, Colorado Mesa held a 15-8 advantage in ground balls.

After the start of the game was delayed by an hour, The Mavericks rushed out a 7-1 lead. They would make it a 12-3 lead at the break. Colorado Mesa six consecutive goals out of intermission to put away the Pack, 18-6.

The ThunderWolves dropped to 1-7 on the season. Colorado Mesa improved to 8-2. Through Friday's game did not count towards the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference standings, the Pack has a 1-5 RMAC record, while Mesa stands 4-1 in conference play.

CSU-Pueblo will wrap up its six-game road trip Saturday April 8, when the play Steel & Silver Trophy Rival University of Colorado Colorado Springs for the first time. The Pack will finally return home Sunday April 9, when they face Adams State University at 12 p.m.

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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

Taylor Christensen (So., Colorado Springs, Colo.) totaled her second hat trick of the season.  She now has 15 goals and five assists. Christensen also controlled two draws.

Allison Wurscher (So., Tigard, Ore.) netted a pair of goals for the Pack. Sami LaBella (So., Pleasanton, Calif.)  added a goal in a losing effort.

Rachael Welzin (Jr., Farmington, Minn.) led the Pack with three ground balls and two caused turnovers. However, Colorado Mesa held a 15-8 advantage in ground balls.

After the start of the game was delayed by an hour, The Mavericks rushed out a 7-1 lead. They would make it a 12-3 lead at the break. Colorado Mesa six consecutive goals out of intermission to put away the Pack, 18-6.

The ThunderWolves dropped to 1-7 on the season. Colorado Mesa improved to 8-2. Through Friday's game did not count towards the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference standings, the Pack has a 1-5 RMAC record, while Mesa stands 4-1 in conference play.

CSU-Pueblo will wrap up its six-game road trip Saturday April 8, when the play Steel & Silver Trophy Rival University of Colorado Colorado Springs for the first time. The Pack will finally return home Sunday April 9, when they face Adams State University at 12 p.m.

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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