ThunderWolves wrap home dual season Tuesday

PUEBLO, Colo. (February 2, 2015) – The Colorado State University-Pueblo wrestling team wraps the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference dual season Tuesday at Massari Arena when it hosts New Mexico State University beginning at 7 p.m.

The event will close the home season until the ThunderWolves host the NCAA Division II West Super Regional, Feb. 27-28. The dual also marks senior day for four Pack seniors, who will be honored before the match.

CSU-Pueblo is 7-7 in duals this season, while the Pack hold a 2-3 record in RMAC match-ups. New Mexico Highlands enters the dual with a 7-4 overall and 1-2 conference record. 

Following the home dual, the ThunderWolves will close the regular season at University of Central Oklahoma Feb. 6 and Oklahoma City University Feb. 7.  

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The ThunderWolves snapped a three-match losing streak with a 28-19 victory at Colorado School Of Mines Jan. 28. The Pack totaled three pins in the wins, which included falls by seniors Eric Hughes (133, Bolivar, Mo.) and Niko Bogojevic (HWT, Superior, Wis.).

The next night the ThunderWolves fell to No. 5 Western State Colorado University, 23-12. Hughes picked up his second win of the week, winning 10-8. Sophomore 165 JaCobi Jones (Omaha, Neb.) also went 2-0 last week with a third period fall at Mines and a 5-2 decision versus Western State. 

The other two seniors being honored Tuesday are Riley Argyle (184, Jerome, Idaho) and Dillon Karajanis (149, Cheyenne, Wyo.).

Projected Lineup for the ThunderWolves

The Cowboys are 1-4 in their last five duals, with the one victory coming at home 27-15 against Adams State University.

Central Oklahoma ranks No. 12 and is guided by 165 Chris Watson, who ranks No. 1 nationally and is undefeated with a  29-0 record. Dustin Reed at 133 ranks No. 5 nationally. The Broncos are 6-8 overall with a 2-2 Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association.

The Oklahoma City Stars compete at the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics level and own a 7-4 overall record.