COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (January 26, 2016) – Colorado State University-Pueblo senior wrestler Tim Urenda (Pueblo, Colo.) was honored Tuesday as the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Wrestler of the Week, in an announcement from the league office.
Urenda brings home the award for the second time in his career and he is the first member of the No. 20 ThunderWolves to be recognized by the league this season. He also earned the honor December 9, 2014.
Urenda defeated the No. 2 ranked Terrance McKinney of Chadron State College by an 11-9 decision at 149 in a dual with the Eagles Wednesday. After trailing 6-0 in the first, Urenda battled back and recorded a seven-point third period to edge the highly-ranked Eagle for the victory. Urenda ranks No. 6 in Super Region Four, while McKinney is No. 1. The win gave the Pack an 8-7 lead, but CSU-Pueblo would lose the dual 16-15.
The ThunderWolves (1-7, 0-2 RMAC) welcome Adams State University (1-5, 0-4 RMAC) Friday, Jan. 29 for a 7 p.m. dual in the final tune-up before Sunday's RMAC Wrestling Championships in Colorado Springs.
As a member of the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference, Colorado State University – Pueblo competes in 22 varsity sports in NCAA Division II intercollegiate athletics