PUEBLO, Colo. (February 10, 2016) – The No. 19 Colorado State University-Pueblo wrestling team resumes the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference dual season Feb. 10-11 at Colorado School of Mines and No. 11 Colorado Mesa University. Both duals are set for a 7 p.m. start
The ThunderWolves are 2-8 in dual competition this season with a 1-2 record in conference duals. The Pack finished tied for fourth at the RMAC Championships Jan. 30, where sophomore 157 JaCobi Jones (Omaha, Neb.) was crowned RMAC Champion.
Jones ranked No. 4 in the last 2015-16 Division II Wrestling Coaches' Association Poll (Jan. 28) and owns a 19-7 record (4-1 in duals). He ranks No. 1 in Super Region Four.
In it's last dual versus nonconference foe University of Central Oklahoma, the Pack fell 34-6, as senior Tim Urenda (Pueblo, Colo.) and sophomore Joshua Castellano (Wood Dale, Ill.) earned decision victories.
Urenda finished fourth at the RMAC Championships and is 13-6 this season. He has been strong in dual competition with a 6-1 record. He ranks No. 6 in Super Region Four.
Colorado Mines tied for eighth at the RMAC Championships and crowned one RMAC Champion at 197 in Paul Wilson. Wilson ranks No. 6 nationally. At 165, Keenan Willits sits at No. 6 in Super Region Four. The Orediggers are 6-4 in duals, but post an 0-4 mark in RMAC compeition.
Colorado Mesa ranks No. 11 nationally, No. 3 regionally and finished third at the RMAC Championships. The Mavericks have six wrestlers ranked in the region and three nationally. At 141, Daniel Salazar is ranked No. 2, Drew Schumann is No. 6 at 149 and Jessie Hoffschneider is No. 2 at 165. The Mavericks are 7-2 overall in duals.
As a member of the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference, Colorado State University – Pueblo competes in 22 varsity sports in NCAA Division II intercollegiate athletics.