PUEBLO, Colo. (February 16, 2016) – The Colorado State University-Pueblo wrestling team will pin the dual season Wednesday in a Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference contest at New Mexico Highlands University.
The ThunderWolves (2-10, 1-4 RMAC) received votes in the latest national poll, while three Pack wrestlers are ranked nationally.
Sophomore JaCobi Jones (Omaha, Neb.) ranks No. 3 at 157, as he owns a 20-7 (5 pins) overall record and a 5-1 (1 pin) in dual competition. Juniors Tarrence Williams (Portland, Ore.) and Jacob Mitchell (Portland, Ore.) rank No. 8 at 174 and heavyweight, respectfully. Williams is 7-1 (1 pin) overall with a 2-0 mark in RMAC duals. Mitchell is 10-1 (8 pins) with a 6-0 (5 pins) in dual competition. Mitchell ranks top 10 in NCAA Division II in pins. Jones is No. 1 in Super Region Four, while Williams and Mitchell stand at No. 2.
At 149, senior Tim Urenda (Pueblo, Colo.) is 7-1 in duals with a perfect 4-0 record in RMAC duals. He has defeated two nationally ranked wrestlers, including No. 4 and RMAC Champion Drew Schumann of Colorado Mesa Feb. 11. Urenda is No. 6 in Super Region Four.
The Cowboys are 4-7 in duals with a 2-3 mark in RMAC dual competition and rank No. 12 in Super Region Four. NMHU don't have any wrestlers ranked regionally. Dan Gaylor finished fourth at 141 at the RMAC Championships Jan. 31.
Wednesday dual is the final tuneup for both teams, as the NCAA Super Region Four Championships are set for Feb. 26-27 in Gunnison, Colorado.
As a member of the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference, Colorado State University – Pueblo competes in 22 varsity sports in NCAA Division II intercollegiate athletics.