CSU-Pueblo ready to begin conference play

CSU-Pueblo ready to begin conference play

PUEBLO, Colo. (September 16, 2014) – The Colorado State University-Pueblo women's soccer team open the conference portion of its schedule this week when they play host to the New Mexico Highlands Cowgirls on Wednesday, followed by a clash with the Colorado School of Mines Orediggers on Friday evening. Both are scheduled for a 7 p.m. kickoff at the Art & Lorraine Gonzales Complex.

The ThunderWolves (2-1) are coming off an overtime victory against Fort Hays State last Friday night, to kick off a four-game homestand for the Pack.

CSU-Pueblo's Shae McNutt (So., Forward, League City, Tex.) and Tanna Duling (Fr., Midfielder, Pueblo, Colo.) each notched their first goals of the season. Thus far, the Pack has seen six different players score at least one goal this season.  

How to Follow the Pack

Wednesday, September 17, 2014: CSU-Pueblo vs. New Mexico Highlands 7 p.m. (Live stats)

Friday, September 19, 2014: CSU-Pueblo vs. Colorado Mines 7 p.m.

Twitter - @gothunderwolves

CSU-Pueblo News and Notes

  • The Pack enters the weekend with a 2-1 record.
  • CSU-Pueblo has a record of 1-6 against New Mexico Highlands in the last seven meetings. The Pack last defeated Highlands, 1-0, in a game played on September 23, 2009 in Pueblo.
  • CSU-Pueblo is 1-9 in its last ten meetings against Colorado Mines. The last win for the Pack came on October 31, 2008, a 1-0 victory in Pueblo.
  • The ThunderWolves are fresh off a 2-1 overtime victory against Fort Hays State (KAN).
  • Team statistical leaders:

Shots: 8 – Laikyn Koss (R-Fr., Midfielder, Riverside, Calif.)

Shots on Goal: 5 – Koss

  • At Goal for the Pack, Jenn Rucker (Sr., Renton, Wash.) has just four goals against, while making nine saves. She also has an goals-against average of 1.68. 

Opponent Capsules

                New Mexico Highlands Cowgirls

                Record: 3-1

                Statistical Leaders:          

                                Goals: 3 – Anyssa Dagnino

                                Shots: 15 – Mallory Bostic

                                Goalkeeper Saves: 12 – Sarah Beecher

    Last game played: September 13th – Won 4-0, against Eastern New Mexico University

                 Colorado School of Mines Orediggers

                 Record: 3-0-1

                 Statistical leaders:

                 Goals: 1 – Five different players have scored one goal

                 Shots on Goal: 5 – Anna Deleray, Deirdre Johnson

                 Goalkeeper Saves: 8 – Jayln Yates

    Last game played: September 14th – Won 1-0, at St. Mary's (TX)

Looking Ahead

CSU-Pueblo will conclude its home stand next Friday when they host Colorado Mesa. Kickoff is scheduled at 4:30 p.m. at the Art & Lorraine Gonzales Stadium.