Pack women’s soccer host crucial RMAC matches against Colorado Mesa and Westminster

Pack women’s soccer host crucial RMAC matches against Colorado Mesa and Westminster

PUEBLO, Colo. (October 20, 2016) – The Colorado State University-Pueblo women's soccer team will play its final two regular season matches at the Art & Lorraine Gonzales Soccer Stadium this week and put their six-game win streak on the line against Colorado Mesa on Parent's Night Friday at 7 p.m. The Pack wraps up the home schedule Sunday against Westminster for a noon kickoff on Senior Day at the pitch.

The Pack (9-3, 6-2 RMAC) earned the fourth slot in the first of four weekly NCAA Regional Rankings released Wednesday.

CSU-Pueblo leaped to second in the RMAC Standings after winning its lone match of the week 2-1 Sunday against New Mexico Highlands in front of a strong home crowd.

Laikyn Koss (Sr., Riverside, Calif.) and Sandra Grimaldo (Sr., Mammoth Lakes, Calif.) each scored goals in the victory, their sixth and fifth goals of the year respectively.

CSU-Pueblo is tied in conference points (18) with Westminster and are two points ahead of CMU entering the weekend.

The ThunderWolves have posted a 7-1 record at Gonzales Stadium including six straight, and are 4-0 in conference matches.

Ahead of kickoff Friday Pack head coach Paul Regrutto, his coaching staff, and players will honor the parents and family supporters of the ThunderWolves in attendance in a pregame ceremony.

Sunday for Senior Day, nine members of the Pack will play their final regular season matches at Gonzales Stadium.

Alison Darr (Placerville, Calif.), Shae McNutt (League City, Tex.), Kacie Licata (Upland, Calif.), Megan Garcia (Pueblo, Colo.), Mariel Hundley (Las Vegas, Nev.), Shanelle Cox (Firestone, Colo.), Brittney McClain (Fountain, Colo.), Grimaldo and Koss will be honored in a pregame celebration.

After the homestand the Pack will play the final weekend of the regular season on the road Oct. 28 at UCCS and Oct. 30 at Western State Colorado University.

How to Follow the Pack

Friday, October 21, 2016: CSU-Pueblo vs. Colorado Mesa Mavericks 7:00 p.m. (Stats) (Video)

Sunday, October 23, 2016: CSU-Pueblo vs. Westminster College Griffins 12 p.m. (Stats) (Video)

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CSU-Pueblo News and Notes

  • CSU-Pueblo is 12-18-5 all-time against Colorado Mesa. The ThunderWolves fell 2-1 on the road in 2015.
  • Against the Griffins the Pack dropped a 3-0 decision in 2015, the only meeting in program history.

Opponent Capsules

Colorado Mesa University Mavericks

Record: 7-5-2 (5-3-1 RMAC)

Statistical Leaders:

Points: 6 – Alexis Allard, Mackenzie King              

Goals: 3 – Allard, King

Shots: 35 – Amanda Wenzel

Goalkeeper Saves: 31 – Janelle Richmond-Buccola

     Last game played: October 16th – Won 2-1, vs. Adams State

Westminster College Griffins

Record: 8-2-3 (5-1-3 RMAC)

Statistical Leaders:

Points: 20 – Madison Roemer    

Goals: 9 – Roemer

Shots: 50 – Roemer

Goalkeeper Saves: 32 – Breanna Empey

     Last game played: October 16th – Won 2-1, vs. Fort Lewis

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As a member of the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference, Colorado State University – Pueblo competes in 22 varsity sports in NCAA Division II intercollegiate athletics.