No. 23 CSU-Pueblo travels north for pivotal matches at UCCS and No. 11 MSU Denver to start RMAC play

No. 23 CSU-Pueblo travels north for pivotal matches at UCCS and No. 11 MSU Denver to start RMAC play

PUEBLO, Colo. (September 13, 2018) - No. 23 Colorado State University-Pueblo women's soccer will start Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference play on the road at Steel & Silver rival UCCS Friday and will take on No. 11 MSU Denver Sunday at Regency Athletic Complex.

The ThunderWolves broke into the national ranks for the first time since 2016 and is joined by MSU Denver and Colorado Mines (7th).

In the home opener against Midwestern State, the Pack pounced on the Mustangs and scored a season-high three goals in the win.

Kylee Sakaguchi (Sr., Apple Valley, Calif.), Cara Siegel (So., Pueblo, Colo.) and Karley Whiteman (Sr., Alta Loma, Calif.) scored goals for the ThunderWolves.

During halftime, CSU-Pueblo Athletics honored all of the student-athletes who achieved a 3.0 GPA for the Spring 2018 semester.

Sunday against Fort Hays, the Pack came from behind and carried a 2-1 lead with less than a minute left in regulation and battled the Tigers to a 2-2 tie.

Hannah Andresen (Sr., Arvada, Colo.) and Mackenzie Bean (Sr., Bothell, Wash.) netted scores in the match.

The ThunderWolves lineup has seven players with at least one goal thus far.

In Sight for the Pack

CSU-Pueblo returns home Friday, Sept. 21 and hosts Colorado Mines. Sunday, the Pack welcomes Colorado Christian for a 2:30 p.m. kickoff. Both matches at Art & Lorraine Gonzales Stadium.

How to Follow the Pack

Friday, September 14, 2018: CSU-Pueblo at UCCS 7:30 p.m. (Live stats) (Video)

Sunday, September 16, 2018: CSU-Pueblo at No. 11 MSU Denver 2:30 p.m. (Live stats) (Video)

Twitter - @gothunderwolves

Opponent Capsules

UCCS Mountain Lions

Record: 2-1-1

Statistical Leaders:

  Points: 4 – Tori Maydew & Tarah Patterson

  Goals: 2 - Maydew & Patterson

  Assists: 1 – four players tied

  Shots: 12 - Patterson

  Goalkeeper Saves: 9 – Kaylyn Smith

Last game played: September 7th – Won 3-1, vs. Fort Hays State

No. 11 MSU Denver Roadrunners

Record: 2-1-1

Statistical Leaders:

  Points: 10 – Reigna Banks

  Goals: 5 - Banks

  Assists: 2 - Two players

  Shots: 16 - Gabriella Gamboa

  Goalkeeper Saves: 28 – Erica Torres

Last game played: September 8th – Lost 2-1, vs. No. 11 Western Washington

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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.