Pack Swimming & Diving meets Mines in RMAC Dual

Pack Swimming & Diving meets Mines in RMAC Dual

PUEBLO, Colo. (November 3, 2016) – Colorado State University-Pueblo swimming & diving will try earn its first win of the season when the Pack visits Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference opponent Colorado School of Mines Friday. This dual meet will begin at 5 p.m.

The ThunderWolves return to action after two weeks off from meets. CSU-Pueblo stands 0-2 in duals this season with losses to Western State Colorado University and Division I foe New Mexico State University. Colorado Mines beat the Air Force Academy in their lone meet this season.

Sophomore Arianna Rohde (Anchorage, Alaska) won the 200 yard individual medley in the Pack's meet with the Aggies. She also has four second place finishes this season.

April McDonough (Jr., Frisco, Texas) remains undefeated against D-II competition. McDonough won the 1000 Freestyle (11:06.68) and the 500 Free (5:27.27) in the Pack's meet with Western State. McDonough took first in the 500 free last time the Pack competed against Colorado Mines.

Like McDonough, freshman Phoebe Pontious (Caledonia, Mich.) leads the Pack with two individual event wins. Pontious claimed first place in her first collegiate race with a 25.26 in the 50 free against the Mountaineers. She also won the 100 butterfly against NMSU (1:02.93).

Fellow freshman, Angie Randall (Fairbanks, Alaska) will try to continue to make strides in her first collegiate season. Randall took second in the 200 IM with a time of 2:32.90 at New Mexico State.  She also swam the first leg of the Pack's 400 free relay that took first in Las Cruces.

The Pack and the Orediggers last competed in a dual Jan. 8, 2016 at the Sam Jones Aquatic Center. Mines pulled out a 110-89 win in that contest.

Friday's dual meet will not feature diving. Following Friday's dual, the Pack will return home to the Sam Jones Aquatic Center for another RMAC dual against Adams State Saturday Nov. 12 at 1 p.m.

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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