ThunderWolves outpointed in 3-0 loss to CMU

ThunderWolves outpointed in 3-0 loss to CMU

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (October 9, 2015).- The Colorado State-Pueblo ThunderWolves could not avoid a straight set loss to the Colorado Mesa Mavericks (22-25,21-25, 22-25) Friday at Brownson Arena. The ThunderWolves sit 4-12 (2-6 RMAC), while the Mavericks move to 8-8 (6-2 RMAC).  


CMU claimed close victories in the first two sets. CSU Pueblo fought back in the third, staking themselves a 19-15 lead. However, the Mavericks rallied with 10 of the match's final 13 points to secure the win.


Mariangel Perez paced CSU-Pueblo's offense with 12 kills. The junior from Catia La Mar, Venezuela also finished with seven digs, matching Katie Burnett (Jr., Austin, Texas) for the team high.


Oni Lattin (Sr. Houston, Texas) collected seven kills on the night.  The Middle Blocker finished with a team best .429 attacking percentage.


Lattin led the ThunderWolves with five blocks, all of which were solos. CSU-Pueblo finished with 11 blocks compared to just two for the Mavericks.


Middle Blocker, Megan Schultz (Jr. Colorado Springs, Colo.) finished with a .333 attacking percentage. Schultz delivered five kills and added a block for the Pack. 


The ThunderWolves will finish their four-game road swing on Saturday when they visit Westminster (UT) at 7 p.m.


CSU-Pueblo Volleyball will return to Massari Arena  Oct. 16 to play its  first game at home game in October against South Dakota Mines at 7 p.m. They continue their homestand Oct. 17 with a match against Black Hills State.


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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.