CSU-Pueblo Volleyball News Archives
Volleyball assistant Berg resigns position
[5/19/10] - CSU-Pueblo assistant volleyball coach, Kelli Berg, has resigned her position to pursue a career in physical therapy, CSU-Pueblo Athletic Director, Joe Folda, announced Wednesday.
ThunderWolves successful at spring tournament
[4/12/10] - CSU-Pueblo impressed at a spring tournament held this weekend, going 4-1 and showing promise for the team's future.
ThunderWolves to hold 4-on-4 adult tournament
[2/10/10] - The CSU-Pueblo Volleyball program will sponsor a 4-on-4 adult coed volleyball tournament on Sunday, February 21, 2010 at CSU-Pueblo's Massari Arena. Click here for registration information
Pack rolls over New Mexico Highlands
[11/6/09] - CSU-Pueblo secured a much-needed three-set sweep over New Mexico Highlands Friday, winning 27-25, 25-12 and 25-20.
Pack can't down D-III Colorado College
[11/3/09] - Despite winning the opening set, CSU-Pueblo could not dispose of Colorado College Tuesday, falling three sets to one in non-conference action.
Pack falls to Western State
[10/31/09] - CSU-Pueblo was strong at times Saturday at Western State, but the Mountaineers proved too much for the Pack as they downed CSU-Pueblo in three sets.
Playoff hopes wither with loss to Mesa
[10/23/09] - CSU-Pueblo saw its slim chances of a playoff spot disappear Friday when it lost in three sets at Mesa State.
Pack reserves get work in sweep of JWU
[10/22/09] - CSU-Pueblo used a non-conference game against a winless NAIA team, Johnson & Wales, to regain confidence and get reserves some court time in a 3-0 win Thursday night.
Pack suffers three-set loss to Adams State
[10/20/09] - Despite displaying some strong defense throughout the match, CSU-Pueblo could keep up with Adams State Tuesday, falling to the Grizzlies in three sets.
ThunderWolves fall to Roadrunners in three
[10/17/09] - The CSU-Pueblo volleyball team was on the short end of a three-set sweep by the visiting Metro State Roadrunners Saturday night.
Pack hits panic button, falls to Regis
[10/16/09] - CSU-Pueblo held a 12-8 lead in the fifth set against Regis at Massari Arena Friday, but collapsed down the stretch as Regis eeked out a 15-13 deciding set win and stole a win from the Pack.
ThunderWolves build confidence with sweep of CCU
[10/15/09] - The ThunderWolves halted a five-game skid against Colorado Christian Thursday, downing the Cougars three sets to none.
Pack Volleyball Block Out Breast Cancer night is Saturday
[10/13/09] - The Colorado State University-Pueblo athletics department announces the third annual Block Out Breast Cancer event on Oct. 17 to help increase awareness of breast cancer while raising funds for cancer patients and their families.
ThunderWolves fall to Mines
[10/10/09] - CSU-Pueblo fell to its fifth straight loss Saturday night when Colorado School of Mines blanked the Pack three sets to none.
ThunderWolves show improvement, but fall to UCCS in three
[10/8/09] - The ThunderWolves were once again on the short end of a "Steel and Silver Series" battle with UC-Colorado Springs Thursday, falling three sets to none as the series' volleyball points were awarded to the Mountain Lions.
Pack falls to Chadron State in four
[10/3/09] - The ThunderWolves had another off night Saturday when it faced Chadron State, falling in four sets to the Eagles.
Pack runs into buzzsaw vs. 8th-ranked Kearney
[10/1/09] - The ThunderWolves needed to have the game of their life to defeat the RMAC's elite team, Nebraska-Kearney, Thursday. But the ThunderWolves displayed holes while Kearney played strong, falling to the Lopers in three sets.
ThunderWolves battle hard, but fall to Mesa
[9/26/09] - The ThunderWolves showed flashes of brilliance vs. Mesa State Saturday, but always seemed one step behind the Mavericks, losing three sets to none in a match that was much closer than the score indicates.
ThunderWolves make quick work of Johnson & Wales
[9/25/09] - CSU-Pueblo disposed of the visiting Johnson & Wales Wildcats promptly Friday night, downing the NAIA squad three sets to none.
T-Wolves battle hard, but fall to Adams State
[9/22/09] - CSU-Pueblo had trouble keeping up with a tough Adams State team Tuesday night, falling three sets to one to the Grizzlies.
ThunderWolves right the ship with win over Highlands
[9/19/09] - The Pack front line ruled the night against New Mexico Highlands Saturday night, rebounding nicely from a loss Friday to take a three sets to one victory over the Cowgirls.
ThunderWolves shellshocked vs. WNMU
[9/18/09] - A tough loss in the first set doomed the Pack Friday vs. Western New Mexico as CSU-Pueblo fell three sets to none.
ThunderWolves rebound in big way, take down Fort Lewis
[9/12/09] - If Friday's loss to winless Western State was the low-point, the Pack did a 180 Saturday, earning its first win over the Skyhawks since 2006 with a five-set victory.
ThunderWolves stunned by winless Western State
[9/11/09] - CSU-Pueblo met a determined Western State team Friday night, looking to claim its first win of the season. The Mountaineers did so to a slow-starting T-Wolf team, winning three sets to none.
Pack falls back to earth at ENMU Tourney
[9/5/09] - CSU-Pueblo was unable to build on its very successful two-win beginning to the Eastern New Mexico Tournament Saturday, falling in two very competitive matches with host Eastern New Mexico and Missouri Western, losing three sets to two and three sets to one, respectively.
Pack lights it up at Eastern New Mexico Tourney
[9/4/09] - CSU-Pueblo claimed two big wins Friday at the opening day of the Eastern New Mexico Tournament in Portales, N.M., claiming wins over Fort Hays State and Oklahoma Panhandle State behind stellar performances by Bernadette Pitre and Janae Heiser.
Pack falls in first two matches of season
[8/28/09] - The season didn't start the way the Pack Volleyball team would have preferred, as CSU-Pueblo fell in three games to Wayne State and Texas Woman's at the UC-Colorado Springs Tournament.
CSU-Pueblo picked to struggle in 2009
[8/17/09] - The CSU-Pueblo volleyball team hopes preaseason prognostications are painfully wrong, as the ThunderWolves were selected to finish 11th in the RMAC according the RMAC coaches' preseason poll, released Monday.
Pack Volleyball adds four for 2009
[5/18/09] - The Colorado State University-Pueblo volleyball program has added four new signees with Colorado roots to their 2009 roster, head coach Chris Jonson announced today.
Former volleyballer Garcia receives 'Threlkeld Prize'
[4/20/09] - Former CSU-Pueblo volleyball standout, Jenna Garcia, has received the CSU-Pueblo's most prestigious student award, the Threlkeld Prize for Excellence, the University announced Wednesday.
ThunderWolves impress in first track meet
[12/6/08] - When you compete in a conference that includes national track powers like Adams State and Western State, winning an event is impressive. When you're fielding a team for the first time in 15 years, it's a huge statement.
Pack ends season on flat note
[11/8/08] - The ThunderWolves' 2008 season came to an end Saturday as the Pack faced a Western State team that had a banner day from its front line, losing three sets to none.
Pack puts Fort Lewis on its heels, but still loses
[11/7/08] - Despite showing the propensity to make a shaky Fort Lewis team pay for its numerous errors, the ThunderWolves remained a step behind the Skyhawks all match long, losing three sets to one.
Pack misses opportunity against Western N.M.
[11/1/08] - The ThunderWolves were able to carry over their stellar effort in a win over New Mexico Highlands Friday night into Saturday's showdown with Western New Mexico, but simply saw a few bounces go the Mustangs' way, losing three sets to one.
Road warriors: Pack lassoes Cowgirls
[10/31/08] - The ThunderWolves took a huge step toward the future Friday night, scoring a Halloween road win at New Mexico Highlands three sets to one in its most dominant win of the season.
Pack puts up fight, falls to Mesa
[10/25/08] - Despite putting up one of the more balanced efforts of the season, the ThunderWolves couldn't get hot at the right times Saturday night against Mesa State, falling three sets to none.
Adams' front line stymies Pack
[10/21/08] - The ThunderWolves were forced into numerous errors thanks to an Adams State front line that exerted dominance over the Pack Tuesday night, leading to a three sets to none win for the Grizzlies.
Kearney quickly disposes of ThunderWolves
[10/18/08] - Saturday, facing the ninth-ranked team in the country, Nebraska-Kearney, which also happened to be fresh off a rare conference loss Friday, the ThunderWolves needed to play their best to have a shot of knocking off the juggernaut Lopers.
ThunderWolves' turn in best effort of season, earn win
[10/16/08] - There's no greater opiate for a struggling team than to snag a home win, and the ThunderWolves did that in a big way Thursday, earning a four-set win over Chadron State College.
Pack loses to UCCS, evens up Steel and Silver Series
[10/14/08] - The Pack suffered one of the toughest losses to swallow Tuesday, dropping a three-set match to UC-Colorado Springs, allowing the Mountain Lions to even up the "Steel and Silver Series" with CSU-Pueblo.
Pack threatens, falls in four to Metro
[10/11/08] - If ever a match was supposed to be a three-set sweep, it was Saturday's Metro State/CSU-Pueblo match. But the Pack fought valiantly, earning one set win and falling three sets to one to the Roadrunners.
Regis front line undoes Pack
[10/10/08] - A wildly effective performance by the Regis front line undid the Pack's winning streak before it even got a chance to begin as the Rangers upended the Pack three sets to none Friday.
Pack breaks drought, downs CCU in five
[10/9/08] - In battle Thursday where the loser would be stuck in the RMAC basement, the ThunderWolves held off an advance by Colorado Christian to claim the match in five sets and halting their losing streak at 11 matches.
CSU-Pueblo to host Block Out Breast Cancer Event
[10/9/08] - The Colorado State University-Pueblo athletics department announces the second annual Block Out Breast Cancer event on Oct. 16 to help increase awareness of breast cancer while raising funds for cancer patients and their families.
Frazier shines in new role, but Pack still loses
[10/4/08] - The ThunderWolves attempted another new lineup to shake a recent slump, and it may have found consistency defensively after inserting junior Taren Frazier in the libero position for the first time, but that didn't keep Mines from still cashing in on Pack errors to score a three-set sweep.
McCain visit pre-empts Thursday volleyball game
[10/1/08] - As CSU-Pueblo becomes a flashpoint for the 2008 Presidential Election for one day when Republican candidate John McCain makes a campaign stop, the ThunderWolves' Thursday evening volleyball showdown with UC-Colorado Springs has been rescheduled.
Mesa hands Pack three-set loss
[9/26/08] - It might have been a case of "putting lipstick on a pig," but the ThunderWolves looked strong Friday night against Mesa State despite losing three sets to none to the top team in the RMAC West Division.
Pack misses golden opportunity against Adams
[9/23/08] - The stage was set - the ThunderWolves had a chance to administer a hard right cross to Adams State Tuesday, potentially leading to the Pack's first conference win of 2008. Instead, it was just another missed opportunity.
Highlands stays one step ahead of ThunderWolves
[9/20/08] - The ThunderWolves continued tinkering with the libero position to shore up the team's defense during Saturday's match with New Mexico Highlands, but it proved to be a case of "too little, too late" for the Pack, who were dropped by the Cowgirls three sets to one.
Raucous crowd can't will Pack to victory
[9/19/08] - One of the biggest crowds to watch a CSU-Pueblo volleyball game in nearly five years wasn't enough for the ThunderWolves Friday as visiting Western New Mexico boasted a deadly accurate front line, upending the Pack three sets to none.
ThunderWolves can't measure up at Tampa Classic
[9/6/08] - Facing the number-five team in the country is a daunting task, and the ThunderWolves had trouble keeping up, losing their fourth straight match with losses to ranked Tampa and Minnesota State-Mankato Saturday.
Reception errors doom Pack at Tampa Classic
[9/5/08] - The ThunderWolves saw a replay of their Thursday night loss as they opened the Tampa Classic against Ferris State Friday, watching as FSU servers befuddled the Pack defense and stormed to a three sets to none win.
Pack falls flat in Florida debut
[9/4/08] - The ThunderWolves entered their weekend trip to Florida with high hopes, seeking to show teams from the D-II volleyball hotbed of Florida that CSU-Pueblo is on its way to becoming a national force. But its first opponent, Eckerd College, squashed those hopes, claiming a 3-0 win.
ThunderWolves end tournament on high note
[8/30/08] - There are certain flashpoint moments that can define a season for a team. On Saturday, in the closing match of the CSU-Pueblo Fall Classic, the Pack volleyball team may have had one of those moments.
Pack returns back to Massari with bittersweet day
[8/29/08] - The ThunderWolves volleyball team's first games in Massari Arena in two years were bittersweet, as the Pack opened its own the CSU-Pueblo Fall Classic by splitting its games with Angelo State and Dixie State Friday.
ThunderWolves get no love in RMAC poll
[8/18/08] - Coming off a season in which they turned in a 7-20 record, the ThunderWolves continue to get little attention as they were selected fifth in the RMAC Western Division, or 11th overall out of 14 teams, in the RMAC's preseason volleyball poll, released Monday.
'08 Volleyball Preview
[8/17/08] - Pueblo chieftain reporter Jeff Letofsky previews the Pack's 2008 hopes, including the team's outlook on playing in its home facility for the first time in two seasons.
Pack adds Berg as assistant volleyball coach
[7/25/08] - The Colorado State University-Pueblo volleyball program has hired former Kansas Wesleyan University volleyball standout, Kelli Berg, as the teams assistant volleyball coach, head coach Chris Jonson announced Friday.
CSU-Pueblo Volleyball announces camp dates
[3/6/08] - CSU-Pueblo volleyball has announced dates for seven upcoming camps and clinics from May through July.
Jewell named to all-RMAC team
[11/7/07] - The Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference has announced that CSU-Pueblo junior middle blocker, Caitlyn Jewell, has been named to the all-RMAC second team
Pack volleyball assesses the fruits of 07
[11/6/07] - With the ThunderWolves 2007 volleyball season officially over with a 7-20 overall record and acknowledgements of rebuilding season in tow, eyes are looking forward to 2008 with high hopes and the learning experience that was the sometimes disappointing, yet sometimes encouraging, 2007 volleyball season.
Pack closes bittersweet season in style
[11/3/07] - The ThunderWolves havent won a game on Saturday night all season long. They also havent shown the tenacity to consistently pull out close games. Saturday, with the season coming to an end, the Pack showed they could do both, pulling out a victory in five games over Western State College, 25-30, 30-18, 27-30, 32-30 and 15-12, in what turned out to be a record-setting night.
Pack lays down in four-game loss to Adams
[10/30/07] - The ThunderWolves saw an Adams State team run roughshod over them Tuesday night, falling in four games to the Grizzlies by mostly large margins, 19-30, 16-30, 30-23 and 15-30.
ThunderWolves fall in five games to Mesa State
[10/27/07] - Saturday night's volleyball match between CSU-Pueblo and Mesa State served as a microcosm for the ThunderWolves 2007 season, showing a team that was capable of beating anyone in one game, while looking beyond ordinary in others. The result was a little more of sub-ordinary than the great as the Pack squandered a two games to one lead fall away in five-game loss.
Despite one of seasons better games, Pack falls to Fort Lewis
[10/26/07] - Taking on the team with the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conferences best record, the ThunderWolves had to play out of their minds to overcome Fort Lewis Friday night. Instead of rolling over, the Pack put together one of their best fundamental effort of the season, despite losing three games to one.