PUEBLO, Colo. (September 2, 2015) – Colorado State University-Pueblo claimed a victory in the annual Steel & Silver Series all-sport competition with the University of Colorado Colorado Springs following the conclusion of the 2014-15 athletics season. The ThunderWolves secured the Steel & Silver trophy after outscoring the Mountain Lions, 42-14, in the 10th installment of the series between the I-25 rivals.
“The 2014-15 season was a bench-mark year for CSU-Pueblo Athletics and adding the Steel & Silver trophy to our list of accomplishments is another testament to the hard work of our student-athletes and coaches,” commented CSU-Pueblo Director of Athletics Joe Folda. “We take pride in our rivalry with UCCS and look forward to another year of exciting competition with the Cougars.”
CSU-Pueblo was awarded the maximum of four points in volleyball, women’s soccer, indoor and outdoor men’s and women’s track & field, softball and men’s and women’s golf. The two programs split points in men’s soccer, men’s basketball and women’s basketball.
The all-sport competition awards four points for each of the sports that both schools sponsor. Regular-season meetings are scored in men's and women's soccer, volleyball, men's and women's basketball and softball, while the conference championship results are used to score women's cross country, women's indoor and outdoor track and field and men's and women's golf. Five points are awarded to the institution with the highest GPA among those sports for student-athletes who competed in the 2014-15 season.
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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.