CSU-Pueblo Athletic Facilities

Athletic Fields and Arenas


Colorado State University-Pueblo boasts some of the finest facilities in all of NCAA Division II.  Recently athletic expansion has ushered in a new era for ThunderWolf Athletics, as the addition of the 6,500-seat Neta and Eddie DeRose ThunderBowl (2008), the 3,900-seat Massari Arena and the Art & Lorraine Gonzales Soccer/Lacrosse Stadium (2016) were added as crown jewels to the on-site baseball and softball complexes.

To view detailed facility profiles of each ThunderWolf complex, click the links below:

Neta and Eddie DeRose ThunderBowl: (Constructed 2008, Capacity: 6,500)
Home of CSU-Pueblo's Football and Men's and Women's Track and Field programs.  Complex includes a synthetic turf field (new turf in 2016), as well as jumping, pole vault, and throwing areas.  Also serves as the site for numerous Pueblo high school football and track and field events. Host to the 2012 and 2013 NCAA Division II Outdoor Track and Field Championships and a NCAA Division II Football Semifinal game in 2014.

Massari Arena: (Constructed: 1971, Renovated: 2008, Capacity: 3,900)
Home of CSU-Pueblo's Men's and Women's Basketball, Wrestling and Volleyball programs. Hosted the 2012 NCAA Division II Wrestling Championships.

Rawlings Field: (Constructed: 1993, Capacity: 2,500)
Home of CSU-Pueblo's Baseball program, former home of Minor League team, Pueblo Bighorns, as well as site for numerous high school, semipro, and club baseball events.  Features synthetic turf infield and backstop.

Rawlings Softball Complex: (Constructed: 1993, Capacity: 500)
Home of CSU-Pueblo's Softball Program.  Consists of four fields and is home to numerous community and collegiate softball tournaments.  Features synthetic turf.



Rawlings Soccer Compl/Art & Lorraine Gonzales Soccer and Lacrosse Stadium: (Constructed: 1993, Renovations complete in 2016, Capacity: 550)
Home of CSU-Pueblo's Men's and Women's Soccer and Men's and Women's Lacrosse programs, as well as site for numerous commuity soccer competitions.  In 2009, lights were added to the complex, new field turf was added in 2014, while a fieldhouse, grandstand and press box were complete in 2016. 

Pueblo City Park Tennis Complex: Home of CSU-Pueblo's Men's and Women's Tennis programs, as well as the Colorado state high school tennis championships.  Regarded as one of the finest tennis facilities in the state of Colorado.

Walking Stick Golf Course: Home of CSU-Pueblo's Men's and Women's Golf programs.  The 18-hole "Walking Stick" course at the Walking Stick Golf Course facility in Pueblo, Colorado features 7,147 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 72 . The course rating is 72.0 and it has a slope rating of 134 on Blue grass.  Designed by Arthur Hills, ASGCA, the Walking Stick golf course opened in 1991. 

Strength & Conditioning Facilities

CSU-Pueblo boasts two outstanding strength and conditioning facilities on campus at CSU-Pueblo dedicated to training athletes.  Together they represent some of the most outstanding strength and conditioning facilities in all of Division II athletics. 

Strength & Conditioning Facilities at the ThunderBowl: The strength and conditioning facility in the field house is 4,309 square feet in size.  Included in this facility are 12 state of the art multi-station platforms where you can perform all of the Olympic style exercises, squats, bench press, incline press, pull-downs and pull-ups all on the same station.  There are also multiple sets of dumbbells ranging from 5-120 lbs and adjustable free standing benches that can adjust from decline to flat to incline allowing performance of a wide variety of dumbbell exercises.  Water filled kegs and tractor tires are also available in the facility to allow performance of implement based exercises.  There are sets of various height plyometric boxes and a large selection of medicine balls to provide the opportunity to perform a variety of plyometric drills.  In addition, there is also a leg press, leg extension and leg curl machine in the facility, primarily meant to be used by injured athletes who cannot adhere to the normal training protocol.  There is also aerobic exercise equipment available in this facility.

Strength & Conditioning Facilities at Massari Arena: The newly updated strength and conditioning facility in Massari Gymnasium is 1,839 square feet in size. This facility has four multi-station platforms that allow performance of the Olympic lifts, squats, front squats, bench press, incline press, pull-ups along with a variety of other exercises. In addition there is a squat rack, bench press station, dumbbells ranging from two lbs to 100 lbs and utility benches used for dumbbell training that can adjust from flat to incline. There are also a variety of medicine balls and bands to supplement the equipment already mentioned. This facility is used by the smaller roster teams that can efficiently train in a facility of this size.