PUEBLO, Colo. (January 25, 2017) - Colorado State University-Pueblo's Katie Cunningham (Jr., Aurora, Colo.) and Dante Carter (Sr., Las Vegas, Nev.) have been named Pack Student-Athletes of the Week, presented by Mobile Record Shredders.
Cunningham continued her impressive play this week as she helped the Pack women's basketball team beat Colorado Christian and Colorado Mines and reach 19-0. The six-foot point guard averaged 10.0 rebounds, 4.5 assists 3.0 steals, and one block per game.
The junior put forth a herculean effort against Colorado Mines, playing nearly the entire game. She grabbed 14 boards, four steals and one block. She also delivered five assists and five points.
Cunningham continues to lead the RMAC in rebounding, pulling down 9.4 rebounds per game. She ranks second in the conference with 1.9 steals per game.
On the men's side, Carter owns the fastest mile time in NCAA Division II after running an adjusted time of 4:07.12 (4:18.69) at the Colorado Mines Twilight Jan. 21.
Running in his first indoor track race in almost two years (redshirted in 2015-16), Carter led the whole way. He also finished ninth in the 800m run with a mark of 2:03.94.
The CSU-Pueblo women's basketball team reached its highest ranking in program history, earning the fourth slot of the latest WBCA Poll. The Pack takes their unblemished record on the road this week for RMAC games at Chadron State Friday, before wrapping up the weekend Saturday at No. 18 Regis University in Denver. The Pack Track & Field team returns to Golden, Colo. this week, and will compete at the Colorado Mines DII Invite.
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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.
Past Pack Athletes of the Week
Jan. 18 – Molly Rohrer/Nelson Kahler
Jan. 11 – Jaszymn Johnson/Kyle Fantin
Dec. 15 – Malin Wallmon/Thomas Staines
Dec. 7 – Molly Rohrer/Nelson Kahler
Nov. 30 – Katie Cunningham/Mark Williams
Nov. 25 - Miriam Roberts/Marcelo Laguera
Nov. 16 - Megan Schultz/Joseph Jones
Nov. 9 - Laikyn Koss/Marcelo Laguera
Nov. 2 - Mariangel Perez/Aaron Strunk
Oct. 26 - Alison Darr/Rex Dausin
Oct. 19 - April McDonough/Brandon Payer
Oct. 12 - Rianna Lockhart/Bernard McDondle
Oct. 5 - Katie Burnett/Derrick Williams
Sept. 28 - Sandra Grimaldo/Kyle Rosenbrock
Sept. 21 - Elena Michalski/Emery Taylor
Sept. 14 - Miriam Roberts/Jake Ice