PUEBLO, Colo. (February 14, 2018) - Colorado State University-Pueblo's Miriam Roberts (Sr., Boulder, Colo.) and Ambrose Romero (Sr., Albuquerque, NM) have been named Pack Student-Athletes of the Week, presented by Mobile Record Shredders.
Roberts posted two top 20 times in Division II with a pair of provisional times at the Grand Valley State University Big Meet.
Friday, she recorded a provisional time in the 3000m run with a time of 9:50.91 to rank 17th in NCAA Division II. She was 10th in the race that included professionals and Division I talent.
Saturday, Roberts anchored the distance medley relay team to a provisional time of 11:54.53 to finish sixth in the race and rank 17th nationally.
On the men's side, Romero had a big week in the series against Pittsburg State. The catcher went 5-9 (.556) with a double and 6 RBIs. He also drew four walks giving him a .692 OBP. Romero also scored twice and had a .667 slugging percentage.
This season Romero shares the RMAC lead in RBIs with eight and walks with five.
The indoor track and field team return to action Feb. 23-24 and compete at the RMAC Championships at the Steinhauer Fieldhouse on the campus of Colorado School of Mines. The baseball team remains at home and battles Northwest Nazarene in a three-game series set to begin Thursday at 1 p.m. at Rawlings Field.
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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
Feb. 7 - Katie Cunningham/Cody Johnson
Jan. 31 - Gillian Maness/PT Garcia
Jan. 24 - Jennah Knafelc/Will Newman
Jan. 18 - Hannah Plummer/Kyle Fantin
Jan. 10 - Tuileisu Anderson/JaCobi Jones
Dec. 20 - Taylor Long/Will Newman
Dec. 13 - Angelique Urenda/Thomas Staines
Dec. 6 - Arianna Rohde/Ron Sweeten
Nov. 29 - Katie Cunningham/Mika Nuolivirta
Nov. 22 – Katie Jones/Alec Choury
Nov. 15 – Misha McDowell/BJ Hardy
Nov. 8 – Alexa Eastep/Marcelo Laguera
Nov. 2 - Mackenzie Bean/Emery Taylor
Oct. 19 - Phoebe Pontious/Protus Babaya
Oct. 11 - Melissa Nichols/Neil Tillman
Oct. 4 - Gillian Maness/Tanner Cuda
Sept. 27 - Danelle Dondelinger/Connor Marth
Sept. 20 - Courtney Ewing/Brandon Payer
Sept. 13 - Miriam Roberts/Marcelo Laguera
Sept. 6 - Mackenzie Bean/Fraser Hughes