PUEBLO, Colo. (March 28, 2018) - Colorado State University-Pueblo's Courtney Ewing (Jr., Pueblo West, Colo.) and Thomas Pudney (Fr., Southend, United Kingdom) have been named Pack Student-Athletes of the Week, presented by Mobile Record Shredders.
Ewing finished second at the Pack Spring Invite March 25-26 after shooting 72-71--143 (-1) to lead the ThunderWolves to a third-place finish. She registered four birdies in the second round to aid her second sub-par round of the season.
The junior totaled six birdies in the tournament at Walking Stick Golf Course and played the Par 4's one-under to rank second in the field of 68 student-athletes. The next RMAC athlete in the field shot five-over.
Ewing's performance helped the Pack to a school tournament record of 596 (+20) and a tie for the single round score of 294 (+6). She ranks 61st in GolfStat's individual rankings, while the team sits No. 42.
On the men's side, Pudney earned two key victories for the ThunderWolves in a 5-4 RMAC win against Colorado Mesa.
At No. 1 doubles, he helped post an 8-4 victory. Individually ranked No. 14 nationally, Pudney went on to win at No. 1 singles 6-2, 3-6, 6-2.
The team win against the Mavericks marked the first during the spring season since a 5-3 victory Apr. 21, 2012 in the RMAC Tournament.
Pudney finished the weekend 2-2 after losing twice to nationally-ranked opponents from No. 19 Midwestern State. He lost in No. 1 doubles 8-6 to the 36th ranked pair nationally and fell to the No. 28 player at No. 1 singles by the result of 7-6 (5), 6-3.
The women's golf team will take a week off and next compete Apr. 9-10 in WNMU Mustang Intercollegiate in Goodyear, Ariz. The tennis squad goes on the road to finish the RMAC regular season. The Pack play Apr. 6 at MSU Denver and Apr. 7 at Colorado Christian.
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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
Mar. 21 - Gabby Moreno/Jorge Durate
Mar. 14 - Nia Matthews/Thomas Staines
Mar. 7 - Katie Cunningham/Blake Foerster
Feb. 28 - Angelique Urenda/JaVaughn Perkins
Feb. 21 - Arianna Rohde/Josh Smith
Feb. 14 - Miriam Roberts/Ambrose Romero
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