PUEBLO, Colo. (April 4, 2018) - Colorado State University-Pueblo's Jenna McKinley (So., Mosca, Colo.) and Fraser Hughes (Jr., Newton Stewart, Scotland) have been named Pack Student-Athletes of the Week, presented by Mobile Record Shredders.
Jenna McKinley guided the Pack in the throws events at the Spank Blasing Meet, as she posted a third-place finish in both the shot put and discus.
Her top shot throw went 12.40m, while the sophomore's best discus toss traveled 43.03m to establish a new personal best. She also competed in the hammer throw.
On the men's side, Hughes shot a steady 71-68-68--207 to complete the Mustang Intercollegiate nine-under and T-6th.
He finished the tournamnet 10-under on Par 5's to tie for first in the field of 107 athletes. He played the Par 4's to a team-best -1. The junior committed just four bogeys in 54 holes with only one occuring in the second and thrd rounds. He totaled nine birdies and carded the only two eagles for the team. The junior's 39 pars was tied for the secomd most in the field.
Hughes' 68 Tuesday was made up of 15 pars, two birdies and an eagle on a 540-yard Par 5.
The track & field team next competes at the CU Invitational Apr. 6-7 in Boulder, Colo. The men's golf team will host the Southern Colorado Masters Apr. 9-10 at Pueblo Country Club.
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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. 28 - Courtney Ewing/Thomas Pudney
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