PUEBLO, Colo. (May 3, 2018) - Colorado State University-Pueblo's Leah Neumann (Sr., Naperville, Ill.) and Taylor Davis (Jr., Littleton, Colo.) have been named Pack Student-Athletes of the Week, presented by Mobile Record Shredders.
Neumann scored eight goals in two games against UCCS and Regis during Senior weekend. Neumann also added three assists to end the week with 11 points. The senior scored on 80% of her shots and put all 10 of her shots this week on the cage. Neumann filled the stat sheet with 2.5 ground balls per game, 1.5 draw controls per game, and 1.5 caused turnovers per game.
The midfielder led the Pack to senior night win over the Mountain Lions with four goals and an assist. She returned Sunday to deliver four goals on four shots against No. 11 Regis. She also added two assists.
Neumann graduates as the Pack's all-time leader in points with 144. Her 110 career goals are second most in program history. Neumann's 166 career draw controls will also be a school record. This season, she averaged 4.17 draw controls per game, eighth-most in the RMAC. Her 62 draw controls this season are also a program record.
On the men's side, Davis led the Pack to a 14-9 win over Adams State University Saturday at Art & Lorraine Gonzales Stadium. This win clinched the Pack's first postseason appearance in program history.
In that game against the Grizzlies, Davis scored five goals and assisted on three more. The eight points matched a career-high for Davis, set April 16 at Johnson & Wales University.
The five-goal performance gave Davis a program-record 39 goals during the 2018 regular season. His 2.79 goals per game lead the RMAC and rank 17th in D-II.
Davis has averaged 4.07 points per game, second-most in the RMAC. He also ranks 17th in D-II in points per game. The attackman has dished out 1.29 assists per game in 2018.
Earlier this season, Davis became the second student-athlete in program history to score more than 100 points. His 73 goals and 38 assists are both second-most in program history.
Davis will lead the Pack into its first postseason appearance Friday when the ThunderWolves take the field against the No. 1 seed Colorado Mesa University. The opening faceoff is set for 7 p.m. at Walker Field in Grand Junction, Colo.
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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
Apr. 25 - Michaela Burpee/Devundrick Walker
Apr. 11 - Taylor Christensen/Dakota Popham
Apr. 4 - Jenna McKinley/Fraser Hughes
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