PUEBLO, Colo. (March 19, 2018) – Colorado State University-Pueblo Men's Lacrosse will begin its two-game spring break road trip with a visit to No. 16 Lindenwood University Tuesday at 4 p.m.
The ThunderWolves enter the week with a 3-2 overall record. The Lions stand 3-3 overall. CSU-Pueblo has won two consecutive games, while Lindenwood has lost three straight games.
Taylor Davis (Jr., Littleton, Colo.) and Preston DeHerrera (Sr., Northglenn, Colo.) swept the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference player of the week honors. Davis scored seven goals and dished out three assists to earn RMAC Offensive Player of the Week honors. DeHerrera claimed RMAC Defensive Player of the Week with nine ground balls and seven caused turnovers.
Davis is part of a Pack attack that is the most effective in the RMAC. The junior ranks second in the RMAC with 3.20 goals per game. He ranks fourth in both points per game (4.60)and assists per game (1.40). Davis ranks 20th in D-II in points per game and 17th in goals per game.
Senior Blake Foerster (Centennial, Colo.) leads the RMAC with 3.60 goals per game. Foerster's 5.0 points per game also leads the RMAC. He ranks seventh in D-II in goals per game and ninth in points per game. The senior also ranks fourth in the RMAC with 1.40 assists per game.
Anthony Ferrie (Jr., Littleton, Colo.) shares the RMAC lead for points with Foerster, averaging 5.0 points per game. Ferrie leads the Pack and ranks second in the RMAC with 2.20 assists per game. His 2.80 goals per game places him third in the RMAC, giving the Pack each of the top three goal scorers in the conference. Ferrie ranks seventh in the nation in assists per game.
With their attack leading the way, the Pack ranks 11th in the nation in offense with 14.0 goals per game. They are 10th in points per game (21.80).
The ThunderWolves rank third in D-II with 12.40 caused turnovers per game. CSU-Pueblo ranks third in D-II in man-down defense, killing 81.8 percent of their penalties.
Devin Thrower (So., Las Vegas, Nev.) leads the RMAC with 2.20 caused turnovers per game. Thrower is tied for second on the Pack with 3.0 ground balls per game.
Michael DeMaio (Fr., Ann Arundel, Md.) set a school record in the ThunderWolves 22-6 win over St. Ambrose University with 11 ground balls. DeMaio also had five caused turnovers in that game. His 3.0 ground balls per game place him second on the Pack. DeMaio ranks eighth in the RMAC with 1.20 caused turnovers per game.
DeHerrera ranks second in the RMAC with 2.0 caused turnovers per game. Adam Lange (Sr., Parker, Colo.) ranks fifth in the RMAC with 1.40 caused turnovers per game.
Nick Richards (Sr., Henderson, Nev.) makes 12.25 saves per game, second most in the RMAC. He ranks 16th in the country in this statistic.
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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