ThunderWolves wrap home schedule versus Fort Lewis

ThunderWolves wrap home schedule versus Fort Lewis

PUEBLO, Colo. (April 21, 2017) – The Colorado State University-Pueblo softball team finishes the home portion of its schedule this week when Fort Lewis College comes to town for a four-game Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference series at the Rawlings Softball Complex.

The series begins Saturday with a doubleheader starting at noon and concludes Sunday with another twin bill slated for an 11 a.m. first pitch.

The Pack returns to the diamond after a 1-3 showing last week at New Mexico Highlands.

Lexie Martindale (Sr., DP, Pueblo, Colo.) picked up the lone win in the circle for the ThunderWolves. She went 1-1 on the weekend tossing 9.1 innings and allowed three runs on eight hits.

At the plate the ThunderWolves were guided by Hailey Bennett (Fr., UT, Norco, Calif.) who went 7-for-13 at the dish and four runs scored.

Entering the week the ThunderWolves sit ninth in the RMAC standings and is three games out of the eighth and final playoff spot.

Prior to Sunday's doubleheader CSU-Pueblo head coach Christie Koschke and staff will honor five departing seniors who will play in their final home games as members of the Pack.

Shannon Lieber (Lone Tree, Colo.), Nicole Montoya (Pueblo, Colo.), Kennedy Smith (Fillmore, Calif.), Moriah Turney (Brighton, Colo.) and Martindale will each be honored in a pregame celebration.

SETTING THE STAGE

Last season CSU-Pueblo went unbeaten 1-1 against Fort Lewis.

OPPONENT CAPSULES

Fort Lewis College Skyhawks (6-35, 5-27 RMAC)

            Last time on the field: FLC went 1-3 at home versus UCCS. The Skyhawks are led by Angelique Elemen with a .378 batting average on 42 hits. In the circle FLC relies on pitcher Madison Stanich (4-9, 7.12 ERA).

LIVE STATS

Live stats links for select games can be found on the ThunderWolves' schedule page.

FOLLOW THE THUNDERWOLVES

Twitter - @gothunderwolves / @CSUPsoftball

Facebook - @CSU-Pueblo Athletics / @CSU-Pueblo softball

ON DECK FOR THE THUNDERWOLVES

CSU-Pueblo wraps the regular season Apr. 29-30 with a four-game RMAC series at Colorado Mesa University.

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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.