PUEBLO, Colo. (March 22, 2018) – The five-game road trip continues for Colorado State University Pueblo Women's Lacrosse as they travel to Westminster College and Colorado Mesa University. The Pack and the Griffins will face off Friday at 4 p.m. and the ThunderWolves will take on the Mavericks Sunday at 12 p.m.
CSU-Pueblo enters the weekend 1-4 with a 0-3 record in Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference games. Westminster stands 4-4 (2-1 RMAC). The Mavericks bring a 5-1 (2-1 RMAC) record into the weekend.
The Pack leads the RMAC in woman-up goals per game. They average 1.40 goals per game with a woman up.
Through her first two games, Ane Marie Horton (R-So., Long Beach, Calif.) has stopped 52.6 percent of the shots she's seen. Horton's save percentage leads the RMAC and would rank fifth nationally, were she qualified. In the Pack's game at Regis University, Horton made a school-record 20 saves.
Taylor Christensen (Jr., Colorado Springs, Colo.) ranks third in the RMAC with 4.0 ground balls per game. She stands 16th in D-II in ground balls per game. Her 10 caused turnovers also lead the team.
Christensen is tied for the team-lead in points with 12 on the season. She ranks second on the team with nine goals and three assists.
Leah Neumann (Sr., Naperville, Ill.) shares the team lead in points with Christensen. Neumann has scored a team-best 10 goals. She ranks ninth in the RMAC with 3.80 draw controls per game.
Emily Eller (Fr., Keller, Texas) has emerged as a scoring threat in her last two games. Eller had three goals and an assist in the Pack's game against Regis Sunday. She has averaged 2.5 goals per game, 3.0 draw controls per game and 3.0 points per game over her last two contests.
Sami LaBella (Jr., Pleasanton, Calif.) had three caused turnovers and three ground balls in the loss to the Rangers. LaBella ranks second on the Pack with nine caused turnovers this season.
Sophomores Ali Doyle (Portland, Ore.) and Elyse Ingram (San Jose, Calif.) are each coming off three point games. Doyle had a season-best three goals, while Ingram fired in a season-best two goals and handed out an assist.
The Pack leads the all-time series with Westminster 2-1. All three games have been decided by one goal. CSU-Pueblo is seeking its first win against the Mavericks.
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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