Tessa Nelson tied a career high with nine blocks in the last match vs. Wyoming
Sept. 29, 2008
By Danielle Marshall
Athletic Media Relations
FORT COLLINS, Colo. -- CSU looks to bounce back from a difficult loss at Cal this Saturday at noon vs. UNLV at Sonny Lubick Field at Hughes Stadium. The Rams leave their non-conference schedule in the rear-view mirror, and embark on their first conference game under new Head Coach Steve Fairchild.
Scout Day promotion extended
The deadline for the Scout Day promotion for the game this Saturday against UNLV has been extended to Thursday afternoon. For this game, all scouts (boys and girls) are eligible to purchase a special ticket package.
The price for the game package is $20 for each scout. Included with scout tickets are coupons for a free soft drink and a free hot dog at Hughes Stadium. All scouts will also receive a special CSU Rams patch. Regular tickets for parents, siblings and friends are $25 each.
Scout leaders should call 970/491-4666 to register your troops and purchase tickets.
After playing eight of their first 12 matches at home, the Rams will take the road for a match against Air Force (4-11, 0-4) on Thursday in Colorado Springs, Colo. The team will be back in town Saturday night to play Arizona (11-2) at 7 p.m. at Moby Arena. The Wildcats are not ranked, but are receiving votes in the AVCA Division I Coaches Poll; the team suffered its most recent loss to No. 9 Washington in five sets.
Team Picture Night Fans who received a voucher for one free general-admission ticket to Saturday’s match against Arizona, can pick up their printed picture taken last Friday with the team, at a table set up on the concourse at Moby Arena.
The Colorado State women’s golf team resumes play Monday and Tuesday in the 11th annual Heather Farr /CU Memorial Invitational, hosted by the University of Colorado. The 54-hole tournament will be played at The Omni Interlocken Resort in Broomfield, Colo. The tournament opens with 36 holes on Monday, followed by 18 on Tuesday, beginning at 8:30 a.m. both days.
Fans that want to follow the action live can visit http://cubuffs.statsgeek.com/golf-w/live/2008hf/.
The Rams, ranked 14th in the nation, have had a few weeks off to prepare for the Bill Dellinger Invite on Saturday in Eugene, Ore., where the heart of the Rams' schedule will commence with a meet against some of the top teams in the nation.
The Rams, ranked 31st in the latest Golfweek rankings released Thursday, continue action in the fall season Saturday and Sunday in the Wyoming Desert Intercollegiate in Pala Desert, Calif.
The Rams return to the court Friday when they enter the Air Force Invitational in Colorado Springs, Colo. This is the team’s final tournament of the calendar year. The Rams resume play in February.
Colorado State heads to Greeley on Sunday at 1 p.m. to face Northern Colorado with three games remaining in the fall exhibition season.
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