The Colorado State Rams club hockey team went into Maryland with
hopes of bringing a national championship back to the students at
But the Rams came up short. They won their first game 4-2 over
Central Michigan, who turned out to be a bust in the playoffs
losing all of their games. In the second game the Rams met Penn
State, the Nittany Lions scored three times in the first period to
put the game away with a 4-2 win over the Rams.
On the final day of pool play the Rams needed a win over the
Miami Hurricane and a Central Michigan upset against Penn State;
unfortunately for the Rams neither happened and Penn State went to
Penn State got shutout 1-0 to New York University, which went on
to lose in the championship game to the Oakland Grizzlies 5-1.
Overall the Rams had a successful season with a final record
The CSU club tennis team made the record books this week,
joining 33 other schools to compete at the 2004 USA Team Tennis
National Campus Championships in Daytona Beach, Fla. The
championships start today and runs through Saturday. The 33 schools
are the most ever to be represented in the championships.
The tournament will be huge for the CSU tennis club team, as the
Rams will have the opportunity to face the last two champions in
2002 winner Texas A&M Aggies and the defending national
champion Florida Gators.
Friday will offer a test for the CSU men’s club lacrosse team,
starting with a road trip across the Pacific Northwest that sees
them playing six games in nine days.
The Rams kick things off against the Oregon Ducks in Eugene, the
road trip concludes on the March 20 against Simon Fraser University
in Seattle, where the Rams will also play Cal State-Chico and
The trip provides a chance for the Rams to show the country they
have a good chance to repeat as national champions.
The CSU men’s and women’s ultimate Frisbee teams Hibida and
Hell’s Belles will be in the College Southern Tournament during
Spring Break at Georgia Southern University in Savannah, Ga.
Hibida will compete with the likes of Southern California,
Florida State, Princeton and Tennessee all represented in Pool 2 of
the tourney. While Hell’s Belles will have to deal with Duke, North
Carolina State and Florida, among others.
Other CSU club teams in action over Spring Break are: the CSU
logging team, which will be in Arcadia, Calif., for logging
nationals; CSU cycling heads to Las Cruces, N.M., for the Aggie
Horseshoe Stage Race against New Mexico State; and field hockey
will be at a tournament in Tucson, Ariz., hosted by the University
of Arizona Wildcats.