This weekend CSU club sports fans were treated to a deluge of
events. The men’s and women’s lacrosse teams, the ultimate Frisbee
teams (Hibida A and B) and the CSU cycling team all hosted
competitions on campus.
The CSU lacrosse teams were both featured on the intramural
fields Saturday. With cold air and wind blowing, fans were not out
in numbers, but a few fans with a lot of heart faced the elements
and supported the Rams.
The women’s team played the North club team and played very
well. The varsity squad won 8-3 in convincing fashion, and the
junior varsity squad came out on top in their battle with North JV
On Sunday the varsity team beat up on the Central club team
The men’s lacrosse team saw more support Saturday afternoon, as
the sun came out from behind the clouds. The Rams, as they have
done all season, got to work fast and didn’t let up until the game
was over. The team seemed to score at will against a weak Utah Utes
defense. When the last seconds ticked off the clock the Rams had
another victory 19-4.
CSU’s ultimate team, Hibida, went to the semifinals of the Rocky
Mountain Tournament before losing to the North Texas Mean
Ram Cycling took to the Oval for the CSU Oval Criterium. The
women’s A category raced first and after a thrilling race of 30
riders Colorado took the win followed by Northern Colorado and in
third place Sarah Germundson from CSU.
Both CSU and CU packed the Oval with their teams, while few
riders from elsewhere made the trip for the men’s A race. Other
colleges in the Criterium were the Air Force Academy, Fort Lewis
College, Weber State and Wyoming.
At different points during the race CSU and CU both had three
In a sea of CU yellow and CSU green and white, a rider from
Weber State pulled out the victory edging CSU sophomore Robby
Ketchell down the final stretch.
In the men’s Category 4 race finishers from CSU included Rob
Bescheinen who finished first and Brady Wimmer who finished third
among 60 riders. For full results go to RamsCycling.com.
What’s on tap for the CSU Club teams this weekend
CSU baseball will head to Greeley for a couple of games with the
Men’s lacrosse will be in Ann Arbor, Mich., for its toughest
test this year. The Rams will face No. 5 Michigan on Friday and No.
8 Minnesota-Duluth on Saturday. On Sunday No. 1 will play No. 2 as
CSU takes on University of California-Santa Barbara.
The CSU women’s lacrosse team will take on CU Friday at 7:00
pm., in what team members call the biggest game of the year for the