Fort Collins will see an influx of athletes of all kinds as
football, cross country, women’s basketball, swimming and diving
and club hockey all host home games this weekend. The volleyball
will travel to Utah, wrapping up regular-season play. Here’s a
quick run down of the sports lineup on campus, and away this
A pivotal game for the Rams this weekend as Utah can clench at
least a share of the Mountain West Conference title with a win over
Wyoming on Friday. In order for CSU to hold on to the other share
of the title, they must defeat the Utes Saturday night.
But first, the No. 10 Rams will take on BYU at 7 p.m. Friday in
Provo, Utah. Then, CSU will look for vindication against No. 17
Utah at 7 p.m. Saturday in Salt Lake City after losing to them at
Moby Arena on Oct. 15. The Rams will then return to Fort Collins to
host the MWC Championship starting Thursday.
After traveling all over the country for meets in Minnesota,
California and Indiana, the Rams now come home to host the 2004
NCAA Regional meet this weekend.
The meet will be held at Collindale Golf Course in Fort Collins
on Saturday with the women’s 6,000-meter race at 11 a.m. and the
men’s 8,000-meter race at approximately 12:15 p.m. The men’s team
is ranked 24th in the nation and the women moved up one spot in
this week’s national poll now sitting at 23.
After crushing Western State 89-39 on Nov. 5, the Rams will take
on Colorado-Colorado Springs Saturday at 7 p.m. in Moby Arena. This
will be the second of the two exhibition games before regular
season play begins on Nov. 19 when the Rams will face San Francisco
Swimming and Diving:
This weekend the Rams will lure Colorado into their own waters
in a dual meet set to take place Friday at 5 p.m. in Moby. The Rams
are going in to the meet confident after taking fourth in last
weekend’s Hilton/TYR Rice University Invitational in which all 16
players who participated improved their times from the first meet
of the season. Next the team will test their luck in Las Vegas to
take on the UNLV Rebels on Nov. 20.
The Rams will play DU this Sunday in Denver, but the big
match-up will come on Nov. 20 as the No. 1 Rams travel to Boulder
to face off against No. 2 Colorado. The teams will turn around and
come back up to play here in Fort Collins at the Edora Pool and Ice
Center on Nov. 20.
For full previews of each of these
games go to www.collegian.com and click on Sports.
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