Well, the CSU basketball seasons are all over. But if you are
craving Colorado State sports and can’t wait until the fall for
football, club sports can carry you to the end of the school
This week’s game of the week will be more of a tournament than
just one game.
CSU Hibida, the university’s club ultimate Frisbee team, will
hold a tournament this weekend. The Rocky Mountain Invitational
will feature the Colorado School of Mines, a team Hibida defeated
15-10 with an offensive explosion in their last meeting; the
University of Denver; Colorado College; rival Colorado-Boulder; and
out-of-state teams New Mexico and Oklahoma.
The tournament kicks off Saturday at 9 a.m. and runs until 5
p.m. Games will be played at both the intramural fields on campus
and the City Park fields. On Sunday the tournament will resume at
10 a.m. and will again run until 5 p.m.
The opening day will run as pool play featuring three pools of
four teams a piece. “We have three games on Saturday and we should
have three more on Sunday,” said Hibida member Ben Aldridge,
alluding to the two Sunday victories required to reach the
After the chips fall on Saturday, the teams will be ranked and
Sunday will be used as an elimination tournament for the
During Spring Break Hibida went all-out for CSU in the Georgia
Southern University tournament in Savannah, Ga. Hibida competed in
Pool 2, where it was a strong competitor, and ran to the semifinals
before being ousted by Oklahoma.
Oklahoma will be on the menu again for Hibida this weekend, so
this will be a game many will look forward to.
“Things are pretty good,” said Aldridge of the team’s
Before the good showing in the tournament in Savannah, Hibida
was in Statesborough, Ga., in a tournament that featured A, A-minus
and B brackets.
Hibida went to the finals of the A-minus bracket, before losing
to the University of Chicago.
The tournament Saturday will feature some very good teams with
lots of experience, including Hibida.
“We have three five-year seniors on our team so we should be
OK,” Aldridge said.
Asked if Hibida expects to take its home tournament, Aldridge
responded: “Yeah. At least that’s the goal.”