Rams Sports Review - Oct. 9-12

A recap of the Rams’ recent sports action from CSURams.com. WSOC: Thrilling second half sees Rams lose The Colorado State Rams (4-10-0, 2-4-0 MW) battled blistering winds and a drizzling rain as it took on Mountain West newcomer Colorado College (7-4-3, 3-2-1 MW) on Sunday afternoon at The Lagoon. It took three goals, but Colorado College walked away as the 3-2 victor over Colorado State in an action-packed conference matchup. Read more. FB: Rams withstand Wolf Pack for first MW win Behind record-breaking performances from senior quarterback Garrett Grayson and sophomore wide receiver Rashard Higgins, the Colorado State Rams (5-1, 1-1 MW) held on to knock off the Nevada Wolf Pack (3-3, 0-2 MW) for their first conference win of the year. Read more. VB: Rams bounce Bulldogs for 13th-straight win No. 7 Colorado State became the first volleyball team in the country to 18 victories, defeating Fresno State in straight sets Saturday afternoon at Moby Arena (25-15, 25-7, 25-17). The victory is CSU’s 13th in a row – tied for the sixth-longest winning streak in school history – and improves the Rams’ record to 18-1, 6-0 MW. Read more. WSOC: Rams shutdown Falcons The Colorado State Rams (4-9-0, 2-3-0 MW) did something on Friday afternoon against Air Force (5-6-1, 2-2-1 MW) that it hadn’t done all season; score a first-half goal and play with the lead. Guided by Gianna Bertana’s 13th-minute goal, the Rams knocked off in-state rival Air Force, 1-0, at home in a crucial Mountain West showdown. Read more.

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Race to register for Homecoming 5K

Colorado State University’s 100 Years of Homecoming celebration on Oct. 18 will get off to a healthy start with the annual Homecoming 5K Race at 8 a.m. Runners and walkers will gather at CSU’s iconic Oval to enjoy the fall color and get a jump on the full day of Homecoming festivities. The 34th annual race involves a flat course throughout campus for serious and novice runners and walkers, as well as a Kids Fun Run, led by CAM the Ram. The Homecoming Run is the eighth race in the 16th annual “Healthy Kids Run Series” sponsored by the Healthy Kids Club at University of Colorado Health. Kids who participate in four or more of the eight runs in the series earn prizes. Registration is available online. An early registration discount is available – the fee is only $20 before Friday, Oct. 10. Late registration is available for $25 until 2 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 17, when online registration closes. Race-day registration in person is available for $30 until 7:45 a.m. Registration includes a custom-designed, long-sleeved T-shirt featuring Aggie orange. Other registration locations include the Department of Health and Exercise Science at CSU, which sponsors the event and is located in the B-wing of Moby Gym, Room 220; Altitude Running, 150 E. Harmony Road, Unit 2C; and Runner’s Roost, 2720 Council Tree Ave., Suite 112. Proceeds from the race will benefit CSU’s Heart Disease Prevention Program, part of the Human Performance Clinical/Research Laboratory. The laboratory provides screenings to the public and specific professional groups, such as police officers and firefighters, for heart disease risk factors. Screenings include personal and family history, a maximal treadmill test, an examination by a physician, blood lipid analysis and body composition assessment, along with personally tailored results and counseling. Prizes will be awarded to the top three finishers in each age division. A drawing for participant prizes will take place during the awards ceremony. Sponsors include CSU Youth Sport Camps, Re/Max Alliance, the CSU Bookstore, Poudre Valley Hospital, Triple Crown Sports, The Egg and I, Hewlett Packard, Eyecare Associates, the Orthopaedic and Spine Center of the Rockies, Altitude Running, Gay and Karan Israel, Ren and Sharon Jensen, Barry Braun, Markley Motors, Miramont Lifestyle Fitness, and Sam Cooper Design. The Human Performance Clinical/Research Laboratory and the Department of Health and Exercise Science are part of the College of Health and Human Sciences at CSU.

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