Maverick men’s golf picked fourth
Colorado Mesa’s men’s and women’s golf teams are expected to be competitive and finish in the top half of the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference.
The men are picked to tie Western New Mexico for fourth place in the preseason coaches poll released Thursday. Junior Sean Robbins was selected to the preseason All-RMAC team.
Colorado School of Mines is favored to win the RMAC title behind preseason player of the year Michael Lee.
Colorado Mesa’s women’s team is picked to finish third.
CSU-Pueblo is the favorite led by preseason player of the year Leina Kim. Western New Mexico is picked second.
Polocross championships in Fruita
The Rocky Mountain Regional Polocross Championships are Saturday and Sunday at 2033 L Road in Fruita. The games are scheduled from 9 a.m. until noon and from 2-4 p.m. on Saturday, and from 8 a.m. to noon on Sunday. Spectators are welcome.
All levels of players from A Grade to juniors will be participating. Player entry fees are $65 for adults, $35 for juniors.
The sport of polocross dates back hundreds of years to Persia and its sister sport of polo. In England, polocross was an indoor exercise to teach people how to ride a horse. The modern game took shape in Australia in the 1930s and today, more than 6,000 play the sport world-wide For more on polocross, go to americanpolocross.org.