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Break out the bats

By Patti Arnold

It’s been asked all spring: When is the Colorado Mesa offense going to bust loose? The answer, apparently: Saturday. On a day when the wind was howling, swirling, changing directions and nearly tore Old Glory off the center-field ...

Metro tops Mesa softball team again

By Staff

For the second straight day, the Colorado Mesa softball team had chances to break open a close game against Metro State. Instead, the Mavericks lost 2-1 on Saturday in eight innings, the same score as Friday’s RMAC loss to the ...

Mavericks’ 29-game winning streak ends with loss to Metro

By Staff

It had to end sometime, and the way Colorado Mesa softball coach Ben Garcia sees it, better to lose now than in the playoffs. The Mavericks’ 29-game winning streak came to an end Friday in Spearfish, South Dakota, in a 2-1 loss to Metro ...


Eighth wonders

By Patti Arnold

They weren’t allowed to swing a bat until Thursday, and it seemed to help the Colorado Mesa baseball team’s hitters. “We were fresher,” CMU coach Chris Hanks said after the Mavericks’ 5-4 victory over Colorado ...


On their minds

By Patti Arnold

As the streak grew, the Colorado Mesa softball players insisted there were no rituals, no superstitions, in connection with winning what’s now 29 consecutive games. We’ve won one game in a row, the Mavericks will tell you. ...


Walters saves best golf for last, wins RMAC

By Patti Arnold

Taylor Walters hadn’t had a great spring season for the Colorado Mesa women’s golf team. Until Sunday and Monday, that is. The junior from Rifle fired a 1-under-par 71 on Monday to go with her even-par 72 on Sunday to win the ...


CMU’s Allen tops list for academics

By Staff

Matt Allen picked up another award Monday for the Colorado Mesa baseball team. The preseason pitcher of the year was voted the RMAC academic player of the year. The senior right-hander from Fort Collins has a 3.37 GPA in sports management and ...


CMU hits just enough to win

By Patti Arnold

You know that scene from Bull Durham when the manager tells the team, “This is a simple game. You throw the ball. You hit the ball. You catch the ball.”? Sometimes, baseball’s not so simple. For the Colorado Mesa baseball ...



By Jon Mitchell

Sarah Phillis wasn’t about to stop running after her game-ending double Sunday afternoon against Western New Mexico. After all, the junior outfielder for Colorado Mesa’s softball team had a promise to keep. Phillis hit a ...


Still winning

By Patti Arnold

When Metro State lost twice on Friday, it might have taken away the spontaneity of a celebration for the Colorado Mesa softball team on Saturday, but it didn’t diminish the whoops and hollers — and the smiles. The Mavericks, who ...

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