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3 College Sophomore

Athletics: For having the best football team in the NCAA division 2, the fan support isnt as great as it could. Coming from Texas, the football stands for my high school games would be more packed then the ones for our football team. The teams do their best and are trained properly. I am a student-athlete here and most of the people that go here are too. Almost everyone I know are part of some sort of team here. There is rarely any school spirit and spirit week was not exercised by many.

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4 College Student

Athletics: The football games are super fun and I am looking forward to attending them.

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4 College Senior

Athletics: Football. Football. Football.....and then there's the rest of the school year or something.

Football is a HUGE part on campus, everyone goes to the games, home games are free for students, and there are tons of events revolving around it.

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4 College Freshman

Athletics: Their sports teams are very prevalent, and have won a few championships.

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5 College Sophomore

Athletics: It seems that everyone is family. There are club goers that support sports and vise versa!

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Pueblo has almost every sport at the University. Sadly, there is no school spirit, though. During the first few weeks, when the freshmen go to the first football games, they carry a lot of spirit and go to the games dressed up and screaming, but after a few games, everyone stops showing up because they get busy. The football stadium is brand-new, and it's the first time in about 10 years that Pueblo has a team that does pretty well. If any event brings out school spirit, it's Homecoming, which involves a football game followed by a very short parade and a dance. They actually choose a king and queen, too—just like in high school.

The second most popular sport at Pueblo is soccer. The soccer team won in 2010, and many students showed up for both the home and away games. Students do not dress up or scream at the games, but they do support the players. Other than that, Pueblo does have other good sport teams, but they're just not talked about. If you are interested in sports, however, the school gives out a lot of athletic scholarships to students.

Facts & Statistics

Athletic Association
  • NAA
  • NCAA
Athletic Division
NCAA Division II (with football)
Athletic Conferences
Football: Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference
Basketball: Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference
School Colors
Red and blue
School Nickname
ThunderWolves
Men Playing Varsity Sports
294 - 15%
Women Playing Varsity Sports
129 - 6%
Men's Varsity Sports
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Tennis
  • Wrestling
Women's Varsity Sports
  • Basketball
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Tennis
  • Track and field
  • Volleyball
Club Sports
  • Bowling
  • Cycling
  • Ice hockey
  • Inline hockey
  • Lacrosse
  • Mountain biking
  • Paintball
  • Racquetball/squash
  • Rodeo
  • Rugby (men's and women's)
  • Ski team
  • Soccer (men's and women's)
  • Ultimate Frisbee (men's and women's)
  • Volleyball (men's and women's)
  • Weightlifting
  • Wrestling
Intramurals
  • Arena football
  • Badminton
  • Basketball
  • Broomball
  • Dodgeball
  • Flag football
  • Kickball
  • Pickleball
  • Soccer (indoor and outdoor)
  • Softball
  • Table tennis
  • Ultimate Frisbee
  • Volleyball (sand and court)
  • Walleyball
Athletic Fields & Facilities
  • DeRose ThunderBowl
  • Massari Arena
  • Rawlings Sports Complex
Most Popular Sports
Football, soccer
Most Overlooked Teams
Tennis
School Spirit
There isn't too much school spirit at CSU-P. You'll only need a T-shirt for the games.
Getting Tickets
Tickets are free for students; just be sure to get them ahead of time.
Best Place to Take a Walk
Riverwalk downtown

Student Polls

How popular are varsity sports on campus?    Based on 43 responses

  • 7% Almost everything on campus revolves around them.
  • 58% Varsity sports are a big part of campus life.
  • 35% Varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.
  • 0% No one pays attention to varsity sports.

How popular are intramurals and club sports?    Based on 46 responses

  • 35% They are just as popular as varsity sports (or even more so).
  • 41% They are overshadowed by varsity sports, but still a big part of campus life.
  • 22% Some people participate in them, but they aren't a big part of campus life.
  • 2% Almost no one participates in them.

How would you describe the athletic facilities?    Based on 45 responses

  • 7% The athletic facilities are some of the best in the country.
  • 80% Sports are important, and the quality of facilities shows that-for both athletes and non-athletes.
  • 11% The athletic facilities are good for athletes, but only mediocre for the average students.
  • 2% The athletic facilities are relatively subpar for the demands.

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