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Torr receives RMAC preseason award

Senior volleyball player Brandi Torr has been named the RMAC preseason setter of the year. Torr was selected in a vote amongst the 15 RMAC coaches. Torr ranks sixth all-time in MSU Denver volleyball history with 3,167 assists.

Women’s golf season tees off

Senior Allie Johnston, Junior Lindsey Gullikson and the Women’s Golf team open their 2016-2017 season Sept. 5 in Pueblo at the Wolfpack Fall Invite. Johnston looks to qualify again for the NCAA Division II Super Regional. The loss of Cha Cha Willhoite leaves big shoes to fill for the Roadrunners, but the impact players are fully capable.

MSU Denver tennis

MSU Denver’s Men’s and Women’s tennis teams both start the fall leg of their 2016-2017 seasons in Pueblo Sept. 9 against the University of Texas-Permian Basin. Both teams are coming off of a third place RMAC finish in 2015-2016.

Rockies still in playoff contention

The Colorado Rockies have exceeded expectations thus far this season, sitting only seven games back of the last wild card playoff spot. After accruing a 68-94 record last year, they already have 60 wins this year, with 37 games remaining. With the Rockies history of fantastic finishes, the end of the season looks to be an exciting one.

McGregor defeats Diaz in anticipated rematch

Conor McGregor defeated Nate Diaz in UFC 202 Aug. 20 in a controversial rematch. The close fight was scored as a 47-47 tie by two judges, while a third gave McGregor the victory with a score of 48-47. Diaz won the initial bout.

Author: The Metropolitan Staff

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