Loveland, CO – The #1 ranked Colorado State University Rams opened their season on an increasingly cold evening at the Loveland Sports Park against Rocky Mountain Lacrosse Conference foe Utah State on Friday night. The Rams led 4-0 after one period and 10-1 at halftime en route to a comfortable 21-2 victory in which every active player saw playing time and 17 different Rams register at least a point on the night.
Colorado State (1-0 overall, 1-0 RMLC) was led by Austin Fisher (Rock Canyon HS / Highlands Ranch, CO), who registered six points in the victory, while sophomore attackman Chris Roach (Wheat Ridge HS / Westminster, CO) pitched in with five points as well. Utah State (1-3 overall, 0-1 RMLC) got a goal each from Michael Christiansen and Kevin Mann.
It was a balanced effort for Colorado State, who forced 22 Aggies turnovers in the game and took 66 shots in the victory.
The Rams, who won their season opener for the fifth straight year, are off and running in 2013 and will turn around on less than 24 hours rest to take on MCLA Division II Westminster College on Saturday afternoon. The Griffins are also coming off short rest, having lost to the University of Colorado by a score of 13-5 on Friday evening.