On Thursday October 11th, the Rams flew to the east coast for a showcase with games against Bishops University, the University of Rhode Island, and the University of Massachusetts. This was the first time in the season that CSU played teams from the east coast. The trip was arduous on the Rams, as they faced many challenges from being a young team and playing much more experienced teams. Nevertheless, both the coaching staff and the players spent some time figuring out which changes worked for the team and which ones needed to be reconfigured. The scores are posted below.
October 12th: Game vs. Bishops University (0-12 L)
October 13th: Game vs. University of Rhode Island (1-3 L)
October 14th: Game vs. University of Massachusetts (0-11 L)
For the weekend of October 19th-21st, the University of Colorado hosted a tournament in Boulder for teams in the Western Conference of the ACHA. CSU was able to play some familiar faces before heading to Arizona the following weekend for games against Arizona State University and Grand Canyon University.
October 19: Game vs. Midland (1-12 L)
October 20: Game vs. CU (0-11 L)
ctober 20: Game vs. GCU (0-2 L)
October 21: Game vs. Air Force (8-4 W)
After returning home to Fort Collins, CSU was determined to turn their losing streak around before their trip to Arizona. This effort proved to be beneficial.
Early morning on Thursday November 1st, the Rams started their 13 hour drive to Tempe, Arizona to play games against Arizona State University and Grand Canyon University. The CSU and ASU matchup has always been rivalrous and CSU was determined to make a quick comeback given only one week of practices after the tournament in Boulder. These scores are posted below.
November 2nd: Game vs. ASU (4-1 W)
November 3rd: Game vs. ASU (5-6 L)
November 4th: Game vs. GCU (6-5 W)
The Rams came to Arizona determined to change the outcomes of their games and it showed. They scored more in this one weekend than they had in all of their previous games combined.