Mavs need Stocker Stadium to turn around the season

By: Phil Stafford Email
By: Phil Stafford Email

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KKCO)-- The Mavericks didn't necessarily expect to start 2-0 this season.

Let's be real. They did have to face a Top 25 team, Humboldt State, to start the year, and then travel to FCS-member, University of Northern Colorado. However, an 0-3 start was definitely not the record that first year head coach Russ Martin envisioned this summer.

"We felt that it would be a great way to prepare for the RMAC," Martin said on Thursday in regards to the first two weeks of the season.

The Mavs begin RMAC play on Saturday in their home-opener against Chadron State.

"There's always excitement when you get to play at home," commented Martin.

"I think our players will be coming in [on Saturday] with confidence," he said, "and it'll be great to have that home crowd."

Chadron State (1-1) and Colorado Mesa (0-2) kick off on Saturday at 1pm.


You must be logged in to post comments.

Username:
Password (case sensitive):
Remember Me:
KKCO NBC 11 News
2531 Blichmann Avenue
Grand Junction, CO 81505

Station Phone: 970.243.1111
Business Fax: 970.243.1770
Newsroom Fax: 970.245.3793
News Tip & Contest Line: 970.255.8477
Copyright © 2002-2016 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 169733526 - nbc11news.com/a?a=169733526
Gray Television, Inc.