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The Rocky Mountain Collegian

Womens basketball head coach Ryun Williams coaches the team during the Mountain West Tournament game against Boise State on March 7. (Tony Villalobos May | Collegian)

Zahlmann: This year was Ryun Williams’ best masterpiece yet

Luke Zahlmann March 7, 2018

LAS VEGAS - The season began with several question marks for Colorado State women’s basketball as they lost their two best players and leaders in Ellen Nystrom and Elin Gustavsson to graduation and faced...

Redshirt freshman guard Jordyn Edwards moves the ball up the court during the second quarter of play against the Colorado Buffaloes on Dec. 6. The Rams fell in a hard fought battle 70-67 in Moby Arena. (Elliott Jerge | Collegian)

CSU women find propellant by way of the bench

Luke Zahlmann February 9, 2018

A rollercoaster season at the start, Colorado State women's basketball's bench players off the pine have corrected their issues and helped lead the way to a successful conference schedule to date. A team...

Redshirt senior Stine Austgulen moves the ball up the court during the fourth quarter of play against the Colorado Buffaloes on Dec. 6. The Rams fell in a hard fought battle 70-67 in Moby Arena. (Elliott Jerge | Collegian)

Stine Austgulen’s treacherous path paying dividends at CSU

Luke Zahlmann January 24, 2018

Taking after the mountains she roams, Colorado State redshirt senior Stine Austgulen is an immovable force for a young Rams team in search of leadership and production. Running up and down a mountain...

Head coach Ryun Williams rallies the team during a timeout in the last quarter of the Border War at Moby Arena on Jan. 13. The Rams fell to the Cowgirls 53-49. (Ashley Potts | Collegian)

Zahlmann: Rams lost two legends, but their season is alive and well

Luke Zahlmann January 19, 2018

The loss of two star players, one a scorer and the other a do-it-all point guard, has had a profound impact on the CSU women’s basketball team. In the past two seasons combined, the Rams lost a total...

Sofie Tryggedsson shoots against Geena Gomez of San Diago State on Jan. 28, 2017 (Davis Bonner | Collegian)

CSU women’s basketball finds shooting star in Sofie Tryggedsson

Luke Zahlmann November 28, 2017

In a parade of shots for CSU women’s basketball, a true firework emerged and lit up the gym for the Rams coming off the graduation of two stars. With the loss of roughly half their total scoring...

The Rocky Mountain Rumble statue sits in its new home at the new on-campus stadium on June 16, 2017. (Natalie Dyer | Collegian)

Summer roundup: What you missed in CSU athletics this summer

Colin Barnard August 21, 2017

Though Colorado State students are just entering their first week of the 2017 fall semester, student-athletes have been in full swing for weeks. The women’s soccer team has already played its first game,...

Cam the Ram runs across the court during pre-game warmups. (Trevor Capozza | Collegian)

Six CSU athletes honored for 2016-17 success

Justin Michael July 28, 2017

Six Colorado State athletes were recognized by the athletic department for their success both on and off the field Thursday. Ellen Nystrom, Haley Hutton, Janelle Lincks, Jerrell Mock, Josh Cogdill and...

White: An unforgettable senior class of female athletes says goodbye

White: An unforgettable senior class of female athletes says goodbye

Austin White May 4, 2017

For every great athlete, there will always be an ending. Whether it comes in the form of retirement from a professional league or graduation from a college or high school, a time comes for every athlete...

The loss to UC Davis marked the end of the Elln Nystrom and Elin Gustavsson era for CSU. The duo each tallied over 1000 points in their CSU careers (Elliott Jerge | Collegian)

CSU women lose heartbreaker at home, eliminated from postseason

Justin Michael March 19, 2017

Less than 72 hours removed from winning their first postseason game in 14 years, the Colorado State women’s basketball team was defeated 58-57 by the University of California-Davis in the second round...

Tim Nwachukwu/NCAA Photos

Boise State knocks CSU out of MW tournament in semifinals

Justin Michael March 8, 2017

LAS VEGAS — In a game featuring the previous two Mountain West Tournament champions, the Boise State women’s basketball team defeated Colorado State 65-61 in the semifinal Wednesday night, marking...

07 MAR 2017: Colorado State University takes on the San Jose State University during the 2017 Mountain West Conference Womens Basketball Championship at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas, NV. Justin Tafoya/NCAA Photos

Nystrom and Gustavsson shine in victory over Spartans

Justin Michael March 7, 2017

Press conference provided by CTV Sports LAS VEGAS — Playing in what will be the final Mountain West Tournament of their collegiate career, seniors Elin Gustavsson and Ellen Nystrom opened the first...

CSU Senior Ellen Nystrom calls out a play as she brings the ball down the court during the second quarter against the UNM Lobos. (Elliott Jerge | Collegian)

Nystrom named Mountain West Player of the Year

Colin Barnard March 6, 2017

Colorado State women’s basketball player Ellen Nystrom was named Mountain West Player of the Year, as voted on by the coaches across the conference, for the 2016-17 season, the conference announced Monday. In...

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