defeat SMU and
top Texas in Austin
The UNM women’s soccer team
traveled to Austin, Texas and came away with their first two
wins of the
Southern Methodist 4-1 on Friday and coming back to defeat
Texas 2-1 in the second half of overtime Sunday.
On Friday, the
three goals in an 11 minute stretch early in the first half then
added a goal
late to swamp the Lady Mustangs. Rachael Montoya and Natalie
Jenks each scored
a goal and assisted while Brianna Webster scored The Opening
goal and Jordan
Craig capped the treble of first half goals.
Craig – who was
named Mountain West Conference Player of the Week on Monday –
brought the Lobos
back from the brink of defeat, scoring a goal in the final
regulation then scoring the game winner just three minutes into
the second half
of overtime to give UNM the road victory.
who stand at
2-3-1 on the season, head on the road again next weekend,
visiting Georgia on
Friday and Florida on Sunday.
through Tiger Invitational in Savannah. Ga.
volleyball team went
4-0 at the Tiger Invitational in Savannah, Ga., sweeping North Carolina-Asheville and Maryland-Eastern Shore on Friday and
Kennesaw St. and
host Savannah St. on Saturday.
UNC-Asheville, the Lobos won the first two sets then trailed
14-5 in the third
set before going on a 20-point run to close out the set and
match, 25-14. On
Friday afternoon, UNM dropped the first set to the Hawks
before sweeping the
next three sets to give Maryland-Eastern Shore its first loss
of the year.
Kennesaw St. in three sets by outhitting the Owls 41-20.
Saturday afternoon UNM
produced another dominating performance, beating the host
Tigers in three
straight sets to move to 7-1 on the season.
efforts on the
weekend, hitter Chantale Riddle earned the Mountain West
Conference Player of
the Week honors. Riddle averaged 4.45 kills, 2.55 digs and
0.91 blocks per set,
while hitting .370 over the weekend. She averaged 5.27 points
per set over 11
No. 3 UNM men lose to
Tulsa, top No. 20 SMU at Tulsa Invitational
The UNM men’s soccer team
split a pair of games at the Tulsa Invitational in Tulsa, Okla.
Lobos fell 2-1 in overtime to the Golden Hurricane Friday
bounced back to defeat
No. 20 Southern Methodist Sunday.
Tulsa broke a 1-1
tie just 2 minutes into overtime to hand UNM its first defeat
since 2010 when
the Golden Hurricane’s Bryce Follensbee put a rebound back into
the net. Lobo
Matthew Gibbons gave the Lobos a 1-0 lead in the 25th
Tulsa found the equalizer just two minutes later on a penalty
kick after New Mexico’s Travis Campbell picked up a red card.
outshot SMU an impressive
22-6 and scored a pair of goals within 10 minutes of each other
the second half to grab the win.
Adrian Mora Delgado pulled
UNM even with a goal in the 24th minute after the
Mustangs assumed a
1-0 lad in the 18th minute. Blake Smith scored the
game winner in
the 66th on an open net shot and Devon Sandoval added
goal in the 76th.
New Mexico opens its home slate against Alabama-Birmingham next
Friday at 7 p.m. at UNM Soccer/Track Complex.
Lobos shine under the
lights in Lobo
The Lobo men and women ran
under the lights for the first time at UNM’s North Golf Course
Friday night and
did well, placing several runners in the top ten.
"The first meet
year is really interesting because you don't know what you're
get," said head coach Joe Franklin. "We didn't know what running
night was going to be like. From a team standpoint, it was
really positive and
a lot of good things happened."
The Lobo women
of the top six spots with Josephine Moultrie placing highest in
third with a
time 18:36.0. Sean Stam paced the Lobo men, finishing in fourth
with a time of
19:14 and the only top-ten finisher.
The Lobos next
meet is Sept.
17 at New Mexico State's Kachina Classic.