Softball Heads to Las Vegas For Desert Stinger


LAS VEGAS, Nev. – The Western New Mexico University softball team embarks on their annual trip to Las Vegas to compete in the Desert Stinger this weekend. WNMU will face five teams (St. Edward’s, Western Washington, Northwest Nazarene, St. Cloud State and Cal State San Marcos) over the course of three days. They will open

Women’s Tennis Takes Down Eastern Arizona in Sweep


SILVER CITY, N.M. – The Western New Mexico University women’s tennis team fought through a tough match from Eastern Arizona College, as well as the weather to claim a 9-0 victory Wednesday afternoon. With conditions perfect at the start of play, the wind and the rain came a calling at the start of singles and

Senior Duo Leads Mustangs On and Off Court

Terrez Scott, left, and Marcos Castrillo look to cap their careers strong over the final month of the season.

SILVER CITY, N.M. – It’s a tough decision no matter where in your life you are. Should I stay home? Should I go to college somewhere out of state? Is this school the right fit for me? Both Terrez Scott (Santa Clarita, CA/Valencia) and Marcos Castrillo (San Francisco, CA/Pinole Valley) had to face those decisions

Men’s Golf Cruises to Edward Jones’ Cactus Thaw Title

Men's Golf  Team after achieving the victory of the Cactus Thaw Title

EL PASO, Texas – It was much of the same for the Western New Mexico University men’s golf team as they continued to lead the field and claim the Edward Jones’ Cactus Thaw title by nine-strokes Monday. “This is the start to the semester we wanted. We have worked hard over the break and knew

Women’s Tennis Plays Tough Against Division I Lopes

Ganna Tiurina, left, and Annica Betz came close to winning their doubles top flight match falling just short, 7-5.

SILVER CITY, N.M. – The Western New Mexico University women’s tennis team battled Division I Grand Canyon University Monday in the spring opener as the Lady Lopes claimed a 7-0 victory Monday. In front of a solid crowd at the WNMU tennis courts, the Lady Mustangs came close to claiming a couple of matches. In

Newsome Named RMAC Defensive Player of the Week


COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Senior point guard RaTanya Newsome (Tucson, AZ/Tucson High School) collected Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Defensive Player of the Week honors as announced by the conference office Monday. Newsome led WNMU with seven steals with a high of five against the Skyhawks. She also brought down six rebounds, dished out a team-high

Softball Takes Game Two Against OPSU to Gain Split


LUBBOCK, Texas – After dropping the first game against Oklahoma Panhandle State University, 7-2, the Western New Mexico University softball team came back strong to take the second game, 8-5, Sunday to wrap up six games WNMU played in Lubbock to open the season. In the opening game, WNMU (2-4) fell behind by a run

Men’s Golf Kicks Off Thaw to Lead Edward Jones’ Cactus Thaw by Eight-Strokes


EL PASO, Texas – The thaw was off the clubs for the Western New Mexico University men’s golf team as they ripped off a seven-under 277 to lead the Edward Jones’ Cactus Thaw after the first round took place Sunday. The Mustangs utilized four players shooting par or minus scores to move to the top

Lady Mustangs Hold Off Adams State For Ninth RMAC Win


SILVER CITY, N.M. – Going back-and-forth into the second half, the Western New Mexico University women’s basketball team was finally able to pull away late to defeat Adams State University, 65-56, Saturday night in Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference action. The 12 wins on the season is the most for the program since claiming 13 during

Grizzlies Claim Hard-Fought Win Against Mustangs


SILVER CITY, N.M. – Shooting 48 percent in the first half, the Western New Mexico University men’s basketball team was down by just two at halftime against Adams State University. The Grizzlies, though, came out firing in the second half to pull away for the 80-67 hard-fought Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference victory Saturday night. The