UNM’s Nelson out

Jeff Nelson’s stint as the UNM head coach is over. According to a press release from the UNM Athletic Department, the contract for Nelson will not be renewed, citing a need for change. Lobo AD Eddie Nuñez will start a new search in January 2019. “We appreciate Jeff’s dedication and 12 years of service in … Read more

Wallis headed to UTEP

Congrats go out to Ben Wallis for being selected to lead the UTEP Miners.  The only real surprise here is the amount of time it took for a major program to pick up him up. He’s got a tough road ahead of him, but if anyone can do it, he sure can. Read the story … Read more

Former Ag snags WAC award

Former NM State standout Gwen Murphy was named the 2015-16 Western Athletic Conference Joe Kearney Award winner, the conference announced on Wednesday. Named in honor of former WAC commissioner Joe Kearney, the award is given annually to the top male and female student-athletes in the WAC. “Gwen was the WAC Player of the Year and … Read more

Jordan announces ’15 schedule

LAS CRUCES, N.M. – Head coach Mike Jordan announced on Wednesday, May 20, that the 2015 New Mexico State volleyball schedule is finalized and is now released. Coach Jordan, who heads into his 18th season as the head coach of team, put together a schedule that features 13 home games, including a tournament that features … Read more

Former Bulldog earns NSCA All-American

Former Artesia great Hannah Ballew has made her mark at the next level, earning National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) All-American honors. Ballew, was a 2011 graduate who led the Bulldogs to a 2010 4A Championship, and laid the groundwork for an Artesia repeat in 2011. After attending NMSU for a year, she found her home … Read more

UNM Sweeps CSU

Courtesy: UNM Athletic Department New Mexico Sweeps Colorado State in Inaugural Season Finale Lobo sand volleyball swept its doubleheader against Colorado State at it closed out its inaugural season. ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The inaugural season of sand volleyball is in the books, and the Lobos ended the final chapter of 2015 with quite the exclamation mark. The University of … Read more

Riddle MW Preseason POY

Chantale Riddle is earning accolades before the season even starts, earning MW Preseason Player of the Year honors.  ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Even though it is preseason for the University of New Mexico volleyball team, two-time All-American Chantale Riddle is already bringing in accolades to add to her collection. Riddle has been chosen by the Mountain … Read more

UNM Picked 2nd

Courtesy UNM Sports Information The University of New Mexico volleyball team was picked to finish second in the Mountain West behind the favorite Colorado State. ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – The University of New Mexico volleyball team is picked to finish second in the Mountain West this season, voted by the coaches in the conference which was … Read more

UNM receives votes in AVCA poll

Courtesy of UNM/AVCA LEXINGTON, Ky. – The University of New Mexico Volleyball team has received votes in the AVCA Division I Coaches Top 25 Poll that was released Monday afternoon. New Mexico received a total of nine votes ahead of UT San Antonio. Four of the Lobos’ 2014 opponents were recognized in the poll with … Read more

NM State picked to win WAC

Written By: WAC Media Relations DENVER, CO – The Western Athletic Conference volleyball coaches have selected New Mexico State to win the WAC regular-season crown in 2014. The coaches also voted on the preseason award winners and Utah Valley junior middle blocker Lauren Bakker was the pick for WAC Preseason Player of the Year. New … Read more