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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

Ex-Lobo earns honor

Congrats to former UNM Lobo Kelly Williamson for being named the 2011-12 Mountain West Female Scholar-Athlete. Williamson, majoring in conservation biology and a minor in sustainability studies, maintained a 3.98 cumulative GPA during her four years at UNM. She often used her experience with the UNM volleyball program as the basis for her honors thesis, proposing […]

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Williamson earns post-season honor

Williamson Named to Capital One Academic All-America First Team Dec. 15, 2011 TOWSON, Md. – University of New Mexico senior Kelly Williamson was selected to the 2011 Capital One Academic All-America® Division I Volleyball First Team today. Williamson is the first-ever repeat recipient in program history, as she was named to the academic All-America third […]

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Rhoades to play bball

In an article published in the Journal today, UNM senior middle Ashley Rhoades will suit up for the Lobo basketball team, possibly as soon as Thursday. Rhoades will look to help fill some holes on the depleted UNM roster that have been ravaged by injuries.  

UNM’s Buck Earns Honor

Courtesy UNM Sports Information Allison Buck Named One of the Top Perfomers [sic] in the Nation The senior libero was recognized by CVU.com for her outstanding play Sept. 15, 2011 ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Lobo senior libero Allison Buck was recognized by CVU.com (Collegiate Volleyball Update) as one of the Top Performers in the country for […]

DeVries earns POW honors

Courtesy NM State SID DENVER – New Mexico State senior setter Jennah DeVries has been named Western Athletic Conference Volleyball Player of the Week for the week of Sept. 5-11. This is the first-ever WAC Player of the Week honor for DeVries.\ The Sedalia, Colo. native earned CenturyLink Premier Tournament MVP honors after leading New Mexico […]

Catching up with Jessica Groen

Former Mayfield standout Jessica Groen is on the move. Groen has transferred to Campbell University, in Buies Creek, NC to play for the Fighting Camels. Approximately 30 miles from Raleigh, Campbell plays in the Big South Conference.  Groen will join the Camels as a redshirt freshman next season with four years of eligibility. Groen attended […]