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Mustangs Honored by RMAC

February 29th, 2012 No comments

WNMU’s basketball players Chad Carter and T. J. Riley along with softball’s Stephanie Higgins were honored by the RMAC this week. Carter and Riley were named to the post season All RMAC basketball teams while Higgins was named the RMAC’s Player of the Week.

Riley finished as the second leading scorer in the RMAC this season averaging 18 points per game. He was also in the top 10 in assists, fourth in steals, and scored in double digits in all but 3 games this season. Riley received post season honors in each of his 3 seasons at WNMU being named to the third team his Sophomore year and the first team last season and again this year. Riley has been invited to try out for several professional leagues this summer including leagues in Europe and the NBA Developmental league.

Carter was named to the All RMAC 2nd team. He was named the conference’s Athlete of the month in January and RMAC Player of the Week on January 30th. He finished 2nd in the conference in blocked shots with 50; 4th in rebounding and averaged 16 points a game good for 4th in the conference. The junior eclipsed the 1000 point mark in the next to last game this season. Carter was named to the first team in the RMAC last season.

Higgins was a force for the Mustangs as they opened up RMAC play with a 4 game sweep of Adams State over the weekend. In game one Higgins was 3-3 at the plate including a HR, a double and three RBI. In fact she had 3 RBI in each of the first three games. For the week Higgins walked twice, did not strike out in 12 at bats, garnered 9 hits and 9 RBI with 5 runs scored. The freshman also posted 28 putouts without an error.

WNMU names athletes of the week

February 16th, 2012 No comments

WNMU named the Men’s and Women’s Athletes of the week; Jean Benoit Belin for the Mustangs and Kaitlynn Barnes for the Lady Stangs.

J.B., a senior from France, plays tennis for the Mustangs. He went undefeated in singles action last weekend as the Mustangs played in the Grand Canyon University Invitational. The tourney features some of the best collegiate teams in the west and Belin’s 4-0 performance in singles and 1-0 performance in doubles helped the Stangs to finish the weekend 2-2 at the tournament. WNMU defeated Scottsdale CC 9-0 and nationally ranked Sonoma State 5-4 but lost to host Grand Canyon 6-3 and Hawaii Hilo 5-4. For his efforts Belin was also named the RMAC Men’s tennis Player of the Week.

Kaitlynn Barnes, a senior catcher for the Lady Stangs softball team, helped to power the Lady Stangs to a 4-1 record in the Desert Stinger Softball Tournament in Las Vegas NV. The tournament features 28 teams from around the country including several of the top ranked teams in the nation. Barnes led the team with 3 home runs and 7 RBI over the 5 games. Kaitlynn posted a .533 batting average in 15 plate appearances; she also drew one walk and did not strike out. Barnes was also solid defensively as she recorded 14 putouts, an assist and just one error. In the stretch Barnes was perfect from the plate in two games; 3-3 with a HR and 2 RBI against Minnesota Duluth and was 2-2 against Upper Iowa with 2 more HRs, 4 RBI and 2 runs scored.

RMAC Radio Show interview with yours truly

October 5th, 2011 No comments

RMAC Radio Show – Segment 3

Don’t forget you can also hear my weekly DII update on News New Mexico each Thursday at 6:51 a.m.; we’ll start posting those hear as possible…

Meet the Mustangs – Jeron McIntosh

February 25th, 2011 No comments

Meet the Mustangs – Glynnis Price

February 25th, 2011 No comments

Meet the Mustangs – Emmanuel Mensah

February 25th, 2011 No comments

Meet the Mustangs – Christa Kennedy

February 25th, 2011 No comments

Meet the Mustangs – Carolina Hannes

February 9th, 2011 No comments

Meet the Mustangs – Scott Woodard Softball

February 9th, 2011 No comments

Meet the Mustangs – Coach Beatty (more than golf)

February 9th, 2011 No comments