The New Mexico State soccer team heads to the state of Texas for its Western Athletic Conference opener at Texas Pan American. The match is scheduled for a 6 p.m. Saturday at the Edinburg Baseball Stadium.
The New Mexico State volleyball team (6-5) will begin defense of its back-to-back Western Athletic Conference titles this week as it begins conference play with two matches inside the Pan American Center.
Coming off a 12th-place finish at the Golfweek Conference Challenge, UTEP will head to Albuquerque for the 60th Annual William H. Tucker Invitational. The tournament will be held at the University of New Mexico Championship Course.
The UTEP football team has defeated both regional rivals, New Mexico State and New Mexico, to improve to 2-1 so far this season. Their rushing game has been a point of emphasis thanks in part to Aaron Jones, Nathan Jeffrey, Autrey Golden,
Anthony Rotich and Joan Jepkirui earned recognition from Conference USA for their performance last week at the Kachina Classic. Rotich and Jepkirui were named the C-USA cross country Athletes of the Week.