This week in New Mexico State athletics
Las Cruces, NM — For the 14th consecutive season the New Mexico State University women’s golf team is hosting the Price’s “Give ‘Em Five” Intercollegiate women’s golf tournament at the New Mexico State University Golf Course. The three-round tournament will begin on Monday, Oct. 7, and run through Wednesday, Oct. 9, with one 18-hole round being played on each day. The course will play at par 72, 6,258 yards and each round will begin at 8:30 a.m. (MT) with a shotgun start.
The New Mexico State University women’s tennis teams heads to Las Vegas, Nev., to compete in its final tournament of the fall schedule, the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Mountain Regional Championships. The five-day tournament will run from Wednesday, Oct. 9, through Sunday, Oct. 13.
The New Mexico State football team has its first of two bye weeks this season, Oct. 7-13. The Aggies are 0-6 on the season, following a 66-17 loss to instate rival New Mexico this past weekend. NM State will host Rice on Oct. 19 at 6 p.m. (MT), in the first meeting between the two schools. The game will also be the annual Tough Enough to Wear Pink game.
The Aggies (4-8-1, 1-4 WAC) get back on the road as they face Bakersfield, Oct. 11 at 8 p.m., then make the short trip to Utah Valley on Oct., 13 at 1 p.m.
The NM State softball team concludes its fall schedule with a doubleheader against Midland College, beginning at 11 a.m., Oct. 12 at the NM State Softball Complex.
The New Mexico State volleyball team takes to the road this week facing Chicago State, Thursday, Oct. 10 in Chicago, Ill. at 6:00 p.m. (MT). That match will be broadcast on the radio in Las Cruces on KGRT 103.9 FM. The second match of the week is against Kansas City, Saturday, Oct. 12 in Kansas City, Mo. at 6:00 p.m. (MT). That match is scheduled to air over the radio waves on KSNM AM 570. Both matches can also be heard from anywhere around the world online at www.NMStateSports.com.