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Sophomore Gonzalo Pan De Soraluce continued to lead the Mustangs as he finished in the top-10. The Western New Mexico University men’s golf team as a whole ended up 11th after a final round 295 at the Ryan Palmer Foundation Invitational that concluded Tuesday at the Tascosa Country Club.

The Mustangs posted rounds of 296-283-295 for an 874 to land in 11th and two-strokes ahead of Colorado Mesa. St. Mary’s won the 17-team field with a 837, five clear of Cameron and host West Texas A&M. Pan De Soraluce was tied for first after yesterday’s strong rounds, but was overtaken by West Texas A&M’s Brayden Cruth who won by a stroke with a 203.

Coming home was just what the doctor ordered for the Western New Mexico University volleyball team. After a pair of tough road trips to start the season, the Lady Mustangs came home and responded in style rolling to the 3-0 (25-21, 25-19, 25-17) Lone Star Conference victory over Eastern New Mexico University Tuesdayevening inside Drag’s Court.

WNMU (1-8, 1-0 LSC) was clicking on all cylinders against the Greyhounds (2-7, 0-1 LSC) as they held the edge in points (56-42), kills (45-32), blocks (6-4), assists (42-31) and in digs (52-42). After a slow start to the first set in which the Lady Mustangs hit just .174, they caught fire posting .387 in the second and .323 in the third. They held ENMU under .200 in sets one and two and then to a .212 clip in the third.

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