Zias fall to Midwestern, ASU

Midwestern State University senior Dayna Sanders hits the turf hard after being shoved by an Eastern New Mexico University defender in Friday afternoon’s game in Portales. Photo by Mike Linn

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PORTALES — Junior forward Shana Brown compiled a hat trick in the first half as Angelo State handed Eastern New Mexico University a 6-2 loss in Lone Star Conference women’s soccer on Saturday.
Brown’s barrage helped the Rambelles (8-6-1, 2-2 LSC) to a 5-1 halftime lead. Freshman forward Megan Dozier scored both goals for the first-year Zias (2-9, 1-4), who went winless in four matches in their first homestand.
On Friday, ENMU took a quick 1-0 lead, but Midwestern State tied the score just over a minute later and went on to a 4-1 victory. Freshman Anna Funck converted the Zias’ goal less than eight minutes into the match after a corner kick by Stacia Givens.

Zias win twice in WT event
CANYON, Texas — Junior Kelley McGinty had 15 kills and no errors on 23 attacks Saturday, leading the Eastern New Mexico University volleyball team to an easy 30-20, 30-10, 30-20 rout of winless Oklahoma Panhandle State in the Southwest Challenge, hosted by West Texas A&M.
Junior Anna Bellum added 10 digs as the Zias (11-13) were able to play their bench extensively against the Lady Aggies (0-8). ENMU had 52 kills for the match while committing only 10 kill errors.
The Zias split a pair of decisions on Friday, losing to St. Mary’s 30-26, 34-32, 30-26 before pulling out a 36-34, 33-31, 25-30, 25-30, 15-9 victory over Bellamine in a match that lasted nearly two hours and 20 minutes.