Zias’ Dozier keys team’s tourney bid

By Dave Wagner: CNJ sports writer PORTALES — It’s hard to imagine Eastern New Mexico University senior forward Megan Dozier not playing soccer, but after years of throwing her body around on the pitch, she admits she’ll be ready to give it up with the Zias’ season ends in a few weeks. One of ENMU […]

Zias climb over .500 with win over Rebels

CNJ staff PORTALES — Senior Megan Dozier scored in the first minute and junior Stephanie Sanchez provided solid play in goal, especially late, as the Eastern New Mexico University women’s soccer team held off Dixie State 2-1 on Thursday at the ENMU pitch. Dozier dribbled around several Rebels defenders to score with only 32 seconds […]

Zias notch road win against Angelo State

CNJ staff SAN ANGELO, Texas — Senior forwards Kara Henderson and Megan Dozier scored goals and junior goalkeeper Stephanie Sanchez notched seven saves on Sunday, helping Eastern New Mexico University edge Angelo State 2-1 in a Lone Star Conference women’s soccer match. Henderson took a pass from freshman forward Kimberley Anaya and found the back […]

ENMU SOCCER; Zias, Hounds win in openers

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ENMU forwards Megan Dozier, right, and Amy Wilcox (10) celebrate Dozier match-deciding goal late in Thursday’s season-opening 2-1 win over Fort Lewis at the ENMU soccer pitch. (CNJ staff photo: Andy DeLisle) By Dave Wagner: CNJ sports writer PORTALES — Eastern New Mexico University senior Megan Dozier found the third time to be the charm. […]

College soccer: Zias sweep pair at home

By Dave Wagner: Freedom Newspapers PORTALES — Eastern New Mexico University junior forward Karly Parkans got out of her “funk” in a big way Saturday. Parkans, who had scored just one goal since getting two in a season-opening win at Dallas Baptist, punched in three goals on Saturday as the Zias rolled past St. Gregory’s […]

Zia freshman earns All-LSC soccer honor

CNJ staff RICHARDSON, Texas — Eastern New Mexico University freshman forward Megan Dozier has been chosen to the All-Lone Star Conference women’s soccer first team. Dozier, from Midland, Texas, led the first-year Zias program in goals (6), points (13) and shot attempts (38). Other ENMU players honored include freshman midfielder Anna Funk of Amarillo, second […]

Zias hoping teamwork, talent offset lack of experience

By Dave Wagner PORTALES — Based on the Lone Star Conference preseason poll, expectations are low for the first-year Eastern New Mexico University women’s soccer program. ENMU coach Travis McCorkle and his players are determined to disprove that notion. The Zias, who went 1-2 in preseason exhibition matches, open their inaugural season this weekend when […]