ENMU’s Kubik named second-team all-district by ESPN The Magazine

CNJ staff Eastern New Mexico University senior right fielder Kelsey Kubik has been chosen to the second-team All-District VI squad by ESPN The Magazine for her efforts in softball and in the classroom. Kubik, a health and physical education major from Tucson, Ariz., batted .325 with three home runs and 31 RBIs in 2007 and […]

Zias bounce back from loss to trounce WT in nightcap

CNJ staff CANYON, Texas — Freshman catcher Michelle Anderson belted a grand slam Saturday as Eastern New Mexico University routed West Texas A&M 12-1 to gain a split of its Lone Star Conference South Division softball doubleheader. Freshman right-hander Kristen Cruickshank blanked the Lady Buffs until the bottom of the fifth, allowing six singles and […]

Zias rally to sweep twin bill

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Eastern New Mexico University first baseman Anna Hershkowitz, left, chases down Oklahoma Panhandle State’s Cathy Daza on a rundown between first and second base during Wednesday’s second game at Zia Softball Field. (CNJ staff photo: Andy DeLisle) CNJ staff PORTALES — Kelsey Kubik’s potent bat and Nicole Dickson’s right arm carried the day on Wednesday […]

ENMU softball team hoping to reload

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Freshman Alex Mayo-Otis practices bunting during ENMU softball practice on Friday afternoon. (CNJ staff photo: Andy DeLisle) By Dave Wagner: CNJ sports writer PORTALES — Kelsey Kubik didn’t know what to expect last spring when she came to Eastern New Mexico University to play softball, and she admits her teammates weren’t sure either. Suffice it […]

Zias earn twin bill split at Kingsville

CNJ staff KINGSVILLE, Texas — Eastern New Mexico University’s Rosemary Moreno fired her seventh shutout and earned her 19th complete game of the season on Friday, pitching the Zias to a 6-0 win over Texas A&M-Kingsville in the opener of a Lone Star Conference South Division softball doubleheader. The Javelinas came back to win the […]

Zias senior has career day at plate

Freedom Newspapers ALAMOSA, Colo. — You never know who’s going to do damage when it comes to the Eastern New Mexico University softball team. Senior Courtney McClasky, batting ninth in the first game and eighth in the nightcap, went 5-for-7 with four home runs and 11 RBI on Tuesday as the red-hot Zias downed Adams […]

Dramatics help Zias sweep WT

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Eastern New Mexico University pitcher Natasha Lindsey worked 6 1/3 innings of relief in the Zias’ first game against West Texas A&M Saturday in Portales. (CNJ staff photo: Eric Kluth) CNJ staff PORTALES — Eastern New Mexico University junior Kelsey Kubik had more-than-respectable numbers coming into a four-game weekend series against West Texas A&M. She’s […]

Zias split twin bill with Western

CNJ staff SILVER CITY — Run-scoring singles by Courtney McClasky and Kristina Goodman in the top of the ninth lifted the Eastern New Mexico University softball team past Western New Mexico 10-7 on Tuesday in the first game of a doubleheader. The Mustangs held off a last-ditch Zias rally to prevail 6-5 in the nightcap […]