Despite tough play from backup quarterback Carson Meger, the UTEP Miners didn't have enough firepower in a 52-24 loss at #18 South Florida Saturday evening. Meger threw for 244 yards and two touchdowns, but was picked off three times,
The Mayfield Trojans are ranked 6th in the State of New Mexico, and put their ranking on the line against 10th ranked Sandia at the Field of Dreams. Mayfield won, 37-7. Also on Saturday, #2 Las Cruces defeated Rio Grande, 51-6.
The UTEP soccer team will christen Conference USA play with a pair of home matches this weekend. The Miners (6-2-1) will challenge Marshall (2-5-1) at 7 p.m. MT Friday before locking up with East Carolina (5-1-1) at 12 p.m. MT Sunday.
The New Mexico State volleyball team opens Western Athletic Conference play this week, taking on Louisiana Tech, Saturday, Sept. 24 at 7pm (MT) in the Pan American Center. Fans can call the NM State box office at 575-646-1420 for tickets.
For the much anticipated first segment of Battle at the Ballpark at Cohen Stadium October 15, sponsored by the Speaking Rock comes a “Battle” that has El Paso talking about with one on the matchup’s being El Paso’s Eric