Zias allow one run in four-game sweep

CNJ staff PORTALES — You could say the Eastern New Mexico University softball team fattened up on offense on Saturday. The Zias hit better than .500 in both games of a doubleheader, pounding out 33 hits with every starter getting at least one in both games in a 9-1, 14-0 pounding of College of the […]

Misplayed pop fly gives Zias win over Kingsville

Zia catcher Tina Whitt tags out Texas A&M-Kingsville’s Kristen Healy at home plate in the first game of Saturday’s doubleheader. (Staff photo: Eric Kluth) By Dave Wagner: CNJ sports writer PORTALES — Texas A&M-Kingsville softball coach Jake Schumann wasn’t particularly happy with a split on Friday. Eastern New Mexico University head coach Amber Daniel thought […]

Zias split against Texas Woman’s

Freedom Newspapers DENTON, Texas — Junior Natasha Lindsey pitched a three-hitter and first baseman Elizabeth Whipkey drove in three runs as Eastern New Mexico University beat Texas Woman’s 4-0 Saturday to earn a split of a Lone Star Conference South softball doubleheader. The Zias lost a 1-0 heartbreaker in the opener when the Pioneers pushed […]

Zias earn lone win in series with big inning

Freedom Newspapers PORTALES — Eastern New Mexico University scored 11 runs in the bottom of the fifth Sunday to beat Western New Mexico 16-8 on the eight-run rule after five innings and salvage the finale of a four-game weekend series. WNMU won the opener of Sunday’s doubleheader in five innings 18-7, scoring 11 times in […]