ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Day certainly one of spring soccer for the University of New Mexico Lobos seemed lots completely different than it did final 12 months. “We’re additional forward than we had been clearly,” stated Lobos head football coach Danny Gonzales. “We don’t must yell at them the place to go. We don’t must yell at them how briskly to get there. They know what we count on them to do, how we count on them to get there. So the group was higher. I assumed the tempo at follow was lots higher,” stated Gonzales.
Gonzales is heading into his second season main the Lobos. The primary 12 months was difficult. Whereas making an attempt to alter the tradition of a staff that was used to shedding, Gonzales additionally needed to take care of the challenges introduced on by COVID-19. The Lobos performed seven video games, all on the street, organising store in Las Vegas, Nevada. The state well being order in New Mexico didn’t enable full follow or stay competitors. The Lobos misplaced their first 5 video games, however closed with a two-game win streak and located a beginning quarterback through the run. Isaiah Chavez is the primary quarterback in spring soccer. Gonzales additionally stated all positions are open so Chavez nonetheless has to compete to maintain his spot. “I’ve numerous excessive hopes clearly for myself, however for the staff as nicely,” stated Chavez. The Lobos will resume spring follow Wednesday at 9:30 a.m.
In different sports activities information, Lobo men’s basketball Coach Paul Weir issued an announcement by way of a letter he wrote about his pending departure on the finish of the season. The Lobos are at Colorado State Wednesday for his or her final sport of the common season. The sport has a 6 p.m. begin time on the Mountain West Community.
The Lobo girls’s basketball staff collection towards Colorado State has a begin time. The video games Thursday and Friday will likely be held at The Pit and begin at 5 p.m. The Lobos and Rams will determine the Mountain West regular-season champion within the collection. Lobos guard LaTascya Duff is the Mountain West Girls’s Basketball Participant of the Week.
Additionally, New Mexico State males’s basketball beat Rio Grande Valley 69-51 Tuesday on the Don Haskins Heart in El Paso. The 69-51 victory improved the Aggies document to 8-7 total and 5-6 within the WAC. The Aggies are at Dixie State for a two-game collection beginning Friday.
Main League Baseball introduced Tuesday that the beginning of the Triple-A season will likely be delayed. The Albuquerque Isotopes at the moment are scheduled to start the 2021 season on Could 6, once they host the Sugar Land Skeeters.