Opens Season in Tucson – New Mexico Condition College Athletics

LAS CRUCES, N.M. – The New Mexico Point out women’s volleyball opens its time at the Cactus Basic in Tucson, Ariz., from Aug. 27-28 at the McKale Middle. NM Condition gets the Cactus Basic underway with a match towards UC San Diego at 1:30 p.m. (MT) on Aug. 27 followed by match with host Arizona on the same working day at 7:30. The Aggies wrap up the tournament towards Marist on Aug. 28 at noon.
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 All of this weekend’s motion can be streamed live on the Pac-12 Community.
Adhere to Alongside
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Aggie Notes
• The Aggies won their second-straight WAC Standard Time Championship during the Spring 2021 time and fifth in the final 6 several years guiding a 15-1 common period document.
• Head coach Mike Jordan won his 500th match with a sweep of California Baptist on Feb. 22.   
• NM State ranked seventh nationally with a .295 hitting proportion and next in equally kills for each established (15.05) and helps for every established (13.93). The Aggies also rated 13th in opponent hitting share (.130).
• The Aggies were being 1 of just two squads to rank in the top-15 in hitting share and opponent hitting percentage, joined by Dayton.
• Center blocker Lia Mosher was named to the AVCA All-Midwest Region crew, creating her the 10th All-Region honoree coached by Jordan. Her .420 hitting share ranks 2nd for a solitary time in plan historical past.
• Mosher was also named 1st Staff All-WAC when Victoria Barrett was named WAC Freshman of the 12 months next the spring 2021 time. Barrett and Shaney Lipscomb had been both named Second Staff All-WAC with Barrett and Darian Markham earning All-Freshman staff honors.
• On March 3, Lipscomb became the only player in the NCAA to strike 1.000 on 14 or additional swings with 14 kills and 14 attempts from Seattle U. Only 3 players in NCAA historical past have experienced a better hitting day, with a few former college student-athletes hitting 15 kills on 15 swings.
• In the identical sport, NM Point out set a faculty history and set with each other the second most successful match in the NCAA, hitting .554 versus the Redhawks.
• Four Aggies have been named Preseason All-WAC, the most for any school in the meeting. Mosher, Barrett and Lipscomb were joined by setter Carly Aigner-Swesey on the WAC’s Preseason All-Meeting Squad.
• NM State returns 3 of the top rated-10 most effective offensive gamers in phrases of hitting percentage in the WAC with Mosher (.420), Lipscomb (.320) and Katie Birtcil (.308) all returning for the Crimson and White.
Scouting the Wildcats
Arizona is coming off a 10-11 year in which they completed 10-11 in a loaded Pac-12. The Wildcats have been 20 NCAA tournaments less than recent head mentor Dave Rubio who has a 537-349 report as the bench manager in Tucson. Arizona obtained eight votes in the AVCA Preseason Coaches poll.
Returning for the Wildcats is sophomore outside the house hitter Sofia Maldonado Diaz who impressed in her initial period with the Wildcats. Maldonado Diaz was named the Pac-12 Freshman of the 12 months as perfectly as the AVCA Pacific South Location Freshman of the Calendar year as she posted 3.63 kills for every set on .212 hitting.
A Appear at UC San Diego
The Tritons are established to engage in their 1st-at any time match as a Division I application against the Aggies on Aug. 27 following the Significant West Convention canceled competitors last period. The time prior, the Tritons finished 18-9 and earned a excursion to the NCAA Division II Event. Like Arizona, UCSD also earned 8 votes in the AVCA Preseason Poll. The Tritons ended up picked to complete seventh in the 11-workforce Big West.
Scouting the Crimson Foxes
Marist heads to the Cactus Typical immediately after a 1-3 report all through an abbreviated 2020-21 period. In their final whole year, the Purple Foxes concluded 15-15 in general with a 12-6 report in MAAC participate in including a excursion to the conference semifinals wherever they lost to Fairfield. This season, the MAAC’s coaches picked Marist to end fifth in the league.
Up Up coming
The Aggies return household to host the Springhill Suites Invitational starting with two matches on Friday, Sept. 3, inside the Pan American Middle. NM Condition opens the Springhill Suites Invitational in opposition to Northwestern at 10 a.m. (MT) on Sept. 3, adopted by a match versus Arizona later that day at 7 p.m.

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