Lobo Women's Basketball Welcomes All To Open Scrimmages

Sept. 26, 2012

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - The University of New Mexico women's basketball program is inviting the public to two scrimmages in October. The public scrimmages offer fans a chance to take a preseason trip to The Pit and take in some Lobo basketball for free!

Head Coach Yvonne Sanchez and the Lobos will scrimmage in The Pit on Saturday, October 20th from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. (MT) and 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. (MT) on Saturday, October 27th. Admission is free for both sessions, so come check out this year's team.

Coach Sanchez and company are fresh off their historic run through the Mountain West Conference Tournament in March. UNM became the first-ever seventh seed to defeat a second seed in tournament play. The Lobos went on to become the first seventh-seeded team to make it to the championship game in tournament history.

The 2012-13 season will begin on Tuesday, October 30th. The Lobos host Northern New Mexico at 7 p.m. in the first of two exhibition games.