Lobos to Battle Iowa State & Nebraska at Husker Classic

Aug. 22, 2012

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Albuquerque, N.M. --- The University of New Mexico women's soccer team will look to get back to its winning ways as the Lobos head to Lincoln, Nebraska to take on the Iowa State Cylcones and the Nebraska Cornhuskers on Friday and Sunday in the Husker Classic.

Lobo Women's Soccer - at UNM Soccer Complex
(OR) Lobo Women's Soccer - on the Mountain West Road
Who: Lobos vs. Wyoming Cowgirls
When/Where: 4 p.m., Saturday - Lobo Soccer Field
On The Air: The Mtn (TV); 770-AM KKOB / Lobo Radio Network
GoLobos.com: GameTracker, Game Story, Stats, Quotes, LoboTV

ALBUQUERQUE , N.M. -- Need details about the event. Anything significant. EX: The Lobo women can clinch the Mountain West regular-season title at 4 p.m., Saturday when the Wyoming Cowgirls visit for a pivotal league clash. The Cowgirls corralled the Lobos 2-0 in Laramie, Wyo., but have since dropped games to Boise State and UNLV to open the door for the Lobos. Etc...

NEW MEXICO AT A GLANCE: The Lobos are tied for first place in the Mountain West, going into Saturday's game with the Cowgirls. UNM received votes in the USA Today Coaches Poll for the third time this season on April 21 and holds an official NCAA RPI of 81 going into game ... The Lobos have put together two seven-game winning streaks this season - Feb. 22-March 1 and March 26-April 5 ... UNM leads the MW in several offensive categories including goal, penalties and attendance. . ETC.


COACH VELA: The Lobos are led by Coach Kit Vela, who is in her ???? year at New Mexico and carries a 48-8-2 record into Saturday's game against Wyoming.

LOBOS TO WATCH: The Lobos are led by Kate Nicewicz, who is anything but nice on the pitch. She leads the Mountain in goals scored and expensive shoes. The Lobos' keeper, Kara Dana, tops the Mountain in goals-allowed with a 0.21 mark. She is a beast in the net. The UNM defense.....etc....

COWGIRLS TO WATCH: The Cowgirls are led by Wrangler Sal, who leads the league in penalites and points. Wyoming's goalie is Prissy Mercogliano, who is No. 2 in the Mountain in goals-allowed. SERIES HISTORY: The Cowgirls have never beaten UNM as the Lobos hold a 20-0 edge in the series. UNM is 19-0 in Mountain games vs. Wyoming as the two teams met once in a non-league tourney.

LAST WEEK: The Lobos are coming off a huge win over the Utah Utes in Salt Lake City. The win extended UNM's win streak to 20 games. New Mexico got goals from ............. Etc. The game pulled the Lobos into a tie with Boise State for the MW lead going into UNM's game with Wyoming. Lobo Kate Nicewicz was named the Mountain Player of The Week after her game-winning goal against Utah.

DOWN THE ROAD: The Lobos next game is Friday, Sept. 28 against the UNLV Rebels in Las Vegas.

Directions to Facility:Lobo Soccer Field is located on Avenida Cesar Chavez, east of University Blvd. The soccer facility is on the east side of University Stadium (football). Fans should enter at the north side of the facility.

Note: You also could include a stats' breakout of "top players," a team schedule could be a breakout on the side, and even a team roster could be included each week. You'd have to type it once and then cut & paste every week. I would skip this for huge-roster sports (track/swimming).