Mountaineers compete against greyhounds, lady chaps on the road

Western Colorado (1-2) to Eastern New Mexico University (1-1)

1 p.m. Saturday, November 26 | Greyhound Arena| Portales, NM
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Western Colorado (1-2) at Lubbock Christian University (3-2)

2 p.m. Sunday 27 Nov | Rip Griffin Center| Lubbock, Texas
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PORTALES, NM/LUBBOCK Texas Western Colorado will be back on the road this weekend, taking on eastern New Mexico (Nov. 26) at 1 p.m. and Lubbock Christian (Nov. 27) at 2 p.m


  • Western will be looking to start a winning streak this weekend after beating Texas A&M – Kingsville 62-56 in overtime. Emmery Wagstaff was a force to be reckoned with in this game, scoring 25 points and grabbing 10 rebounds. She also recorded two blocks and a steal.
  • So far this season, Rachel Cockman has been the top scorer for the Mountaineers, averaging 15 points per game (PG). Wagstaff is right behind Cockman averaging 14 points PG. Brooklyn Seymour is also a threat on offense, scoring nine points PG. Of the trio, Cockman has the best field goal percentage (55.9 percent). Kylie Crisis comes off the bench and leads the team with a three-point percentage of 36.4 percent.
  • Cockman is also active on the glass, grabbing nine rebounds PG and tied with Hayley Valencia in blocks by two. Leading the team in blocks and steals is Wagstaff, who has three steals and four blocks. Valencia is just behind Wagstaff with three steals.
  • Overall, Western averages 56 points PG, Shooting; 34.9 percent from the field, 22.5 percent from the three and 69.6 percent from the free throw line. They flip the ball 17.7 times per game and steal the ball 4.3 times per game.

Greyhounds heading into the weekend | SEASONAL STATISTICS

  • Eastern NM broke up in their first two games of the season last weekend, beating Fort Lewis 73-58 and then falling to New Mexico Highlands 53-55. Deja Adrian was the top scorer in both games, losing 22 points to the Skyhawks and 18 points to the Cowgirls. In both games, she knocked down three threes and recorded a steal.
  • Edecia Beck is her second best scorer averaging 12.5 PG and also the second best shooter behind Adrian who makes 40 percent of her shots. In addition, Beck has yet to miss a free throw this season – that’s 11 out of 11.
  • Leading in rebounds is Adrian with 15 rebounds (7.5 PG), followed by Beck with 13 (6.5 PG). Defensively, they are led by Lazurea Saunders, who has five steals. Not far behind is Beck, who has four of her own.
  • Overall, the Greyhounds score 63 points PG, Shooting; 34.8 percent from the field, 30.2 percent from the three and 70 percent from the free throw line. They flip the ball PG 13 times and steal an average of 8.5 PG.


  • Lubbock Christian has been on a good run lately which has resulted in them going on a three-game winning streak. In their most recent duel, they defeated Southwestern Oklahoma State (73-67). Grace Foster took over the game with 22 points, 16 rebounds and a steal. The Lady Chaps currently have a 3-2 overall record.
  • So far this season, Foster is the leading scorer for Lubbock Christian averaging 21.4 points PG and leading rebounder with 10.8 rebounds PG. Audrey Robertson and Maci Maddox are also threats on offense with 11.8 and 10.6 points PG respectively. While Whitney Cox is the fourth-best goalscorer averaging 8.8 PG points, she leads the team with 56.8 percent in field goals. Foster is the top three-pointer on the team, down 57.9 percent.
  • On defense, Maddox has done a good job and made life difficult for ball handlers by recording 14 steals this season. Reese Schumann, who has blocked 10 shots this season, is also noticeable on the defensive.
  • Overall, the Lady Chaps average 78.8 points PG, Shooting; 46.2 percent from the field, 37.7 percent from the three and 77.3 percent from the free throw line. They flip the ball 16.8 times PG and steal the ball 7.2 times PG.