A&M-Commerce roared out to a commanding 20-point halftime lead, then fought off a second half surge from Southern Arkansas to notch a 92-86 victory over the Muleriders in the 2013-14 home opener at the Field House on Wednesday, Nov. 13.
Texas A&M University-Commerce used a balanced offensive attack to avenge an earlier loss to Tarleton State at the Field House. The Lions had five players with double digit digs, led by Michaela Spicer with 24. The offense featured five different players with 10 plus kills, led by Ezon Onditi with 15.
Senior setter Jordan Neal and junior outside hitter Breanne Snyder earned Lone Star Conference Co-Setter and Co-Offensive Player of the Week honors as announced by the conference office Tuesday afternoon.
Neal shares the setter honor with Marija Jovanovic of Midwestern State University and Snyder shares the offensive honor with Arielle Bond of Angelo State University.
Texas A&M University-Commerce closes out the 2013 regular-season schedule against a resurgent Eastern New Mexico University team on Sat., Nov. 16 at Memorial Stadium. Opening kick against the Greyhounds is set for 2 p.m. Saturday’s game marks the 2013 Lions’ Senior Day.
Eastern New Mexico has emerged as the surprise team in the Lone Star Conference, knocking off top-15-ranked opponents in consecutive weekends.
Tarleton State TexAnns at A&M-Commerce Lions Tuesday, Nov. 12 • 7:00 p.m. The Field House • Commerce, Texas Records: Tarleton State (14-12, 7-7 LSC), A&M-Commerce (20-7, 7-6 LSC) Live Stats: Lionathletics.com Live Video: Lionathletics.com
The Texas A&M University-Commerce women's soccer team is headed to the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 2008. A&M-Commerce earned the sixth seed in the South-Central region with their 11-5-2 record. The Lions will travel to host Fort Lewis College in Durango, Colorado to face the third seeded Hilltoppers of St. Edward's University.
Texas A&M University-Commerce used a ten to nothing run just before the under 16th minute media timeout to put distance between themselves and Oklahoma Panhandle State on Sunday, Nov. 10 to start the season 2-0 and cruise to an 89-77 win.
Texas A&M University-Commerce women's basketball team heads into the 2013-14 season looking to build on the turnaround that began with last season's 11 wins and a win over Abilene Christian in the Lone Star Conference Tournament Quarterfinals. The Lions open the season in Austin vs. Central Oklahoma University and at St. Edward's University.
On today's Look at the Lions segment, Joshua Jorgensen discussed with the guys the heartbreaking loss to Angelo State on Saturday, and how it was still a win for the fans.
Jorgensen and the Locker Room crew also discussed the new Lionathletics.com, and Coach Carthel's meteoric rise to the top of the poll in the Liberty Mutual Coach of the Year fan vote. Cooper, Taylor and Jordan ended the show with a brief chat on the NBA season.