Wildcats Chase Friddle, Melroy Givens and Barry Stribling celebrate following Sulphur Springs' 66-42 victory over Denison in a bi-district playoff game played on Nov. 15 at Memorial Stadium on the campus of Texas A&M University-Commerce.
The Sulphur Springs offense slashed through Denison’s defense all night long. The Wildcats rested their starters in the final quarter of Friday night’s 66-42 victory in a bi-district football playoff game at Memorial Stadium on the campus of Texas A&M University–Commerce. The loss earned Sulphur Springs (8-3) a trip to face Whitehouse (11-0) in the area round, while Denison finished its season 6-5 overall.
Texas A&M University-Commerce was able to earn the final at-large berth in the NCAA South-Central Regional with their 11-5-2 overall record despite falling in the Semifinals of the Lone Star Conference tournament to Midwestern State on penalty kicks. Their reward is facing St. Edward's, who earned the three seed after winning the Heartland Conference and are winners of 14 straight. The winner advances to play Fort Lewis in the second round on Sunday.
Texas A&M University-Commerce closes out the 2013 regular season with a pair of home matches against Eastern New Mexico and sixth-ranked West Texas A&M. The Lions enter the weekend as one of the hottest teams in the Lone Star Conference, winning four-straight matches and seven of their last eight and currently sit fourth in the LSC standings.
Trailing by double digits midway through the second half, Texas A&M University-Commerce used a fierce rally to pull even with A&M International in the final minute. But a Dustdevil lay-up as the clock struck triple zeros thwarted the comeback attempt as the Lions fell 81-79 in the 2013-14 home opener at the Field House.
Texas A&M University-Commerce returns to the court at the Field House for the first time in 2013-14, hosting Texas A&M International Thursday at 5:30 p.m. The Lions are seeking their first victory of the season, sitting at 0-3 on the year.
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.
After sweeping a pair of games at the 2013 Region Classic in Lawton, Okla., Texas A&M University-Commerce opens up the home portion of its schedule facing Southern Arkansas University at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 13 at the Field House. It is the first of 11 home dates for the Lions during the 2013-14 schedule.
Texas A&M University-Commerce took a comfortable 11-point lead into the halftime break, but Southeastern Oklahoma fought its way back in the second half as the Lions' late rally came up short in an 85-83 loss at Bloomer Sullivan Arena.
A&M-Commerce falls to 0-3 on the season while the Savage Storm notch a victory in their season opener, sitting at 1-0.
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.