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Weekend sports update 1/31

Women’s Basketball

Saturday: New Mexico State 68 UTRGV 57

 

In the highly anticipated matchup it was the defending conference champs that beat UTRGV. Rickell Preston’s 17 points or Goff’s 15 was not enough to keep up with the Aggies.

 

Larry Tidwell’s team will be in action  Thursday when they head on the road to play Utah Valley for the second time this season.

 

Men’s Basketball

Saturday: UTRGV 68 New Mexico State 92

Senior forward Shaq Hines scored a career-high 30 points on the road against New Mexico State. He made five three-pointers, also a personal best in four years with the program. Hines’ impressive night wasn’t for UTRGV to knock off defending WAC champions from New Mexico.

 

They will return home to host Utah Valley on Thursday at 7 p.m.

 

Men’s Tennis

Men’s Tennis rolled to a victory over Concordia University in Austin. UTRGV won the match 7-0.

Below are official results from the UTRGV athletic department.

 

Complete Results:

Singles

  1. Juan Cruz Soria (UTRGV) def. Gabriel Borunda (CUTX) 6-3, 6-2
  2. Koby Jansen (UTRGV) def. Victor Escalon (CUTX) 6-0, 6-0
  3. Ethan Ammon (UTRGV) def. Iosua Malaki (CUTX) 6-2, 6-1
  4. Cosme Jubera (UTRGV) def. Adrian Montes (CUTX) 6-1, 6-0
  5. Yehonatan Kaufman (UTRGV) def. Micah Austin (CUTX) 6-0, 6-0
  6. Elliot Johnstone (UTRGV) def. Jack Proctor (CUTX) 6-0, 6-0

Doubles

  1. Juan Cruz Soria/Koby Jansen (UTRGV) def. Gabriel Borunda/Jack Proctor (CUTX) 6-3
  2. Yehonatan Kaufman/Elliot Johnstone (UTRGV) def. Iosua Malaki/Micah Austin (CUTX) 6-2
  3. Harry Wells/Cosme Jubera (UTRGV) def. Victor Escalon/Adrian Montes (CUTX) 6-3

 

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On Sunday their weekend wrapped up in Dallas against No. 49 Southern Methodist.

 

The only victory for UTRGV  came on court #4:

 

Yehonatan Kaufman (UTRGV) def. Charles Nettlefold (SMU) 6-3, 7-5


Women’s Tennis

 

Women’s won their second home tennis match of the Spring season. The team is now 2-3 overall. The team blew past their opponents 6-1. Noteworthy in the match was Reegan Greenwood moving up to sole possession of 7th in all-time career singles victories, she now has 45.

 

Complete Results:

Singles (2,5,3,6,4,1)

  1. Reegan Greenwood (UTRGV) def. Mariaxi Herrera (TAMUK) 7-5, 4-6, 10-8
  2. Dominique Esparza (UTRGV) def. Marija Dimitrovska (TAMUK) 6-2, 6-2
  3. Natacha Minc (UTRGV) def. Nadia Grjl (TAMUK) 7-5, 6-0
  4. Doris Aleksovska (UTRGV) def. Erika Larrea (TAMUK) 6-3, 7-5
  5. Tara Donaho (UTRGV) def. Martina Urrutia (TAMUK) 6-2, 6-3
  6. Madison Gomez (TAMUK) def. Julia Perez (UTRGV) 6-3, 6-0

Doubles (1,2,3)

  1. Dominique Esparza/Reegan Greenwood (UTRGV) def. Mariaxi Herrera/Marija Dimitrovska (TAMUK) 6-1
  2. Doris Aleksovska/Natacha Minc (UTRGV) def. Nadia Grjl/Martina Urrutia (TAMUK) 6-4

 

Indoor Track & Field

 

Houston Invitational:

(Hosted by University of Houston)

 

UTRGV had several athletes finish within the top 10 in their events.

 

Women’s Shot Put

  1. Megan Shaw, 13.65m

 

Women’s Triple Jump

  1. Leocajuan Williams, 11.74m

 

Men’s 4×400-Meter Relay

  1. Trevion Williams, File Patiño, 3:23.81

Anthony Magallon, Yariel Matute

 

UTRGV Track & Field will have a one week break before heading to Houston again to compete in a meet hosted by Rice University.

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