WT’s Rita Hokianga picked up 1st Team NFCA accolades while Jessica Sipe and Renee Erwin were named to the second team by the association. On the Daktronics side, Alyssa Lemos picked-up Honorable Mention accolades while Hokianga was named to the third team and Erwin was a first team selection while also being named the Ron Lenz Player of the Year.
Bri Leeper, a sophomore at West Texas A&M University, is the recipient of the Elite 89 award for the 2014 NCAA Division II Women’s Outdoor Track & Field National Championship.
West Texas A&M’s Alyssa Lemos continued to add hardware to her already impressive trophy case on Wednesday morning as the senior shortstop was named a CoSIDA/Capital One 1st Team Academic All-American for her efforts in the classroom.
The West Texas A&M softball team is headed to the College World Series.
Following its first trip to the NCAA South Central Region Tournament, the West Texas A&M baseball team had three players earn all-region tournament accolades as announced by Colorado Mesa University.
Lady Buffs battle back from trailing in series 1-0
Rattlers score three runs in big fifth inning
The Buffs continue in their first NCAA Tournament Friday evening at 8 p.m. CT versus Texas A&M-Kingsville in a winner’s bracket game at Suplizio Field on the campus of Colorado Mesa University. WT, TAMUK and Colorado Mesa all were winners on Thursday in the six-team regional.
Offense was the theme of the game for the West Texas A&M baseball team as it opened the 2014 NCAA Division II South Central Regional with a 13-10 victory over Tarleton State Thursday afternoon at Suplizio Field.
West Texas A&M sophomore Glory Jangthongsiri carded a 79 on Thursday in the second of four rounds of the 2014 NCAA Division II National Championship on the par 71, 5,928-yard Rock Barn Golf and Spa Course. She currently sits tied for 36th with a 155 score.
West Texas A&M sophomore men’s golfer Ethan Peterson and women’s golfers junior Judy Papenfus and senior Vanessa Spradlin Brown were named to the CoSIDA Academic All-District VI At-Large teams.
West Texas A&M sophomore Glory Jangthongsiri is tied for 22nd after the first round of the 2014 NCAA Division II Women’s Golf Championship.
The West Texas A&M baseball team is set for its first NCAA Tournament appearance as it is the No. 2-seed in the upcoming NCAA South Central Regional at Colorado Mesa University in Grand Junction, Colo., beginning Thursday.
The top ranked Lady Buffs continue their historic season this weekend as they host the NCAA Division II South Central Super Regional Tournament at Schaeffer Park in Canyon, Texas.
Earlier Tuesday afternoon, the NCAA officially announced qualifiers for the 2014 Division II Outdoor Track & Field Championships. The West Texas A&M men’s team will be sending five individuals to the event while the No. 19 Lady Buffs had seven total athletes qualify in nine separate events.
The West Texas A&M men’s and women’s track & field teams had a combined 18 student-athletes given Outdoor Track & Field All-Region honors.
The WT Baseball team was selected to the program's first ever NCAA tournament birth on Sunday.
The #1 Lady Buffs of West Texas A&M are one of 16 remaining teams in the NCAA Division II softball postseason, a trip to the DII College World Series is on the line this weekend as WT will host the #14 Rattlers of St. Mary’s in a best-of-three series to decide the South Central Super Regional Champion.
Long ball dooms WT in first game; Pitching gets the Lady Buffs going in the second game
Five former WT football players also sign deals
Will face Midwestern State in championship match
The #1 Lady Buffs of West Texas A&M used a three run third inning homerun by Kaisha Dacosin and a strong performance in the circle by Rita Hokianga as they topped the rival Mustangs of Midwestern State, 6-2 on Friday night .
Due to heavy rain and severe thunderstorms in the Kingsville area, the West Texas A&M Lone Star Conference Baseball tournament game against Angelo State scheduled for 7 p.m. Friday evening has been postponed to Saturday at 12 p.m. at Nolan Ryan Field.
The OBU Last Chance meet was the last meet for the Buffs and Lady Buffs before the National Championship.
The West Texas A&M softball team beat Midwestern State 6-2 on Friday night.
With the win, the No. 2-seeded Buffs improved to 34-18 on the year and tied the school record for wins in a season.
Five runs in the top of the sixth spoiled a nice outing from West Texas A&M senior starter Dylan James in the first game of the 2014 Lone Star Conference Championship.
A couple of Amarillo natives of the West Texas A&M men’s and No. 15 women’s track & field teams grabbed three of the four yearly Lone Star Conference athletic awards on Thursday morning.
West Texas A&M senior pitcher Dylan James was named Lone Star Conference Pitcher of the Year at the annual conference awards banquet Wednesday evening prior to the beginning of the Lone Star Conference baseball championship.
West Texas A&M sophomore Glory Jangthongsiri fired a final round 74 and finished tied for fourth at the NCAA Super Region 4 tournament Wednesday.
The West Texas A&M men’s and No. 15 women’s track & field teams will be making their last trip before the NCAA Division II National Championship this weekend as they look to boost qualifying times and marks at the OBU Last Chance Qualifier.
The top ranked Lady Buffs of West Texas A&M will begin the 2014 NCAA Division II postseason against a familiar foe as they take on rival Mustangs of Midwestern State to start off the South Central Regional Tournament.
For the 11th straight week, the Lady Buff of West Texas A&M sit atop of the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) Division II Top-25 Poll.
The 28th-ranked West Texas A&M women’s golf team remained sixth following the second round of the 2014 NCAA Division II Women’s Super Region 4 Tournament Monday.
Former West Texas A&M linebacker Chris Olson signed a two year with an option for a third year contact with the British Columbia Lions of the Canadian Football League. He is the second Buff from the 2013 senior class to sign a contract professionally as Kyle Voss inked in February with the Calgary Stampeders.
The 28th-ranked West Texas A&M women’s golf team currently sits sixth following the first round of the 2014 NCAA Division II Women’s Super Region 4 Tournament Monday.
The West Texas A&M baseball team finished the regular season with 33-17 record overall and a 21-14 record in Lone Star Conference play, earning it the No. 2-seed in the upcoming Lone Star Conference Baseball Championship.
The top ranked Lady Buffs of West Texas A&M will be making the program’s fourth NCAA postseason appearance this upcoming weekend as they are set to host the South Central Regional I Tournament at Schaeffer Park in Canyon after being named the top seed in the regional announced by the NCAA via an online selection show on Monday morning.
Chris Gove comes to Canyon after spending 16 seasons at DII powerhouse Winona State where he and Brown served as assistants.
The West Texas A&M equestrian team finished fifth in the country on Sunday at the 2014 Intercollegiate Horse Show Association (IHSA) National Championship.
Lady Buffs score first but are unable to maintain lead
The West Texas A&M softball team beat Cameron 4-2 to advance to the LSC Championship game on Saturday.
With the loss, Texas A&M-Kingsville earned the outright LSC regular season title and hosting duties for next week’s Lone Star Conference Baseball Championship.
West Texas A&M women’s golf coach Meredith Jameson announced Thursday the signing of Mattye Mason and Avery Struck to National Letters of Intent for the 2014-15 year.
Following the program’s first outright regular season Lone Star Conference Championship, 12 members of the West Texas A&M Lady Buffs were honored for their performance on the diamond during the league’s annual postseason awards banquet.
Freshman Sarah Climer and senior Dustin Dickson finished the first half of multi events on Thursday at the 2014 Lone Star Conference Outdoor Track & Field Championship.
West Texas A&M senior shortstop Alyssa Lemos continued to add to her long list of career accolades on Thursday afternoon, being named to the CoSIDA/Capital One District 6 All-Academic First Team.
West Texas A&M seniors Scott Cone and Tyler McKnight were named to the 2014 Capital One/CoSIDA Academic All-Region VI Baseball Team.
To be eligible for LSC academic honors, student-athletes must carry at least a 3.30 grade point average and have reached sophomore status both athletically and academically.
The reigning Western National Champion West Texas A&M equestrian will begin its title defense tomorrow as it competes in the 2014 Intercollegiate Horse Show Association National Championship.