West Texas A&M picked up all 16 first-place votes for the unanimous selection with a total of 400 points followed by National Runner-Up Valdosta State with 384.
The 2013-14 cross country and track & field seasons may now be over but the Buffs and Lady Buffs of West Texas A&M University are still racking up the awards.
Denver University transfer Michaela Neuhaus and Northwest Missouri State transfer Morgan Dittberner are slated to join the Lady Buffs.
Joining the program for the 2014-15 season include Jeff Bonner (Houston Texas/Mesa CC), Jordan Evans (Houston Texas/Northern Oklahoma) and Tommy Gove (Waconia, Minnesota/Waconia HS).
West Texas A&M senior pitcher Dylan James and senior outfielder Tyler McKnight were named National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association Honorable Mention All-America and James was named ABCA Third Team All-America.
Lady Buffs bring the trophy home to Canyon
Rita Hokianga named tournament M.V.P.
Will face Valdosta State
Jessica Sipe delivers go-ahead RBI single in bottom of the 6th
Five run fourth inning lifts the Lady Buffs to the second round
Finishing a school-record 37-21, the West Texas A&M baseball team had a historic season under sixth-year head coach Matt Vanderburg in 2014.
Following the 2014 NFL Draft, a total of 13 former Buffaloes currently are on NFL football rosters, one with a tryout this week and two are in the Canadian Football League.
The top ranked Lady Buffs of West Texas A&M will be making their first appearance in the NCAA Division II College World Series on Thursday afternoon as they take on the East Region Champion #20 Pioneers of LIU-Post
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.