Lujan, a native of Thornton, Colo., has had another outstanding year as a closer for the 29-15 Buffs. He broke his own school-record for saves in a season with his 10th save Tuesday at Wayland Baptist.
The series schedule was modified on Wednesday as there is a chance of inclement weather on Friday in Stephenville so the series was moved to Saturday and Sunday. Now the Buffs and Texans will play a single game Saturday at 3 p.m., followed by a doubleheader Sunday beginning at 1 p.m.
The #2 Lady Buffs of West Texas A&M will try to become the first team in Lone Star Conference history to win back-to-back regular season LSC Championships dating back to 2012 when the league combined their North and South Divisions.
West Texas A&M head women’s basketball coach Mark Kellogg announced Thursday the addition of Amarillo native Madison Parker to the Lady Buff women’s basketball team for 2015-16.
The Lady Buffs are currently on a 17 game win streak for an overall record of 41-6 with a 21-3 mark in Lone Star Conference play as they have clinched atleast a share of the LSC Title while also becoming the only team in the region to reach the 40-win plateau.
The West Texas A&M baseball team is fourth in the first NCAA Division II South Central Region ranking, which was release by the NCAA Wednesday afternoon.
Senior Sharon Kwarula of the No. 7 West Texas A&M women’s track & field team was honored on Wednesday afternoon as she was tabbed Lone Star Conference Track Athlete of the Week.
The Blazers of Valdosta State remained atop of the poll for the fifth straight week with 14 of the 16 possible first place votes for a total of 394 points followed by the Lady Buffs with the other two first place votes for a total of 385.
With the win, WT improved to 29-15 on the year and WBU fell to 30-20.
The Lady Buffs carded a 36-hole score of 614. It was the fifth runner-up finish for the Lady Buffs this season and the second-straight year WT has finished second at the LSC Championship.
The Lady Buffs become the first team in the South Central Region to reach 40 wins as they move to 41-6 overall on the season while the Falcons fall to 8-40.
The Buffs’ previous program-high also came on March 31st when they were tabbed 10th in the country.
Due to a lower dropped score, the Buffs earned the No. 3-seed in the medal match play and faced off with No. 2-seed Cameron for the second round Monday on the par 72, 7,100-yard Frisco Lakes Golf Club.
The No. 21 West Texas A&M Lady Buff women’s golf team fired an opening round 297 and is tied for the lead in the 2015 Lone Star Conference Championship on the par 72, 5,834-yard Frisco Lakes Golf Club.
The Lady Buffs are 39-6 overall this season with a 21-3 mark in Lone Star Conference play as they have clinched at least a share of the league title.
Lady Buff senior Judy Papenfus was named LSC Academic Player of the Year, while head women’s coach Meredith Jameson was named Coach of the Year.
The West Texas A&M No. 10 men’s and No. 7 women’s track & field teams will return to action this weekend as they spread across four separate meets with three being featured on the West Coast.
A pitcher, catcher and an outfielder are this spring’s signees.
The Buffs and Rams are set for a 7 p.m. first pitch Friday, followed by a doubleheader Saturday at 1 p.m.
WT currently sits 39-6 overall with a 21-3 mark in Lone Star Conference play as they have already clinched atleast a share of the league’s regular season title.
Head coach Tom Brown of the West Texas A&M men’s basketball team announced Wednesday afternoon the addition of Jerrod Walton to the Buffalo signing class of 2015-16.
WT will be back in action this weekend for an extremely busy schedule as athletes branch off between four meets.
A dominate 6-0 week has kept the Lady Buffs of West Texas A&M at number two in the newest National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) Division II Top-25 Poll.
With the win, WT improved to 26-14 on the year, while LCU fell to 20-19.
The Lady Buffs now find themselves tabbed seventh in the country while the men improve to 10th.
The #2 Lady Buffs of West Texas A&M tossed a pair of shutouts and hit four homeruns on Tuesday afternoon as they ran their win streak to 15 games with a non-conference doubleheader sweep over the visiting Lady Eagles of Oklahoma Christian.
The Anna, Texas native had a historic week as she broke the LSC career records for homeruns (58), runs scored (252) and RBI (236) as the Lady Buffs clinched atleast a share of the league title with an overall record of 37-6 with a 21-3 mark in conference play.
The #2 Lady Buffs of West Texas A&M return to the friendly confines of Schaeffer Park on Tuesday afternoon as they host the Lady Eagles of Oklahoma Christian in a non-conference doubleheader with first pitch set for 1:00 p.m. in Canyon, Texas.
The Buffs are 25-14 on the year and 16-10 in Lone Star Conference play, while LCU is 20-18 and 7-8 in Heartland Conference play.
The scrimmage will last for about 90 minutes as it will be the final practice/scrimmage of the spring season.
The meet will be held on Friday and Saturday, April 10-11 at the West Texas A&M Track & Field Complex, a part of Buffalo Sports Park on campus in Canyon, Texas.
The #2 Lady Buffs of West Texas A&M look to keep ahold of the top spot in the Lone Star Conference standings this weekend as they head down Highway 60 for a four-game LSC series against the Zias of Eastern New Mexico.
West Texas A&M’s Allie Smith has been named one of 25 finalists for the inaugural National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) Division II Softball Freshman of the Year Award.
This group of student-athletes is represented by 20 different programs and 11 conferences.
The Buffs will play 17 games during the regular season preceded by three preseason matches.
“I’m very proud of the effort that our students put in everyday“ said WT Head Athletic Trainer Chris Dane.
The Lady Buffs return to Lone Star Conference action this weekend as they head down Highway 60 for a four-game series against Eastern New Mexico.
The 20th-ranked West Texas A&M women’s golf team finished second at the Sonoma State Spring Invitational on the par 72, 5,842-yard Foxtail Golf Club with a 36-hole score of 623, while No. 6 Barry (Fla.) won the 19-team tournament with a 608 score.
West Texas A&M junior Josh Day tied the school-record with eight RBI while blasting two home runs in the Buffs’ 21-17 victory Tuesday evening at Lubbock Christian.
The Buffs were led by freshman Oscar Spolander who tied for fourth with a 5-under 211 score.
WT is led by freshman Mattye Mason and junior Whitlee Woods who each carded a 76 and are in a five-way tie for seventh.
WT is coming off of a 2-1 series victory over Lone Star Conference leader Texas A&M-Kingsville over the weekend at Wilder Park. The Buffs outscored the Javelinas 21-11 for the series and hit .375 on 36 of 96.
The West Texas A&M men’s golf team used a pair of 69’s from freshman Oscar Spolander as the Buffs are tied for fifth with a 36-hole score of 591 following the first two rounds of the Mustang Intercollegiate on the par 72, 7,015-yard Palm Valley Golf Club Course.
Lady Buffs combine for 10 home runs in games 3 and 4
The West Texas A&M No. 10 men’s and No. 6 women’s track & field teams will return to action this weekend as they travel south to Lubbock to compete in the Texas Tech Open.
For the second consecutive year, the West Texas A&M women’s basketball team finished the season leading the nation in field goal shooting, while senior Chontiquah White added another All-America honor to her career this week.
The West Texas A&M baseball team returns home to host league-leading Texas A&M-Kingsville this weekend to begin the back half Lone Star Conference play.
Junior Lorenzo Johnson and senior Sharon Kwarula of the West Texas A&M men’s and women’s track & field teams were both honored on Wednesday afternoon as they were tabbed Lone Star Conference Track Athletes of the Week.
Kellogg guided the Lady Buffs to a 30-3 record in 2014-15 and a berth in the program’s second-straight Elite Eight.
The #2 Lady Buffs of West Texas A&M will carry a five game win streak into a Lone Star Conference weekend series against the Javelinas of Texas A&M-Kingsville.