Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Highlands Opens Season With UNM.(Sports)

Byline: Journal Staff Reports

SPORTS AROUND NORTHERN NEW MEXICO

Weather permitting, the New Mexico Highlands University baseball team will make its 2001 season debut Saturday against the University of New Mexico.

Tentatively scheduled for 1 p.m., the game will be played at the Albuquerque Sports Stadium former home of the Triple-A Albuquerque Dukes and new home to the defending Mountain West Conference champion Lobos.

NMHU went 33-21 last season, including a 14-11 mark in the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference. The Cowboys also captured the RMAC postseason tournament but were not invited to participate in the invitation-only NCAA Division II Regionals. …

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