Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Lobos Face Dangerous Utah Trip.(Sports)

Byline: Mike Hall Associate Sports Editor

This Season BYU Is First on the Agenda

PROVO, Utah The three seniors on the University of New Mexico women's basketball team have won only one game in six tries on their Utah road swing.

That came in 1997-98 when Nikki Heckroth, Miranda Sanchez and Jennifer Williams were freshmen. That season, the Lobos opened with a 67-64 victory over Brigham Young before losing to 25th-ranked Utah, 57-48.

The following two years, the Lobos opened the series against Utah in a game with conference championship implications. Both times the Lobos faltered down the stretch. Then, smarting from the Utah loss, they took the short trip to Provo and were twice blown away by an average of 16. …

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