Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

UNM Squanders 5-Run Lead; Grand Slam Lifts KU.(Sports)

Byline: Glen Rosales For the Journal


The University of New Mexico softball team blew a late five-run lead on Friday, losing to Kansas 7-6 at Lobo Field.

UNM (2-1) led 6-1 going into the sixth inning, but Leah Tabb hit a grand slam to spark a six-run rally for the Jayhawks (1-1). The Lobos' offense was led by Michelle Carter, who had a double and three RBI.

UNM plays 14th-ranked Cal State-Fullerton in a noon doubleheader today.

SKIING: Tomas Dohnal, a newcomer to Lobos' team and who was named Rocky Mountain Intercollegiate Ski Association cross-country skier of the week, gets a chance to show off on UNM's home turf this weekend. …

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