Women's Basketball Opens Season With Lobo Howl
Courtesy: New Mexico Athletics  
Release:  10/19/2003
Courtesy: New Mexico Athletics

October 19, 2003

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - The University of New Mexico women's basketball team opened the 2003-04 season with their annual Lobo Howl. The Lobo Howl allowed estimated 2,000 fans to get their first glimpse of the 2003-04 team with a scrimmage and three point contest.

The 20 minute scrimmage was won by the red team made up of Abbie Letz, Jenny Shetters, Melissa Forest, Lauren McLeod, Mandi Moore and Julie Briody won 30-22. Forest led both teams in scoring with 15 points, including three 3-point field goals and Moore dished out four assists. The white team was led by Fatima Maddox with nine points and two assists.

The three point contest featured four guards against four post players with the guards winning 144-126. The guard team was made up of Katie Montgomery, Maddox, Judy Vogt and Lauren McLeod. The second three point contest saw Letz, Moore and Briody defeat Mike Powers of KRQE-TV, Lee Faria of KOB-TV and John Salazar of KOAT-TV 126-72.

The UNM women's basketball team will hold an intra-squad scrimmage on Saturday, October 25th, at 7:00 PM.