Sept. 3, 2004
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - The New Mexico volleyball team snapped Northern Colorado's school-record 26-match winning streak with a five-game victory over the Bears Friday afternoon in the season opener. Sophomore Kelly Therkelsen put down a career-high 23 kills to go along with six digs and four blocks to lead the Lobos. Down two games to one, the Lobos rallied for a 30-27 win in game four before claiming the fifth and decisive game, 15-11. The Lobos also took game two 30-19, while falling in games one (30-25) and three (30-22).