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Tarissa Mellin of New Mexico Highlands serves the volleyball in a fall 2013 match at the Wilson Complex. Mellin, who was the Cowgirls’ primary setter last year as a freshman, is among the returners this fall.
Cowgirls tabbed 11th in league

Las Vegas Optic

The New Mexico Highlands University volleyball team is projected to finish 11th in the 14-team Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference this fall.

But with an experienced core returning, supplemented by several talented newcomers, the Cowgirls may have enough depth to make serious progress and prove a few naysayers wrong.

That’s the plan, anyway, for NMHU head coach Bryan Crawford.