Tuesday’s Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference opener saw Western New Mexico assert its volleyball supremacy over in-state rival New Mexico Highlands.
The Mustangs prevailed in three sets, 25-17, 25-9, 25-14, dropping the Cowgirls to 1-9 overall.
Dominique Benton and Doreen Zamora notched four kills each apiece to lead NMHU’s attack.
Ziona Verhulsdonk and Christine Pina led a balanced Mustang offense with seven and six kills, respectively. WNMU made few mistakes and hit a blazing .485 in the sweep.