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ENMU roundup: Terry named Hansen All-American


January 30, 2019

BROOKFIELD, Ill. — Paul Terry, who led Eastern New Mexico University with 989 rushing yards this season, was named a second-team All-American by the Don Hansen Football Committee Tuesday morning.

Terry, a junior from Randall High School in Amarillo, is the fourth Greyhound running back to earn Hansen honors in the last five seasons, along with Kamal Cass, E’lon Spight and Tayshaun Gary.

Terry, a first-team selection for the Lone Star Conference, was also a Hansen First Team All-Super Region Four selection.

Terry had three 100-yard rushing games this season, and averaged 4.8 yards per carry for what was the sixth-best rushing offense in hte nation at 284.5 yards per game.

In the LSC, Terry was fourth in rushing at 89.9 yards per game and third in the conference with 10 rushing touchdowns.

Women remain sixth

PORTALES — Following a 1-1 week, the ENMU women’s basketball team stayed put in sixth place in the D2SIDA South Central Regional Poll, released Monday by the College Sports Information Directors of America.

Colorado Mesa stayed No. 1 in the poll, getting five of the six votes from sports information directors in the Lone Star, Rocky Mountain Athletic and Heartland conferences that make up the region and finishing with 57 points.

Angelo State took the other first-place votes, and second place with 51 points. The Rambelles were followed by West Texas A&M (48), Lubbock Christian and Westminster (41 points each).

The Greyhounds, who fell to WT and defeated Texas Woman’s, had 27 points. Rounding out the poll were Tarleton State (22), Texas A&M-Commerce (16), Western Colorado (nine) and St. Mary’s (seven).

The Greyhounds head on the road this weekend, facing Cameron Thursday and Midwestern State Saturday.

Hounds add Zaid

PORTALES — The ENMU men’s basketball team has signed its first athlete for the 2019-20 season with Gavilan College guard Ibn Ziad.

Zaid is currently averaging 14 points, four rebounds and three assists a game for Gavilan, which places in the South Coast Conference.

The 6-foot-1 guard is a Los Angeles native and was an invite tot he Elite 80 All-American JUCO Showcase last summer.

There will be plenty of opportunity for Zaid, as four of the current roster’s six seniors play in the backcourt.

“I am so excited that Ibn has chosen to be a part of our Greyhound family,” coach Tres Segler said in a school release. “Ibn is a true floor general, his IQ and feel for the game is one of a kind -with his ability to shoot the basketball at a high clip, make plays for others, as well as put pressure on opposing teams defensively, made him a no brainer for our program.”


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