We are at the mid-point of the week and with it comes the latest links pertaining to the Mountain West Conference and college sports in general. Check out what is coming your way today as the links press on.
Manny Martins was named the new women’s soccer coach for Utah State. Martins becomes the 4th coach of the program, after spending 22 years as a college coach, the past 7 with Oregon. He is also a very successful recruiter. It sounds like a good hire for Utah State.
The end of May and all of June is usually the slowest time of the year for college sports news. With that being said, may as well release some preseason teams to keep people interested and talking. Here is the Athlon one, It’s a pretty straightforward 1st team list and by the time it gets to 4th team, some selections are likely a coin-flip. Still, it’s worth a read, to either affirm your hopes or trigger some anger at one of your favorite players being left off.
Hammond gets an NFL workout.
Air Force quarterback Donald Hammond III works out for the Green Bay Packers on Tuesday, per a league source. Air Force’s all-time leader in passing efficiency (164.09) and average per completion (20.6), led team to 11-2 record, No. 21 ranking @airforcefb #Packers #NFL #AirForce— Aaron Wilson (@AaronWilson_NFL) May 23, 2021
Spartans showing at NCAA golf championships.
Four rounds over for @KArwefjall at the NCAA Championships. Finished T36th. Very proud of her accomplishments this season and cannot wait to see her and the rest of the Spartans back at it this fall!#SpartanUp pic.twitter.com/VXn9ajPDuX— San Jose State Women's Golf (@SanJoseStWGOLF) May 25, 2021
#MWBSB PLAYERS OF THE WEEK@WyattHendrie, @AztecBaseball— Mountain West (@MountainWest) May 24, 2021
∙Batted .615 with 5️⃣ doubles, 7️⃣ RBIs & 7️⃣ runs
∙Career-high 3️⃣ doubles in series finale@Jarmbruester, @UNMLoboBaseball
∙Complete game vs. SJSU
∙Struck out 12 while allowing just five hitshttps://t.co/mgS2XQCADA
On the horizon:
- Later today: Peak Perspective: Who won each state in recruiting?
- Tomorrow: Revisiting the Boise State 2017 Recruiting Class Part 8: Final Thoughts
- Friday: The MWCConnection Roundtable: Position you are most confident and most worried about this year?
- Friday: Friday Night Lights Review S1E13