Homecoming Kick Off
Students and staff woke up early on Monday to share their Javelina Pride with local news station, Kiii TV. Watch the coverage at the link below.
Women's Homecoming Volleyball Match
The Tarleton State TexAnns posted a hitting percentage of .442 on their way to a 25-16, 25-15, 25-18 victory over the Texas A&M-Kingsville women's volleyball team at the Steinke Physical Education Center in Kingsville, Texas on Tuesday night.
For the fourth straight match, senior Madison Brabham (Kingwood, Texas) led all players in kills, as she amassed 15 and her 12 assists allowed her to log her 18th double-double of the season. Freshman Emily North (Red Oak, Texas) led the Blue and Gold with 14 assists and freshman Alexa Ruiz (Schertz, Texas) totaled a team-high eight digs.
The team sported Texas A&I jerseys in honor of the throwback themed homecoming.
Sam Riggs at Mesquite Grove Tonight!
Make your way to Mesquite Grove at 8 p.m. to hear Sam Riggs. To date, Riggs has racked up more than 2.2 million streams on Spotify and over 600,000 views on YouTube. A number of his singles hit the upper levels of the Texas charts, including the ultra-country “Hold On And Let Go,” the thumping concert re-creation “High On A Country Song” and his vulnerable “Second Hand Smoke.”
Hogs don Throwback Uniforms for Homecoming Game
Texas A&M-Kingsville returns this Saturday to host Western New Mexico for a Lone Star Conference contest with kickoff set for 7 p.m. in Javelina Stadium.
- Saturday's contest is the 2018 Homecoming Game sponsored by Wells Fargo Bank.
- The Javelinas will be wearing throwback jerseys as part of the festivities.
- The white jerseys are replicas from when the university was named Texas A&I and will feature the name on the front.
TAMUK’s Soils Team Earn a Top Spot in Southern Regional Contest
The Texas A&M University-Kingsville soil judging team qualified for the national competition in 2019 with a stellar finish at the Southern Region Soil Judging Competition held this week in Stillwater, Oklahoma.
The team placed third overall behind University of Arkansas and Texas Tech and ahead of fourth place Texas A&M University. The three-member team placed third based on their first place win in the team contest and the individual rankings of the members.
The team is composed of undergraduates Jonah Trevino from La Feria; Scott Cardenas from Floresville; and Juan Cortinas from Houston. In individual rankings, Trevino placed 10th; Cortinas placed 15th and Cardines placed 18th.
The Texas A&M-Kingsville team also topped a team consisting of members of Hispanic-Serving Institutions, University of Texas at El Paso, University of Puerto Rico-Mayaguez and Florida International University. One of those team members, Elizabeth Herrera from University of Texas at El Paso, placed fifth in her first ever competition in a soil pit.
The three universities are all part of a Hispanic-Serving Institution grant that also includes Texas A&M-Kingsville.
The soil judging teams were coached by three soil scientists from the USDA-NRCS including Carlos Villarreal, John Sackett and Alan Stahnke.
Harmonic Diversity at the College Music Society National Conference
Undergraduate flute students Stephanie Izaguirre, Caitlin Falcon, Ashley Trevino and Carolyn Larson performed their program Harmonic Diversity at the College Music Society National Conference in Vancouver, Canada, October 11-14. The quartet was invited to perform at this prestigious conference. The students performed, worked with professionals in the industry and attended lectures and professional performances. They also found a little time to enjoy Canadian food and culture! They are under the direction of Dr. Elizabeth Janzen, associate professor of flute.
Geoscience students kicked off the week by enjoying pizza and a casual meet-and-greet with Mr. Nye before listening to the TAMUK alumnus discuss successes and failures as an independent oilman in the petroleum exploration business.
During the week, TAMUK students also visited the open house. The open house included GIS, Paleontology, Mineralogy and Petrology, Field Geology, Geophysics demonstrations and faculty personal collections.