The Lobos scored their first goal in the ninth minute of the game when Edwards caught a short pass from Zaria Katesigwa and capitalized. Twelve minutes later, Edwards scored his second goal on an assist from Aspen Headrick and Madi Hirschman.
Meyers entered the game in the 37th minute. She immediately scored an unassisted goal, giving the Lobos a three-lead lead. Meyers scored his second goal of the night shortly after halftime, tapping into an assist from Ellie Robinson.
New Mexico scored back-to-back goals 40 seconds apart, in the 72nd minute of the game. The first goal came from Karlee Maes, and the second from Edwards for the hat trick.
“Our players have to remember how to fight, and that’s what we’re going to be working on this week,” Louw said.
Northern Arizona returns to Phoenix on Saturday night for a neutral game against Denver. The match will start at 5:30 p.m.
The Lumberjacks will be at the Aggie Invitational in Las Cruces, New Mexico, and the tournament runs through Sunday.
In addition to the host state of New Mexico, northern Arizona will be joined by Abilene Christian, Arizona Christian, Lamar and western New Mexico in the three-day tournament to be played at the NM State Tennis Complex. .