Aggies Come Up Short On Rivalry Day

The Aggie volleyball team and the Aggie football team both came up short on Rivalry Day. The volleyball fell in three sets to the #7 Hawai'i Wahine, losing 26-24, 25-20 and 25-23. The Aggies are now 3-1 in conference play and 8-7 overall.

The Aggie football team lost a heartbreaker to rival UNM 35-24 in front of a sellout crowd at Aggie Memorial Stadium. The Aggies jumped out to a quick 14-0 in the first quarter and went into halftime leading 17-10. The Lobos would add a pair of field goals in the third quarter to cut the Aggie lead to 17-16. The Aggies would score a touchdown to push the lead to 24-16. New Mexico answered with a touchdown to cut the lead to 24-22 after failing on a two point conversion. The Lobos scored a second touchdown in the quarter to pull ahead 28-24. After the Aggies were unable to convert a 4th down attempt with two and a half minutes remaining in the game, the Lobos took over and added their third touchdown of the quarter to seal the game 35-24. The loss drops the Aggies to 1-2 on the season.