The NCAA Tournament field has been announced and the Aggies are headed to Austin, TX for a first round matchup against Louisiana State University (24-7). LSU was the top team in the West Division of the SEC finishing with a conference mark of 15-5. LSU was last in action against Tulane last night, losing a five game match.
The Aggies were last in action on November 17th, losing in the championship match of the WAC Volleyball tournament to Hawai'i.
Should NMSU advance to the second round, they would face #3 Texas or Texas State. The Aggies faced #3 Texas early in the season, falling in three games. Texas is the co-champion of the Big XII conference, sharing the honor with defending national champion Nebraska. Texas State is the tournament champion of the Southland Conference. Texas State won the tournament as the fifth seed.
The match times have yet to be announced.
Fellow WAC member Hawai'i will face Tennessee State in the first round.