NMSU Football Downs UTEP 44-35 To Claim Battle Of I-10

Written By: NM State Athletic Dept.

LAS CRUCES, N.M. - Make that three consecutive wins against UTEP.

The Aggies, behind a career day from senior halfback Jason Huntley and a jaw-dropping play from redshirt sophomore quarterback Josh Adkins, rolled to a 44-35 win against the rival Miners Saturday inside Aggie Memorial Stadium.

NM State has now won three straight games in the Battle of I-10 rivalry series.

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NMSU Women's Basketball Falls At UTEP 65-45

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EL PASO, TX - On Saturday night, the New Mexico State women’s basketball team traveled to the Don Haskins Center to take on rival UTEP in the second installment of the Battle of I-10. After falling behind by double digits in the first half, the Aggies could not close the gap in a loss to the Miners, 65-45.  Continue Reading This Post >>

NMSU Volleyball Sweeps Utah Valley In WAC Tournament Semifinals

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OREM, UT - The New Mexico State volleyball team swept Utah Valley 25-12, 26-24, 25-21, in front of a hostile crowd to win its 18th-straight match and advance to the WAC Championship match against GCU on Saturday, Nov. 23, at 7 p.m. at Lockhart Arena in Orem, Utah.

Cat Kelly got the Aggies going with two kills and they never looked back in the first set, winning the set 25-12. NM State hit a ridiculous .607 in the set and only made two attack errors. Kelly finished the set with four kills while Megan Hart and Savannah Davison had five kills each.  Continue Reading This Post >>

NMSU Men's Basketball Falls To Rival UNM 78-77

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LAS CRUCES, N.M. - The Battle of I-25 was just that - a battle - as host New Mexico State owned a four-point lead with 2:22 to go, but Carlton Bragg capped a game-ending 7-2 run by New Mexico with a pair of makes at the foul line with 49 ticks left and Shunn Buchanan's game-winning three-point try at the horn was off the mark as the Lobos exited the Pan Am Center with a 78-77 victory Thursday night.   Continue Reading This Post >>

Megan Hart Named WAC Player Of The Year, Mike Jordan Named Coach Of The Year

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OREM, UT - The New Mexico State volleyball team dominated the Western Athletic Conference postseason awards, highlighted by Megan hart winning WAC Player of the Year. Head coach Mike Jordan was named Coach of the year for the ninth time while Julianna Salanoa and Savannah Davison earned First-Team All-WAC nods.

“We are really proud of them,” Jordan said. “They’re each great athletes in their own way but they’ve worked hard to improve their game and it shows. They’re great people, they work hard and it’s great to see them rewarded.”  Continue Reading This Post >>

NMSU Softball Unveils 2020 Schedule

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LAS CRUCES, N.M. - The road to the Women's College World Series begins at the NM State Softball Complex.

The Aggies will open the 2020 campaign in the comfort of their own home, head coach Kathy Rodolph revealed when she announced the teams' schedule Wednesday. The upcoming season's slate features 21 home contests, starting with the Troy Cox Classic on Feb. 6-9.

NM State hosts Nebraska, Arkansas, Bradley and rival UTEP over the four-day season-opening tournament. The Aggies take on the Huskers in the first game of the year, with first pitch scheduled for 4 p.m. MT Thursday, Feb. 6, at the Softball Complex.

The Aggies have won four consecutive season openers at home, most recently downing Creighton, 11-4, one year ago.  Continue Reading This Post >>

Jason Kings Signs NLI To Join NMSU Men's Basketball In 2020-21 Season

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LAS CRUCES, N.M. - With the 2019 early signing period underway as of Wednesday morning, New Mexico State head men's basketball coach Chris Jans announced Tuesday that Jason King - who is currently in his final season at Snead State in Boaz, Ala. - has inked a National Letter of Intent to join the Aggies for the 2020-21 campaign and beyond.

Jason King | G | 6-5 | 200 | Birmingham, Ala../Parker HS/Snead State
• Following the conclusion of his inaugural season at Snead State in 2018-19, King collected a spot on the All-Alabama Community College Conference (ACCC) North Division Team. Through 2018-19, King ranked second on Snead State's charts in scoring (13.4 ppg), third in rebounding (5.5 per game) and second in steals (1.4 per game) while helping the Parsons push their record to 25-7 and 11-3 in conference tilts.   Continue Reading This Post >>

NMSU Soccer Adds 12 For 2020

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LAS CRUCES, N.M. - The New Mexico State women's soccer team signed 12 new student-athletes to National Letters of Intent, head coach Rob Baarts announced.

"We are incredibly excited about our 2020 class. We have not only talented players coming in, we have fantastic athletes as well," Baarts said. "Competing at the Division I level takes a combination of athleticism and technical ability and we feel we have all of that in this class. Our 2020 class hail from Clubs like FC Portland, San Juan SC, Utah Royals, SV Thunder, San Diego Force, DMVC Sharks and FC Tucson who all teach the game the way we want to play at the college level. Our 2019 season finished on a good note winning three of our last four games and learning what it means to truly compete at the NCAA DI level. This combined with a talented class will put bump our Aggie Soccer Program to a whole new level. Can't wait for our new family members to arrive on campus!"  Continue Reading This Post >>

NMSU Women's Basketball Falls At Home To New Mexico

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LAS CRUCES, N.M. - The New Mexico State women’s basketball team was defeated by rival New Mexico in the battle of I-25 at the Pan American Center on Sunday.

An Aaliyah Prince layup and a three from Soufia Inoussa jump-started a 15-2 NM State (1-3, 0-0 WAC) to start the game that was capped by a three from Amanda Soderqvist. Then, the Lobos got on track, taking a 17-16 lead with 1:44 left in the quarter. Adenike Aderinto then hit a free throw and Adrianna Henderson got to the rim for a 19-17 Aggie lead after one.

New Mexico State struggled in the second quarter and trailed 28-20 before Soderqvist connected from deep to trim the deficit to 28-23. New Mexico responded with a three of its own before Inoussa made a layup to make it 31-25 Lobos with 1:27 in the half. Then, UNM exploded, sinking three-consecutive three-pointers to open a 40-25 lead at the break.  Continue Reading This Post >>

NMSU Men's Basketball Falls At No. 17/19 Arizona

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TUSCON, AZ - Staring a 10-point deficit squarely in the face after the game's first 3:45, the New Mexico State men's basketball team used a 12-5 run powered by the play of senior Trevelin Queen to cut #17/19 Arizona's lead down to three, but the Wildcats answered with a 28-9 run to end the first half and walked away with an 83-53 victory Sunday afternoon at the McKale Center.

Size and shooting were the Wildcats' biggest advantages as freshman Zeke Nnaji finished with a game-high 19 points on 7-of-7 shooting to lead the Wildcats. Arizona shot 52.6-percent (30-of-57) from the field compared to a 32.7-percent (18-of-55) clip by the Aggies.

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