Written By: NM State Athletic Dept.
,strong>LAS CRUCES, N.M. - The New Mexico State baseball team dropped its series opener versus UT-Arlington, 9-5, Friday night at Presley Askew Field. The loss drops the Aggies to 23-20 overall and 8-8 in WAC play. The Mavericks improve to 23-19 and 11-5 in the WAC.
NM State equaled Arlington with 10 hits and had only one error to the Maverick’s two. But while Arlington capitalized on its scoring chances with timely hits, the Aggies struggled with men on base, finishing with a total of nine runners left on base.
NM State’s 1-2 hitters in the lineup, right fielder Michael Medina and second baseman Kent Blackstone, both went 2-for-5 on the night. Medina also finished with two RBIs to lead the Aggies.
On the mound, Aggie right-hander Adam Mott suffered his fourth loss of the season after putting in over six innings of work. Mott, who struck out eight batters while only walking two, now stands at 5-4 for the season. Continue Reading This Post >>