NMSU Men's Tennis Earns WAC Awards

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DENVER, CO - New Mexico State men’s tennis sophomore Louis Menard led the way for the Aggies as the Western Athletic Conference end of year awards rolled in on Thursday.

In the singles category, Menard was the lone Aggie to earn First-Team All-WAC honors after going 24-10 during the regular season and 15-6 in dual action with a perfect 5-0 record in conference play. This is the second-straight year the Annecy, France, native has earned first-team honors in singles.  Continue Reading This Post >>

NMSU Women's Tennis Earns WAC Awards

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DENVER, CO - The New Mexico State women’s tennis team heads to the Western Athletic Conference Championships with some hardware ready for them to pick up from the end of year awards.

Transfer Gavi Kalaga earned First-Team All-WAC accolades for singles play after tallying 14 wins on the year with a perfect 4-0 record in league play. The Bhubaneswar, India, product heads into the championships with a seven match win-streak.

Harsha Challa rounds out the winners for NM State in singles play with second-team honors. The sophomore enters this weekend with a 19-12 overall record and 3-2 mark in WAC play. She’s also been consistent for the Aggies in the spring, posting a 13-5 record in dual action.  Continue Reading This Post >>

NMSU Women's Golf Headed To Cle Elem For NCAA Regionals

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LAS CRUCES, N.M. - The New Mexico State women's golf team seeks its 10th appearance in the NCAA Championship when it travels to the Cle Elum NCAA Regional as a 16 seed on May 6-8. This is the Aggies fifth trip to NCAA Regionals in the last six years and 22nd overall.

Joining New Mexico State at the Cle Elum regional at Tumble Creek Club is No. 1 USC, No. 8 Arkansas, No. 9 South Carolina, No. 16 Northwestern, No. 19 Washington, No. 23 Miami, Oregon, San Jose State, Oregon State, Old Dominion, Iowa State, San Diego State, UCF, Ohio State, Sacramento State, Boston U and Southern Illinois. Tumble Creek is a 6,306-yard, par-72 course. NM State also competed at Tumble Creek in the 2014 NCAA Regional.

The Aggies are set to start Western Athletic Conference Player of the Year Dominique Galloway, Pun Chanachai, Chantal Dueringer, Maria Prado and Angela Xu.   Continue Reading This Post >>

Galloway Named WAC Women's Golfer Of The Year, Bowen Named Coach Of The Year

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DENVER, CO - The Western Athletic Conference announced its women's golf All-WAC awards on Tuesday with multiple Aggies receiving honors headlined by Dominique Galloway earning Player of the Year. Danny Bowen was named Coach of the Year while Pun Chanachai was named First Team All-WAC.

Galloway earned the Player of the Year award, and her second-consecutive First Team All-WAC honor, after winning the WAC Championship to go along with the third-best stroke average in the conference (73.9). The junior from Rio Rancho, N.M., also posted five top-5 finishes, including winning the Aggie Invitational.  Continue Reading This Post >>

NMSU Softball Cruises Past Rival Lobos 10-0

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LAS CRUCES, N.M. - New Mexico State softball took on Battle of I-25 rival New Mexico in a midweek clash at the Lobo Softball Field on Tuesday. The Aggies topped the Lobos 10-0 in just five innings. Jeanelle Medina tied the single-game record for stolen bases, going 4-for-4 in the win.

NM State (24-19) started the game by drawing a walk and after putting an out on the board, Victoria Castro posted an RBI single to give the squad the one-run lead over UNM (12-32). Mya Felder got in on the action with a solo home run over the centerfield fence, extending New Mexico State’s lead over the Lobos.

The Aggies’ bats stayed hot in the following frame and after Medina reached base on a passed ball by the New Mexico catcher, Kelsey Horton sent a ball over the fence in centerfield, putting the Aggies ahead 5-0. During the following inning, Casie Roberto hit a solo homer, extending New Mexico State’s 6-0 lead.  Continue Reading This Post >>

NMSU Baseball Sweeps Weekly WAC Awards

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DENVER, CO - After a big week at the plate and stellar outing on the mound, New Mexico State baseball’s Tristen Carranza and Brock Whittlesey were named the Western Athletic Conference Hitter and Pitcher of the Week.

This is the second hitter of the week honor for Carranza and sixth for the Aggies while Whittlesey earned his first pitcher of the week honor and first for NM State this season as well.  Continue Reading This Post >>

NMSU Softball Splits Doubleheader With GCU, Wins Series

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LAS CRUCES, N.M. - New Mexico State softball closed out its series against Grand Canyon
with a doubleheader at the NM State Softball Complex on Saturday. The Aggies fell to the Lopes 6-4 before winning the series with a 4-0 victory in the finale.

After a scoreless first for both teams. NM State (23-19, 6-6 WAC) struck trouble when starting pitcher Kayla Green surrendered a leadoff home run. A double by GCU (27-19, 9-3 WAC) followed and another run came home when the Lopes hit an RBI single with an out on the board, putting New Mexico State behind by a pair.

In the bottom of the frame, Shelby Shultes drew a leadoff walk before Casie Roberto's first homer of her collegiate career tied the contest 2-2.  Continue Reading This Post >>

NMSU Women's Golf Claims WAC Title; Galloway Wins Individual Title

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LAKEWOOD, WA - The New Mexico State women’s golf team captured its fifth Western Athletic Conference Championship in six years, taking down Seattle U in a playoff after both squads finished with a +33 after three rounds.

The Aggies entered Saturday’s action trailing Seattle U by one stroke. However, NM State caught the Redhawks to tie it after 36 holes before winning in a playoff. This was New Mexico State’s ninth WAC championship overall, a conference best.  Continue Reading This Post >>

NMSU Baseball Defeats Utah Valley 12-11 To Clinch Series

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OREM, UT - The New Mexico State baseball team cut it close but was able to hang on to a 12-11 victory Saturday afternoon over Utah Valley at UCCU Ballpark for its fifth-straight series win.

NM State (28-10, 11-4 WAC) got things going to start the game, loading the bases with two outs before Eric Mingus was hit on a 1-0 pitch to score Tristen Carranza from third to give the Aggies a 1-0 lead before Chance Hroch took the mound. Like last night, UVU did not back down against the Aggies and led off with a pair of singles followed by a fielder’s choice before another single up the middle tied things up.  Continue Reading This Post >>

NMSU Baseball Falls 10-9 At Utah Valley

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OREM, UT - The New Mexico State baseball team couldn’t overcome the handful of errors it committed Friday night at UCCU Ballpark and surrendered a late lead before falling 10-9 in walk-off fashion to Utah Valley to set up the rubber match on Saturday.

The first inning saw both teams a little unfocused on the defensive end, with both clubs giving up unearned runs. Gonzales scored for NM State (27-10, 10-4 WAC) after reaching on an error while Trevor Howell reached and scored on an error for UVU in the home half of the frame.  Continue Reading This Post >>