NMSU Softball Sweeps Doubleheader At UMKC, Sweeps WAC Series

Written By: NM State Athletic Dept.

KANSAS CITY, MO - The New Mexico State softball team continued Western Athletic Conference play on Saturday with a doubleheader against Kansas City at the Urban Youth Academy. The Aggies completed the series sweep by taking down the Roos 7-2 and 7-3.

“It’s great to get a sweep to open conference play,” head coach Kathy Rodolph said. “We had some strong contributions in the circle and many timely hits when we needed them.”

After a scoreless inning for both teams, NM State (18-14) drew first blood in the second after Victoria Castro and Sarai Mejia reached on a pair of singles. In her first collegiate at bat, Analise De La Roca hit a booming double to right center to score the runners and give the Aggies the 2-0 advantage.  Continue Reading This Post >>

NMSU Baseball Loses Series In Finale Loss Against Sacramento State

Written By: NM State Athletic Dept.

LAS CRUCES, N.M. - The New Mexico State baseball team took on Western Athletic Conference foe Sacramento State in the series finale on Saturday at Presley Askew Field. After going down early, the Aggies looked to rally late but fell short in a 6-2 loss to the Hornets.

Following a scoreless opening frame, Sacramento State (11-14, 2-1 WAC) struck first in the top of the second. With two outs in the frame, the Hornets saw a two-out solo home run put NM State (16-12, 3-3 WAC) down 1-0. Then with runners on a first and second, Sac State knocked a single to left to bring in one run and the Aggies trailed 2-0 after two innings.

This deficit expanded for the Crimson & White in the top of the third. A fly out to center field put runners on the corners with one out as the Hornets threatened. The next batter then turned on a 1-2 pitch that carried over the right field wall for a three-run homer to put NM State down 5-0.  Continue Reading This Post >>

NMSU Softball Downs UMKC 6-0 In WAC Opener

Written By: NM State Athletic Dept.

KANSAS CITY, MO - New Mexico State softball opened Western Athletic Conference play on Friday night with a contest at the Urban Youth Academy against Kansas City. The Aggies took down the Roos 6-0 for their first victory in league play.

“It was a great start to conference play,” head coach Kathy Rodolph said. “Kayla Green and Mikayla Bongi did a great job in the circle for us while Nikki Butler and Amy Bergeson really led us offensively.”

After a pair of scoreless innings for both squads, Rachel Rodriguez got the NM State (16-14, 1-0 WAC) offense going when she reached on a single and followed the hit by recording a stolen base. Fahren Glackin walked and a pop out by Kelsey Horton helped both runners advance into scoring position. Nikki Butler posted a double to left center, bringing the seniors home for a 2-0 advantage over UMKC (10-23, 0-1 WAC).  Continue Reading This Post >>

NMSU Baseball Falls To Sacramento State 7-3 In Game Two

Written By: NM State Athletic Dept.

LAS CRUCES, N.M. - The New Mexico State baseball team took on Western Athletic Conference opponent Sacramento State in game two of a three-game series on Friday night at Presley Askew Field. An early barrage of runs from the Hornets put the Aggies in an early hole that they were not able to climb out of as they fell, 7-3.

Friday night’s matchup saw NM State (16-11, 3-2 WAC) starter Justin Dehn take on Sacramento State (10-14, 1-1 WAC) ace Parker Brahms. Each team got a runner in scoring position in the opening frame but failed to cross the plate.

Then the Hornets struck first in the top of the second. Following a batter being plunked, Sac State had runners on first and second with two outs. During the next at-bat an attempted steal of third base saw a throw go errant which allowed both runners to score and the Aggies trailed 2-0.  Continue Reading This Post >>

NMSU Baseball Opens Seattle Series With 8-2 Victory

Written By: NM State Athletic Dept.

LAS CRUCES, N.M. - The New Mexico State baseball team opened a three-game series against Western Athletic Conference foe Sacramento State on Thursday night at Presley Askew Field. The Aggie bats put up runs over four innings and solid pitching allowed just three hits en route to an 8-2 victory in game one.

NM State (16-10, 3-1 WAC) sent ace Kyle Bradish to the mound for the series opener against Sacramento State (9-14, 0-1 WAC) right-hander Scott Randall. Bradish got rolling early tossing a one-two-three top half of the first before the Aggie offense opened the scoring.

In the bottom of the first, Mason Fishback singled to third base to put baserunners on first and second with just one out. Trey Stine then stepped to the dish and roped a triple to right centerfield to bring home both runners for a 2-0 NM State lead.  Continue Reading This Post >>

Pun Chanachai Named WAC Women's Golfer Of The Week

Written By: NM State Athletic Dept.

DENVER, CO - The Western Athletic Conference announced its golfers of the week on Wednesday. Following a strong three rounds of play at the MountainView Collegiate, New Mexico State women's golfer Pun Chanachai earned the nod for WAC Golfer of the Week.

Chanachai tied for fifth at the competitive MountainView Collegiate with a 1-over-par 217. After shooting a 2-over-par 74 in the opening round, the sophomore fired a 3-under-par 69 in the second round to briefly take over first place before another round of 74 (+2) settled her into the top-5 finish.

The strong week also propelled the defending WAC Player of the Year back into the top spot in the WAC statistics with a stroke average of 73.1. This is the second honor for Chanachai as she earned WAC Golfer of the Month in October, followed by teammate Dominique Galloway earning the award in November.  Continue Reading This Post >>

NMSU Softball Sweeps Doubleheader Against UTEP

Written By: NM State Athletic Dept.

LAS CRUCES, N.M. - New Mexico State softball took on Battle of I-10 rival UTEP in a doubleheader at the NM State Softball Complex on Tuesday. The Aggies completed the season sweep of the Miners as the team took down UTEP 8-6 and 8-0.

"These were good games for us tonight," head coach Kathy Rodolph said. "We had solid contributions in the circle and offensively. The defensive highlight of the night was definitely our outfield. They had great range all over and made some great plays for us."

Kayla Green earned the start in the circle and junior gave up a walk to begin the game. After the UTEP (11-23) runner advanced to second on a wild pitch by NM State (15-14), a fly ball and a ground out put a pair of outs on the board but also advanced the runner to third. A passed ball during the Miners' at bat scored the opposition from third, leaving the Aggies behind 1-0.  Continue Reading This Post >>

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Fahren Glackin Named WAC Softball Hitter Of The Week

Written By: WAC Media Relations

DENVER, CO – NM State’s Fahren Glackin has been named the Western Athletic Conference Hitter of the Week for March 19-25. This is the first-ever honor for Glackin.

Glackin, a senior utility player from Honolulu, played an important role in the Aggies’ victory over in-state rival New Mexico. She hit .500 with a double, a triple, two runs scored and four RBIs in a 12-7 win over the Lobos in NM State’s only game last week. Both of Glackin’s hits were for extra bases as she posted her fourth double and third triple of the season in the victory. She finished the contest slugging 1.250 and posting a .667 on-base percentage as she was also hit twice in the contest.

Caleb Henderson Named WAC Baseball Hitter Of The Week

Written By: NM State Athletic Dept.

DENVER, CO - Following league opening play, the Western Athletic Conference announced players of the week on Monday. A strong weekend at the dish that proved pivotal in a series win over Seattle U, NM State’s Caleb Henderson earned the nod for hitter of the week.

Henderson came up big in the series opener against the Redhawks on Friday. The junior hit the go-ahead three-run home run to give the Aggies a three-run lead and an eventual 12-6 victory. The Conifer, Colo. natives bat stayed hot in the series finale as he crushed a two-run homer in an explosive third inning and added a three-run bomb in the fourth as NM State won in seven innings on Sunday, 12-2.  Continue Reading This Post >>