Written By: NM State Athletic Dept.
LAS CRUCES, N.M. – The New Mexico State baseball team (16-14) used three home runs to pick up a 10-5 win over Rio Grande Rival New Mexico (13-14), Monday, April 1 at Presley Askew Field.
Junior Tanner Rust got the Aggie bats going with a two-run shot in the bottom of the first to give his team its first lead of the game. After the Lobos scored two runs in the top of the second and another in the third, NM State regained the lead in the bottom of the third when senior short stop Parker Hipp and senior Bobby Lecount combined for back-to-back home runs.
Hipp hit a three-run blast over the right field wall and senior Bobby Lecount followed up with a solo-shot to the opposite field marking his team-high seventh homer of the season.
“We swung the bats really well and it was good to see some balls leave Presley Askew,” head coach Rocky Ward said. “We got really good bullpen relief after Collins gutted it out for us. Ryan Beck’s performance was great as well.” Continue Reading This Post >>