Volleyball Match Recaps

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Volleyball Match Recaps

Aggie Volleyball Survives Reno Scare; 3-2

The Aggies lost the first two sets to Nevada 19-25, 17-25 to go into the intermission down 2-0 but regrouped and rallied to win the next three sets 25-12, 25-9 ,15-10 to keep their hopes of a regular season title alive.

NMSU vs. Louisiana Tech Match Photos

NMSU vs. Louisiana Tech Match Photos

NMSU vs. UTEP Match Photos

NMSU vs. UTEP Match Photos

NMSU vs. Boise State Match Photos

NMSU vs. Boise State Match Photos

Aggies Split On Tough Enough To Wear Pink Day

The Aggie volleyball team defeated Boise State 3-1 to improve to 7-1 in conference play and 13-7 overall. The Aggie football team fell 31-14 to San Jose State. The Aggies fall to 3-3 overall and 1-1 in conference play.

NMSU vs. Idaho Match Photos

NMSU vs. Idaho Match Photos

Aggies Sweep Wahine, Move Into Tie For First Place

The Aggies dominated the middle of the third set building a 21-13 lead and hung on for a 25-21 victory to sweep the sixth ranked Wahine in Honolulu. The Aggies recorded their first victory over a Top 10 team in 70 tries. The victory moves the Aggies into a tie for first place with the Wahine at 6-1 in conference play.

The Aggie defense was outstanding holding the Wahine to a .023 hitting percentage on the night. The Aggies hit .169 in the match and were led by Amber Simpson with 11 kills. Lindsey Yon had 10 kills to go along with 11 digs. Erin Birmingham continued her outstanding play recording five kills on seven attempts for a .714 hitting percentage.

Volleyball Update :: Aggies Rally From Early 8-1 Deficit To Take Set Two 26-24, Lead Match 2-0

The Aggies stunned the Wahine in set two after falling behind 8-1. The Aggies started to chip away at the Wahine lead but still found themselves down 21-17. The Aggies and Wahine traded the next four points and the Wahine were just two points away from the win but the Aggies rallied once again to tie the match at 24 all and won the final two points on a service ace by Amber Simpson and an attack error by Aneli Cubi-Ontinero. The Aggies hit .122 in the second set and held the Wahine to a -.023 hitting percentage.

Volleyball Update :: Aggies Take Set One 25-22, Lead Match 1-0

The Aggies overcame an early 7-3 deficit to take set one of their match against #6 Hawai'i 25-22. The Aggies hit .163 on the match with Amber Simpson and Krista Altermatt recording five kills each. The Wahine were held to a .053 hitting percentage in the first set.

Aggie Volleyball Sweeps Utah State 3-0 In Logan, UT

Written By: NMSU Athletic Dept.

LOGAN, UT – For the second straight year the New Mexico State volleyball team (10-7, 5-1) played and defeated Utah State on the date of October 4. This time NMSU swept the Aggies from Utah (25-19, 25-21, 25-22) at Dee Glen Spectrum in Logan, Utah.

Senior Lindsey Yon has been the constant for NMSU in 2008 and was the leader for the Aggies as she tallied a match-high 20 kills and had a near double-double as she added eight digs on the evening. Yon hit the ball accurately as she hit .366 on 41 attempts. Head coach Mike Jordan knows what type of production he can get from Yon when she puts in the kind of effort she did against USU.

"She was an all-American tonight, and it’s a good thing she’s on our team," Jordan said. "She not only hit the ball well, but she worked hard and passed fantastic."  Continue Reading This Post >>