Volleyball Match Recaps

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Volleyball Match Recaps

Aggies Defeat St. Mary's College, Win First NCAA Tournament Match In Program History

The Aggies lost the first set 25-22 but then rallied to win the next three sets 25-16, 25-21 and 25-15 to win the match 3-1. It's the first victory for the Aggies in the NCAA tournament in program history.

Senior outside hitter Lindsey Yon, fighting bronchitis all week long, led the Aggies with 17 kills. Amber Simpson recorded 11 kills and hit .348. Right side attackers Whitney Woods and Kelli Goodan combined to get 16 kills in the match and had just five hitting errors.

The Aggies will now await the winner of the Cal/Siena match. Tomorrow's match will take place at 9:00 p.m. MST.

NMSU vs. Virginia Commonwealth Match Photos

NMSU vs. Virginia Commonwealth Match Photos

Aggie Volleyball Team Falls 3-1 In WAC Tournament Finals

The Aggie volleyball team was unable to bring home the WAC tournament title as they fell in four sets, 19-25, 27-25, 18-25, 9-25. Lindsey Yon led the Aggies with 12 kills, Amber Simpson had seven kills as did Krista Altermatt. Hawaii's Jamie Houston led all players with 22 kills while Aneli Cubi-Otinero had 12.

The Aggies had no service aces and nine service errors on the night while Hawai'i had five service aces and seven service errors. The Aggies hit .148 in set one, .047 in set two, .053 in set three and .028 in set four. Hawai'i hit .265 in set one, .000 in set two, .233 in set three and .519 in set four, something you won't see very often from a Mike Jordan defense. Overall the Aggies hit .063 for the match while Hawai'i hit .229. The Wahine outblocked the Aggies 11-10 on the night.

Amber Simpson, Lindsey Yon and Krystal Torres were named to the All-Tournament team.

The Aggies return to action on Thursday night, Thanksgiving night for Senior Night against Virginia Commonwealth and then travel to Albuquerque to play I-25 rival UNM on Friday evening.

NMSU vs. San Jose State Match Photos

NMSU vs. San Jose State Match Photos

NMSU vs. Utah State Match Photos

NMSU vs. Utah State Match Photos

Aggie Football Falls 42-30, Volleyball Wins 3-1

The Aggie football team dropped its home game with Hawai'i 42-30 to drop to 3-6 overall and 1-4 in conference play. Chase Holbrook passed for 394 yards and four touchdowns. Chris Williams had seven receptions for 221 yards and three touchdowns.

The Aggie volleyball team dropped the first set against Fresno State 25-19 but rallied to win the next three sets 25-16, 25-14 and 25-18 to improve to 13-1 in conference play and 19-7 overall. Amber Simpson had 15 kills on 22 attempts for a .682 hitting percentage. Kelli Goodan had seven kills on 13 attempts for a .538 hitting percentage.

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