The Aggie baseball team rallied from a 3-2 deficit heading into the eighth inning against three time defending WAC champion Fresno State to win 7-4 on Thursday afternoon in Honolulu, HI. The Aggies earned their first ever WAC tournament victory and in the process dealt Fresno State their first loss in the WAC tournament in the past 13 games. The Aggies jumped on the board early taking a 1-0 lead after the top half of the first inning. However, Fresno State took a 2-1 lead on a two run home run in the bottom of the first inning by the Bulldogs' Dusty Robinson. Fresno State added another run in the bottom of the fourth inning. The Aggies would answer that run in the top of the fifth to pull to within one at 3-2 . The Aggies took the lead 4-3 in the top of the eighth inning but Fresno State would tie the game in the bottom of the eighth inning. The Aggies got their leadoff runner on in the top of the ninth and then with one out the Bulldogs intentionally walked the WAC's RBI leader Bryan Marquez. Steven Anderson then stepped to the plate and delivered a three run home run to give the Aggies a 7-4 lead.
D.J. Simon pitched 6.2 innings giving up three runs striking out seven and walking six. Redshirt freshman Scott Coffman pitched 1.1 innings giving up one run and Jake Wilson came in to pitch the ninth and after getting the first two batters out put men on first and second before striking out the final batter to seal the win and earn the save.
The Aggies will face the winner of the #2 Louisiana Tech/#5 Hawai'i game on Friday at 11:00 p.m. MT (7:00 p.m. HT)