Baseball Game Recaps

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Baseball Game Recaps

Aggies Lose Heartbreaker 8-7 To Nevada; Split Series 2-2

The Aggie baseball team came from down 4-1 to take a 7-4 lead heading into the bottom of the eighth inning as they hit back-to-back-to-back home runs but couldn't hold on as Nevada scored four runs in the bottom of the eighth to retake the lead 8-7. The Aggies finish the eight game road trip at 4-4 and are 32-8 overall and 7-5 in the WAC.

Aggies Have Another Strong Day On The Diamond

The Aggie softball team swept the season series with Boise State after winning game three of the series 8-4. Freshman Tiare Jennings belted two home runs to become the Aggies' single season record holder for home runs. Jennings has hit 15 bombs this season and three in this series. Angie Ortega and Stacy Lien also hit home runs for the Aggies and Ortega is now tied for second all-time for home runs in a single season with 13. Kim Watson pitched 5.2 innings and picked up the victory for the Aggies to become the all-time career wins leader at New Mexico State. The Aggies improve to 27-14 overall and 7-4 in the WAC.

The Aggies now have a short turnaround as they head to Logan for a doubleheader on Monday followed by a single game on Tuesday.

The Aggie baseball team picked up a 5-3 victory over Nevada to move to 7-4 in WAC play and 32-7 overall. The Aggies' Jared Jordan picked up his 5th victory of the season and Mike Sodders hit a home run and drove in two RBIs for the Aggies. Aggie closer Erik Nyquist picked up his seventh save of the season.

The Aggies and Wolf Pack conclude their series tomorrow afternoon at 2:00 p.m. as the Aggies try to win the series from Nevada.

Aggie Baseball And Softball Has Successful Day On The Diamond

The Aggie baseball team defeated first place Nevada 9-6 on Friday afternoon to draw even in the four game series with the Wolf Pack after dropping game one 11-5. The Aggies' DJ Simon pitched six innings giving up three runs, one earned run, while striking out three Nevada batters. Simon picked up the victory to improve to a WAC best 8-0 on the season. The Aggies recorded 12 hits on the day with catcher Chuck Howard hitting his fifth home run of the season. The Aggies and Wolf Pack take the field again Saturday at 2:00 p.m. MT for game three of the series.

The Aggie softball team survived a marathon doubleheader against Boise State on Friday evening earning wins in both games. The Aggies trailed 2-0 after the top half of the first inning in both games. Kim Watson threw an incredible 163 pitches in the first game, a regulation seven inning game. Freshman Tiare Jennings hit a grand slam giving her four RBIs for the game and broke the single season RBI record of 45 for the Aggies set by sophomore Ashley Maroda last season. She also tied the single season home run record with her 13th home run. The victory gave senior ace Kim Watson her 14th victory of the season and tied her for the most career victories in New Mexico State history.  Continue Reading This Post >>

Aggie Baseball Falls 11-5 To Nevada In Game One

Nevada jumped out to an early 4-1 lead but the Aggies tied the game up at 4-4 in the top of the sixth but a four run bottom of the sixth gave the Wolf Pack an 8-4 lead and they would go on to win 11-5. The Aggies hit three solo home runs in the game one each by Wade Reynoso, Jeff Farnham and Bryan Marquez. The Aggies had eight hits in the game while Nevada had 12 hits.

Tyler Sturdevant picked up the loss and drops to 4-3 on the season. The Aggies are now 30-7 overall and 5-4 in conference play.

Aggie Baseball Comes From Behind To Win 10-6; Splits Series With Fresno State

The Aggie baseball team rallied from deficits three different times and scored five runs in the final two innings to split the season series with Fresno State. The Aggies banged out 16 hits on the night after being bottled up in the first three games of the series. The Aggies fell behind early 3-0 after the first inning and then hit two solo home runs in the top of the third to draw to within one run at 3-2. The Bulldogs added a run in the bottom of the third extend their lead back to 4-2. The Aggies tied the ballgame with two runs in the top of the fifth but Fresno State would score one in the bottom of the inning to retake the lead at 5-4. The Aggies again answered in the sixth inning to tie the game at five but once again Fresno State retook the lead with a run in the bottom of the seventh inning to go back ahead 6-5. The Aggies then scored two runs in the top of the eighth inning to take 7-6 lead into the bottom half of the inning.  Continue Reading This Post >>

Aggie Baseball Picks Up Series Victory

The Aggie baseball team used an eight run eighth inning to run-rule visiting Sacramento State 15-5 on Sunday afternoon. The victory gave the Aggies their third win of the four game series. New Mexico State led 7-5 heading into the bottom of the eighth but broke the game open as they sent 12 batters to the plate in the inning. Jared Jordan picked up the win for the Aggies as he improves to 4-0 on the season.

The Aggies improve to 28-4 on the season and 3-1 in league play.

Aggies Defeat UT-Pan American 9-8 In Extra Innings

The Aggie baseball team gave up an 8-3 lead in the bottom of the ninth but rallied in the 10th inning to defeat UT-Pan American on Thursday night. Aggie reliever Scott Coffman came into the game in a bases loaded no out jam with the Aggies up 8-6 and held UT-Pan American to two runs in ninth inning relief. The Aggies' Bryan Marquez walked and then scored later on a passed ball by the UT-Pan American catcher to give the Aggies the 9-8 lead. Coffman came out in the bottom of the 10th inning and sent the Broncs down in order to pick up the victory.

The Aggies improve to 23-3 on the season and will play two more against the Broncs with single games on Friday and Saturday.

Aggies Defeat UT-Brownsville 12-6

BROWNSVILLE, TX - The New Mexico State baseball team walked 12 times and got hit by a pitch five times pulling off a 12-6 victory over the University of Texas-Brownsville at Scorpion Field in Brownsville, Texas, Wednesday, March 25.

The Aggies put up 12 runs on 10 hits and committed four errors to go to 22-3, while UT-Brownsville drops to 17-20 on the season. The Scorpions put up a challenge for NM State after putting up three runs to take a lead in the first inning.

"They (UT-Brownsville) battled tonight and you have to give them credit," assistant coach Chase Tidwell said. "They have a real scrappy team and they put up a fight tonight."  Continue Reading This Post >>

Aggies Take Game Four 11-6; Win Series Against San Francisco

The Aggie baseball team rallied from a 4-1 deficit in the 7th inning on Sunday to take the final game of the series from visiting San Francisco. The Aggies scored six runs in the bottom of the seventh inning en route to the 11-6 win. The Aggies added four more runs in the bottom of the eighth inning to build an 11-4 lead. USF would add two in the top of the ninth off of Aggie closer Erik Nyquist but he would end the game after getting the final two batters to strike out and fly out respectively. The Aggies improve their record to 20-3 overall and will now head to Texas for their first extended road trip of the season as they face UT-Brownsvile and UT-Pan American this week. The Aggies play five games in five days as they start with UT-Brownsville on Tuesday and Wednesday and then follow that up with three games against UT-Pan American on Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

Aggies Have Tough Day On The Diamond

The Aggie softball team dropped both games of their doubleheader against Nevada in Reno on Saturday afternoon. The Aggies lost both games by one run falling 4-3 in game one and 3-2 in game two. The Aggies never led in game one and scored two runs late to get to within one run heading into the top of the seventh inning and had the tying run at second base with one out but were unable to score. In game two the Aggies jumped out to a quick 2-0 lead in the first inning but Nevada scored single runs in the second, fifth and sixth innings to regain the lead. The Aggies once again had a runner on base in the top of the seventh but were unable to score. The tough times for Aggie standout sophomore third baseman Ashley Maroda continues as she finished the day 0 for 6 from the plate striking out in all three at bats in the first game of the doubleheader.
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