Written By: NM State Athletic Dept.
LAS CRUCES, N.M. - The Aggies came up just short in the 3-1 loss to Maine on Monday. The lone bright spot for the Aggies was junior Austin Botello, who went three-for-four at the plate on Friday night.
The night did not start off as planned for the Aggies as righty Kyle Bradish walked Danny Casals on a 3-1 pitch to start the game. Casals then advanced to third during the next at-bat on an errant throw as he tried to steal second. Maine got on the board first as Tyler Schwanz doubled down the left field line, scoring Casals.
The Aggies were held hitless in the home half of the first, and did not get reached base until the second inning when Botello doubled for his first hit of the night.
The Black Bears tacked on another run in the top of the third as Jeremy Pena hit a double. Schwanz once again drove in the run, this time with a single up the middle making the score 2-0. Continue Reading This Post >>