Softball Game Recaps

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Softball Game Recaps

Aggie Softball Run-Rules Rival Lobos 11-3

Written By: NM State Athletic Dept.

LAS CRUCES, N.M. - Fiana Finau hit a home run, a double and a single to lead the NM State softball team to an 11-3 victory over Rio Grande rival New Mexico on Tuesday night at the NM State Softball Complex.

The Aggies (17-8) scored 11 runs and collected nine RBIs on 14 hits. Finau was 3-for-3, scored two runs and had four RBIs. Makayla McAdams pitched 3.1 innings and faced 17 batters.

New Mexico (11-8) scored three runs and had two RBIs on six hits. Colette Robert pitched 2.1 innings and allowed seven runs on 10 hits in 18 batters faced.

New Mexico scored in the top of the first inning. Cheyenne Smith hit a single to left field and scored as Mariah Rimmer doubled down the left field line to give the Lobos a 1-0 advantage.  Continue Reading This Post >>

Aggie Softball Falls To No. 7 Oregon 8-0

New Mexico State fell to No. 7 Oregon 8-0 via run rule at the UNLV Classic.

Posted by bleedCrimson.net on Sunday, March 6, 2016

LAS VEGAS, NV - The NM State softball team fell 8-0 to No. 7 Oregon in their final game of the UNLV Classic on Sunday at Eller Media Stadium.

The Aggies (16-8) amassed four hits as Rachel Rodriguez, Kelsey Horton, Corrin Green and Victoria Castro each had one hit. Karysta Donnisthorpe pitched 2.0 innings and had one strikeout in 11 batters faced.

Oregon (17-4) scored eight runs and had six RBIs on 11 hits. Megan Kleist pitched 5.0 innings and had three strikeouts in 19 batters faced.  Continue Reading This Post >>

Aggie Softball Splits A Pair On Day Two In Las Vegas

New Mexico State softball run-rules Saint Mary's 12-4 at the UNLV Classic.

Posted by bleedCrimson.net on Saturday, March 5, 2016

Written By: NM State Athletic Dept.

LAS VEGAS, NV - After falling 5-3 to Florida Atlantic in the first game of the day, the NM State softball team bounced back and captured a 12-4 victory over Saint Mary’s on Saturday morning in the UNLV Classic at Eller Media Stadium.  Continue Reading This Post >>

Aggie Softball Defeats Drake 3-1

Written By: NM State Athletic Dept.

LAS VEGAS, NV - Kelsey Horton hit a go-ahead home run to lift the Aggies to victory as the NM State softball team topped Drake 3-1 on Friday afternoon in their second game of the UNLV Classic at Eller Media Stadium.

With the score knotted at 1-1 in the fifth inning, Horton hit a solo home run over left center to give the Aggies (15-6) the lead. Horton leads the team with eight home runs this season.

The Aggies scored three runs and amassed two RBIs on nine hits. Rachel Rodriguez and Kelsey Horton both had two hits. Karysta Donisthorpe pitched 7.0 innings and allowed just four hits and one run in 25 batters faced.

Drake (6-4) scored one run and had one RBI on four hits. Nicole Newman pitched 6.0 innings and had seven strikeouts in 30 batters faced.  Continue Reading This Post >>

Aggie Softball Run Rules Southern Utah 13-3

Written By: NM State Athletic Dept.

LAS VEGAS, NV - The NM State softball team used a big fifth inning to take the lead and never looked back as they defeated Southern Utah 13-3 on Friday at Eller Media Stadium in the UNLV Classic.

The Aggies (14-6) scored 13 runs and garnered 11 RBIs on 15 hits. Rachel Rodriguez led the team with three runs and two RBIs on four hits. Kayla Green pitched 3.0 innings and allowed just two hits while holding the Thunderbirds (3-16) scoreless.

Southern Utah scored three runs and had three RBIs on six hits. Cheyenne Cudahy pitched 5.0 innings and allowed seven runs and seven RBIs on nine hits. She had three strikeouts in 24 batters faced.  Continue Reading This Post >>

Aggie Softball Drops Pair Of Games At Mary Nutter Classic

Written By: NM State Athletic Dept.

GAME ONE

CATHEDRAL CITY, CA - Despite tying the game in the fourth inning, the NM State softball team fell 2-1 to Boise State on Friday in the Mary Nutter Classic at Big League Dreams Sports Park.

The Aggies (10-3) scored one run and had one RBI on six hits. Brennalyn Nakamura had a team-high two hits, while Corrin Green amassed her ninth RBI of the season. Makayla McAdams pitched 6.0 innings and had three strikeouts in 25 batters faced.

Boise State (2-11) scored two runs on seven hits. Shawna Burke pitched 7.0 innings and allowed six hits and one run in 28 batters faced.

Boise State scored first in the bottom of the second inning. With Morgan Lamb on third, Rebekah Cervantes hit a single to left field to give the Broncos a 1-0 lead.  Continue Reading This Post >>

Aggie Softball Tops BYU 2-1 In Extra Innings

Written By: NM State Athletic Dept.

CATHEDRAL CITY, CA - Fiana Finau drove in Rachel Rodriguez with a walk-off single to give the NM State softball team a 2-1, eight inning victory over BYU on Thursday at the Big League Dreams Softball Park. This was the first win over BYU in more than 40 years for the Aggies.

NM State (10-2) garnered two runs and two RBIs on four hits. Karysta Donisthorpe amassed nine strikeouts in an eight inning complete game. The senior allowed just three hits and one run in 30 batters faced. Donisthorpe now holds a 5-1 record.

BYU's (7-3) McKenna Bull pitched 7.1 innings and allowed four hits and two runs with one error. She also racked up seven walks in 31 batters faced.  Continue Reading This Post >>

Aggie Softball Wins A Pair On Final Day Of Troy Cox Classic

Written By: NM State Athletic Dept.

LAS CRUCES, N.M. - The NM State softball team defeated both Creighton and Western Michigan to close out the Troy Cox Classic on Sunday at the NM State Softball Complex. The Aggies topped Creighton 9-0 and beat Western Michigan 8-0.

Game One

The Aggies (9-2) had nine runs and eight RBIs on 13 hits against Creighton. Rachel Rodriguez and Fiana Finau scored two runs each. Emma Adams racked up a game-high three hits and four RBI, which included a bases-loaded home run. In 5.0 innings pitched, Karysta Donisthorpe had two strikeouts and allowed just one hit.

Creighton’s (4-6) Sydnee Eck pitched 2.0 innings and allowed eight runs on 11 hits as she faced 19 batters.  Continue Reading This Post >>

Aggie Softball Splits On Day Two Of Troy Cox Classic

Written By: NM State Athletic Dept.

LAS CRUCES, N.M. - After falling 8-0 to No. 14 Oklahoma, the NM State softball team found its stride offensively and defeated Campbell 10-1 on Saturday evening at the NM State Softball Complex on day two of the Troy Cox Classic.

Game One

NM State racked up four hits against the Sooners. Makayla McAdams, after allowing three runs in the second inning, prevented Oklahoma from scoring for three-straight innings. She threw two strikeouts and faced 28 batters. Oklahoma's Paige Parker pitched 6.0 innings and allowed four hits and one walk.

The Aggies held the Sooners scoreless in the first inning for the second game in a row as the visiting team was retired in order. The Aggies put two on base in the bottom of the inning, but both were left stranded to leave the game at 0-0 heading into the second inning.  Continue Reading This Post >>

Aggie Softball Splits On Day One Of Troy Cox Classic

Written By: NM State Athletic Dept.

LAS CRUCES, N.M. - After dropping an 11-1 decision to No. 14 Oklahoma and falling behind 5-0 against Western Michigan, Fiana Finau racked up six RBIs as the NM State softball team scored 11 runs in the bottom of the sixth to defeat the Broncos 15-5 on Friday night.

Game One

The Aggies had one run and one RBI on four hits, while Oklahoma racked up 11 runs and 11 RBI on 11 hits. Karysta Donisthorpe pitched 3.2 innings and had one strikeout while allowing three earned runs, her first allowed of the season. Paige Parker, the 2015 NFCA Freshman of the Year, pitched 5.0 innings and gave up four hits and one run.

NM State held the Sooners scoreless through three batters in the top of the first inning. Rachel Rodriguez hit a base single in the bottom of the inning, but was left stranded as the game remained 0-0 heading into the second.  Continue Reading This Post >>