Softball Game Recaps

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Softball Game Recaps

NM State Loses 4-1 At Utah State

The Aggie softball team lost a golden opportunity to move into a tie for first place as they fell 4-1 to the Utah State Aggies on Tuesday morning in Logan. NM State's lone run came in the first inning as Utah State's Kate Greenough pitched a complete game allowing just five Aggie hits. The loss drops the Aggies to 4th place in the league standings at 9-5 with two tough conference series remaining. The Aggies travel to Hawai'i (10-5) this weekend for a single game on Friday followed by a doubleheader on Saturday.

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Aggie Softball Sweeps Doubleheader At Utah State; Moves To Within 1/2 Game Of First Place Nevada

The Aggie softball team swept a doubleheader at Utah State on Monday afternoon winning game one 5-4 and then run-ruling the UtAgs 10-0 in the second game. Kim Watson pitched five innings of one hit softball in game one while striking out five. Sydney Williard, fresh off her 1.1 innings of scoreless ball on Saturday came in to pitch the final two innings as the Aggies held on after the UtAgs score four runs in the bottom of the seventh inning to make things interesting.

The Aggies rolled in game two as three different Aggies hit home runs. Angie Ortega and Hoku Nohara became the second and third players to tie the single season home run record of 13. Ashley Maroda belted her ninth home run of the season as the Aggies cruised to a 10-0 five inning run rule victory. Kim Watson pitched another five innings of one hit shutout ball bringing her total for the day to 10 innings of work with just two hits, nine strikeouts and just two walks.  Continue Reading This Post >>

NM State vs. Boise State Game Photos

NM State vs. Boise State Game Photos

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 >>

NM State vs. #23 Fresno State Game Photos

NM State vs. #23 Fresno State Game Photos

NM State vs. #23 Fresno State Game Photos

NM State vs. #23 Fresno State Game Photos

Tiare Jennings Hits Walkoff Home Run To Lead Aggies Past Lobos

NM State vs. New Mexico Game Photos

NM State vs. New Mexico Game Photos

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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