Softball Game Recaps

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Softball Game Recaps

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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NM State vs. #12 Arizona Game Photos

NM State vs. #12 Arizona Game Photos

Aggie Softball Team Run-Rules Texas Tech 9-1

The Aggie softball team returned from a two week layoff to face Texas Tech in the San Diego State Classic II. The Aggies took the field bright and early at 9:00 a.m. and looked to have returned to the offensive form that they displayed in the early portion of the season. The Aggies jumped out quickly to a 7-0 lead after one inning. Texas Tech put a run on the board in the top of the third inning but the Aggies answered by scoring two more runs in the bottom of the inning. The Aggies had eight hits and sophomore first baseman Hoku Nohara went 3-3 in the game with five RBIs. Senior outfielder Kristi Randall drove in three runs and sophomore third baseman Ashley Maroda drove in a single run. Senior pitcher Kim Watson threw all five innings giving up one run on seven hits and striking out seven of the 22 batters she faced. The Aggies improve to 17-6 on the season and will face the UConn Huskies later this afternoon at 5:30 p.m.

Aggie Baseball And Softball Teams Win On Sunday

The Aggie baseball team completed its second consecutive series sweep of the season winning 20-4 over visiting Chicago State. The Aggies had 23 hits and got home runs from newcomers Nate Shaver, Wade Reynoso and Steven Anderson. Noah Garza got the start for the Aggies and went 4.1 inning giving up all four earned runs. Jake Wilson, John Doyle, Scott Coffman, Daniel Reyes and Jared Jordan combined to two hit Chicago State over the final 4.2 innings. The relievers struck out five of the 13 batters they faced and walked just two. The Aggies improve to 7-0 on the season and will face in-state rival New Mexico on Tuesday evening at Presley Askew Field at 6:00 p.m.

The Aggie softball team snapped its three game losing streak in the desert by beating fellow WAC member Utah State. The southern Aggies allowed just four hits using a combination of three pitchers, Vanessa Fitzgerald, Nicole Russell and Kelsey Schueler. Shortstop Kylie Randall hit her first career home run in the game. The Aggies are now 16-6 on the season and take the next weekend off before traveling to San Diego the following weekend for the San Diego Classic II.