Softball Game Recaps

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Softball Game Recaps

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.

Aggie Softball Falls To Defending National Champion Arizona State 6-2

The Aggie softball team fell 6-2 to #8 Arizona State at the Diamond Devil Invitational in Tempe. The Aggies outhit the Sun Devils seven to four but a five run third inning for Arizona State spurred by three consecutive hit batsmen was all the Sun Devils needed.

Senior outfielder Kristi Randall hit a home run in the bottom of the third inning to put the Aggies on the board. Kandis Jones scored the other Aggie run as she was sent across the plate by Stacy Lien.

Arizona State added one more run in the top of the fourth to put the ASU lead at 6-2. Neither team would score the rest of the way. The Aggies are now 15-5 on the season.

Aggies Beat Northern Colorado 8-4; Fall 4-2 To South Alabama

The Aggie softball team jumped out to a 6-0 lead over Northern Colorado and cruised to an 8-4 victory in the opening game of the Diamond Devil Invitation in Tempe, AZ. Aggie sophomore third baseman Ashley Maroda hit a grand slam home run in the top of the first. It was Maroda's seventh home run of the season. Vanessa Fitzgerald pitched 4.1 innings and gave up all four runs but picked up the victory for the Aggies. Kim Watson pitched the final 2.1 innings striking out three of the nine batters she faced. The victory was the 13th time in 15 wins this season that the Aggies have scored eight or more runs.  Continue Reading This Post >>

Aggies Golden On The Diamond

The Aggie softball and baseball teams rolled to victories today on the diamond. The softball team picked up a pair of victories on the final day of the UTEP Invitational defeating Northern Colorado 8-2 in the first game and crushing fellow WAC mate San Jose State 14-1 in a rare non-conference meeting.

In Las Cruces the Aggie baseball team crushed North Dakota 16-2 in game one of their doubleheader. The Aggies' junior outfielder Leo Aguirre belted three home runs and hit a double in six at bats.

Sebastien Vendette pitched six strong inning giving up just one run on one hit, walking two and striking out two in his 20 batters faced.

The Aggies currently lead the Fighting Sioux 8-2 in the bottom of the fourth inning.

UPDATE: Aggies complete the series sweep of North Dakota winning the second game of the doubleheader 12-6.

Aggies Crush Matadors 10-0 In UTEP Invitational Opener

The Aggie softball team cruised to a 10-0 victory over Cal State-Northridge Matadors in their opening game of the UTEP Invitational. NM State scored three runs in the first inning, two in the second and five in the third en route to the five inning run-rule victory. Kim Watson was outstanding in the circle allowing just two hits, one walk and striking out six Matador batters. The Aggie offense recorded its ninth eight-plus run game of the season and third 10-plus run game of the season.

The Aggies recorded 11 hits and freshman second baseman Tiare Jennings and senior outfielder Kristi Randall both hit home runs for the Aggies.

The Aggies improve to 11-2 on the season and will face UTEP this afternoon.