Softball Game Recaps

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Softball Game Recaps

Aggie Softball Drops Two In Arizona

Written by: NMSU Athletic Dept.

Also See: bleedCrimson.net Weekly Coach Rodoph Interview :: 02/27/08

TUCSON, AZ - Senior utility Stephanie Herrera batted a solid .625, junior left fielder Kristi Randall hit three doubles and freshman first baseman Hoku Nohara hit a monster home run, but it was not enough as the New Mexico State softball team fell to Illinois-Chicago, 4-3, and No. 24 Virginia Tech, 7-3, Friday afternoon, during the first day of the Arizona Tournament at Hillenbrand Memorial Field.

The two loses drops NMSU's overall record to 8-10 on the year. UIC's record springs to 3-7 on the year and Tech's goes to 11-4.

Herrera (Pecos, Texas) also scored two runs and had two stolen bases, totaling 12 stolen bases on the year. Fellow senior right fielder Colleen Kimbro (Midland, Texas) went 2-for-4 at the plate while scoring a run and stealing a base.   Continue Reading This Post >>

Aggie Softball Dominates On Day Two Of Troy Cox Classic

Written by: NMSU Athletic Dept.

Also See: bleedCrimson.net Weekly Coach Rodolph Interview :: 02/19/08

LAS CRUCES, N.M. - The New Mexico State softball team had 33 hits and scored 29 runs, including a junior outfielder Kristi Randall grand slam and a homer from both freshman first baseman Hoku Nohara and junior designated player Stacey Lien as the Aggies dominated Utah Valley, 12-8, and Indiana State, 17-4, run-ruling both teams, Saturday afternoon during the second day of the Troy Cox Classic.

Leading the offensive charge for the Aggies was Nohara. Besides her third home run of the season, she also hit a perfect 6-of-6 in the box, as she recorded a triple, a double, had six RBI and scored three runs on the day.  Continue Reading This Post >>

Aggie Softball Ropes The Cowgirls Of OSU, 6-5

Written by: NMSU Athletic Dept.

Also See: bleedCrimson.net Weekly Coach Rodolph Interview :: 02/19/08

LAS CRUCES, N.M. - Bottom of the seventh, two outs, and the New Mexico State softball team down by a run. Freshman first baseman Hoku Nohara at the plate and with a full count Nohara smashes a two-run double straight to the center field wall, leading the Aggies to victory over Oklahoma State, 6-5, during the first day of the Troy Cox Classic, Friday night.

Head coach Kathy Rodolph said that she felt that the girls displayed relentless pressure and stuck with it the entire way. She also said that she was proud of the way Nohara handled the pressure situation at the end.  Continue Reading This Post >>

North Dakota State Ices Over Aggies In Home Opener, 8-1

Written by: NMSU Athletic Dept.

LAS CRUCES, N.M. - Junior infielder Stacey Lien led the way for New Mexico State going 2-for-3 at the plate, but it was not enough to stop the Bison of North Dakota State as the Aggies froze, 8-1, on a brisk Friday evening during their first game of the Hotel Encanto de Las Cruces Invitational.

Lien (Tacoma, Wash.) also recorded a double and an RBI for the Aggies. Senior utility Stephanie Herrera (Pecos, Texas) and freshman catcher Brittany Clifton (Semi Valley, Calif.) both went 1-for-3 at the plate. Herrera also recorded a stolen base, which totals four stolen bases this season and Clifton added a double.

Head Coach Kathy Rodolph said that both Lien and Clifton were great sparks for the Aggie offense, but felt that NDSU played a very aggressive game and took the Aggies out of their game early on.  Continue Reading This Post >>