NMSU Round Up

Aggie baseball beats Purdue Fort Wayne in walk-off fashion to stay hot

NM State continues their historic early season form, winning 12 straight home games to start the season. (Photo courtesy of Anthony McKenna)

Mia Tontodonati, Sports Writer

March 1, 2020

The New Mexico State baseball team managed to pull off the series sweep against Purdue Fort Wayne Sunday, beating the Mastodons on Sunday 10-9 behind a Tommy Tabak walk-off triple to seal the game. Both teams went through the first inning scoreless, but Tommy Tabak was able to put the NM State up one wh...

Aggies force overtime, get job done vs CSUB on senior day

Aaliyah Prince goes off for 20 points and 10 boards in NM State's 67-62 OT win over the Roadrunners.

Garrett Warren and James Martin

February 29, 2020

It took some extra time, but the New Mexico State women’s basketball team managed to come out victorious against Cal State Bakersfield 67-62 on a day where four seniors were honored in the team’s home game of the year. The Aggie defense impressed from early on, holding CSU Bakersfield to 27% sh...

NM State women’s basketball kick off final home stand with win over GCU

The Aggies climb back up to .500 in conference with two games left before the start of the WAC Tournament.

Mia Tontodonati, Sports Writer

February 27, 2020

After a hard fight, the New Mexico State women’s basketball team managed to pull into a top-four conference position with their 69-58 win over Grand Canyon University in the team's penultimate home game of the season. The game was a close one from the start, with NM State just squeaking out a lead ...

Jans, NM State clinch third straight WAC regular season title with win over UTRGV

Hometown product Johnny McCants poses with a fan following the Aggies' regular season conference championship.

James Martin, Sports Editor

February 22, 2020

Another year, another WAC regular season title for Chris Jans and the Aggie basketball team, who took care of business against UT-Rio Grande Valley 78-62 Saturday night to clinch the conference’s top-seed for the third time in the last three years — with three weeks still left before the start of...

Gonzales goes yard thrice to cap off NM State’s series sweep over TSU

Nick Gonzales rounds the bases on one of his program record-tying three home runs on the day.

Anthony McKenna, Sports Writer

February 16, 2020

The New Mexico State baseball team finished off a four game sweep against Texas Southern University Sunday at Presley Askew Field, beating the Tigers 15-8 behind a career outing for future top-10 MLB draft pick Nick Gonzales. “It’s really important to win on a Sunday, whether you play three games or fou...

Rice goes for 29, beats the buzzer to lift NM State over UVU

The Aggies need all of Jabari Rice's 29 points in a Saturday night thriller against Utah Valley to stay perfect in the WAC.

Mia Tontodonati, Sports Writer

February 15, 2020

In a game with 11 lead changes and seven ties, the New Mexico State basketball team was able to squeak out an 84-82 win over Utah Valley on Saturday afternoon thanks to a last second Jabari Rice three. From the beginning, it was a tight game. It took the Aggies two minutes to get their first shot in ...

NM State splits comes back to dominate after blowing lead in doubleheader split with Omaha

The Aggies improve to 4-2 on the season after bouncing back from a game one loss with a resounding 10-4 triumph over Omaha.

Mia Tontodonati, Sports Writer

February 14, 2020

The New Mexico State softball team split Friday night's double-header with the Omaha Mavericks, coming up short in the first game 7-6 before coming back to claim a 10-4 victory in the latter tilt. NM State started game one hot with four hits and four runs in the third inning to go up 4-1. This woul...

Aggies make easy work of Texas Southern on opening day

Noah Haupt and the Aggies erupt for an 11-2 win over TSU in Mike Kirby's head coaching debut.

Anthony McKenna, Sports Writer

February 14, 2020

The pride of Presley Askew Field made their much anticipated return home Friday afternoon as the New Mexico State basse all team shut down Texas Southern for an 11-2 opening day win. NM State raked in 13 hits, along with nine runs in monstrous sixth, seventh and eighth innings, highlighted by two home ...

Kirby looks to make instant impact in first year leading NM State baseball

Nick Gonzales and the Aggies look to keep up their explosive offensive production in the 2020 season.

Anthony McKenna, Sports Writer

February 12, 2020

After a successful off-season both in the gym and behind the scenes, the New Mexico State baseball team can finally set their sights on the time we’ve all been waiting for — baseball season. With a new decade came a new head coach for the Aggies — Mike Kirby. The former Nebraska, Cal State Full...

NM State softball falls to No. 20 Razorbacks after two big wins to kick off 2020 season

Nikki Butler and the Aggies come up short against a nationally ranked Arkansas side after two big wins to start the season.

Mia Tontodonati, Sports Writer

February 8, 2020

After back to back wins to start the softball season against power-five foe Nebraska and Bradley, New Mexico State lost their first game of the season 5-4 to No. 20 Arkansas on day three of the Troy Cox Classic.  The Aggies started extremely strong coming out in the second inning with three home...

New Mexico State offense struggles without Pack in loss to UMKC

Aaliyah Prince scores a game-high 17 points in NM State's loss to the Roos.

Anthony McKenna, Sports Writer

February 8, 2020

Women’s basketball made an unceremonious return to the Pan American Center Saturday afternoon as UMKC proved why they are atop the WAC standings, shutting down New Mexico State 55-50, drop them to 8-15 overall, and a .500 record in conference. With senior superstar Gia Pack out with a leg injury, the Agg...

Aggies throttle GCU in front of second biggest crowd in program history

New Mexico State delivers a 72-52 win over GCU for the near-record 13,960 in attendance at the Pan American Center.

Mia Tontodonati, Sports Writer

February 2, 2020

The New Mexico State basketball team showed out for a near record crowd in another iteration of Grand Canyon’s attempt at a rivalry, downing the Lopes 72-52. The Aggies started strong with and under the basket layup from Ivan Aurrecoechea, followed by three straight threes from Evan Gilyard, Johnn...

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