Written By: NM State Athletic Dept.
LAS CRUCES, N.M. - The New Mexico State softball team got to 35 wins on Tuesday after defeating its in-state rival New Mexico for the second time this season, a 4-2 decision at the NM State Softball Complex.
Freshman Dallas McBride, fresh off of being named the Western Athletic Conference Pitcher of the Week, started in the circle for the Aggies (35-12) and pitched five innings while only allowing four hits and two runs to improve to 11-5 on the season. McBride struck out seven Lobos (24-21), tying a career high.
Karysta Donisthorpe came on in relief and got the final six outs to receive her second save of the season.
At the plate, Fiana Finau provided all the offense NM State needed as the junior slammed her WAC-leading 19th home run of the season, a three-run shot to left field that capped off a four-run third inning, the only inning the Aggies would score in. Continue Reading This Post >>