The New Mexico State baseball team rallied from a 6-1 deficit after six and a half innings to stun Nevada 7-6 winning in dramatic fashion as a throwing error by Nevada second baseman Joe Kohan allowing pinch runner Ethan Chavez to score from second capping a three-run ninth for the Aggies.
Trailing 6-1 heading to the bottom of the seventh the Aggies loaded the bases with one out drawing three consecutive walks. Bryan Karraker hit a sacrifice fly to center field to score Snowley. Parker Hipp would drill an 0-2 pitch into right field to score Robert Lecount from second. With runners at the corners Zach Voight would single through the left side scoring Tanner Waite from third cutting the Aggies' deficit to two at 6-4.
After holding the Wolf Pack scoreless in the eighth and ninth the Aggies would head to the bottom of the ninth with trailing by two with the top of the order due up. Tanner Waite would line out to the shortstop to start the inning. Bryan Karraker would battle and draw a 1-out walk bringing the tying run to the plate in Parker Hipp who would reach on a fielding error by Nevada first baseman Kewby Meyer and advance to second. Karraker would move to third on the play putting runners at second and third. Zac Voight would sacrifice to deep center scoring Karraker and drawing the Aggies to within one at 6-5. Zac Fisher would drive the first pitch into right field scoring Hipp from third tying the game 6-6. Fisher would be lifted for pinch runner Ethan Chavez. With Phillips at the plate Chavez would advance to second on a balk called on pitcher Timothy Culligan putting him in scoring position. Phillips would hit a ball at second baseman Kohan who fielded and threw the ball wide to first allowing Chavez to score from second giving the Aggies the walk-off win.
Scott Coffman picked up the victory for the Aggies as he pitched a scoreless ninth inning. Culligan took the loss as he went 1.2 innings allowing all three runs in the ninth.
The Aggies fell behind 1-0 in the top of the fourth as Garrett Yrigoyen doubled to lead off the inning then stole third with one out and came in to score on an RBI single from Kohan.
Nevada would add three in the top of the fifth scoring two runs with two out on an two-RBI single from Kohan. Brady Klein would hit a one-out home run in the top of the sixth to put the Wolf Pack up 5-0.
The Aggies would get a run back as Bryan Karraker would lead off the bottom of the sixth with a single and come around to score on a one-out double from Zach Voight.
Aggie starting pitcher Casey Collins lasted 4.1 innings allowing three runs on five hits while walking six Nevada batters. Evan Mott would allow one run on one hit pitching just a third of an inning. Robert Kraft would pitch a third of an inning, Adam Mott pitched 1.0 inning allowing a run on two hits, Robert Roher pitched 2.0 innings giving up a single run and Scott Coffman pitched the scoreless ninth for the win.
Nevada starter Tom Jameson pitched 4.0 scoreless innings but came out in the fifth and threw six consecutive balls and left with an injury. Sean Prihar replaced Jameson and pitched 2.0 innings allowing a run on two hits. Elliot Van Gaver pitched 1.0 innings giving up three runs on two hits and Culligan pitched the final inning and a third allowing all three runs in the ninth.
The Aggies improve to 25-9 and 2-1 in league play while Nevada drops to 16-14 and 1-2 in league play.