Pun Chanachai Named WAC Women's Golfer Of The Week

Written By: NM State Athletic Dept.

DENVER, CO - The Western Athletic Conference announced its golfers of the week on Wednesday. Following a strong three rounds of play at the MountainView Collegiate, New Mexico State women's golfer Pun Chanachai earned the nod for WAC Golfer of the Week.

Chanachai tied for fifth at the competitive MountainView Collegiate with a 1-over-par 217. After shooting a 2-over-par 74 in the opening round, the sophomore fired a 3-under-par 69 in the second round to briefly take over first place before another round of 74 (+2) settled her into the top-5 finish.

The strong week also propelled the defending WAC Player of the Year back into the top spot in the WAC statistics with a stroke average of 73.1. This is the second honor for Chanachai as she earned WAC Golfer of the Month in October, followed by teammate Dominique Galloway earning the award in November.  Continue Reading This Post >>

NMSU Softball Sweeps Doubleheader Against UTEP

Written By: NM State Athletic Dept.

LAS CRUCES, N.M. - New Mexico State softball took on Battle of I-10 rival UTEP in a doubleheader at the NM State Softball Complex on Tuesday. The Aggies completed the season sweep of the Miners as the team took down UTEP 8-6 and 8-0.

"These were good games for us tonight," head coach Kathy Rodolph said. "We had solid contributions in the circle and offensively. The defensive highlight of the night was definitely our outfield. They had great range all over and made some great plays for us."

GAME ONE
Kayla Green earned the start in the circle and junior gave up a walk to begin the game. After the UTEP (11-23) runner advanced to second on a wild pitch by NM State (15-14), a fly ball and a ground out put a pair of outs on the board but also advanced the runner to third. A passed ball during the Miners' at bat scored the opposition from third, leaving the Aggies behind 1-0.  Continue Reading This Post >>

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Fahren Glackin Named WAC Softball Hitter Of The Week

Written By: WAC Media Relations

DENVER, CO – NM State’s Fahren Glackin has been named the Western Athletic Conference Hitter of the Week for March 19-25. This is the first-ever honor for Glackin.

Glackin, a senior utility player from Honolulu, played an important role in the Aggies’ victory over in-state rival New Mexico. She hit .500 with a double, a triple, two runs scored and four RBIs in a 12-7 win over the Lobos in NM State’s only game last week. Both of Glackin’s hits were for extra bases as she posted her fourth double and third triple of the season in the victory. She finished the contest slugging 1.250 and posting a .667 on-base percentage as she was also hit twice in the contest.

Caleb Henderson Named WAC Baseball Hitter Of The Week

Written By: NM State Athletic Dept.

DENVER, CO - Following league opening play, the Western Athletic Conference announced players of the week on Monday. A strong weekend at the dish that proved pivotal in a series win over Seattle U, NM State’s Caleb Henderson earned the nod for hitter of the week.

Henderson came up big in the series opener against the Redhawks on Friday. The junior hit the go-ahead three-run home run to give the Aggies a three-run lead and an eventual 12-6 victory. The Conifer, Colo. natives bat stayed hot in the series finale as he crushed a two-run homer in an explosive third inning and added a three-run bomb in the fourth as NM State won in seven innings on Sunday, 12-2.  Continue Reading This Post >>

NMSU Men's Basketball Ends Season With 79-68 Loss To Clemson In NCAA Tournament

Written By: NM State Athletic Dept.

SAN DIEGO, CA - The historic season for New Mexico State men’s basketball came to an end on Friday night at Viejas Arena with the 12th-seeded Aggies falling to the fifth-seeded Tigers of Clemson University 79-68.  Continue Reading This Post >>

NCAA Tournament Press Conference Quotes :: New Mexico State Coach Chris Jans

CHRIS JANS: Obviously, we're thrilled to be here. It's what every young man that starts playing basketball dreams of playing in is March Madness, and certainly when you choose this profession as a basketball coach, this is the goal, to be in March Madness. I'm elated for our university, for the storied program, certainly to be able to give them another Championship in our first year is rewarding. They're used to winning. It's kind of an exhale moment when we won at GCU and we could add our team to the list.

Q. Chris, Gregg got a lot of questions about you earlier today. Your time at Wichita State. One of the things he said, I asked him what he learned from you or maybe what specifically he could remember.
CHRIS JANS: Nothing.  Continue Reading This Post >>

NCAA Tournament Press Conference Quotes :: New Mexico State Players

Q. Zach, you've probably been asked this quite a bit over the course of the year, but for those of us who haven't re been around the program, what led you to transfer to New Mexico State this year?
ZACH LOFTON: My coach back home, Brian, he spoke with Coach Jans and Jeff Mailhot and told me to come take a visit, me and my mom to come down there and check it out. You know what I mean? You don't have to go there, but check it out. We went down there and found a home. My mom loved it, so picked it.  Continue Reading This Post >>

NCAA Tournament Press Conference Quotes :: Clemson Players

Q. First of all, how are you guys enjoying the trip so far? Is it everything you would have imagined being part of the NCAA Tournament?
GABE DeVOE: Yeah, just getting adjusted to the time. Had great dinner with the team yesterday, just exciting and ready to play tomorrow.

Q. I was talking to Tim yesterday and he was talking about the Barcelona trip and how that incident in front of the team hotel with the bombing brought the team together. Can you talk about that moment and what it was like to go through it and do you think that was a turning point in terms of how this team came together as one and how it carried you guys through the season?  Continue Reading This Post >>