Kayli Farmer Named WAC Outdoor Field Athlete Of The Week

Written By: WAC Media Relations

DENVER, CO - New Mexico State’s Kayli Farmer has been named the Western Athletic Conference women’s field Athlete of the Week for April 27-May 3.

Farmer, a freshman from Aztec, N.M. (Aztec HS), won both the high jump and javelin throw at the UTEP Twilight last Friday. She cleared 1.61m in the high jump, good for second place in the WAC, and recorded a mark of 42.23m in the javelin throw, good for third place in the WAC.

Transformational Gift From Allen Theatres To Fund NMSU Football Locker Room Renovation

Written By: NMSU News

The locker room used by the New Mexico State University football team is about to undergo a massive renovation, thanks to a substantial donation from Las Cruces-based Allen Theatres Inc. The project will provide long-overdue improvements to the facility, a facelift to the amenities, and improved conditions for student athletes.

“Allen Theatres is an important friend, having generously supported New Mexico State University for the past 30 years,” said NMSU President Garrey Carruthers. “We’re delighted to have them as a key partner and this particular investment will play an important role in helping us continue to build our football program.”  Continue Reading This Post >>

NM State Men’s Golf Earns No. 10 Seed At Noblesville Regional

Written By: NM State Athletic Dept.

LAS CRUCES, N.M. - The New Mexico State men’s golf team, who won the 2015 Western Athletic Conference Championship, was given the No. 10 seed at the NCAA men’s golf Noblesville Regional, May 14-16.

This marks the 14th appearance for the Aggies in an NCAA Regional and the third consecutive appearance. Joining the Aggies in the Noblesville Regional field are the following: (1) Illinois, (2) Oregon, (3) UCLA, (4) Alabama, (5) SMU, (6) UNLV, (7)Virginia Tech, (8) Georgia Southern, (9) Colorado, (10) NM State, (11) East Carolina, (12) Marquette, (13) Alabama State and (14) Pennsylvania.  Continue Reading This Post >>

Aggie Softball Sweeps Weekly WAC Awards

Written By: NM State Athletic Dept.

LAS CRUCES, N.M. - New Mexico State softball team members Haley Nakamura and Karysta Donisthorpe garnered the Western Athletic Conference Hitter and Pitcher of the Week awards, respectively, as the conference announced its final weekly honors this season on Monday.

This is the second time this season the Aggies have swept both awards in the same week, with the first time coming on Mar. 30 when Donisthorpe was the WAC’s top pitcher and Fiana Finau was tabbed the hitter of the week.

It is the first-ever honor for Nakamura and the fourth honor of the season and fifth of her career for Donisthorpe. The two honors brings NM State’s season total to eight hitter of the week awards and five pitcher of the week awards for a total of 13 honors, the most conference weekly awards in program history.  Continue Reading This Post >>

Aggie Baseball Routs Utah Valley 14-5

Written By: NM State Athletic Dept.

OREM, UT - The New Mexico State baseball team (8-33-1, 5-14-1 WAC) posted 20 hits on Saturday, May 2 to defeat Utah Valley (14-29, 10-10 WAC) at Brent Brown Ballpark in Orem, Utah.

The Aggies posted at least 20 hits in a game for the first time since they did it on May 11, 2014 when they defeated Bakersfield 19-7 on the road. Right fielder Joseph Koerper led the charge going 3-of-6 with two RBI and two runs scored to help disappoint the home team on its Senior Day. Catcher Brent Hermanussen got in on the fun going 3-of-5 with one RBI and three runs scored while he also threw out a runner in the bottom of the third, marking his 10th thrown out runner of the year.  Continue Reading This Post >>

Aggie Baseball Drops Serie Opener At Utah Valley, 6-5

Written By: NM State Athletic Dept.

OREM, UT - Three runs in the top of the eighth inning pulled the New Mexico State baseball team (7-33-1, 4-14-1 WAC) two within one but it fell 6-5 to Utah Valley (14-18, 10-9 WAC) in the series opener, Friday, May 1 at Brent Brown Ballpark in Orem, Utah.

Utah Valley took a 3-0 lead after a Wolverine batter hit a three-run homer in the bottom of the third. The Aggies slowed the UVU momentum by scoring two runs on three hits, a walk and an error in the top of the fourth, although they left the bases loaded.

The Aggies allowed one to cross the plate in the bottom of the fourth on a sacrifice fly taking 4-2 lead. Neither team scored in the fifth as the Wolverines left the bases loaded. UVU finished the game leaving 13 runners on base and the Aggies left 10 aboard.  Continue Reading This Post >>

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Aggie Softball Finishes Regular Season With Sweep Of I-10 Rival UTEP

Written By: NM State Athletic Dept.

EL PASO, TX - The New Mexico State softball team wrapped up the 2015 regular season by taking two games from I-10 rival Texas-El Paso on Tuesday at the Helen of Troy Softball Complex, winning game one 5-2 before taking a nail biter 2-1 in the nightcap.

The Aggies (42-13) got great pitching performances from freshman Dallas McBride and redshirt junior Karysta Donisthorpe as both NM State hurlers went the distance and allowed the Miners (14-36) a combined three runs on Tuesday.

McBride got the win in game one to improve to 15-5 after only allowing a couple of runs on five hits. Donisthorpe, meanwhile, also only allowed five hits and reached the 20-win plateau. She did McBride one better by only allowing a single run en route to finishing the regular season at 20-4.   Continue Reading This Post >>

Aggie Men's Tennis Draws Top Ranked Oklahoma In NCAA Tournament

DENVER, CO - New Mexico State men's tennis team found out who their first round opponent in the 2015 NCAA Men's Tennis Team Championships will be as the field was announced by the NCAA.

The Aggies (11-13) will face No. 1 Oklahoma (24-2) in the first round on Friday, May 8th at 4 p.m. CT at the Headington Family Tennis Center in Norman, Okla.

The New Mexico State men will be making their first ever appearance in the NCAA Tournament.

The winner of each first- and second-round site advances to the Hurd Tennis Center in Waco, Texas, where the 16 teams will compete for the national championship May 15-19. The event will be hosted by Baylor University.

Aggie Women's Tennis To Face Texas Tech In NCAA Tournament

DENVER, CO - The New Mexico State women's tennis team found out their first round opponent in the upcoming 2015 NCAA Women's Tennis Team Championship.

The Aggies (13-10) will face No. 16 Texas Tech (19-6) in the first round on Friday, May 8th at 5 p.m. CT at the McLeod Tennis Center in Lubbock, Tex.

The New Mexico State women will be making their first ever appearance in the NCAA Tournament.
The winner of each first- and second-round site advances to the Hurd Tennis Center in Waco, Texas, where the 16 teams will compete for the national championship May 15-19. The event will be hosted by Baylor University.  Continue Reading This Post >>