NMSU Volleyball Drops Five Set Match To UTRGV

Written By: NM State Athletic Dept.

LAS CRUCES, N.M. - The New Mexico State volleyball team hosted UT Rio Grande Valley at a packed Pan American Center on Saturday afternoon. The Aggies fell to the Vaqueros 24-26, 25-13, 22-25, 25-23, 13-15 in front of 2,495 fans for their first loss at home since the 2017 season.

How it Happened

NM State (17-6, 7-3 WAC) battled UTRGV (17-8, 8-3 WAC) in a close opening set until the Aggies pulled away when a kill by Megan Hart began a point run that resulting in the squad holding a 15-11 advantage at the media timeout. New Mexico State continued to cruise and following a kill by Savannah Davison and the Vaqueros hoped to slow NM State's rhythm with a timeout. After the break in the action, the Crimson and White expanded its advantage l 21-13, but UTRGV did not go away quietly, scoring seven-straight while the New Mexico State held set point to close out the first set 26-24.  Continue Reading This Post >>

NMSU Cross Country Women Take Fourth, Men Finish Seventh at WAC Championships

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SEATTLE, WA - The New Mexico State cross country teams took on the best from around the league at the Jefferson Park Golf Course as a part of the Western Athletic Conference Cross Country Championships on Saturday. The women placed fourth as a team while the men finished in seventh. Julia Yescas and Jess Dominguez were named to the All-WAC Second Team following the meet.  Continue Reading This Post >>

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Megan Hart Earns WAC Volleyball Defensive Player Of The Week Honors

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DENVER, CO - New Mexico State volleyball's Megan Hart was named the Western Athletic Conference Defensive Player of the Week, the league announced on Monday. This is the redshirt junior's first ever WAC weekly honor.

Hart had an outstanding week defensively for the Aggies, both at the net and in the back row. She led the league with 1.86 blocks per set while also averaging 1.86 digs per set when NM State went 2-0 on the week to extend its home winning streak to 20 matches. The middle blocker posted her first career double-double when she recorded 12 kills and 11 digs in a four-set victory against Utah Valley, adding a team-high six blocks in the match. She closed out the weekend with a match-high seven blocks in a sweep of CSU Bakersfield. Hart currently ranks fifth in the WAC with 1.05 blocks per set.  Continue Reading This Post >>

NMSU Football Falls To Georgia Southern 48-31

Written By: NM State Athletic Dept.

LAS CRUCES, N.M. - The New Mexico State football team played host to former Sun Belt foe Georgia Southern on Saturday at Aggie Memorial Stadium. After giving up the lead in the second quarter, the Aggies could not climb out of the hole and fell to the Eagles, 48-31.

In a game full of early lead changes, the first three drives of the contest ended in scores. After receiving the kick to open, NM State (2-6) moved meticulously down the field for a drive that only saw one third down. This series ended with a five-yard touchdown rush for Christian Gibson to put the Aggies ahead 7-0 just 3:32 into the game.  Continue Reading This Post >>

NMSU Volleyball Sweeps CSU Bakersfield

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LAS CRUCES, N.M. - The New Mexico State volleyball team hosted CSU Bakersfield at the Pan American Center on Saturday afternoon. The Aggies swept the Roadrunners 25-13, 25-20, 25-20.

"I believe we won the serve and pass battle today. We were good defensively, Ben [Wallis] put a good scout in place,” head coach Mike Jordan said. “I think we did a good job of slowing [CSU Bakersfield] down a bit, which was different than the first time we played them. Overall, I’m happy with the effort.”

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NMSU Volleyball Defeats Utah Valley 3-1

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LAS CRUCES, N.M. - The New Mexico State volleyball team hosted Utah Valley in a Western Athletic Conference clash at the Pan American Center on Thursday night. The Aggies tamed the Wolverines 25-20, 25-27, 25-20, 26-24 for the team's 19th-straight victory at home.

"I am proud of the team for battling today. Halle Razo came off the bench and gave us a lift at the libero spot and played great," head coach Mike Jordan said. "We did a good job managing the game from the service line. We had four players with double-digit kills, which is a great thing."

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MacKinna Hauff Named WAC Diver Of The Week

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DENVER, CO - New Mexico State swimming and diving’s MacKinna Hauff earned Western Athletic Conference Diver of the Week honors, the conference announced Tuesday. This is her first WAC honor of the season and second of her career.

“MacKinna has been working hard this season and earned this,” said diving coach Miranda King. “At our meets so far, she has been very consistent and continues to work on the details of her dives as well as improving her degree of difficulty. I am very excited to see where her final season will take her.”  Continue Reading This Post >>

Jess Dominguez Named WAC Women's Cross Country Runner Of The Week

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DENVER, CO - Jess Dominguez of the New Mexico State women’s cross country team was named the Western Athletic Conference Women’s Cross Country Athlete of the Week the league announced on Tuesday. This is the first honor for the program this season and Dominguez’s first weekly award as an Aggie.

Dominguez clocked in at a conference-best 17:29.1 in the 5k race at the Highlander Invitational. The sophomore took home 11th out of 251 runners competing at the meet. Her time was eight seconds faster than anyone else in the distance this season and she improved on her season-best 5k time by over 45 seconds. As a team, NM State finished second among 22 teams competing at the meet hosted by UC Riverside.  Continue Reading This Post >>

NMSU Soccer Picks Up 2-1 Win Over Chicago State

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LAS CRUCES, N.M. - The New Mexico State women’s soccer team defeated Chicago State 2-1 at the Soccer Athletic Complex on Sunday afternoon to pick up its first Western Athletic Conference win of the season.

“It was definitely a great first half performance, we had multiple scoring opportunities in the first half,” said head coach Rob Baarts. “We created a lot in the second half but I think we took for granted the first half and thought the second half was going to be a lot easier than it was and we made that game much more difficult than we needed to.”

The Aggies (2-13, 1-4 WAC) dominated on both sides of the ball in the first half, recording 15 shots to just two for the Cougars (0-14-1, 0-6).  Continue Reading This Post >>