Ole Pete is a fan of those who can hit that horsehide around Presley Askew Field. The
Two different Aggies have been named WAC Hitter of the Week and the season is barely a month old. The first Aggie to claim the honor was senior Jeff Farnham, who earned the award for his play, Feb. 23-March 1. This is the first time Farnham has earned the player of the week honor. The
He also hit a home run in the first game versus
Senior shortstop Bryan Marquez not only became the WAC Hitter of the Week he also was named a Louisville Slugger National Player of the Week. Marquez had spectacular performances from March 9-15. He started the week helping to pull-off a 5-4 victory over in-state rival New Mexico in Albuquerque, as he got on base with a single right before his teammate brought him across the plate with a home run.
Marquez picked up a season-high in at-bats, hits and tied a career-high in RBIs as he hit a solo home run and the game-tying grand slam to lead NM State to a 10-inning, 11-10 victory over Northern Colorado, March 15. It was his second grand slam of the weekend, while he accounted for eight of the Aggies 11 runs that day with five RBIs, while crossing the plate three times. It third time this season Marquez has hit two homers in a game, while he leads the conference with 10 on the season.
Friday, March 20 through Sunday, March 22,