The Aggies started off with an early 2-0 lead in the first inning as lead-off hitter Gibson (
“We kept them in the game and they came out and hit the ball well, although we have done well defensively this weekend,” head coach Rocky Ward said. “When couldn’t get things done offensively and we didn’t have too good of a performance from our pitching staff.”
NMSU scored six runs off 11 hits and committed one error, while UVSC scored 12 runs on 14 hit with an error.
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The Wolverines cut the lead in half in the third inning as the first batter of the inning got on with a doubled down the right-field line, and then scored off a ground out.
The Aggies regained the lead in the bottom of the inning when junior outfielder Cody Fielding (
UVSC scored one run in the sixth, two in the seventh and eighth and three in the ninth, which included a three-run home run by Jace Brinkerhoff.
Uhl was 2-for-3 at the plate today, while both Aguirre and Gibson were 2-of-5 hitting.
The NMSU baseball team will conclude the home series against UVSC on Sunday, March 11 at Presley Askew Field with game time set for 1:00 p.m. Fans can follow along with live stats available at www.nmstatesports.com as well as get a recap of the game there.