It's nip and tuck for the commissioner's cup with Seattle. A championship by Aggie SB would probably clinch it. Aggie and Seattle women are about tied in outdoor track right no, and even though NMSU has no men's team, the Seattle men's team is poor and will not score many points. It could come down to baseball.
Wow! Aggie had their back against the wall and came back BIG in the first game (see recap below) that set the tone for game two. In game two NMSU scored 3 runs in the first inning and 7 runs in the 6th inning to end the game. Congratulations NMSU Softball!
Game 1 Recap
LAS CRUCES, N.M – In yet another slugfest, NM State plated four runs in the bottom of the seventh inning to defeat Seattle U 15-14 and force the if necessary game on championship day at the WAC Tournament Saturday.
The Aggies' Nikki Butler opened the game with a grand slam in the bottom of the first inning, but the Redhawks came back in the top of the second with six runs on four singles to take a 6-4 lead. NM State then even the score in the bottom of the frame.
After Seattle U's Maddy Kristjanson homered in the top of the third, the Aggies jumped ahead 11-7 in the bottom of the third on a two-run single by Kennedy Johnson followed by a three-run home run by Fahren Glackin.
In the top of the fourth, the Redhawks tied the game on a Savannah Loomis double and Cherise Silvan and Jessica Flanagan singles.
Seattle U took a 14-11 lead in the top of the sixth on a Kayla Gonzales pinch hit three-run homer.
Then, in the bottom of the seventh, the Aggies scored four runs on a Butler single, a Caity Szczesny single, a Haley Nakamura walk and a Rachel Rodriguez single to force the if necessary championship game.
Butler led all players with six RBIs, while Szczesny was 3-for-5 with a