This week in NMSU Athletics
Las Cruces, NM — The New Mexico State track and field team travels back to Albuquerque, N.M., on Jan. 24-25, for the Cherry and Silver competition. The Aggies just returned from Albuquerque, where they competed in the Lobo Invitational on Jan. 18. NM State looks to improve upon their opening meet in this second trip up north.
Swimming & Diving
The New Mexico State women’s swimming and diving team continues Western Athletic Conference dual-meet action by taking on Grand Canyon University in Phoenix, Ariz., on Saturday, Jan. 25, beginning at 12 p.m. (MT).
The New Mexico State men’s tennis team kicks off its spring schedule with a couple of matches at the NM State Tennis Center. The Aggies face Texas A&M –Corpus Christi on Thursday, Jan. 23, at 1 p.m. before taking on Utah State on Saturday, Jan. 25, beginning at 11 a.m.
NM State went 2-0 on the week to move into third place in the conference standings with a 3-2 WAC record. The Aggies defeated Chicago State 82-61 and saw sophomore Abby Scott break the record for most 3-point field goals in a game when she went 11-20 and scored 36 points. The Aggies came back two days later for a 106-77 win over Kansas City, marking the second 100-point game in the Mark Trakh era. NM State now heads back on the road in search of its first road win this season to face Texas Pan American on Saturday, Jan. 25 at 6 p.m. Fans can listen to the live broadcast with Jay Sanderson on KSNM AM570 beginning at 5:45 p.m.
The New Mexico State men’s basketball team (14-7, 3-2 WAC) takes on Texas-Pan American, Saturday, Jan. 25 at 7 p.m. (MT) in the Pan American Center. AggieVision is producing the game for TV and fans should check local listings for air times in your area. Saturday’s game will also air over the radio waves on the Aggie Sports Network with ‘Voice of the Aggies’ Jack Nixon giving the play-by-play.