This week in Aggie Athletics
The New Mexico State men's basketball team heads back on the road to start the second round of WAC games at Texas State, Thursday, Jan. 31 at 6 p.m. in San Marcos, Texas, and UTSA, Saturday Feb. 2 at 5 p.m. in San Antonio, Texas. The games can be heard on the Aggie Sports Network and KGRT 104 FM in Las Cruces with the 'Voice of the Aggies' Jack Nixon, and the pregame show starts 30 minutes prior to tip.
The Aggie women's basketball team now gets back to Las Cruces for a week in hopes of snapping the five-game losing streak against Texas State and UTSA. The Aggies meet the Bobcats on Thursday, Jan. 31, to close out the series and come back on Saturday, Feb. 2 to host the Roadrunners. Both games are slated for a 6:30 p.m. start and are available on AggieVision and ESPN3.com.
The New Mexico State equestrian team hosts Baylor, Feb. 2, at the NM State Equestrian Center, beginning at 9 a.m. This will be the Aggies lone home event of the 2013 spring season and the final home competition for the team's four seniors; Hannah Swarthout, Samantha Stephens, Megan Gould and Laura Bostwick. The Aggies faced Baylor at the Willis Invitational in September, falling 11-5. On the season, NM State holds a 3-5 overall record.
The New Mexico State men's golf team opens its 2013 spring season at the Arizona Intercollegiate, Monday, Jan. 28 and Tuesday, Jan. 29, at The Golf Club at Vistoso. The 2013 Arizona Intercollegiate is a 54-hole event, which will be contested at Vistoso, a par 71, 6,932-yard layout. Thirty-six holes will be played on Monday with continuous play scheduled to begin at 8 a.m. The final 18 holes will start at 8 a.m. on Tuesday. NM State will travel Justin Shin, Brett Walker, Derek Baade, Willy Hogan and Kenneth Fadke II.
Swimming and Diving
The New Mexico State swimming and diving team host in-state rival New Mexico, Saturday, Feb. 2 at 12 p.m. This is senior day and the final season finale for the Aggies.
The Aggie men's tennis team continues on the road as it heads to Las Vegas, Nev., to meet UC Riverside on Friday, Feb. 1, host UNLV on Saturday, Feb. 2 and round out the weekend with Southern Miss on Sunday, Feb. 3.
Track and Field
The Aggies travel back to Albuquerque, N.M., for the New Mexico Collegiate Classic, scheduled for Friday, Feb. 1