College Sports

Eight Aggies Named to College Sports Madness All-WAC Preseason Team

College Sports Madness announced the Western Athletic Conference (WAC) preseason all-conference teams, Thursday, Jan. 19, with NM State landing six players on the first team and two on the second team.

NMSU Volleyball Adds VCU Transfer Brown to 2012 Roster

Head coach Mike Jordan recently announced that former Virginia Commonwealth University setter Ciara Brown is transferring to New Mexico State University to attend school and play volleyball.

Miners Softball Opens Season With First Practice

The UTEP softball team opened their 2012 season with the first official practice of the season on Saturday, Jan. 14.

Aggies Track and Field Travel to Lubbock for Indoor Season Opener

New Mexico State University Track and Field team opens up the indoor season this Friday in Lubbock, Texas, for the Texas Tech Invite.  

Maria Velasco Dots NLI to Play Golf at UTEP

UTEP Women’s Golf Coach Jere Pelletier announced that Maria Velasco has signed a national letter of intent to play for the Miners starting with the 2012-13 season.

UTEP Opens 2012 Track and Field Indoor Season

The UTEP track and field squads will open competition on Saturday, Jan. 14 at the Blue and Orange Opener in Nampa, Idaho.

NMSU's Scott earns Honorable Mention on National Team

After being named to the Southwest Region Team, COBRA Magazine has recently named sophomore middle blocker Desiree Scott an honorable mention selection on the COBRA Magazine All-National Team.

Aggie tennis opens season #54 in Nation

The New Mexico State men's tennis team is ranked at No. 54 in the first 2012 season rankings released by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) this week.

Coffman Earns Preseason All-American Honors as Reliever

Collegiate Baseball Newspaper (CBN) released the 2012 Louisville Slugger Pre-season All-American teams, Tuesday, Dec. 20, with New Mexico State senior right-hand pitcher Scott Coffman claiming third-team honors as a reliever.

Kimaiyo Earns C-USA Spirit of Service Award

Cross country’s Risper Kimaiyo was named a recipient of the Conference USA Spirit of Service award the league announced Tuesday.

Herrera Earns AVCA All-Midwest Region Honorable Mention

Sophomore middle blocker Xitlali Herrera has been named to the AVCA All-Midwest Region honorable mention. This is the second postseason honor for Herrera who was also an All-Conference USA first team selection.

NMSU Athletics Teams up with 'Toys for Tots'

The New Mexico State athletic department and Radio of Las Cruces have teamed up with Toys for Tots to help bring holiday cheer to under-privileged children in the region.

UTEP's Chirchir Named C-USA Male Athlete of the Year

UTEP's Justice Chirchir has been named Conference USA Cross Country Male Athlete of the Year announced league officials on Tuesday.

B.J. Thomas Announces he will perform the National Anthem and at Halftime of the Sun Bowl

According to the website of B.J. Thomas: "BJ Thomas to perform National Anthem and perform during half time at the 2011 Sun Bowl in El Paso Texas December 31st." From the bio on his website:

New Mexico State Volleyball Season Review

The New Mexico State volleyball team wrapped up another season of play under head coach Mike Jordan and tallied a 23-10 overall record while finishing third in the Western Athletic Conference with a 10-4 record.