The New Mexico State softball team went 2-0 on the Friday, April 11 with a 7-5 win in game one over CSU Bakersfield and then came back for an 8-1 win in game two. The Aggies combined for 27 hits on the day with four home runs and 15 RBI.
The El Paso Chihuahuas beat the Reno Aces 2-1 Friday, and in the process won back-to-back games for the first time. Reno scored the first run of the game in the second inning on an RBI single by Roger Kieschnick.
San Diego Padres outfielder Cameron Maybin will join the El Paso Chihuahuas on a Major League injury rehab assignment starting tonight. Maybin is currently on San Diego’s disabled list with a left biceps tendon injury.
The UTEP and New Mexico State track and field programs are set to compete in the UTEP Invitational on Saturday starting at 10 a.m. with the women’s hammer throw and running events at 2 p.m. at Kidd Field.