Utah State softball dropped the first game of a three-game series against New Mexico, with a final score of 9-6 in favor of New Mexico. Utah State started strong with a three-run first inning, including a home run by Ariel Fifita and a triple by Jaden Colunga. Despite efforts by Giselle Gonzalez and Kya Pratt, New Mexico rallied with five runs in the fourth inning to take the lead.

By the Numbers
  • Utah State had 7 hits, while New Mexico had 9 hits in the game.
  • Ariel Fifita led Utah State with a 3-for-3 batting performance.
State of Play
  • Utah State (22-23, 5-12 MW) will continue the three-game series against New Mexico.
  • The next game is scheduled for 1 p.m. in Albuquerque.
What's Next

Utah State will play the second game of the series against New Mexico following the loss.

Bottom Line

Despite a strong start, Utah State softball faced a defeat in the first game of the series against New Mexico, needing to regroup for the upcoming games.