Walker Pennington forgot his maroon jersey back in College Station prior to Saturday’s semifinal game against Ole Miss, so when he stepped in the batter’s box wearing jersey number 46 instead of his usual number 9, even the most hardcore Texas A&M fans had to wonder who was batting.
In 2013 and 2015, the Aggies saw their SEC Tournament runs come to an end at the hands of Vanderbilt. For the third time, the Aggies faced that same fate once again Friday afternoon.
Texas A&M first baseman Hunter Melton made an outstanding diving backhand play on a groundball to his right for the third out of the third inning, robbing South Carolina’s Jonah Bride of a potential two-run single to right field.
The No. 1 ranked Aggies lost out on clinching an SEC regular season crown last weekend, entering the SEC Tournament as the nation’s top ranked team, yet seeded third in their own conference.
As the No. 1 ranked team in the country, A&M entered their Wednesday morning heavyweight bout with Vanderbilt and came out of the corner swinging. The two fighters went punch for punch in a classic postseason contest. A&M and Vanderbilt both took their licks and rolled with them.
Last Saturday’s loss to Ole Miss kept the Aggies from earning their first ever SEC regular season crown.
In a game earlier this season, Texas A&M catcher Michael Barash made a concerted effort to mimic Boomer White at the plate. He walked up to the plate the same way and tried to go through the same pre-swing ritual as his teammate.
Monday morning the final D1Baseball and Baseball America polls were released with the Texas A&M Aggies taking the top spot for the first time since March 28. The Aggies finished the SEC regular season with series wins over No. 10 Vanderbilt, No. 9 South Carolina, and No. 11 Ole Miss to take the top spot.
After a hard fought weekend, the Texas A&M softball team saw its season come to an end after a grueling extra inning battle in the Lafayette regional.
After a four-year hiatus, Texas A&M and Texas squared off twice in the opening weekend of the NCAA Softball Tournament at the Louisiana-Lafayette Regional.
After clinching a series win over Ole Miss Friday night, the Aggies controlled their own destiny – win and they would be crowned SEC regular season champions.
With a potential SEC title on the line, and 5,876 in attendance, the Aggie pitching faltered early and it looked as if it would be an Ole Miss kind of evening.
Ahead of a summer full of international athletic competition, USA Volleyball has finally released its initial junior roster for the 2016. For A&M, there is one familiar face that will be leading this group of amateur star athletes into international competition.
Thursday afternoon, College Station received two inches of rain, the temperature dropped and all hopes of playing baseball seemed to be down the drain.
The postseason has officially arrived.
A play-off loss against San Diego State ended the 2015-2016 season for the men’s golf team in the NCAA Regional in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
As the SEC race comes down to the wire this weekend, the Aggies had one final mid-week test with Sam Houston State. After a great pitching weekend and series win over South Carolina, it was perceived the Aggies would roll on their way to a huge final SEC series with Ole Miss.
Texas A&M head coach Rob Childress says repeatedly that the coaching staff doesn’t write players’ names into the lineup, the players write in their own names with their performances.
The No. 12 Texas A&M men’s tennis team’s season came to an end after a 4-3 loss to the No. 18 instate rival Texas Longhorns. This match was postponed from Saturday to Sunday due to inclement weather. A&M finished its season with an overall record of 27-10. This is the second most wins in a season under the command of head coach Steve Denton and the fourth most wins in program history.
With the regular season winding down, the Aggies entered their weekend series a few wins shy of locking up an all-important national seed and their first potential SEC crown.
After a shutout Friday night, everyone was wondering what the Aggie pitching staff would do for an encore in game two.
The Mitchell Tennis Center was named one of the hosts sites for the first and second round of the 2016 NCAA Division 1 Men’s Tennis Championship tournament. The team had an easy first match, defeating George Washington University in dominating 4-0 fashion on Friday afternoon.
Brigham Hill pitched six superb innings, Mark Ecker relieved him in the seventh and finished the game with three innings of dominance as the No. 2 Aggies defeated No. 8 South Carolina 3-0.
Texas A&M will face its second consecutive top-10 opponent this weekend when it travels to South Carolina to take on the No. 9 Gamecocks.
Fresh off its series win over No. 3 Auburn, No. 22 Texas A&M softball traveled to Starkville, Mississippi for the 2016 SEC softball tournament.
When people think of the Southeastern Conference, typically the first thing that comes to mind is the conference’s elite football or baseball teams, but the SEC might be best in softball. Eight of the 14 teams can be found in the top 25 in the country, with two in the top five.
Trevor Knight’s first contact with the media as an Aggie, surprisingly, didn’t focus on his potential impact as A&M’s new starting quarterback or the projected success of the team.
“Stripling, get in my office.”
Over the weekend, the Aggie softball team got a much-needed series win over the No. 6 Auburn Tigers. Texas A&M took games one and two by scores of 6-5 and 13-6, respectively, and lost game three by a score of 5-4. The Aggies improved their record to 37-17 (9-15 SEC) with the series victory.
In seemingly every no-hitter, there is a signature defensive play that comes at a pivotal point in the game to keep a zero in the hit column.
The women’s golf team closed its 2015-2016 season at the 2016 NCAA Regional at Traditions Club in Bryan with a 12th place finish. Sophomore Maddie Szeryck led the charge with a two-under par final round.
After a dramatic 1-0 win Thursday night against Vanderbilt the Aggies let the Commodores tie the three game series with a slew of mistakes on the field and at the plate, giving them a chance to take the series in College Station.
After taking game one with a “bend but don’t break” pitcher duel, A&M entered game two looking to take the series from Vanderbilt.
In the last few weeks, Aggie baseball’s bullpen has struggled to preserve leads and faced some questions heading into this weekend’s series against Vanderbilt.
No. 17 Texas A&M softball (35-16, 7-14 SEC) will hit the road to take on No. 6 Auburn (45-7, 15-5 SEC) for its final regular season series of the season this weekend.
Wednesday night five-star quarterback Tate Martell decommitted from Texas A&M. Martell, who had committed to the Aggies in August, released a statement via Twitter that he decided to reopen his recruitment process.
Former Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel turned himself in Wednesday in Highland Park, Texas. Manziel was booked by police on misdemeanor assault charges and posted a $1,500 bond.
As the regular season begins to wind down, the No. 2 Aggies have one of their biggest tests of the season this weekend as they get set to take on Vanderbilt in a top-five matchup. The Aggies will return home for the series, where they have a record of 25-2, after taking two out of three from Arkansas on the road.
Several Texas A&M athletes were honored for their performance on and off the field during the Aggies’ third-annual Building Champions award gala Monday evening.
More often than not, athletes have a moment that puts them on a path toward success. For freshman pitcher Samantha Show, her defining moment came early on in her career.
After a rough start to the postseason, the Texas A&M equestrian team rebounded nicely to find itself three rounds deep in this year’s NCEA National Championship in Waco.
A fresh bullpen for Rob Childress was no longer available Sunday after a doubleheader the day before and one of his Saturday starters, Jace Vines, lasting not even one inning.
From Thursday through Sunday, college football players waited for their name to be called for a chance to become part of an NFL organization. Some heard their name called and then some do not.
No. 18 Texas A&M softball took on No. 1 Florida in a three-game series over the weekend, losing the first two games before bouncing back to take the series finale on Senior Day.
When the Cleveland Indians announced outfielder Tyler Naquin would start the 2016 season on the MLB club, one of Naquin’s former teammates sent him a congratulatory text.
Texas A&M came into this weekend’s series with high aspirations. The Aggies had won three straight SEC series and were looking to add another one to the ledger against unranked Arkansas.
The Texas A&M football program saw three of its former players get selected to play in the NFL during the 2016 NFL Draft.
The Texas A&M track team traveled to Louisiana this weekend and participated in the LSU Invitational, the final meet before the SEC Championships.
Aggie football cornerback Brandon Williams was selected Friday in the third round of the NFL Draft by the Arizona Cardinals. Arizona took the 5’11 197 pounder with the 92nd overall selection.
Emotions ran rampant for the offensive tackle position in the first round of the 2016 NFL Draft Thursday night in Chicago. A&M clocked in its sixth-straight draft with an Aggie going in the first round while controversy surrounded Mississippi’s Laremy Tunsil.