Some time ago, before some current A&M students were even born, Texas A&M had one of the scariest defenses in all of college football. In fact, the defenses of A&M were so dominating, the term “the Wrecking Crew” was coined during the 1980s and 1990s.
Texas A&M's winning weekend of NCAA Regional baseball action at Olsen Field included great pitching, manufactured runs and two wild celebrations after hard-fought victories over California.
In a long weekend, the Aggies were faced with, and overcame adversity like no other time during this season. After dropping a heart breaker to California on Saturday night, the Aggies had to win three straight, including beating California twice, to advance out of their regional. A&M got the wins they needed to set up a regional championship game for all the marbles on Monday.
Aggie baseball has come a long way this season. They started 24-0 in what ended up being the second longest winning streak of the college baseball year, behind Illinois, who won 27 in a row. They faced controversy, losing three of their final five SEC series to end the season. But nothing they faced has been as intense as the last two days of baseball at Olsen Field.
Coming into Sunday, A&M had to win not one, but two games to keep their season alive. The team came through in the biggest of ways, notching a 4-3 drama-filled, extra inning win over California on Sunday night to force a deciding, winner-take-all regional final on Monday evening. The two went to extra innings for the second time within the last 24 hours.
Out of the forty nine Aggies who participated in the NCAA West Preliminary rounds in Austin, twenty eight of them will be moving on to Eugene, Oregon to compete for the NCAA Outdoor Championship. Texas A&M will be represented by 15 men competing in 11 events while the A&M women have 13 athletes competing in 10 events.
Sunday afternoon A&M faced a possible end to their season, as they played in an elimination game in the College Station Regional. After dropping a heart breaking 2-1 decision to California, A&M responded with a huge win, an 8-1 shellacking of Coastal Carolina to keep the season alive.
After winning their opening game of the regional, A&M needed just two wins to advance to the Super Regionals. Saturday night, the Aggies had a tough fight on their hands, as they eventually fell in 14 innings to the California Golden Bears. The loss means that A&M is now on the brink of elimination going into Sunday.
Coming off their loss to Vanderbilt in the SEC Tournament, and after being snubbed for a national seed by the NCAA Tournament selection committee, the Texas A&M Aggies said they were playing with a chip on their shoulder. They started the regional off on the right foot, shutting out Texas Southern, 5-0 to advance to the winners’ bracket of the regional. A&M was led by another solid performance from Matt Kent on the mound, and the hot bat of Nick Banks.
For the 10th time in school history, the Aggies will host the NCAA Regional, which begins on Friday.
The beginning of summer brought along with it the conclusion of Aggie tennis and golf. The women’s golf team as well as both the A&M tennis teams saw their seasons come to a close recently as they bowed out of their respective NCAA Championship tournaments.
Texas A&M will travel to Austin on Thursday to compete in the NCAA West preliminary rounds. Forty-nine Aggies will be representing A&M in what will be the next step to once again hoisting an NCAA Championship.
Beginning Friday, the Aggie baseball team will play host to the College Station Regional for the NCAA Tournament. A&M will host Texas Southern, California and Coastal Carolina in a three day double elimination bracket to see who will move on to the NCAA Super Regionals. Only the top eight national seeds are allowed to host the Super Regional, but A&M was left off of that coveted list. Why was A&M not granted a top eight seed after the magical season they have had?
Marijosse Navarro’s final round of +4 (76) on Memorial Day wrapped up the sophomore golfer’s showing at the NCAA Championship in Bradenton, Florida, in a tie for 21st place, individually, and effectively concluded the Texas A&M women’s golf team’s 2014-15 campaign.
After defeating Vanderbilt on Thursday afternoon, the Aggies advanced to the SEC Tournament semifinals for the first time in program history. Vanderbilt won their elimination game to set up a rematch on Saturday. The outcome was far different this time, as Vanderbilt ripped the Aggie pitching staff for a 12-3 win over A&M. The loss brings the Aggies’ SEC Tournament run to a close.
The two individuals remaining in the NCAA tournament representing Texas A&M both fell Friday in the round of 16 in Waco. Although they will be going home, Jeremy Efferding and Saska Gavrilovska will both be walking away as All-Americans.
According to a report by 247Sports, former Oklahoma running back Keith Ford decided Thursday to transfer to Texas A&M University.
Coming into the weekend, A&M needed one more solid win to assure a national seed in the NCAA Tournament. Thursday afternoon, the Aggies got the win they needed in a 6-1 victory over Vanderbilt. Matt Kent was the Aggie star, throwing a clutch, complete game on the mound for A&M.
Following the first round of play in the NCAA individual tournament there were only two Aggies left standing, Jeremy Efferding representing the Texas A&M men’s tennis team and Saska Gavrilovska from the women’s team. In addition to the two players competing individually, there was also one women’s doubles duo and two men’s doubles teams entering the tournament on Thursday.
The Texas A&M women’s golf team commences its run at the 2015 NCAA Championship on Friday in Bradenton, Florida.
Senior Jeremy Efferding of the Texas A&M men's tennis team competed Wednesday in the first round of the NCAA tournament's individual championship.
In their earliest start time of the season, the Aggie baseball team got off to a slow start against Alabama. Sloppy play and errors led to early runs in their first action of the SEC Tournament. However, as it has displayed all year, A&M showed their resiliency once again, overcoming an early three run deficit to earn a 4-3 win over the Crimson Tide. The win moves the Aggies into the winners bracket in the SEC Tournament.
After a long season of rain delays, double headers and record breaking innings, the college baseball postseason has arrived. The six day SEC Tournament gets underway on Tuesday afternoon from Hoover, Alabama. Day one is single elimination, but from the second round on, the tournament will be double elimination.
The Texas A&M track and field team finished second in both divisions at the 2015 Outdoor SEC Championships in Starkville, Mississippi this weekend. The No. 9 women finished 23.5 points behind champion Arkansas with a team total of 104 points. The No. 1 men tied with Arkansas to earn a share of the runner up position behind men’s champion Florida.
This was the third consecutive year the Aggies landed in the Norman Regional. Unfortunately, this year’s result was no different than the previous two: a loss to Oklahoma in the Regional Final to end their season.
Neither Adrià Arnaus nor Greg Yates will continue to represent Texas A&M men’s golf team in NCAA postseason play after both golfers fell short in the NCAA Lubbock Regional at the Rawls Course in Lubbock, Texas on Saturday.
In a weekend yet again delayed by inclement weather, the Aggie baseball team split their final SEC series of the season with Ole Miss. A&M took the first game 4-0, while the Rebels stole game two in a 7-4 victory for their 30th win of the year.
The No. 5 Texas A&M men’s tennis team fell to the hands of the No. 3 Virginia Cavaliers Saturday in the round of eight in the NCAA tournament in Waco by a score of 4-0.
It wasn’t easy, but the Aggies did what any good team does this time of year: survive and advance.
Aggie women’s tennis made their third straight sweet 16 this year,despite not having a senior on the roster. On Friday, however, their tournament run came to a close with a 4-1 loss to defending national champion UCLA in Waco.
The No. 5 Texas A&M men’s tennis team punched their ticket to the Elite 8 of the NCAA tournament Thursday when they defeated the No. 11 Ohio State Buckeyes by a tight score of 4-3. The trip to the quarterfinals is just the second in program history and the first since the introduction of Head Coach Steve Denton.
The Texas A&M softball team will begin the NCAA tournament in the Norman regional hosted by the No. 11 seed Oklahoma on Friday against Lehigh.
The race for the SEC regular season crown is a tight one, and the Aggies still have an outside shot at winning the SEC. Thursday night, they kept those hopes alive with a 3-0 win over the Ole Miss Rebels. The star of the night for A&M was Grayson Long, who threw a 12 strikeout gem for the Aggies on the mound.
The Aggie men’s tennis team has a chance to tie history today.
The Aggies have dropped three of their last four SEC weekend series to close out the season, and are in threat of not earning a national seed come NCAA Tournament time.
The Texas A&M track & field team (men No. 1, women No. 9) is set to begin competition at the SEC Outdoor Championships in Starkville, Mississippi this Thursday.
Each duplex, townhome and apartment in College Station represents its own little family made up of students — many of whom are away from home for the first time — brought together by happenstance and necessity, people bound by friendship and a 12-month lease. This is a picture of one those little mismatched families. This is a picture of three friends from three places who wound up at Texas A&M. Three friends who, in a few days, will graduate and go their separate ways.
The Texas A&M softball team learned Sunday via the NCAA Selection Show that it will commence its 2015 postseason Thursday in the Norman Regional hosted by the 11th-seeded Oklahoma in Norman, Oklahoma.
The Los Angeles Clippers now lead the Houston Rockets in the Western Conference Semifinals 3-1, and former A&M basketball player DeAndre Jordan continues to make an impact.
In what was a roller coaster of a series, the Olsen Field scoreboard was lit up with run after run. After splitting the first two games of the series, A&M could not overcome a first-inning mistake and fell to South Carolina 8-7 Sunday.
In what was a rollercoaster of a series, hitting was the star of the weekend. Balls left the yard all series long, and the Olsen Field scoreboard was lit up with run after run. After splitting the first two games of the series, A&M could not overcome a first-inning mistake and fell to South Carolina 8-7 Sunday.
Following an exciting weekend of post-season tennis, both the Texas A&M men’s and women’s tennis teams will move on in the NCAA tournament to the round of 16 in Waco.
Saturday afternoon the Aggies and South Carolina played one of their best baseball games of the season. In a high scoring, power hitting affair, the Aggies erased deficits of 5-0, 9-6 and 13-9, and a Blake Allemand walk off double gave the Aggies a 15-14 win over the Gamecocks in game two of the series. The teams combined for 29 runs in the game, and the win keeps A&M's hopes alive for an SEC regular season title.
The Texas A&M women’s golf team punched their ticket to Bradenton, Florida for the NCAA Championships this weekend after securing a top six finish at the NCAA Regional in San Antonio, Texas.
In their final SEC home series of the season, the Aggie baseball team needed a win on Friday night to keep pace with LSU in the SEC West. In a roller coaster of a game, the Aggies could not overcome their mistakes and dropped game one of the series 9-7 against South Carolina.
Avery Johnson Jr. has decided to transfer from Texas A&M to reportedly join his father at Alabama where he was hired as head coach this offseason.
The No. 5 Texas A&M men’s tennis team swept past Eastern Kentucky Friday, capturing the 4-0 victory on its way to the second round of the NCAA Tournament. The Aggies finished off their first round opponent while not dropping a single set on their home court.
A long three months have passed since the Texas A&M baseball season opened at Olsen Field. Friday night, the Aggies will begin their final home series as they take on the South Carolina Gamecocks. The Aggies head into the contest tied for first place with LSU in the SEC West.
The Texas A&M women’s golf team sets out for San Antonio, Texas this week to partake in the NCAA Regionals, May 7-9, in what it hopes will be the beginning of a 2015 NCAA Championship run that concludes in Bradenton, Florida.
The 8-seeded Texas A&M softball team fell by a score of 6-3 against the 9-seeded South Carolina Gamecocks in Baton Rouge on Wednesday.