Saturday's game was all about UNM's departing seniors
The Lobos host the Rams at 6 p.m. MT on Friday for Youth Night
New Mexico sweeps doubleheader with 6-5 and 4-2 wins at Lobo Field
The two teams resume the three-game MW series at 6 p.m., Saturday at Lobo Field
Lobo senior hurler says she'll have a hard time stepping away from the game she loves
The Lobos dropped a 10-5 decision to CSU on May 11, 2013 for its final game of the season. UNM honored seven players following the game.
The Lobos opened a three-game series with Colorado State on Thursday, May 9
The Lobos swept UTEP at home on April 24
Photos from the final contest of a three-game series at home against Mountain West foe Nevada on April 21
The Lobos hosted Nevada on Friday, April 19 for the first of a three-game Mountain West series
SOPHOMORE YEAR (2013) - Played in 46 games and made 40 starts in the infield...hit .267, recording 28 hits in 105 at-bats...had seven doubles, including two doubles in the Lobos' 7-6 win over Boise State on April 5...scored nine runs and drove in 13...recorded 62 putouts and 85 assists...had a career-best three hits against Colorado State on May 9...had a career-best three RBI against Siena on March 24...tied for second on the team for most sacrifice bunts with five...had five multi-hit games and three multi-RBI contests...named the Lobos' Most Improved Player.
FRESHMAN YEAR (2012) Made three starts at shortstop and appeared in 11 games...recorded one hit, one RBI, one sacrifice bunt and one sacrifice fly in 15 at-bats.
HIGH SCHOOL - Played for coach Rachel Peña at Odessa High School...also ran cross country and played basketball...lettered in cross country, basketball and softball...named first team all-district infielder, offensive MVP, defensive MVP, and first team all-district outfielder...team made it to the state softball semi-finals...member of National Honors Society.
PERSONAL - Born September 12, 1992 in Odessa, Texas to Louis and Olivia Hignojos...last name is pronounced "E-no-hose"...has two siblings, Eric and Rene...her brother, Eric, played baseball at Odessa College...her favorite sports memory was going to state for softball her freshman year...lists music as her hobby...majoring in criminology.
CAREER SINGLE GAME HIGHS - as of May 11, 2013
Hits: 3 (vs. Colorado State 5/9/13)
Doubles: 2 (vs. Boise State 5/5/13)
Home runs: N/A
Total bases: 4 (vs. Boise State 4/5/13)
RBI: 3 (vs. Siena 4/24/13)
Runs scored: 2 (vs. Boise State 4/5/13)
Walks: 1, 6x (last at UNLV 4/13/13)
Hit by pitch: 1 (at Oregon 3/13/13)
Stuck out: 3, 2x (last at San Diego State 3/29/13)
Sac flies: 1, 3x (last at UNLV 4/13/13)
Sac bunts: 1, 6x (last vs. Nevada 4/19/13)
At bats: 4, 4x (vs. Colorado State 5/10/13)
Stolen bases: 1, 3x (last at San Diego State 3/30/13)
Caught stealing: N/A
Putouts: 4, 3x (last at San Diego State 3/30/13)
Assists: 6 (vs. Hampton 2/16/13)