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Lobo baseball team shut out

LINCOLN, Neb. —The University of New Mexico baseball team was shut out 3-0 by Nebraska on Sunday.

The Lobos (2-6) outhit the Cornhuskers (2-7) 8-5, but left eight runners on base.

It was the first time UNM had been shutout since last April 7 at Air Force.


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Lobo starter Sam Wolff (1-1) was effective in his 5â…” innings. But Nebraska’s Christian DeLeon (1-0) induced 11 groundouts, plus two double plays, to go with his five strikeouts.

Aggie baseball blanks Wake

WINTSON-SALEM, N.C. — New Mexico State senior left-hand pitcher Ryan Beck pitched six shutout innings, with seven strikeouts and no walks, to lead the Aggies to a 4-0 win over Wake Forest on Sunday.

The Aggies improve to 4-8 and the Demon Deacons are now 9-3.

“We had great pitching and nine base hits so it was a good all-around effort today,” NMSU coach Rocky Ward said. “It is good to get the win and it is going to be good to get back home and play in front of our fans.”

New Mexico State returns home to take on La Salle in a four-game series starting Friday.

UCLA softball romps past Lobos

SAN DIEGO — No. 10/12 UCLA used six hits to score 12 runs in the top of the fourth inning en route to a 14-3 run-rule victory over the New Mexico Lobos on Sunday in the final day of the San Diego Classic I.

The Lobos drop to 11-12 overall while the Bruins, who won all five of their games at the Classic, improve to 17-2.

Freshman Courtney Geith and redshirt freshman Karissa Haleman each were 2-for-2 against the Bruins. Haleman drove in two runs.

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MMA: In Saitama, Japan, Albuquerque lightweight mixed martial arts fighter Diego Sanchez scored a controversial victory by split decision over Japan’s Takanori Gomi on Saturday night. Sanchez is 24-5, Gomi 34-9.


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MLS: In Carson, Calif., Mike Magee scored three times as the Los Angeles Galaxy began the post-David Beckham era with a 4-0 victory over the Chicago Fire.

… In Portland, Ore., the Timbers overcame two early goals by Fabian Espindola to forge a 3-3 draw with New York.

SOCCER: Jozy Altidore broke Clint Dempsey’s record for most goals by an American in a European club season, scoring his 24th in AZ Alkmaar’s 2-1 loss at RKC Waalwijk in the Dutch Eridivisie.

IDITAROD: In Willow, Alaska, Dogs aching to run bolted out of the chute Sunday to launch the 41st running of Alaska’s Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race. Now 65 teams will be making their way through punishing wilderness toward the finish line in Nome on Alaska’s western coast 1,000 miles away.

SKIING: In Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany, Anna Fenninger of Austria upstaged the favorites to win a super-G race Sunday, while overall World Cup winner Tina Maze was placed under police protection after organizers received a death threat against the Slovenian.

CYCLING: In Houilles, France, French rider Damien Gaudin beat countryman Sylvain Chavanel by one second to win the prologue of the Paris-Nice race.

TRACK: In Gotebor, Sweden, Sara Moreira of Portugal won the women’s 3,000 meter race in 8:58.50 at the European Indoor Athletics Championships.

TENNIS: Qualifier Ernests Gulbis beat Edouard Roger-Vasselin 7-6 (3), 6-3 on Sunday for his second title at the Delray Beach (Fla.) International Championships.
— This article appeared on page B4 of the Albuquerque Journal