May 9, 2008
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. --- New Mexico softball was no-hit Friday night by BYU and dropped a 4-0 decision to the Cougars. BYU freshman Paige Affleck threw a complete game no-hitter against the Lobos and improved to 14-3 on the season. The Lobos slipped to 25-25 on the year and 7-12 in the Mountain West Conference. BYU remains in the hunt for a conference championship with the win and moved to 41-18 overall. The Cougars are now 13-6 in MWC action.
The Cougars belted a two-run homer in the first inning and cruised behind the pitching of Affleck. Daniela Snow connected for the long ball in the first and finished the game 1-for-2.
BYU added two more runs in the third including a solo home run by Stephanie Hopkins.
Freshman Madelyn Machac took the loss for New Mexico and fell to 6-7.
The final game of the season will be Saturday against BYU at 7 p.m. UNM will honor four seniors throughout the game. Live video and gametracker will be available on www.GoLobos.com.