LIMA, Peru — Former Texas A&M softball player Tori Vidales (2015-18) had three hits, including a home run, and drove in four runs in Mexico’s 11-3 victory over Venezuela in Tuesday’s softball action at the Pan-American Games.
Jimena Lopez, a junior defender on the A&M soccer team, started for Mexico in its 5-1 victory over Panama in the fifth-place match.
Former A&M decathlete Lindon Victor (2016-17), competing for Grenada, is in third place after the first day of competition. Senior Nathan Hite, competing for the United States, is ninth.
Four Aggie swimmers advanced from Tuesday’s finals. Mexico’s Mauro Castillo (2015-18) was seventh in qualifying for the men’s 100-meter breaststroke (1 minute, 1.15 seconds). Mexico’s Esther Gonzalez (2015-18) also was seventh in the 100 breaststroke (personal-best 1:10.04). Mexico’s Angel Martinez (2016-19) and Team USA’s Sarah Gibson (2014-17) both competed in the final of the 200 butterfly late Tuesday.
There will be 12 Aggies in action Wednesday at the Pan-Am Games, including junior guard Chennedy Carter playing for the United States women’s basketball team against the US Virgin Islands at 6 p.m.