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Las Cruces, N.M. Utah State opens its Western Athletic Conference soccer schedule Friday at New Mexico State. The Aggies are 5-2-4 this season. But they are 0-3-1 in their last four matches, including a 1-0 loss to 12th-ranked BYU and a 1-1 tie against Wyoming. All-time, USU is 3-0-0 against New Mexico State and has not allowed a goal. Last year, Utah State prevailed in Logan, 2-0. NMSU is 1-7-2 this season and comes off a 5-0 loss at Texas Tech.