The Miners will look to rebound on Sunday in the finale of the three game series in Houston, Texas.
UTEP split a pair of games against ISU and Brown on the second day of the UTEP Invitational on Saturday.
The Miners were unable to overcome early deficits in both games on the first day of tournament action in Lafayette, La.
The Miners hit three solo home runs in the 13-3 loss to the Aggies.
UTEP Softball will open the 2012 campaign with their first practice of the season.
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