Women’s track and field team ends season strong

The University of New Mexico women’s track and field team closed the season with a bang. With 27 points and an eight-place finish in the team standings at the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championship, the current Lobo roster made school history.

The previous record was 25 points by the men’s team in 1965, which resulted in a program-best fifth-place finish.

It was not surprising that the team pick up seven All-American selections, announced by the USTFCCCA on Monday. Weini Kelati, Adva Cohen and Charlotte Prouse earned two each, while Ednah Kurgat earned one. Continue reading “Women’s track and field team ends season strong”

NBA Academy Africa’s Kurt-Curry Wegscheider signs with New Mexico

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The University of New Mexico men’s basketball team announced the signing of 6’3″ guard Kurt-Curry Wegscheider on Wednesday morning. The newest Lobo is coming from The NBA Academy Africa and will have four years of eligibility starting the 2019-20 season.

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New Mexico represented in 2019 MLB Draft

The University of New Mexico baseball program was represented in the 2019 Major League Baseball Draft through a few different players.

Pitcher Justin Slaten, who just finished his junior year as a Lobo, was selected by the Texas Rangers during the third round as the 86th overall pick. This is the highest draft selection for UNM since 2017 when Luis Gonzalez also went in the third round (87). The MLB team fits him well as he is a Texas native. Continue reading “New Mexico represented in 2019 MLB Draft”