ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – The University of New Mexico broke ground on a new roughly 11,000 square-foot facility that will be open for all student-athletes at the university. The New Mexico Mutual Champions Training Center will have three ground floor training areas, aerobic training, and also a large roof deck. “Everything they’re going to need is going to be housed in this facility. That was a big key for us in trying to give our student-athletes the optimal opportunity to succeed here at UNM,” said UNM athletic director Eddie Nuñez.


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Officials said the project has been in the works for the last five years, and they’re excited to be taking the next steps to make it a reality.