The first weekly honors for the season in Mountain West baseball go to the Lobos. Ray Birmingham's New Mexico squad picked up Player of the Week and Pitcher of the Week Monday. Lobos outfielder and slugger Jared Mang batted .545 over the weekend on his way to Mountain West Player of the Week honors.
The University of New Mexico baseball team was coming off of a big win over no.24 Minnesota on Saturday night heading into their game with Gonzaga on Sunday. The Lobos would not dissapoint again as they won 6-4.
Lobo baseball was coming off of a tough loss to Oregon State, heading into their 2nd day of Surprise Tournament play on Saturday. The Lobos would bounce back with some fire though, as they went on to beat #24 Minnesota 11-1.
Lobo women's basketball didn't have their best game on the road at Fresno State Saturday. UNM would struggle in the 2nd half, getting outscored by the Bulldogs 46-32, and UNM would drop their 3rd game in conference play, 77-70.
Lobo men's basketball had a lot of positives in their game with Fresno State, as they led at the half, looked good on defense at times, outrebounded the Bulldogs, but they would not have a strong finish and Fresno would win this game late 81-73.
Over 1,200 fans had the chance to see New Mexico United in action on Saturday, as they hosted Denver University at the UNM Soccer Complex in a preseason matchup. NM United would go on to win this game 1-0, after a 2nd half goal from New Mexico's own Devon Sandoval.
The UNM baseball team led for most of their season opener with the reigning national champs, No. 8 Oregon State, on Friday afternoon in Suprise, Arizona, but a 3 run 9th inning from the Beavers would seal the 6-5 victory.
District play for high school basketball is heating up in the state of New Mexico. In Class 6A, Albuquerque High defeated Rio Grande 69-57 behind a 28 point performance from Jude Tapia. The Bulldogs moved into first place in District 5, improving their record to 6-3.