Lobo Round-Up June 4: Lobos say farewell

Lobo Round-Up June 4: Lobos say farewell

As the Lobos community finds itself at the intersection of celebration, anticipation, and remembrance. From academic accolades highlighting the dual prowess of student-athletes to exciting roster additions poised to shape the future of various sports programs, the university’s athletic endeavors are in the spotlight. Yet, amidst these triumphs, a somber note resonates with the passing of a beloved former basketball star. As the university reflects on recent achievements and looks ahead to upcoming competitions, it also pays homage to the legacy of one of its own.

Five Lobos Named to CSC Academic All-District Baseball Team

Five outstanding student-athletes from the University of New Mexico Lobos baseball team have been honored for their academic achievements. The College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) recognized these exemplary individuals by naming them to the Academic All-District Baseball Team. This prestigious accolade celebrates not only their prowess on the baseball diamond but also their commitment to excellence in the classroom. The Lobos are proud to announce that among those honored are [names of the five players]. Their dedication to both athletic and academic pursuits exemplifies the core values of the University of New Mexico.

APR Scores Glowing for Lobo Sports

The latest Academic Progress Rate (APR) scores have been released, and the University of New Mexico Lobos athletics department has reason to celebrate. Across various sports programs, the Lobos have achieved commendable APR scores, indicating a strong commitment to academic success among student-athletes. This accomplishment reflects the unwavering dedication of both coaches and athletes to excel not only in their respective sports but also in their studies. The university administration applauds these exemplary academic performances and looks forward to continued success both on and off the field.

Dylan Chavez Added to Men’s Basketball Roster

Excitement fills the air as the University of New Mexico Lobos men’s basketball team welcomes a new addition to its roster. Dylan Chavez, a highly talented player, has officially joined the team, bringing with him a wealth of skill and potential. Chavez’s inclusion strengthens an already formidable lineup and underscores the team’s commitment to excellence. With his unique abilities and determination, Chavez is poised to make a significant impact on the court, and Lobos fans eagerly anticipate seeing him in action during the upcoming season.

Lobos to Compete in 2024 Acrisure Classic

The University of New Mexico Lobos men’s basketball team is gearing up for an exciting opportunity as they prepare to compete in the 2024 Acrisure Classic. This prestigious tournament will feature top-tier collegiate basketball programs from across the nation, providing the Lobos with a chance to showcase their talent on a grand stage. As they face off against formidable opponents, the Lobos are poised to demonstrate their skill, determination, and competitive spirit. With their eyes set on victory, the team is eager to make a strong impression and etch their name in the annals of college basketball history.

Habtom Samuel Set to Compete at NCAA Outdoor Championships June 5-7

Habtom Samuel, a standout athlete from the University of New Mexico Lobos track and field team, is set to compete at the NCAA Outdoor Championships from June 5th to 7th. Samuel’s exceptional talent and dedication have earned him a coveted spot among the nation’s top track and field athletes. Representing the Lobos on this prestigious stage, Samuel will vie for glory in his respective events, aiming to showcase the skill and determination that have propelled him to this pinnacle of collegiate athletics. Lobos fans eagerly await Samuel’s performances and anticipate cheering him on to success at the championships.

Samuel is set to race in the 10,000m final at 8:08 p.m. (MT) on Wednesday before returning for Friday’s 5,000m final at 8:55 p.m. MT. This week’s action in Eugene will be broadcast via ESPN2, with streaming available via ESPN+ as well – head to GoLobos.com/TrackResults for all of this week’s live results and streaming links all in one place.

Former Lobo Basketball Star Drew Gordon Passes Away

The University of New Mexico Lobos community is mourning the loss of former basketball star Drew Gordon, who passed away recently. Gordon, a beloved figure both on and off the court, left an indelible mark on the university’s basketball program with his exceptional skill and leadership. During his time with the Lobos, Gordon showcased remarkable talent and sportsmanship, earning the admiration and respect of fans, teammates, and coaches alike. His legacy will endure as a testament to the impact of his contributions to the university and the broader basketball community. The Lobos extend their heartfelt condolences to Gordon’s family and friends during this difficult time, remembering him fondly for his enduring spirit and passion for the game.