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Lobo Baseball Earns ABCA Team Academic Excellence Award

by Alma Solis

GREENSBORO, N.C. – The University of New Mexico baseball team has earned the ABCA Team Academic Excellence Award, announced the organization on Wednesday morning.

The American Baseball Coaches Association’s Team Academic Excellence Award honors high school and college programs coached by ABCA members that post a cumulative Grade Point Average over 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. The ABCA started this award during the 2015-16 year. The head coach of a program must be a member of ABCA to be eligible for the award.

The Lobo baseball team ended the 2021-22 fiscal year with a 3.32 cumulative GPA. This is the first time New Mexico has earned the award. They are one of three Mountain West teams to earn the award, alongside Fresno State and UNLV.

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