June 20, 2013
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - The Mountain West Conference released its spring Academic All-Conference teams on Thursday afternoon, and University of New Mexico Women's Basketball shined in the report with ten Lobos garnering honors. New Mexico led all Mountain West programs with ten academic all-conference award winners.
The ten academic all-conference honorees tie the second-most award winners in program history. Since joining the Mountain West Conference in 1999, Lobo Women's Basketball have now had a total of 107 Academic All-Mountain West performers.
Coach Sanchez and company's showing in the academic all-conference award list was part of department-wide success by New Mexico Athletics. UNM, as an athletic department, placed 111 spring student-athletes on the academic all-conference list. The 111 honorees led all Mountain West institutions for the spring semester.