Emanuel Earns TheRedMenace.com
Courtesy: New Mexico Athletics  
Release:  02/16/2009
Courtesy: New Mexico Athletics

Feb. 16, 2009

University of New Mexico track standout Lee Emanuel was announced as the surprising winner of the first TheRedMenace.com "Leader of the Pack" award today. TheRedMenace.com, a website for Lobo fans that primarily covers UNM football and basketball, started the award to recognize the Lobo student-athlete, coach or administrator that enjoyed the best week. Registered users on the site vote for the weekly award winner from a list of nominees the site administrators provide.

Emanuel earned the award after clocking the school's first sub four-minute mile (3:57.91) on Feb. 7 at Notre Dame. He was also recognized as the MWC Men's Track & Field Athlete of the Week last week.

The Hastings, England product was nominated for the week of Feb. 1-7 award along with women's baskteball coach Don Flanagan, football coach Mike Locksley, men's tennis player Jonny Parkes, and men's basketball player Tony Danridge.