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Lobo Baseball Receives Votes In Preseason Poll
Courtesy: New Mexico Athletics  
Release:  12/22/2008
Courtesy: New Mexico Athletics

Dec. 22, 2008

TUCSON, Ariz. --- The University of New Mexico baseball team will not be flying under the radar in the 2009 season. Collegiate Baseball newspaper announced its 2009 preseason Top 40 today and has the Lobos listed just outside the Top 40 in the receiving votes category.

New Mexico improved to 34-25 in 2008, finishing second in the Mountain West Conference at 16-8. The Lobos were one win away from advancing to the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 1962.

UNM returns five all-Mountain West Conference players in outfielder Brian Cavazos-Galvez, first baseman Kevin Atkinson, second baseman Mike Brownstein, reliever Clinton Cox and catcher Rafael Neda. Neda was the 2008 MWC Freshman of the Year and was named to four Freshman All-America teams. Cavazos-Galvez was recently named to the NCBWA preseason All-America team and, along with Neda, to the 2009 Brooks Wallace National Player of the Year Award Watch List.

The Lobos begin the 2009 season on Friday, Feb. 20 at 3 p.m. against Texas A&M-Corpus Christi at Isotopes Park.

Sunday, March 01
10:30 AM - 
Baseball
vs. Utah Valley vs. San Francisco
1:30 PM - 
Baseball
vs. Utah Valley
Friday, March 06
6:00 PM - 
Baseball
vs. San Diego State
Saturday, March 07
2:00 PM - 
Baseball
vs. San Diego State
Sunday, March 08
1:00 PM - 
Baseball
vs. San Diego State
Tuesday, March 10
6:00 PM - 
Baseball
vs. Stephen F. Austin
Wednesday, March 11
2:00 PM - 
Baseball
vs. Stephen F. Austin
Friday, March 13
5:00 PM - 
Baseball
at Nevada
Saturday, March 14
2:00 PM - 
Baseball
at Nevada
Sunday, March 15
2:00 PM - 
Baseball
at Nevada
Wednesday, March 18
6:00 PM - 
Baseball
at Arizona State
Friday, March 20
6:00 PM - 
Baseball
vs. Houston
Saturday, March 21
2:00 PM - 
Baseball
vs. Houston
Sunday, March 22
1:00 PM - 
Baseball
vs. Houston
Tuesday, March 24
1:00 PM - 
Baseball
at Texas Tech
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