April 9, 2009
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - The New Mexico women's basketball team held its annual Bank of the West awards banquet Thursday at the Hyatt Regency Downtown. More than 550 supporters and fans were on hand to celebrate the 2008-09 season and honor the Lobo women's basketball team. Head coach Don Flanagan was one of the many speakers who addressed the crowd and the yearly awards were presented to the Lobo players. Seniors Angela Hartill and Amanda Adamson were both honored Thursday night.
UNM is coming off a 25-11 season and its 12th straight post-season appearance. The Lobos had two all-conference selections in junior Amy Beggin who was named second team All-MWC and Hartill who earned third team honors. New Mexico recorded the second most wins in school history and advanced to the quartersfinals of the WNIT.
2008-09 Yearly Award Winners -
Most Improved: Amanda Best
Community Lobo: Valerie Kast
Defensive Player: Amanda Adamson
Student Athlete of the Year: Lauren Taylor
Reaching For The Stars (MVP): Amy Beggin